Taxonomy of meanings for 海:

  • hǎi (OC: hmlɯɯʔ MC: həi) 呼改切 上 廣韻:【説文曰天池也以納百川者亦州禹貢徐州之域七國時屬楚秦爲薛郡漢爲東海郡後魏爲海州亦姓呼改切三 】
    • SEA
      • nabfigurativesea, ocean (of knowledge, etc.)
      • nccsea
      • nprplaceYellow sea???
      • small>LAKE
        • nfrom Han times onwards: large lake
      • feature: multitude>MANY
        • nmmultitude
        • of things in the nether world> WORL