Taxonomy of meanings for 定:

  • dìng (OC: deeŋs MC: deŋ) 徒徑切 去 廣韻:【安也亦州名帝堯始封唐國之城秦爲趙郡鉅鹿二郡漢爲中山郡後魏置安州又改爲定州以安定天下爲名徒徑切四 】
  • dìng (OC: teeŋs MC: teŋ) 丁定切 去 廣韻:【題額詩云定方之中定營室也又徒徑切 】
    • FIX
      • nabfeaturefixedness, determined stable form; predictable state
      • vadNfixed, determinate
      • vimiddle voicebe stable and fixed, have taken a fixed shape
      • vt+prep+Nhave made up one's mind concerning
      • vtoNfix, define, determine; give something its fixed definite form, establish firmly
      • vtoNmathematical termCHEMLA 2003: determine
      • vtoNpassivebe settled; be firmly ensconced
      • vtoNreflexive.自fix (oneself)
      • vtoNfigurativefix the affairs regarding N
      • vt[oN]fix things
      • object produced>COOK
          • exocentric: object cooked>FOOD
          • intransitive>STOP
            • vistop
        • state>ORDERLY
            • feature>PEACEFUL
              • vichangebecome stable and peaceful
              • vibe stably governed, be stable and peaceful; be secure; be safely established; feel secure
              • vtoNbring peace to; ensure stability of
              • causative>CONTROL
                • vtoNsettle (unrest etc); pacify
            • feature, abstract>CERTAIN
              • vadVdefinitely; with certainty
            • action, physical>PUT
              • vtoNput in place
              • intellectually>JUDGE
                  • abstract: plan for oneself>DECIDE
                    • vt+V[0]decide to
                    • vt[oN]decide on a definite plan
                    • vtoNpassive
                    • vadNpassivedecided upon
                    • vtoNdecide on the matter of N
                • psychological: attention>CONCENTRATE
                  • nabactmeditation
                  • nabbuddhistBUDDH. concentration; this is the a translation of skr. samādhi; syn. to the phonetical transcription 三昧
                  • nadN(teaching, etc.) of concentration
                  • vtoNconcentrate (one's thoughts etc)
              • exocentric: fixed heavenly body>STAR
                • nname of a star (SHI)
            • =顁FOREHEAD
              • nforehead???