Taxonomy of meanings for 饗:

  • 饗 xiǎng (OC: qhaŋʔ MC: hiɐŋ) 許兩切 上 廣韻:【歆饗 】
    • EAT
      • vt[oN]eat a good meal
      • vtoNeat with enjoyment
    • FEAST
      • viactOBI 4: preside over and ritually lead a ritual entertainment; hold an entertainment
      • vtoNcausativeOBI 3: SHI 175: regale (especially the spirits with sacrificial food, also honoured guests), provide a large-scale feast for; invite to an elaborate feast See 享
      • vtoNpassivebe entertained to a ritual reception/feast
      • nabactfeast
    • FEED
      • vtoNoffer food in a ceremonious way to someone; entertain to a banquet[IS THAT THE RIGHT SYN. GROUP SINCE THE WORD USUALLY USUALLY REFERS TO 'ENTERTAIN'; MAYBE IT SHOULD BE MOVED TO 'FEAST'][CA]
      • vtoNobject=foodfeed (drink or food)
    • GOVERN
      • vtoNactenjoy (the benefits of ruling a state), enjoy the position of a ruler of
    • SACRIFICE
      • vtoNmake (large-scale) offerings of wine (to the gods in order to seek their blessings)
      • nabactsacrificial offering
      • vt+prep+Nmake a ritual sacrifical offering to, in the form of a feast
      • viactpresent offerings
      • vt(oN)present religious pious offering to (a contextually determinate ruler)
    • = 享
    • = 響