Taxonomy of meanings for 終:

  • zhōng (OC: tjuŋ MC: tɕiuŋ) 職戎切 平 廣韻:【極也窮也竟也又姓漢有濟南終軍又漢複姓二氏東觀漢記有終利恭何氏姓苑云今下邳人也左傳殷人七族有終葵氏職 】
    • END
      • nabdimensionthe end; successful conclusion
      • nabmetaphysicalend, conclusion (of a dynamic process)
      • nadVtimein the end; to the very end; finally
      • vadNfinal, ultimate
      • vicome to an end, finish; bring things to a close
      • vicolloquialbe finished, have had it
      • viperfectivecome to a natural end, live to a natural end
      • vt[0]oN.postadVuntil the end of N
      • vt+prep+Nend up at (a stage of V-ing)
      • vtoNget to the end of (one's natural lifespan etc); stay to the end of
      • vtoNprocesslast to the end of; stay to the end of
      • vtoNcausativecause to finish
      • vt prep Vend up with V-ing
      • v-p.adVto the very end
      • n(post-N)end of N
      • nadSin the end
      • in the end, en fin de compte>CERTAIN
        • nadVultimately
      • to the end>ENDURING
        • nadV{NEG}until the end, forever; until the end of one's life
        • vilast to the end of one's life
    • COMPLETE
      • vibe complete
      • complete period>WHOLE
        • nadNthe whole (day) 終朝"after the whole morning, by the end of the morning"
        • complete cycle of years>YEAR
          • ncycle of twelve years
      • active, perfective>ACHIEVE
        • vtoNachieve completely; achieve completely the service of; achieve completely the service to
      • grammaticalised: having finished, then also>MOREOVER
        • vadV+Vrare, SHI: on the one hand (and on the other...) 終 。。。且
      • life>DIE
        • vichangedie
        • vt prep N{PLACE}die in the place N
        • nabend> death
        • causative>DESTROY
          • vtoNOBI: put an end to, destroy