Taxonomy of meanings for 樂:

  • lè (OC: ɡ-raawɡ MC: lɑk) 盧各切 入 廣韻:【喜樂又五角五教二切 】
  • yào (OC: ŋɡraawɡs MC: ŋɯau) 五教切 去 廣韻:【好也五敎切又岳洛二音三 】
  • yuè (OC: ŋɡraawɡ MC: ŋɯɔk) 五角切 入 廣韻:【音樂周禮有六樂雲門咸池大韶大夏大濩大武又姓出南陽夲自有殷微子之後宋戴公四丗孫樂莒爲大司寇 】
    • DELIGHT
      • nobjectsomething somebody is delighted by; something that causes pleasure
      • nab.post-V{NUM}psychthe delights of (those who take delight), the joys of (e.g. the common people)
      • nab.t:cpsychkind of deep joy, kind of delight
      • nab.tpsychdelight in (something N, sex etc), passionate interest in N; the joys one takes in N
      • nabpsychjoyful satisfaction; state of delight or happiness; joyfulness; joy, delight; happiness;
      • nabgraded(degree noun:) (level of) delight/joy
      • nab{PRED}be a delight
      • vadNcausativedelightful
      • vadNpsychdelighted
      • vadVjoyfully
      • vigradedto be more delightful: 孰樂?
      • vipsych(of persons) feel deeply moved in the direction of harmonious delight, be full of joy; be joyfully satisfied
      • visubj=nonhumanof things: be delightful
      • vt+V[0]be delighted when V-ing; de delighted to V; take delight in V-ing
      • vtoNcausativecause to be joyful; make delighted, give (someone) delight
      • vtoNcausativedelight (a person, or, perhaps a person's ears)
      • vtoNcausativecause (oneself) to be delighted
      • vtoNgradedbe more pleasant than; be more delightful than
      • vtoNpassivebe delighted in
      • vtoNputativeconsider as delightful, experience as delightful> take delight in
      • vtoNPab{S}putativeto be happy about the fact, that...
      • vt+prep+Ndelight in
      • vt+prep+Nbe more delightful than
      • causative: causing delight>PLEASANT
        • vibe pleasant
        • vtoNputativeconsider as pleasant
      • lasting>HAPPY
        • nabpsychdeep communicative happiness 熱鬧的快樂
        • nabgradeddeep communicative happiness 至樂
        • vadNconducive to deep communicative happiness
        • vadVhappily, jovially, convivially 樂飲
        • vifind communicative happiness; be communicatively happy (the optative cases have to be moved!)
        • viimperativebe communicatively happy!
        • vioptativemay he be communicatively happy, the N
        • vtoNfeel deeply communictively happy with or in
        • vtoNab{S}be happy about the fact S
    • action>ENJOY
      • vtoNactread yào: like to engage in; take one's pleasure in, take one's pleasure with
      • vt(oN)enjoy the contextually determinate thing
      • vt[oN]enjoy one's pleasures, indulge onself
      • nabactenjoyment of one's pleasures
      • vtoNcausativecause (oneself) delight
      • vt+prep+Ntake delight in
      • vt+V[0]enjoy V-ing
      • viactenjoy oneself, take one's pleasure
      • vtoNpassivebe enjoyed
      • sexual>LEWD
        • nabactGY國語: debauchery
    • DANCE
      • nabactLSCQ 古樂, LIJI 樂記: dancing (accompanied by music)
      • MUSIC
        • ndefinitemusical composition; a particular piece of music
        • nsubject=humanmusician; (female) musicians 女樂
        • nabactmusical performance; the practice of music; musical effect
        • nabconceptmusical propriety
        • nprtextthe authoritative texts of music, predecessors of the 樂記
        • viactmake music
        • nadNpertaining to music
        • exercise music>SING
          • vtoNsing (a tune, a song) LIJI
        • tool for>MUSICAL INSTRUMENT
          • npluralmusical instruments 諸樂