Taxonomy of meanings for 帝:

  • dì (OC: k-leeɡs MC: tei) 都計切 去 廣韻:【説文曰諦也王天下之號也爾雅曰君也都計切二十三 】
    • ANCESTOR
      • n+prhighest ancestor, High Lord
      • nindefinitevenerated ancestor, ancestor venerated and sacrificed to??
      • ntitleposthumous title conferred on certain Shāng kings (Heji 23272)
      • ancestral>GOD
        • nsovereign; high deity
        • nprOBI 4: God, the head of the Shāng pantheon, in control of wind, rain, harvests, disasters, approval of settlement decisions etc.;
        • vibe like a di4-god
        • nadNgod's
        • your divineYOU
          • n[post=npro2]you, our emperor
        • putative>WORSHIP
        • deceased>KING
          • n+Nprtitle帝顓頊 emperor Npr
          • nSovereign; Thearch
          • nstatedominant power
          • npost=NprSovereign, later: emperor 宣帝
          • vichangebecome a Sovereign, achieve sovereign power
          • vtoNcausativecause to become emperor