Taxonomy of meanings for 渡:

  • 渡 dù (OC: ɡ-laaɡs MC: duo) 徒故切 去 廣韻:【濟也過也去也徒故切五 】
    • CROSS OVER
      • vtoNcross river by boat or ferry; derived general sense: to cross (also by foot at a ford)
      • vt+prep+Ncrooss over; ferry over
      • vtoNpassivebe crossed 不可渡
      • vt(oN)cross over the contextually determinate place
      • vtoNN=timepass through (some number of years etc)
      • vtoNN=placecross over to (the target place)
      • vttoN1.+N2permissiveallow N1 to get across the contextually determinate N2
    • causative, generalised>LEAD
      • abstract: spend time>LIVE
        • specific>LEAP OVER
          • abstract>TRANSCEND
            • vtoNfigurativeget through, go beyond
            • nabactBUDDH: (the ceremony of) causing somebody to cross over > initation to monkhood
            • vtoNtranscend, go beyond so as to enter another sphere
          • generalised object>CROSSROADS