Taxonomy of meanings for 名:

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    • NAME
      • nname (of a person or thing)
      • nab.adVby definition
      • nabactnames, nomenclature
      • nabmathematical termCHEMLA 2003:
      • vadNpassiveBUDDHIST: the so-called [SK]
      • vimiddle voice: be called by one's personal name 
      • vt(oN)apply a predicate to
      • vt(oN1.)+Vt+N2call the contextually indeterminate N1 N2 名曰
      • vt+Npassivebe called
      • vtoNcall by a certain name;
      • vtoNcopulabe called, is defined as
      • vtoNreflexive.自.ownnamecall (oneself) by one's own name
      • vttoN1.+vtoN2call (someone)(by a name) 名...曰; 名他為兄
      • vtt(oN.)+V[0]call the contextually determinate N V
      • vttoN1.+N2call N1 by the name N2
      • vtoNpassivebe called by the surname
      • nname (of a thing)
      • vimiddlevoicehave a name
      • vtt(oN1.)(+N2)call the contextually determinate N1 a contextually determinate name N2
      • npost-npronpro-s name
      • linguistic>WORD
        • nword
      • abstract>CONCEPT
        • nabsemanticconcept
    • WRITTEN CHARACTER
      • nin early texts: written character
      • PERSONAL NAME
        • ngiven name; generally: any name by which a person is called
        • vtoNhave the given name Npr
        • vtoNcausativecause to have a name> give a name to
        • viactuse the personal name of someone
        • grammaticalised> CLASSIFIER
      • official>TITLE
        • ntitle; mere title; job assignment NB: WRONG SYNONYM GROUP!
        • nab.post-Nthe title belonging to N
        • WELL-KNOWN
          • nab.post-Vthe reputation of V-ing
          • nabsocialreputation; (good or bad) name;
          • nabpositivepositive reputation, good name; positive fame; fame (for something, e.g. as being courageous)
          • vadNfamous, renouned名師 "famous army"
          • vibe famous
          • vtoNputativeconsider as conducive to fame
          • v[adN]N=humwell known person N
          • nab.post-Nreputation for N
          • nab.adVas regards reputation
          • positive>FAMOUS
            • nadN
            • nabcommendatory: good name; fame; public acclaim;
            • nab.post-Nthe good name deriving from N
            • vibe famous
            • nab[.post-N]one's own fame
            • deserving>EXCELLENT
              • nadNdistinguished; outstanding; very fine
            • things to be famous for>MERIT
              • nabsocial
          • negative>CRIME
            • nabsocialoccasionally used specifically to refer to the bad name one gets because one is addused of a crime: bad name
      • causative>BAPTISE
        • vtoNgive a name to
        • nabactthe giving of names
      • grammaticalised>COPULA
        • vtoN1.postadN2be called> who is called; who is known known as
        • by name/appearance only>SEEM
          • nab.adVfor the sake of appearances; on the face of it; in name only
          • nabmetaphysicalname and appearance; appearance; appearances