Taxonomy of meanings for 奉:

  • 奉 fèng (OC: boŋʔ MC: bioŋ) 扶隴切 上 廣韻:【與也獻也禄也説文承也扶隴切二 】
    • with both hands held upwards>HOLD
      • vt(oN)hold politely with both hands
      • vtoNhold politely with both hands
      • politely, holding both hands up, inchoative>RECEIVE
        • vadNpassivereceived
        • vtoNreceive so as to take care of; receive respectfully
        • psychological: active>ACCEPT
          • vtoNaccept politely
      • politely holding high with boths hands>HAND UP
        • vtoNhold up with both hands; hold so as to offer up; hand over respectfully
        • vtoNpassivebe handed up
        • vtt(oN1.)+N2hand the contextually determinate N1 to N2
        • vttoN1.+N2hand up N1 to N2
        • vttoN1.+prep+N2hand up N1 to N2
        • vtoNfigurativeput forward as a candidate
        • generalised>GIVE
            • object>GIFT
              • nwhat is handed one politely
              • regular to senior employee>SALARY
                • napanage, stipend
            • social: aid>HELP
              • vtoNhelp and serve
              • vtoNN=acthelp with (an activity)
              • against possible danger>SAFEGUARD
                • vtoNuphold (the law)
              • social>SUPPORT
                • vtoNsupport (and suggest as a candidate)
                • administratively>PROMOTE
                  • vtoNpromote (a person)
                • psychological>RESPECT
                  • vtoNrespect
                  • in action>OBEY
                      • generalised: act out>ACT
                        • in employment>SERVE