Taxonomy of meanings for 伴:

  • 伴 bàn (OC: baanʔ MC: bʷɑn) 蒲旱切 上 廣韻:【侶也依也蒲旱切三 】
    • ACCOMPANY
      • vt+V[0]accompany somebody Ving, V together with somebody
      • vtoNact as companion to [no early examples found so far]
    • DIVIDE
      • vtoNdivide into equal halves???
    • FRIEND
      • ncompanion
      • nabfigurativecompanion
    • COMPANION
      • ncompanion
      • nabfigurativecompanion
    • COMPARE
    • 伴 bàn (OC: baans MC: bʷɑn) 薄半切 去 廣韻:【伴奐見詩 】