Taxonomy of meanings for 知:

  • zhī (OC: te MC: ʈɯiɛ) 陟離切 平 廣韻:【覺也欲也陟離切六 】
    • UNDERSTAND
      • vtoNinchoativeget to understand N properly
      • nabactread zhì: display of knowledge
      • nabmetaphysicalread zhì: understanding (interpreted as an agent)
      • nabpsychread zhì: consciousness, awareness, understanding; level of understanding
      • nabpositiveread zhì: understanding; proper knowledge
      • viactdisplay knowledge; have the proper understanding of things
      • vichangeascertain the facts properly; come to understand the facts properly
      • vipsychunderstand things properly; understand something indeterminate properly
      • vt(oN)understand the contextually determinate object properly
      • vt(oN)inchoativehave come to understand the contextually determinate thing 
      • vt+prep+Nhave proper understanding of
      • vtoNunderstand properly; understand and respect properly; be sure of the workings (of something);
      • vtoNpassiveget properly known, get found out; become well-known; get properly understood
      • vtoNpsychunderstand (oneself); know where one is;
      • vtoNreflexive.己understand (oneself) properly, understand one's own affairs properly
      • vtoNPab{S}know that S, understand that S
      • vtoNPab{S}inchoativecome to understand that S
      • vtoNPab{S}S=complementunderstand that S
      • vtoSunderstand that S
      • vt[oN]understand what is going on; have any idea of what is going on (often negated)
      • nab(post-N)psychologicalread zhī: one's understanding
      • nab[post-N]psychologicalone's understanding
      • DISTINGUISH
        • vtoNbe able to distinguish 不知五穀 "be unable to tell the five sorts of grain from one-another"
      • APPRECIATE
        • vt(oN)rightly recognize the quality of
        • vtoNpassivebe recognised for one's worth
        • appreciate the superior value of> 知RESPECT
          • vtoNappreciate properly, recognise (a person for his true value); repect properly for what a person is
          • vtoNpassivebe appreciated properly, be respected properly; be understood properly
        • appreciate as a person> 知FRIEND
          • vtoNunderstand well so as to be an admiring friend of (as in 知己)
          • n(post-N)friend
    • AWARE
      • vtoNPab{S}be aware that S
      • nabpsychawareness
      • vt[oN]be conscious and aware of things
      • vt+V[0]understand that one V-s; be aware that one V-s
      • vtoNinchoativebecome aware of; come to know of; come to feel
      • vtoNpsychbe aware of what is happening to (oneself) [SOME EXAMPLES HAVE TO BE MOVED HERE FROM "UNDERSTAND"]
      • vtoNsensationhave a sensation of, feel
      • vtoSbe aware that S
      • vtoSinchoativecome to be aware of
      • vtoNstativebe aware of
      • vt V[0]inchoativebecome aware that one is V-ing
      • vt(oN)be aware of the contextually determinate thing or situation
      • vt(oS)be aware of the contextually determinate fact of S
      有知 “have conscience/awareness”
      • inchoative> 知LEARN
          “realise, come to understand” GY
        • causative: 知SHOW
            “reveal”
          • KNOW
            • nabstativeknowing something; knowing things; knowledge of things; discursive knowledge, conceptual knowledge
            • vt(oN)know it, know anything about the contextually determinate thing
            • vt(oS)be aware of a contextually determinate thing; be sure of it
            • vt[oN]know what is going on
            • vtoNknow, be sure of; know all about
            • vtoNawarenessbe aware of (and know the importance of) MOVE TO AWARE???
            • vtoNinchoativeget to be sure of, ascertain; get wind of; come to know about
            • vtoNN=humanknow the identity of N; know of; recognize the identity of
            • vtoNpassivebe known; be ascertained
            • vtoNPab{S}know that (S); (not) know whether (S)
            • vtoNPab{S}psychknow that S is true of (oneself)
            • vtoSknow that S; be sure that S
            • vtoSinchoativecome to understand that S, become aware that S
            • vtoSS=complementknow for sure that (the SUBJECT PREDICATES)
            • vtt+N1{PIVOT}.+N2{PRED}psychknow that (oneself) is an N2
            • vttoN.+V[0]psychknow oneself to V
            • vttoN.+V[0]psychknow that one V-s 知己有罪
            • vttpostnpro.oNPab{S}psych自知其益富know that S is true of one
            • vt+V[0]how-toknow how to
            • vt+V[0]thatknow that the understood object V-s
            • know by memory> 知REMEMBER
              • vtoNremember
            • know and declare beforehand> 知PREDICT
              • know how to> 知ABLE
                • vt+V[0]be intellectually capable to V; understand how to, know how to V; have the good sense to; know the importance of Ving
                • vtoNbe intellectually capable of Nab
                • able/prone to understand> 知INTELLIGENT
                  • vibe intellectually competent; intellectually excellent
                  • nabdispositionread zhì: intellect; intellectual competence, professional competence; intelligence, intellectual capacity
                  • vadNintellectually competent; intellectually excellent; intellectual
                  • visubj=nonhumanbe intelligent or clever
                  • vipsychbe properly or normally intelligent
                  • vichangebecome more clever, become more intelligent
                  • vtoNputative.reflex.自consider (oneself) as intelligent
                  • vtoNcausativecause (oneself) to be intelligent
                  • n[adN]subjectthe intelligent (pervasively difficult to distinguish from the wise)
                  • viactact with skill
                  • nab(.post-N)one's intelligence
                  • vadNN=nonhumanclever; highly elaborated;
                  • vt+V(0)be intelligent enough to
                  • vigradedmost intelligent
                  “cognitive faculty”
              • deal intelligently with> 知GOVERN
                • vt(oN)be formally in charge of the contextually determinate object
                • vtoNKNOW ALL ABOUT> be fully in charge of, be formally and politically in charge of
                • vtoNpassivebe supervised and administered
              • WELL-KNOWN
                • viinchoativehave come to be well-known; get to be ascertained
                • vtoNpassivebe well-known
            • understand many things> 知WISE
              • nnonreferentialthe wise, the competent; those who know
              • vtoNgradedregard as wise
              • vtoNmiddle voicebe regarded as wise
              • n[adN]subject=indefinitean intelligent or competent person
              • vibe wise (of persons or actions)
              • vtoNputative.reflex.自consider (oneself) as wise
              • nabpsychwisdom; intellectual prowess. BUDDH: perfect insight, wisdom skr. prajñā
              • n|vadNof wisdom/wise 智士,智謀
              • nabgradedsometimes: degree of wisdom 愚人之智
              • nabnegativewisdom (as something to be rejected because insufficient)
              • nab.post-V{NUM}kinds of wisdom; parts of relevant knowledge
              • v[adN]the wise
            • understand so as to deal with> 知ACT
              • vtoNactconduct (government)
              • vtoNN=virtueact according to