Taxonomy of meanings for 節:

  • jié (OC: tsiiɡ MC: tset) 子結切 入 廣韻:【操也制也止也驗也説文曰竹約也子結切十三 】
    • JOINT
      • njoints in the body 百節,三百六十節
      • nabfigurativethe joints that make things hang togethr
      • generalised>PART
        • npartition, part, section
        • crucial part of reality, critical point>EVENT
          • nabeventJUNCTURE> critical development, crisis
        • specific>TALLY
          • ntally, seal of appointment; seal of office
          • specific>INSIGNIA
            • nbamboo insignia of rank or appointment;
            • specific>BANNER
              • n[banner the handle of whic is embellished with three buffalo's tails; used by ruler's messengers when carrying orders; see SUN 1991: 152; ill.: SUN 1991: 38-2[JM]
        • temporal>PERIOD
          • nabtimepart of the year; period
          • of year>SEASON
            • nabtimeproper time
            • specific>FEAST
              • nabevent
        • specific???>PILLAR CAPITAL
          • nbase of capital of a pillar (without the gǒng 栱 "arms that were to develop later) connecting directly with the upper beam.
      • action>RESTRAIN
        • nabmethodmoderation
        • vadNrestrained
        • viactbe moderate
        • vt[oN{REFLEX}]exercise restraint or moderation; ensure proportionality
        • vt+prep+Ntemper, moderate; be moderate with respect to
        • vt+prep+Npsychmoderate or restrain (oneself)
        • vtoNtemper, moderate; be moderate with respect to
        • vtoNpsychrestrain (oneself)
        • vtoNpsychmoderate or restrain (oneself)
        • nabpsychologicalcourageous self-restraint
        • object human action>MODERATION
          • nabpsych
          • nab.post-Nactmoderation
          • expenses>FRUGAL
            • viactshow moderation
            • vtoNbe moderate in the use of (commodities); show moderation in the exercise of virtues or other practices
            • vadVfrugally, moderately
          • systematic>CONTROL
            • vtoNadjust properly
            • vtoNmiddle voicebe properly adjusted, be well balanced
            • level of>RANK
              • nabsocialrank in the hierarchy
          • moral>DECENT
            • nabactmodesty, (female) virtue; probity; proper constraint, proper moderation; rules of decent behaviour
            • viactshow proper modesty and/or restraint
            • specific: sexual>CHASTE
              • vadNchaste
              • viactbe chaste
              • nabfeaturechastity
          • abstract: moral>STANDARD
            • nabmethodstandard of behaviour, pattern of behaviour; code of proper conduct
          • abstract>VIRTUE
            • nabmoralmodesty, termperance, restraint
          • specific>COURAGE
            • nabpsychologicalcourage and integrity
    • specific: bamboo clappers with a joint> MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS