Taxonomy of meanings for 三:

  • sān (OC: saam MC: sɑm) 蘇甘切 平 廣韻:【數名又漢複姓五氏三閭氏三閭大夫屈原之後也沛上計三烏群三烏大夫之後也三飯尞之後有三飯氏三州孝子之後有三州氏後單姓州蜀志有三丘務蘇甘切五 】
  • sàn (OC: saams MC: sɑm) 蘇暫切 去 廣韻:【三思蘇暫切又蘇甘切一 】
    • sān 三THREE
      • vadVthrice; three ways; in three ways; under three aspects
      • vadNanaphoricthe three above mentioned items
      • nset of three
      • nabthree kinds, three types, three categories 仁有三
      • nabactthe doing something three times
      • v(adN)ordinalthe third item
      • vadNthree N; three kinds of Nab
      • vadVthird timefor a third time
      • vadVthree timesthree times
      • viactdo the same thing for a third time; do something three times
      • vieventhappen three times
      • vikindsto be three of kinds; to have three ways
      • vinumberbe three in number
      • vpostadNthree
      • vpostadVthrice
      • vtoNcausativecause to be three
      • vtoNhavehave three N
      • vtoNstativebe three times the amount of
      • v[adN.]postadVthree times
      • vadVthreefoldinto three parts
      • vadNthe third
      • v[adN]N=humthree persons
      • v(adN)cardinalthree contextually determinate items
    • derived adverbial: thrice> sàn 三THREE
      • vadVthrice; three ways; in three ways; under three aspects
      • vadNanaphoricthe three above mentioned items
      • nset of three
      • nabthree kinds, three types, three categories 仁有三
      • nabactthe doing something three times
      • v(adN)ordinalthe third item
      • vadNthree N; three kinds of Nab
      • vadVthird timefor a third time
      • vadVthree timesthree times
      • viactdo the same thing for a third time; do something three times
      • vieventhappen three times
      • vikindsto be three of kinds; to have three ways
      • vinumberbe three in number
      • vpostadNthree
      • vpostadVthrice
      • vtoNcausativecause to be three
      • vtoNhavehave three N
      • vtoNstativebe three times the amount of
      • v[adN.]postadVthree times
      • vadVthreefoldinto three parts
      • vadNthe third
      • v[adN]N=humthree persons
      • v(adN)cardinalthree contextually determinate items