Taxonomy of meanings for 慎:

  • 慎 shèn (OC: djins MC: dʑin) 時刃切 去 廣韻:【誠也謹也亦姓古有愼到著書又漢複姓家語魯有愼潰氏奢侈逾法時刃切三 】
    • DILIGENT
      • nabpsychdiligence; preoccupation with which one is carefully or warily concerned; moral carefulness
      • vadVcarefully, warily
      • viactbe advertent; be careful
      • vt+prep+Nreflexive.己be diligent and cautious with respect to (oneself)
      • vt+V[0]be careful in V-ing; take care to V [This is a clear case where vadV is indistinguishable from vt+V.]
      • vtoNpay careful attention to; be careful to avoid; show special care for
      • vtoNreflexive.己be diligent and careful with respect to (oneself)
      • vt(oN)be diligent with respect to
      • vtoNpassivebe paid careful attention to
      • vt prep Npay careful attention to N
      • psychological>EARNEST
        • vtoNbe earnest with regard to N
      • in action>CONFORM
        • self-interested>CAUTIOUS
          • vibe wary
          • vt+prep+Nbe careful and wary about; be wary in
          • vt+V[0]be careful/wary about V-ing
          • vtoNbe wary of, be careful about
          • vtoNimperativebe cautious about N
          • vtoNpassivebe carefully thought about
          • vtoNpsychbe careful about (oneself)
          • vtoNbe careful about, be cautious about!
          • psychological: concerning future>WORRY
        • =引 specific: pull coffin with rope>BURY
          • adverbial>REALITY
            • IMPERATIVE MARKER
              • vt[0]+V[0][you] take care to...
          • 慎 zhen4《集韻》之刃切,去震章。又之人切。真部。