Taxonomy of meanings for 含:

  • 含 hán (OC: ɡlɯɯm MC: ɦəm) 胡男切 平 廣韻:【説文銜也胡男切二十二 】
    • HOLD IN MOUTH
      • vt(oN)hold the contextually determinate N in one's mouth
      • vtoNhold (any object) completely hidden in the mouth
      • vtoNinchoativeput in one's mouth
      • so as to>EAT
        • vtoNeat/drink
        • vtoNfigurativeimbibe (mysteries etc)
      • generalised>CONTAIN
        • vtoNhold in one's mouth> encompass; have within one, contain
        • openly>SHOW
          • covertly>CONCEAL
            • vtoNkeep inside so as not to let others see> conceal inside; keep inside oneself; fail to show openly; avoid showing openly
          • psychologically>FEEL
            • vtoNhence: harbour inside one (any kinds of feelings or sentiments) [See also CONTAIN][CA]
            • negative objects>ENDURE
              • vtoNsustain, endure
      • GIFT
        • nabactfuneral presentation of cowrie shells and jade
        • vt(oN)make ritual gifts of cowrie shells and jade to a contextually determinate receiver