Taxonomy of meanings for 雨:

  • yǔ (OC: ɢʷraʔ MC: ɦio) 王矩切 上 廣韻:【元命包曰隂陽和爲雨大戴禮云天地之氣和則雨説文云水从雲下也一象天冂象雲水霝其間也 】
  • yù (OC: ɢʷras MC: ɦio) 王遇切 去 廣韻:【詩曰雨雪其霶又音禹 】
    • intransitive>RAIN
      • vi0+N{PLACE}it rains on
      • vt0oNrain (snow etc)
      • vtoNrain N
      • vtoNcause it to rain N
      • nabeventthe event of it raining
      • nadVanalogy(naturally) like the rain
      • nadVplacein the rain
      • nmOBI 3: rain 玆雨
      • vito be rainy
      • viactcause it to rain
      • vichangeto become rainy
      • vi0it is raining; it was raining (without subject)
      • vt0oNit rains (e.g. locusts, snow, also: water)
      • vtoNcausativeread yù  cause to rain down > rain (cats and dogs, locusts, flowers etc)
      • nmrain water
      夏雨 “in summer it was raining”
      • derivation by tone change yù transitive, rain on>RAIN
        • vi0+N{PLACE}it rains on
        • vt0oNrain (snow etc)
        • vtoNrain N
        • vtoNcause it to rain N
        • nabeventthe event of it raining
        • nadVanalogy(naturally) like the rain
        • nadVplacein the rain
        • nmOBI 3: rain 玆雨
        • vito be rainy
        • viactcause it to rain
        • vichangeto become rainy
        • vi0it is raining; it was raining (without subject)
        • vt0oNit rains (e.g. locusts, snow, also: water)
        • vtoNcausativeread yù  cause to rain down > rain (cats and dogs, locusts, flowers etc)
        • nmrain water
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