Taxonomy of meanings for 浮:

  • 浮 fú (OC: bu MC: biu) 縛謀切 平 廣韻:【汎也縳謀切二十四 】
    • FLOAT
      • vadNfloating; loose, baseless (explanations); undefined
      • vadNfigurative"floating" (mountain peaks)
      • viprocessfloat
      • vt+prep+Nfloat in/at
      • vtoNfloat along on
      • vtoNcausativecause (oneself) to float
      • vadNfree-flowing, untrammelled
      • vtoNdrift along over, float across
      • exocentric: floating pulse>PULSE
        • float above>SURPASS
            9
          • action>SWIM
              3
              • figurative, jocular, iussive: order to trink alcohol as punishment>PUNISH
                • vtoNfine to drink a cup of alcohol (at a feast); to sconce
                18
              • in ship>NAVIGATE
                • viactnavigate
                • vt+prep+Nfloat along on, navigate along on
            • generalised, physically unstable>MOVE
                2
                • cognitively unstable>CONFUSED
                    8
                    • deliberate>FRIVOLOUS
                      • nabpsychfrivolousness (GUOYU)
                      • vadNfrivolous, unserious; without serious employment
                      • philosophical, meaningless>EMPTY