Taxonomy of meanings for 亂:

  • luàn (OC: ɡ-roons MC: lʷɑn) 郎段切 去 廣韻:【理也又兵㓂也不理也俗作乱郎段切四 】
    • object that needs control:>CHAOS
      • nabeventconfused unruliness
      • nabfactualsomething chaotic; a chaotic state; a chaotic situation, political chaos
      • nabfeaturechaotic state
      • vadNdisorderly, unruly; chaotic; doomed to chaos; bent on chaos
      • vadVchaotically, disorderly; recklessly (> furiously)
      • viactcreate havoc, create political turmoil
      • vichangebecome chaotic; get into disarray
      • vigradedbe in turmoil; be in disorder 亂弱甚矣
      • vi0there is political chaos; there was a rebellion
      • vtoNcausativecause to be chaotic, reduce to chaos; mix something chaotically into (something else); wreak havoc in; disrupt
      • vtoNcausativepassive: be reduced to chaos
      • vtoNcausativereflexive: bring chaos upon (oneself)
      • nab.post-Nthe chaos of N, the chaos resulting from; the chaos constituted by
      • nabactmisrule
      • sexual>ADULTERY
        • viactengage in copulation
      • psychological>CONFUSED
        • nabpsychconfusion
        • vadNconfused
        • vibe confused
        • vt+prep+Nbe confused about
        • vtoNcausativecause to be confused> confuse
        • nabsocialmisrule; political confusion
        • stable quality>STUPID
          • in motivation>ARBITRARY
            • vadVaribtrarily, without good cause or reason
        • causative>DAMAGE
          • nabpassive
          • vtoN
          • object political orderl>REVOLT
            • nabactpolitical revolt; political unrest, political turmoil; disorderliness, unruliness; acts of political insubordinacy
            • nabstativepolitical chaos; political disarray, political disorder
            • v[adN]those who create chaos> the unruly, adherents of chaos
            • vadNrebellious; bent on political revolt
            • vibe in political turmoil, be in political disarray; be conducive to political turmoil;
            • viactcreate political chaos; stage a political rebellion 君亂甚矣
            • visubject=humanbe bent on rebellion
            • vi0there is unrest; there is misrule; there was political turmoil (in such-and-such a place
        • physical: non-unified>MIXED
          • vtoNmix into (something)
        • movement-wise, mix oneself into>CROSS OVER
          • vtoNcross (river etc) against the current
          • vt+prep+Ncross against the current 亂于河
      • =i.e. confused with zhì 乿(variant of 治)GOVERN
        • vtoNarchaic: govern well
        • vtoNreflexive.自archaic: govern (oneself)
        • what one presents in an orderly manner>SONG
          • nlast stanza in a rhyme prose poem 賦
          • synecdoche: of poetry>END
            • ntextlast stanza in a poem