Taxonomy of meanings for 甘:

  • 甘 gān (OC: kaam MC: kɑm) 古三切 平 廣韻:【説文作𤮺美也又隴右州本月支國漢匈奴觻得王所居後魏爲張掖郡又改爲州取甘峻山名之界有弱水祁連山上有松栢五木美水茂草冬温夏涼又有仙樹人行山中飢即食之輒飽不得持去平居時亦不可見也又姓武丁臣甘盤之後又漢複姓有甘莊甘士甘先三氏古三切七 】
    • SAVOURY
      • vadNsavoury
      • vigradedbe delicious; be delicate
      • vtoNputativeconsider as sweet, experience as savoury; regard as delicious
      • vadNfigurativesweet to the ear etc
      • vt(oN)putativeexperience a contextually determinate object as savoury
    • SWEET
      • nsubjectwhat is sweet; sweets
      • vadNsavoury (and probably sweet)
      • vadNfigurativedesirable, pleasant
      • vadVfigurativesweetly; wonderfully
      • vibe savoury (and probably sweet)
      • vtoNbe sweet to (the tongue)
      • vtoNcausativemake sweet and good to eat
      • vifigurativebe figuratively sweet
      • nabfeaturesweetness
    • welcome>GOOD
      • exocentric: sweet dish>FOOD
        • putative>DESIRE
          • vtoNputativeFIND SAVOURY> appreciate; have a taste for; have a proper sense for; taste with pleasure, enjoy
        • psychological>ENJOY
          • as one enjoys it>RELAX
            • abstract: predilection>PREFER
              • intensitive>GREEDY
                • find tasty>EAT
                  • vt[oN]eat well
                  • vtoNsavour, appreciate gastronomically
                • CITIES
                  • REGIONS
                    • RIVERS
                    • han1《集韻》胡甘切,平談匣。談部。
                      • =酣