Taxonomy of meanings for 謝:

  • 謝 xiè (OC: ljaaɡs MC: zia) 辝夜切 去 廣韻:【辝謝又姓出陳郡㑹稽二望辝夜切三 】
    • YIELD
      • vtoNdecline, excuse oneself
      • psychological>GRATEFUL
          • speech act>THANK
            • viactexpress one's thanks
            • vtoNthank
            • vttoN.+Sthank N and say:
            • vttoN1.+N2express one's thanks to somebody for something
            • public, directly>TOAST
                • private, indirectly, inquite after>GREET
            • to victor>SURRENDER
              • and acknowledge guilt>APOLOGISE
                • viactbeg pardon; offer one's apologies, apologise; apologise for one's misdeeds
                • vt(oN.)+Vapologise to a contextually determinate person 謝曰:。。。
                • vt(oN)apologise (for something contextually determinate)
                • vt+prep+Napologise (to someone) on someone else's behalf 往謝焉
                • vt+V[0]apologise for V-ing
                • vtoN.+Vapologise to N and say 謝之曰
                • vtoNHF 2.7.29: apologise to; make apologies for a misdeed (on behalf of someone)
                • vtoNobject=causebeg to be excused because of 謝病
                • vtoNN=offenceapologise for the offence N
                • vtt(oN1.)+N2apologise to the contextually determinate N1 for N2
                • emotion attached>SHAME
                  • take leave to depart>FAREWELL
                      • generalised>LEAVE
                        • vtoNleave
                    • and cease to offer service>RESIGN
                        • generalised: reject offer>REFUSE
                          • vtoNobject=groundsrefuse politely on the grounds of N 謝病
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