Taxonomy of meanings for 召:

  • 召 zhāo (OC: kljew MC: tɕiɛu) 止遙切 平 廣韻:【 】
  • 召 zhào (OC: ɡrlews MC: ɖɯiɛu) 直照切 去 廣韻:【呼也直照切一 】
    • CALL
        • inferior>SUMMON
          • vt(oN)summon, call the contextually determinate person in
          • vtoNsummon officially; summon in; call in; deliver a summons (on behalf of a ruler), call in (on behalf of someone else); occasionally with abstract objects 召恥
          • vtoNpassivebe called in
          • and communicate, tell that>REPORT
          • politely>INVITE
            • vt(oN)issue an invitation to a contextually determinate person, send an invitation
            • vtoNinvite in, call in
          • generalised>CAUSE TO
            • vtoNfig: call up and cause (an event, a state of affairs)
        • CITIES
        • 召 shào (OC: ɡ-lews MC: dʑiɛu) 寔照切 去 廣韻:【同邵 】