Taxonomy of meanings for 念:

  • niàn (OC: mɢlɯɯms MC: nem) 奴店切 去 廣韻:【思也又姓西魏太傅念賢奴店切二 】
    • THINK
      • n.red:adVfigurativethough after thought > moment by moment
      • nab-VtoSthought specified by the S after the Vt (usually 曰 or 言)
      • nabbuddhistthought (can be counted and specified! 是念, 一念, etc.), thinking, thought process In BUDDH. texts occasionally used negatively since it refers to the discursive and discriminating mental activities of the mind
      • ncadNof (an instance of) thought (of (a single) a moment)
      • vadVdeliberately, with deliberate thought.
      • viactengage in reflection
      • vt(oN)think of the contextually determinate thing
      • vt(oN)imperativethink of the contextually determinate N!
      • vt+.Vt[0]oSthink the thought specified in the Vt+S 念言
      • vtoN.+Vreflexive.自think to oneself 自念言
      • vtoNthink intensely of, ponder; refuse to put in the back of one's mind; be considerate in relation to
      • vtoNimperativethink of N!
      • vtoNintensitiveintensitive: think of
      • vtoNPab{S}think intensely of S
      • vtoSthink that S; reflect on the fact that; meditate on the fact that
      • intellectually: about what one is thinking>REFLECT
        • about future>EXPECT
            • positive: diffidently>HOPE
            • fondly>LIKE
                • intensitive>YEARN
                  • vtoNbe unable to stop thinking about, be preoccupied by; long for, hope longingly for
                • emotional>LOVE
                • again>REMEMBER
                  • vt(oN)be able to remember a contextually determinate thing
                  • vt(oN)imperativeremember!
                  • vt+Sremember the subject predicating
                  • vt+V[0]remember to V
                  • vtoNbe mindful of
                  • =唸 derivation by tone change?, articulate what one remembers: recite>CHANT
                • READ
                  • vtoNto read aloud; to recite