Taxonomy of meanings for 援:

  • 援 yuán (OC: ɢʷan MC: ɦʷiɐn) 雨元切 平 廣韻:【援引也又爲眷切 】
    • TAKE
      • vtoNpull towards one (an object not larger than oneself); pick up; take control of
      • vt(oN)figurativeto hold back (a contextually determinate object);
  • 援 yuàn (OC: ɢʷans MC: ɦʷɯiɛn) 王眷切 去 廣韻:【接援救助也亦姓 】
    • HELP
      • nabactgenerous help and support
      • vadNsupporting; supportive
      • viactseek help (abroad)
      • vtoNoffer generous help; get generous help from
      • vt(oN)help the contextually determinate N
      • v[adN]helper; supporting force