Taxonomy of meanings for 加:

  • 加 jiā (OC: kraal MC: kɯa) 古牙切 平 廣韻:【増也上也陵也 】
    • ADD
      • {vtt...}mathematical termCHEMLA 2003:
      • vadNadditional (plates); added (presents, beyond those ritually required)
      • vtoNadd; put on in addition; put over
      • vtoNpassivebe added to
      • vttoN1.+prep+N2add (something N1) to (something N2) 加焉
      • more of the same>INCREASE
        • vadNadded, special, increasing
        • vadVsign of comparative: increasingly, to a higher degree
        • vichangeincrease; become more
        • vt+V[0]figurativeincrease the intensity of V-ing
        • vtoNincrease
        • in competition>SURPASS
            • DESPISE
              • vtoNimpose one's unjustified authority on, do down, humiliate
        • grammaticalised>MORE
          • vadVbe the more V for it
          • vt+prep+Nbe more than (加於); add to
        • object action>ACT
          • vtoNobject=rankact as; hold the position of
          • vtt(oN1.)+N2cause the effect N2 on the contextually determinate N1
          • vtt(oN1.)+prep+N2omdo the determinate thing N1 to (a person N2)
          • vttoN1.+prep+N2do (something N1) to (someone N2) 吾亦欲無加諸人
          • vttoN1(.+N2)apply N1 to a contextually determinate N2
        • exocentric: what is added/applied>NAME
          • vt+prep+Npassivebe attributed to N
          • vttoN1.+N2attribute (guilt etc N1) to (someone N2)
        • add to what is owned>GIVE
          • vtt(oN1.)+N2give N2 to the contextually determinate N1
          • vttoN1.+N2give (someone N1) in addition (a present of N2)
          • vttoN1.+prep+N2give N1 to N2
          • vttoN1(.+N2)passivebe given
          • vtt(oN1.) N2figurativeattribute the contextually determinate N1 to N2
          • generalised>PUT
            • vttoN1.+N2put (something N1) in (a place N2)
            • vttoN1.+prep+N2put (an object N1) in (a place N2)
            • vttoN1(.+prep+N2)omput (something N1) onto something contextually determinate N2
            • vt prep Nmiddle voicebe applied to, be brought to bear on
            • "put to use">USE
              • vtt.+prep+N1:postN2{OBJ}preposed objectapply N2 to N1 賞不加於無功
              • vtt(oN1.)+N2use something contextually determinate N1 on or against (N2)
              • vttoN1.+N2apply (a method, course of action etc N1) (to an object N2) 加之兵
              • vttoN1.+prep+N2use (something N1) on (a goal N2) 加兵於齊 HN: 不能將加誅於子
              • vt prep Nbe brought to bear on, be put to use on
            • oneself>SIT
              • on body>WEAR
                • object violently>STRIKE
                  • vtoN1.post-VtoN2reflexive.己strike oneself with N2
                • in archery>SHOOT