Taxonomy of meanings for 嘗:

  • 嘗 cháng (OC: djaŋ MC: dʑiɐŋ) 市羊切 平 廣韻:【同甞 】
    • SAVOUR
      • vtoNtaste
      • vtt(oN1.)+N2cause (someone N2) to try the taste of (something N1)
      • vt(oN)taste the contextually determinate object
      • nabacttasting
      • viactto taste
      • vtoNimperativetaste!
      • general>EAT
        • vtoNTASTE> have as food, have to eat, take as food
        • vtoNmedicaltake as medicine
        • vtoNpassivebe tasted
        • general> try out by eating>TEST
          • vtoNtest, feel out, probe
          • genral>TRY
            • vt(+V[0])try to do the contextually determinate thing
            • vtoNmake an attempt at, give a try
            • vt+V[0]try to V
      • figurative>ENCOUNTER
        • vtoNTASTE> to experience, to go through
        • negative>SUFFER
          • vtoNgo through, experience (a suffering)
        • what has been encountered>PAST
          • vadVat one point, once in the past, on one occasion; in the past; in questions: ever
    • SACRIFICE TO HEAVEN AND EARTH
      • viactperform the autumn sacrifice
      • nabactautumn sacrifice