Taxonomy of meanings for 墨:

  • 墨 mò (OC: mɯɯɡ MC: mək) 莫北切 入 廣韻:【筆墨又姓墨翟是也亦即墨縣名莫北切十二 】
    • INK
      • nadVinstrumentwith ink
      • nmink powder; black inkslab
      • vtoNcausativecause to be inke, dip in ink; mix with ink
    • feature>BLACK
      • nadNink black
      • vigradedbe dark in complexion; be black 深墨
      • vtoNcausativemake black, dye black
    • exocentric: on divination turtle shell>PATTERN
      • exocentric>TEXT
        • exocentric: inkline>THREAD
          • LENGTH MEASURES
            • nname of a measure (GUOYU)
          • exocentric>SOOT
            • nmsoot, used to make a fluid for applying black colour, as Chinese ink sued for writing and painting, for dyeing strings used to mark lines with, or for tatooing
          • causative: slash and burn>BURN
            • generalised>DARK
              • vi.redbe all dark and black
              • vi0it is dark
            • metaphorical>CORRUPT
              • typical action using: punishment>BRAND
                • nabactpunishment by black-branding; branding
                • viactconduct branding
              • WEAR
                • viactwear black (as a sign of mourning)
              • MOHISTS
                • SCHOLAR
                  • nMohist
                  • npluralthe Mohists
              • 墨 mei4《集韻》莫佩切,去隊明。