Taxonomy of meanings for 洗:

  • 洗 xǐ (OC: sɯɯlʔ MC: sei) 先禮切 上 廣韻:【洗浴又姓先禮切又音銑二 】
    • WASH
      • vtoNcleanse by sprinkling; sprinkle (灑 CANNOT BE USED FOR WASHING, ONLY SPRINKLING)
      • vtoNpassivebe washed and clean, pure (灑 CANNOT BE USED FOR WASHING, ONLY SPRINKLING)
      • vt[oN]wash things
      • nsubjectsomeone who sprinkles and washes
      • vtoNfigurativewash
      • nabactwashing
      • vt(oN)wash something contextually determinate; often specifically: wash the ceremonial cup
      • vtoNwash away the dust; wash horses; wash (a cup)
      • vtoNfigurativecleanse, purify
    • WITHER
    • 洗 xiǎn (OC: sɯɯnʔ MC: sen) 蘇典切 上 廣韻:【姑洗律名 】
      • object feet>WASH
        • vtoNcleanse by sprinkling; sprinkle (灑 CANNOT BE USED FOR WASHING, ONLY SPRINKLING)
        • vtoNpassivebe washed and clean, pure (灑 CANNOT BE USED FOR WASHING, ONLY SPRINKLING)
        • vt[oN]wash things
        • nsubjectsomeone who sprinkles and washes
        • vtoNfigurativewash
        • nabactwashing
        • vt(oN)wash something contextually determinate; often specifically: wash the ceremonial cup
        • vtoNwash away the dust; wash horses; wash (a cup)
        • vtoNfigurativecleanse, purify
      • SURNAMES