Taxonomy of meanings for 布:

  • 布 bù (OC: paas MC: puo) 博故切 去 廣韻:【布帛也又陳也周禮錢行之曰布藏之曰帛又姓陶侃列傳有江夏布興博故切六 】
    • CLOTH
      • nadNplain cloth Nof plain cloth
      • nmcloth
      • na cloth
      • used as currency>MONEY
        • nspade copper coins
        • owed to state>TAX
          • na kind of monetary tax
        • made of>GARMENT
          • nmgarments, robes
        • commercial>PROPERTY
            • generally: transact>GIVE
                • generously>DISTRIBUTE
                  • vtoNdistribute generously
                  • irrgegularly>SCATTER
                    • viprocessspread out, get dissolved (as clouds)
                    • vt+NN=placebe spread all over N
                    • vt+prep+Nmiddle voicebe scattered throughout; permeate throughout
                    • vtoNto spread; spread and give away
                    • vtt(oN1.)+N2N2=placespread N1 in place N2
                    • vttoN1:postvtoN2spread N1 in the place N2
                    • vtoNmake distant from each other
                    • publicly>ISSUE
                      • vtoNspread; promulgate
                      • vtoNdistribute
                      • object: texts>PUBLICISE
                        • vtoNannounce generally to the officials; announce; make known, make public; comment on publicly
                        • vtoNmiddle voiceget publicised in
                        • vttoN1.+N2publicise N1 in N2
                        • by direct communication>DECLARE
                            • psychological>EXPRESS
                                • generalised>SHOW
                                    • specific>ARRANGE
                                      • vtoNlay out
                                      • lay out food for guests>FEED
                                        • generalised>PUT
                                        • show through overt action>ACT