Taxonomy of meanings for 關:

  • 關 guān (OC: kroon MC: kʷɯan) 古還切 平 廣韻:【説文曰以木横持門戸也聲類曰關所以閉也又姓風俗通云關令尹喜之後蜀有前將軍關羽河東解人古還切六 】
    • bolt>GATE PART
      • nbolt used to lock a gate from the inside
      • figurative>BODY PART
        • use bolt>SHUT
          • vtoNlock door with a shuān 閂
          • generalised>INTERACT
            • vt+prep+Nfigurativeinterrelate propfoundly
            • vtoNget involved with?? ???
            • specifically>REPORT
                • official bureaucratic document>LETTER
                  • npost-Han, SANGUO: bureaucratic correspondence on civil matter
              • so as to link>COMBINE
                • vtoNconnect with
          • general>GATE
            • ngate
            • generalised>BOUNDARY
              • nborder point, border check-point; mountain pass
              • nfigurativebarrier
              • specifically>BORDER PASS
                • nborder pass; customs point
        • EMPLOY
          • vtoNpassiveget deployed as, get posted in
        • =彎 wan1 "draw bow"
        • =貫 guan4 "penetrate"