Taxonomy of meanings for 久:

  • jiǔ (OC: klɯʔ MC: kiu) 舉有切 上 廣韻:【長久也舉有切七 】
    • ENDURING
      • nabconceptlength of time
      • nabfeaturelongevity
      • nabtimelong time
      • vadNlong-lasting
      • vadVfor a long time; permanently; in the long run (often postposed); after a long time; in the long term
      • vadVgradedany longer
      • vi-P.adSbe long-lasting
      • vi.red:adVfor a long time; forever
      • vilast long; be in a state for a long time; persevere; last long; be long-term
      • vi0adS(After) a long time passes/passed
      • vpostadVfor a long time 甚久
      • vtoNcausativebe made to last long
      • vtoNputativeconsider as a long period of time; consider something too protracted
      • absolute>ETERNAL
        • vibe everlasting
      • lasting from olden times>OLD
        • vadNlasting from olden times
        • in olden times>PAST
          • vadVa long time ago
          • vibe long past 久遠
          • vpostadVa long time ago
    • action, general>CONTINUE
      • vt(+V[0])persist for a long time in a contextually determinate action V
      • in same place>REMAIN
        • viactremain for a long time
        • vt+prep+Nremain for a long time in
        • in expectation>WAIT
          • viactwait for a long time
          • having been waited for>LATE
            • vtoNcausativedelay (a contextually determinate object)