Taxonomy of meanings for 決:

  • 決 jué (OC: kʷeed MC: kʷet) 古穴切 入 廣韻:【流行也廬江有決水出大别山又斷也破也俗作决 】
    • ARCHERY
      • nfinger-protectors, protecting devices for the finger with which to pull the string of bow???
    • BREAK OFF
      • vtoNpassivecome off, get detached
    • DECIDE
      • nabstativedecisiveness, definiteness; resoluteness
      • vadVdecisively, definitely
      • vt(oN)decide on, fix the contextually determinate object
      • vt[oN]make definite administrative decisions; be decisive
      • vtoNreach a conclusion on, reach a legal decision on[decide on; determine]
      • vtoNcausativemake (oneself) decide
      • vtoNpassivebe decided
      • vtoNpassiveget definitely settled or determined
      • vt[oN]figurativedecide intellectual issues
      • vttoN1.+prep+N2make the decision on the matter with the help of N2
    • DISTINGUISH
      • vtoNdetermine the difference
    • EXPLAIN
      • vtoNsolve (a difficulty), find a solution to (political revolt) [But wher are the examples?]
    • OPEN
      • nabfigurativerelease of a blockage (of water in dams) > the opening up (of the mind); free flow (of thoughts)
      • vtoNdivert (a river); make canals (for water control)
    • PAY
      • vtoNresolve, pay off (a tax)
  • 決 xuè (OC: qhʷeed MC: hʷet) 呼決切 入 廣韻:【莊子云決起而搶榆枋決小飛皃 】
  • 決 jué (OC: kʷeed MC: kʷet) 古穴切 入 廣韻:【 】