Taxonomy of meanings for 朝:

  • cháo (OC: daw MC: ɖɯiɛu) 直遙切 平 廣韻:【朝廷也禮記曰諸侯於天子五年一朝又姓唐有拾遺朝衞 】
  • zhāo (OC: taw MC: ʈɯiɛu) 陟遙切 平 廣韻:【早也又旦至食時爲終朝又朝鮮國名亦姓左傳有蔡大夫朝吴陟遥切又直遥切二 】
  • zhāo (OC: taw MC: ʈɯiɛu) 陟遙切 平 廣韻:【古文朝 】
    • cha2oCOURT
      • nsingularthe royal court; the court
      • nfigurativethe official matters of the court
      • nadNcourt (robes)
      • nadVin court style
      • nadVplaceat court
      • viacthold court; go to court; pay a formal visit to the court
      • nabactholding court
      • n[post-N](one's) court
      • action: go to court>VISIT
        • viact(of a ruler) attend court; (if subjects) go to court; pay a formal visit at court to show one's respect
        • vtoNpay a formal visit to N at his court; sometimes also to a wife of a deceased person or to a distinguished person 朝相如 "visit Sima Xiangru"
        • vtoNcausativebe made to come to court
        • vt+prep+Natteend an audience at the court of N; pay an official formal court visit to N
        • vt(oN)pay a formal visit to the contextually determinate court
        • vtoNcausativecause N to pay a visit at court
        • vipay one's respect to the ruler at court
        • nabactthe paying of a visit and showing one's respect to the ruler at his court
        • specifically: court gathering of “visitors”>MEET
          • nabactmeeting for discussion of public affairs at court
          • vi2
          • viactinchoative: go to court; start proceedings at court
        • zha1o marked derivation: time of court session>MORNING
          • n.red:adSREDUP: morning after morning > day after day
          • nadNmorning N
          • nadVtimein the morning
          • nccthe time when the sun is up and the moon has not yet gone down, very early morning
          • nabmorning
          • viof the sun: shine in the morning
          • nadNmorning's worth of, amount accumulated in one morning
          • synekdoche>DAY
            • nadV一朝 "one fine day"
        • iussive: command to meet up>SUMMON
          • vtoNcausative(cause to go to court>) invite to the royal court, get to come to the royal court to show respect
          • vtoNcausativebe caused to go to court, be brought to court
      • attitude>RESPECT
        • vt+prep+Npay one's respects to
        • vtoNshow one's respect by visiting the court of
        • vtoNN=abstractshow one's respect to at court
      • agent: clan ruling in>DYNASTY
        • nabsocialdynasty