Taxonomy of meanings for 期:

  • 期 qī (OC: ɡɯ MC: ɡɨ) 渠之切 平 廣韻:【期信也㑹也限也要也又姓風俗通有期思國又漢複姓二氏後漢梁鴻改姓運期氏古仙人有安期生賈執英賢傳云今琅邪人 】
    • AGREE TO
      • vadNagreed upon (date)
      • vt(+V[0])agree to V, mostly negated: without previously agreement to V, i.e. as vt(+V1.)+V2
      • vtoNagree on (a date and a place), MC 約好German: verabreden
      • as agreed>MEET
        • in action>CONFORM
            • until the appointed time>WAIT
                • with positive anticipation>HOPE
                  • vt+prep+Nhope for and work towards 期於LSCQ: hope for (in accordance with agreement or preparation)
                  • vtoNhope for
                  • vtoShope that
                  • vtoV(0)hope for and work towards V-ing
                  • emotional>DESIRE
                    • vtoNhope for, be after
                  • delayed agreed-to action>LATE
                    • vt(oN)make a delay, deal with the matter/a person not immediately but with some delay
            • agreed-to date>MOMENT
                • grammatialised>THEREUPON
                  • vt0oN.adStimeafter the elapsing of (a certain period of time)
                  • correct>TIMELY
                    • nabdimensiontimeliness, completion of task according to time
                    • nadVin due course, when the time comes
                    • logical> NECESSARILY
                • opportune>OPPORTUNITY
                  • general>PERIOD
                    • nabtimeSHI 58: agreed time; SHI 66: period of time; predicted period or time; time of an appointment
                    • vt prep NN=timeset the time on the period N
                    • vt[oN]middle voicethe time was given
                    • vt+prep+Nidentify a period of year according to N
            • 期 jī (OC: kɯ MC: kɨ) 居之切 平 廣韻:【周年又復時也 】
              • of years or periods>WHOLE
                • nadNcomplete, whole (year) 期年 "whole year"; 未期年"not quite a whole year"