Taxonomy of meanings for 過:

  • guō (OC: klool MC: kuɑ) 古禾切 平 廣韻:【經也又過所也釋名曰過所至關津以示之也或曰傳過也移所在識以爲信也亦姓風俗通云過國夏諸侯後因爲氏漢有兖州刺史過栩 】
  • guò (OC: klools MC: kuɑ) 古卧切 去 廣韻:【誤也越也責也度也古卧切七 】
    • CROSS OVER
      • vt(oN)get across a contextually determinate place N
      • vt0oNfigurativeit goes past (an appointed time) 過期 "it went past the appointed time, the appointed time passed"; spend (time)
      • vtoNguo1: cross over (a river, a bridge); transgress (a territory); pass through; pass by (a place or a person) PRONOUNCIATION!
      • vtoNfigurativecross over a time period > spend (a day; one's days)
      • vtoNobject=goalto cross over to
      • of periods of time, “pass”>HAPPEN
        • vi+N{SUBJ}pass 過二十年 "20 years passed"
      • grammaticalised>INTENSELY
        • vadVexceedingly
        • vt+prep+Ngradedbe more intense than N
        • abstract>EXCESSIVE
          • nabstativeexcessiveness (of demands one has)
          • vadVexcessively
          • vadV1.postadV2excessively (generously etc.) 寵遇過厚
          • viactgo too far
          • vtoNstativeexceed; go further than; be larger than
          • vichangebecome excessive
          • in delay>LATE
            • vtoN.adVlater than N
    • LEAP OVER
      • vt.postnro{OBJ}abstract: go beyond, have a source further away than npro
      • abstract> SURPASSS
      • metaphorically: intellectually>NEGLECT
        • vtoNoverlook, fail to pay proper attention to
        • in relation to studying texts>READ
          • vtoNpost-Han: run over (with one's eyes)
      • norms>MISTAKE
        • nab.post-V{NUM}actminor transgression; wrongdoing, wrong practice; formal offense
        • nab.post-V{NUM}actmistake, large or small 大過
        • nabactgoing too far> transgression
        • vadNfaulty; excessive and wrong
        • vadVby mistake, mistakenly; through insouciance
        • viactmiss the mark; go too far; get it wrong, be wrong, be mistaken; make an inadvertent minor mistake
        • visubject=nonhumanbe mistaken; constitute a mistake
        • vtoNmake a mistake with respect to, transgress in respect of
        • vtoNputativeregard as mistaken, consider as wrong
        • nab(.post-N)one's transgression
        • nabactmistake, fault, improper action
        • viinchoativeact: begin to make mistakes, begin to develop faults
        • vpostadVincorrectly, mistakenly (as in 小人注錯之過)
        • legal>CRIME
          • nab.post-V{NUM}actvice
          • viactcommit an offense, make a mistake
          • declarative>CRITICISE
            • vtoNGUIGUZI: blame, criticise
          • religious>SIN
            • nabactmisdeeds of any kind, to be repented when fasting
      • guo1 pass by>GO TO
        • vadNvisiting
        • vtoNpass by; make a passing visit to; visit on an informal basis, visit en passant; go to; pass through, pass by
        • vt+prep+Npass by, pass through
        • generalised>WALK
          • vt+prep+Npass by the place N, walk by the place N