Taxonomy of meanings for 興:

  • xīng (OC: qhɯŋ MC: hɨŋ) 虚陵切 平 廣韻:【盛也舉也善也説文曰起也从舁从同同力也亦州名戰國時爲白馬玄之地漢置武都郡魏立東益州梁爲興州因武興山而名虚陵切又許應切三 】
  • xìng (OC: qhɯŋs MC: hɨŋ) 許應切 去 廣韻:【許應切又許陵切三 】
    • RISE
      • viactrise up, rise to one's feet
      • specific>WAKE UP
        • vichangeget up, rise; get active
      • fig>ARISE
        • viprocessarise; emerge
        • vtoNcausativecause to arise
        • frequentative>CURRENT
          • causative>STIMULATE
            • perfective: successfully>FLOURISH
              • nabprocessflourishing
              • viflourish
              • vichangecome to develop strongly; get to flourish; rise to power; go strong; be on the rise
              • vichangefeel stimulated, come to flourish psychologically
              • vt+prep+Nflourish in; come to develop strongly in; develop positively in
              • vtoNcausativecause to develop postitively, promote; cause to flourish; bring to fruition
              • vtoNcausativebe made to flourish
              • viinchoativecome to impose itself/oneself in all one's splendour
              • causative>SUPPORT
                • action>ACT
                    • causative>BUILD
                      • vtoNbuild; have built
                  • fig>ESTABLISH
                    • vt+V[0]inchoativeestablish a practice of doing something
                    • vtoNcausativecause to rise, establish (an institution or a practice); carry out to full completion; cause to rise in status (a person)
                    • nabeventthe successful establishment of someone in office
                  • innovative>CREATE
                    • vtoNbring about, make arise
              • causative>MOBILISE
                • vadNmobilised (army)
                • vtoNmobilise (an army); raise (an army for a campaign)
                • vtoNpassivebe mobilised by; be aroused into activity by; be inspired by
                • vtoNmiddle voiceget mobilised
            • xìng derivation by tone change, object action>EAGER
                • object things>LIKE