Taxonomy of meanings for 淺:

  • 淺 qiǎn (OC: tshenʔ MC: tsʰiɛn) 七演切 上 廣韻:【不深也士演切一 】
    • SHALLOW
      • nabmetaphysicalthe shallow points
      • vishallow (of water)
      • vifigurativesuperficial, shallow; narrow
      • vtoNfigurativepay only scant or shallow attention to; be shallow with respect to
      • v[adN]what is shallow; a shallow way of doing things
      • sidewise>NARROW
        • abstract>SUPERFICIAL
            • of superficial understanding>STUPID
              • nabfeaturestupidity
              • vadNfigurativeof shallow knowledge> stupid
            • hence>CLEAR
            • in all dimensions>TENUOUS
                • in main dimension>SMALL
                  • vislight in size (of territory etc)
                • adverbial: deviating a little>APPROXIMATE
                • of fur>SHORT
              • 淺 jiān (OC: tseen MC: tsen) 則前切 平 廣韻:【淺淺流疾皃又倉翦切 】
              • FLOW
                • 淺 jian4《集韻》在演切,上獮從。元部。
                • 淺 jian4《集韻》子賤切,去線精。
                • 淺 zan4《集韻》則旱切,去翰精。