Taxonomy of meanings for 建:

  • 建 jiàn (OC: kans MC: kiɐn) 居万切 去 廣韻:【立也樹也至也又木名在弱水直上百仞無枝又姓楚王子建之後漢元后傳有建公又州名居万切二 】
    • ESTABLISH
      • vtoNSHU, guming: establish (princes); SHU, hongfan: establish (one's perfect points); SHU, pangeng 36: the great mandate; SHU, pangeng 34: establish (your clans); SHI 305: establish (happiness); SHI 179 set up (the tortoise-and snake banner)
      • vtoNpassivebe established GY:德建
      • vadVconstructively
      • vtoNfigurativeestablish
      • vtoNreflexive.自figurative: establish oneself
      • physically>BUILD
        • vtoNbuild, erect, set up; establish (a person in a position)
      • verbally>AFFIRM
        • ritually>INSTALL
          • vtoNestablish (a new position); establish (in a new position); establish (as ruler); formally establish (a state)
        • continuative>SUPPORT
        • CONSTELLATION
          • nname of a constellation (Sagittarius)
        • MALES OF CHU