Taxonomy of meanings for 扶:

  • 扶 fū (OC: pa MC: pio) 甫無切 平 廣韻:【公羊傳云扶寸而合注云側手曰扶案指曰寸 】
    • LENGTH MEASURES
      • ncpost-V{NUM}.post-NclassifierHF 8.8.25f Giles: measure of length equal to four fingers spread out; Kǒng Yǐngdá gives four cùn 寸 which would make it 9.24 cm
  • 扶 fú (OC: ba MC: bio) 防無切 平 廣韻:【扶持也佐也漢三輔有扶風郡扶助也風化也魏爲𡵨州又扶州在隴右元魏置管同昌怡夷二縣又姓漢有廷尉扶嘉防無切二十六 】
    • SUPPORT
      • vtoNabstractprovide a solid basis for
      • specific: with gesture>STROKE
        • specific: with nourishment>REAR
          • use for support>LEAN ON
            • vt[oN]lean on things
            • vtoNlean on for support
            • vtoNfigurativelean on > rely on
          • object someone in need>HELP
            • vt(oN)help a contextually determinate person
            • vt+V[0]help to rise
            • vtoNcause/enable someone to lean on one> give one's support to, lend support to
        • SURNAME
        • LENGTH MEASURES
          • ncpost-V{NUM}.post-NclassifierHF 8.8.25f Giles: measure of length equal to four fingers spread out; Kǒng Yǐngdá gives four cùn 寸 which would make it 9.24 cm