Taxonomy of meanings for 舉:

  • jǔ (OC: klaʔ MC: kiɔ) 居許切 上 廣韻:【擎也又立也言也動也説文本作舉又姓出姓苑居許切十 】
  • yú (OC: la MC: jiɔ) 以諸切 平 廣韻:【 】
    • LIFT
      • vtoNlift up (often a heavy object); lift up and adjust (clothes)
      • vtoNfigurativeraise the status of, raise in status
      • vtoNpassiveto be lifted
      • vtoNreflexive.自lift (oneself) up
      • vtoNreflexive.自hold (oneself) up
      • vtoNlift up N's dead body and arrange it in the coffin
      • vtoNtry to lift up
      • intransitive>RISE
        • virise up; (of birds:) rise up into the sky
        • vtoNraise (something) (often of abstract objects); cause (something) to appear or to be felt intensely, etc
        • vtoNN=concreteto lift up, to raise
        • specific: and move>FLY
          • viactfly up
        • set out>TRAVEL
          • viactZUO: go on a voyage
      • physically>TAKE
        • vtoNpick up, collect
        • specifically>CHOOSE
            • metaphorical:military>MOBILISE
              • vtoNmobilise
            • psychologically:>DECIDE
              • vtoNlift out> decide and determine
          • officially>CONFISCATE
            • vtoNconfiscate ZHOULI 舉其貨罰其人 "confiscate the goods and fine the person concerned"
      • metaphorical>CONQUER
          • linguistically: mention>NAME
            • vt+prep+Nmention to, literary cite to
            • vtoNbring up, mention
            • bring up negatively>CRITICISE
              • vtoNbring out into the open and criticise, hold up for criticism
            • general>SPEAK
              • viactmake suggestions, bring things up in formal discussion
              • vt(oN)mention, bring up, cite (with contextually determinate N)
              • vt+prep+Ncite something to, bring something orally up to
              • vtoNuse as a word; bring up; cite
            • semantically>REFER TO
              • vtoNbring (a subject) up for discussion in a text (See also NAME)
              • general:>WHOLE
                • vadNquantifierwhole, entire; all the 舉國
                • grammaticalised:>ALL
                  • vad.VtoNreference=objectall objects 舉書其數
                  • vadNall the members of the set defined by N
                  • vadVquantifierall
            • in writing>RECORD
              • vtoNnote down; bring up, mention; specify
            • status of>PRAISE
              • vtoNhold up for admiration
              • bureaucratically, through language>RECOMMEND
                • nabactrecommendation for promotion
                • vtoNrecommend for promotion
                • resultative>APPOINT
                  • vt(oN)omappoint the contextually determinate person
                  • vt[oN]make appointments
                  • vtoN.-V[0]appoint N to V
                  • vtoNchoose (a person) for promotion, recommend; appoint to a high position
                  • vtoNpassivebe appointed
              • specific>PROMOTE
                • nabactpromotion
                • vadNelevated
                • vt(oN)promote a contextually determinate person N
                • vtoNelevate to a high position, promote (as someone who has the authority to promote)
                • vtoNpassivebe promoted in office> rise in office