Taxonomy of meanings for 載:

  • 載 zài (OC: sklɯɯs MC: tsəi) 作代切 去 廣韻:【年也事也則也乗也始也盟辭也又姓風俗通云姬姓之後作代切又材代切六 】
  • 載 zài (OC: sɡlɯɯs MC: dzəi) 昨代切 去 廣韻:【運也昨代切七 】
    • DRIVE
        • and pack>LOAD
          • vttoN1(.+N2)load N1 on the contextually determinate N2
        • object>VEHICLE
          • nchariot
          • use vehicle>TRANSPORT
            • vt(oN)load the contextually determinate object on a carriage or boat
            • vtoNload into a vehicle; load up; transport, bring along; take along in a vehicle
            • vtoNmiddle voicebe carried along (in the mind etc)
            • generalised: bear up under>SUPPORT
              • vtoNsupport; bear, bear up under
              • vtoNfigurativesupport
              • vtoNmiddle voicebe supported
        • figurative: "drive in" so as to crowd out>FILL
            • lay out>DISPLAY
              • specifically>CONTAIN
                • vtoNcomport
              • be kept so as to fill out repository>SAFEGUARD
                • vtoNmiddle voicebe kept
          • grammaticalised>BEGIN
              • modal>PARTICLE
                • padVarchaic particle of indeterminate meaning
            • =再
            • =戴
          • 載 zǎi (OC: skɯɯʔ MC: tsəi) 作亥切 上 廣韻:【年也出方言又音再 】
            • YEAR
              • nyear, (number of years) something has lasted
              • adverbial: some years>SOMETIMES
                • padV載...載 sometimes... at other times
              • dadverbial: during that year/at that time>THEN
                • padV.post-Sthereupon
              • exocentric: record concerning a year, generalised>RECORD
                • vt+prep+Nrecord in N, record on N
                • vtoNrecord, make a record of
                • vtoNpassivebe properly recorded
                • generalised>DOCUMENT
                  • npost-Han: formal record
              • years of age>AGE
                • nabfeatureage