Taxonomy of meanings for 御:

  • 御 yù (OC: ŋas MC: ŋiɔ) 牛倨切 去 廣韻:【理也侍也進也使也又姓左傳有大夫御叔牛倨切三 】
    • CONTROL
      • vt+prep+Ncontrol; rule (over something)
      • vtoNcontrol (others); have control over (things)
      • vtoNpassivebe controlled by
      • vtoNpsychexercise self-control
      • controlling and imperial>EMPEROR
        • vehicle>DRIVE
          • viactdo the driving of a carriage; act as driver
          • v[adN]driver of a carriage or cart, charioteer
          • vtoNdrive (carriage, horses)
          • nabactcharioteering
          • vtoNN=humandrive (for a person), act as a driver for (someone)
          • vtoNfigurativeride on and steer (the clouds)
          • v[adN]figurativedriver
          • vtoNmiddle voicebe steered and controlled
          • v[adN1.](post-N2)the driver of N2
          • object>VEHICLE
            • ncarriage with a horse, ready to go
          • competitively>RACING
            • nabactcart-racing; charioteering; the driving of chariots
            • vtoNsteer (a horse) in a race
        • politically>GOVERN
          • to one's own advantage>USE
            • vtoN1. (of emperors or highly elevated persons) make use of
            • for one's sexual pleasure>COPULATE
              • vt[oN](of a king) copulate with ladies
              • vtoNsleep with
            • for one's culinary pleasure>EAT
              • vadNpassivewhat is not eaten (on formal occasions)
              • vt(oN)eat the contextually determinate thing (on formal occasions)
              • causative, object: food>HAND UP
                • vt(oN)serve food to a contextually determinate person N
                • vtoNserve up (food), set before a superior
                • generalised>SERVE
                  • viactbe in attendance, render service; manage to render service
                  • vt+prep+Nbe in polite attendance with
                  • vtoNpolite: wait upon
          • and prevent from doing something undesired>HINDER
            • vistand in the way, be in the way, be a hindrance
            • vt(oN)stand in the way/hinder the contextually determinate N
            • vtoNstand in the way of
            • object: enemy>FEND OFF
              • vtoNward off, hold at bay, stop, hinder
              • vt(oN)figurativeto ward off, protect against (excessive heat, cold, etc.)
            • object: undesired action>FORBID
              • vtoNZUO, GY: put a stop to by authority also written 禦
      • 御 ya4 《集韻》:魚駕切,牙去聲。相迎也。
        • WELCOME
          • vt(oN)offer a formal welcome to the contextually determinate person