Taxonomy of meanings for 離:

  • lì (OC: b-reels MC: lei) 郎計切 去 廣韻:【漢書云附離著也 】
  • lí (OC: b-rel MC: liɛ) 呂支切 平 廣韻:【近曰離逺曰别説文曰離黄倉庚鳴則蠶生今用鸝爲鸝黄借離爲離别也又姓孟軻門人有離婁吕支切三十七 】
  • lì (OC: b-rels MC: liɛ) 力智切 去 廣韻:【去也又力知切 】
    • LEAVE
      • vadNpost-Han: having left
      • vt[oN]take leave for a short time and/or a short journey; generally: leave (one's ruler's state)
      • vt+prep+Nfigurativebecome separated from, become distanced from, dissociate oneself from, transcend
      • vtoN.adVfigurativeusage simalar to a coverb: separately from, apart from
      • vtoNleave from; leave behind
      • vtoNcausativemake (oneself) leave
      • vtoNstativebe separable from
      • vt(oN)leave the contextually determinate N
      • vtoNfigurativedistance oneself from
      • vtoNmiddle voicecausative: be made to be separated from
      • object undesirable>FLEE
        • vt+prep+Nfigurativeflee from
        • vtoNget to leave> escape from
        • vtoNfigurativedetach oneself from; distance oneself from, become separated from; deviate from; be apart from; leave the realm of so as to transcend; transcend; become detached from
        • vtoNfigurativekeep away from!
        • general>AVOID
          • vt(oN)get away from the contextually determinate situation N
          • vtoNget away from; get to keep well away from, keep far from
          • vtoNfigurativeavoid (abstract object); distance oneself from
          • flee in vain>SUFFER
            • vtoNobject=negativeencounter (disasters, misfortune etc)
            • general>ENCOUNTER
              • vtoNrun into, meet with( See also: SUFFER)
          • subjective>EXPERIENCE
            • action>RISK
              • vtoNbe ready to meet, risk
        • resultative>DISTANT
          • vtoNstativebe (so-and-so much) distant from; be away from; fail to be close to; separate oneself out (from), deviate from; be quite distant/distinct from; be unassociated with
          • vt[oN]become distant from one
          • vtoN.adVfigurativemaintaining a distance from, standing apart from
          • abstract>DIFFERENT
            • vtoNabstractbe different from
            • differ from rules>OFFEND
              • vtoNcome to commit (a crime); deviate from and thus offend against (virtue, one's ruler etc)
          • putative>DISTINGUISH
            • vtoNattitudinalkeep from one-another; distinguish
            • vtoNattitudinalkeep apart; consider separately from each other
            • physically>DIVIDE
              • vadNseparate, detached
              • vtoNhold apart, distinguish; be separate from; be divorced from; be separable from
              • vtoNpassiveget divided, get partitioned
              • vtoN2figurativetake the Ns separately, take the Ns each by themselves
              • into many small parts>SCATTER
                • vichangeto become separated from their homes and relatives
                • vtoNseparate, break up (e.g. alliances)
            • in language,set out distinctly>WRITE
              • vtoNHF 8.6.12: compose (a proposal, a text)