Taxonomy of meanings for 靡:

  • 靡 mǐ (OC: mralʔ MC: mɯiɛ) 文彼切 上 廣韻:【無也偃也又靡曼美色也説文曰披靡也文彼切七 】
    • TENUOUS
      • vadNtenuous, slight
      • generalised>WEAK
          • inchoative>BEGIN
              • feature of what begins>SMALL
                • vadNslight, small
                • vibe slight, small
                • vifigurativebe subtle and beyond human grasp
            • typical action>CONFORM
                • to orders>OBEY
                  • causative: physial>BEND
                    • vtoNbend (grass)
                    • vtoNpassiveget bent
                    • intensitive>TWIST
                      • vtoNbend downwards (banners)
                      • causing harm>>INJURE
                        • vtoNtorment
              • transitive>LACK
                • vtoNlack, remain without
                • lack support>>FALL
                    • generalised>>MISTAKE
                        • temporal>>DELAY
                          • vtoNdelay??
                      • and be damaged>COLLAPSE
                          • resultative> >>SPREAD
                            • liquids>SPLASH
                              • gifts>GENEROUS
                                • vtoNbe generous to
                                • excessive>EXTRAVAGANT
                                  • vadNextravagant
                                  • viactbe extravagant, conduct oneself in an arrogant manner
                                  • vtoNbe extravagant in the ujse of, waste away
                                  • vadNfigurativeliterary: effusiveness; languor
                                • generalised>GIVE
                                  • vtoNYI: confer; distribute more HF
                                • aesthetically>BEAUTIFUL
                          • grammaticalised>NOT
                            • npro{SUBJ}+V{PRED}subjectno one
                            • padVarchaic/poetic: not; in no way
                            • npro.adN: V{PRED}no N
                      • CITIES
                        • =為ACT
                        • 靡 mi2《集韻》忙皮切,平支明。
                        • 靡 ma2《集韻》謨加切,平麻明。