Taxonomy of meanings for 家:

  • jiā (OC: kraa MC: kɯa) 古牙切 平 廣韻:【居也爾雅云扆内謂之家又姓風俗通漢有家羡爲劇令 】
    • DWELLING
      • ncompound of buildings housing a clan
      • DWELL
        • vt+prep+Nmake one's home in N; have one's home in N SHIJI: 家焉
      • HOME
        • n{PLACE}adVat home
        • nfamily home (of one family within a clan) 歸家 "return home" [standard gloss: 門之內]
        • nownone's own home
        • nadNhome-, domesticated > tame
        • vtoNmake one's home at (a place); establish a home base in
        • n(post-N)the home of the contextually determinate N
        • npost-NN's home
        • TERRITORY
          • nfeoff given to a dignitary by the ruler of a state 魯國堯:家:大夫的封邑。封邑是诸侯封赐所属卿、大夫作为世禄的田邑(包括土地上的劳动者在内),又称采(cǎidì地
        • FAMILY
          • n.red:adVin every family
          • nmembersthe members of the family
          • nccone's family in the broadest sense of the term; extended family including employees, who live together; LY 三家
          • npost-Nfamily of N
          • npost-Ndefinitethe home/family of the contextually determinate N
          • nadVto each family, family by family
          • n[post-N]one's family
          • nabsocialclan, household
          • npost-N1.adN2belonging to the given family; of the given family
          • nab(post-N.)postVtN=selfone's own clan/family
          • nab(post-N)clan, household
          • HUSBAND
            • nHOME> husband to get married to; husband
          • WIFE
            • npost-nproaccording to Du Yu's commentary on Zuozhuan specifically: wife
          • GROUP
            • nHan: school of thought; later also: Buddhist sect
            • PLURAL SUFFIXES
              • npost-NN=humplural indicator (after N with human reference)
            • member>GENTLEMAN
              • nspecialist, expert; distinguished person
          • PREFIX
            • SUFFIX
              • npost-N"suffix" after pronouns (e.g. 我家, 伊家, 他家)