Taxonomy of meanings for 伏:

  • 伏 fù (OC: bɯɡs MC: biu) 扶富切 去 廣韻:【鳥菢子又音服 】
    • HATCH
      • vt[oN]hatch; sit on eggs
      • vtoNhatch
  • 伏 fú (OC: bɯɡ MC: biuk) 房六切 入 廣韻:【匿藏也伺也隱也歷也釋名曰伏者何金氣伏藏之日金畏火故三伏皆庚日又姓出平昌夲自伏犧之後漢有伏勝文帝蒲輪徴不至房六切三十三 】
    • CONCEAL
      • vadNhidden
      • vt[oN{REFLEX}]reflexivecrouch, lie low, hide away, go into hiding, live in hiding; be hidden
      • vt[oN{REFLEX}]inchoativego into hiding
      • vt+prep+Nto hide in; crouch on (the ground) 伏於
      • vtoNcausativecause to be hiding> hide away
      • vtoNN=placehide in; crouch on (the ground etc) 伏地
      • reflexive>HIDE ONESELF
        • vtoNfind refuge in; find sustenance in
        • vt prep Nhide in the place N
        • vttoN1.+prep+N2causativehide N1 in the place N2
        • adverbial>SECRET
          • vadNhidden
        • action: withdraw from public life>HERMIT
        • object armed force>AMBUSH
          • vadNlying in ambush
          • viactlie in ambush; hide and lie in ambush
          • vtoNcausativecause to lie in ambush
        • object: self>LIE DOWN
          • vilie down
          • inchoative: involuntary process:FALL
              • specific, concrete process>COLLAPSE
                • vtoNcollapse onto
                • viprocesscollapse; fall down
            • polite action, approximative>BOW DOWN
              • vadVbowingly, with a deep sustained bow leaving one's head close to the ground, with without knocking the ground 伏惟 "consider a matter while bowing down"
              • viactremain in a bowing position, with the head against the ground
              • vtoNbend forward over (a lute, a sword in order to commit suicide)
              • grammaticalied: self-deprecating>EGO
                • natural feeling thereby expressed>ADMIRE
                    • generalised>FEEL
                        • negative>SUFFER
                          • vtoNbe exposed to a punishment; submit to (being executed), subject oneself to
                    • related action>CONFESS
                      • vtoNconfess, confess to
                  • natural process>SLEEP
                    • related movement>CRAWL
                  • RULERS PREHISTORIC
                    • =服CONQUER
                      • vtoNcausativecause someone to surrender
                    • =服