Taxonomy of meanings for 民:

  • mín (OC: min MC: min) 彌鄰切 平 廣韻:【説文曰衆萌也彌鄰切五 】
    • PEOPLE
      • n{OBJ}adNregarding the people, of the people
      • nindefinitepeople
      • nmadNregarding the people, concerning the people; by the people
      • nccmember of people of common status 諸民
      • nm.post-V{NUM}category of people 五民
      • nm.postVtobjectthe people
      • nm(post-N)the common people of the contextually determinate place, the native people, the permanently resident people
      • nm[post-N]one's people
      • nm+V{PRED}agentthe people (as subjects of action)
      • nm+V{PRED}subjectivethe people (as endowed with subjective feelings or reactions)
      • nm+V{PRED}subject=non-agentthe people (with non-agentive predicate)
      • nmamount of people; population; mankind
      • nmagent民曰
      • npost-N{PLACE}people from N
      • npost-N{PLACE}.postVt愛宋民
      • npost-N{PLACE}predicatebe the people from N
      • viactdeal properly with the people, get the support of the people
      • nabconceptthe people
      • nm+V{PRED}suffer-impactpeople
      • npluralpeoples
      • nmpost-Nthe people
      • nm(post-N)one's  people; the people of the contextually determinate ruler of them N
      • nm.post-Nthe population of N
      • DELETEthe people of the contextually determinate place or ruler N
      • nm[post-N]my people
      • n{PRO}someone
      • salient feature>VULGAR
        • npredicateordinary person
        • nadNordinary
        • grammaticalised: self-deprecatory>EGO
          • n[post=npro1]I, the humble commoner
      • general>HUMAN
        • nmmass term: the people; often pejorative: vulgar people, the common people; very rarely count noun: a commoner; wǔ mín 五民 浻ive kinds of people�; mankind
        • nmpost-V{NUM}collectivekinds of people
        • npost-Nordinary people of the N kind
        • nindefinitecommon people
        • supporting citizens>SUPPORT
          • n[adN]exocentric: popular [support] , [hearts of] the people