Taxonomy of meanings for 刑:

  • 刑 xíng (OC: ɡeeŋ MC: ɦeŋ) 戶經切 平 廣韻:【法也禮曰刑者侀也侀者成也一成而不可變故君子盡心焉説文剄也 】
    • (nominal)PUNISH
      • nobjectone condemned to physical punishment
      • nab.post-V{NUM}actpunishment; kind of punishment GY: 刑五而已 "There are only five kinds of punishments..."
      • nabactpunishment (physical or otherwise)
      • nabactphysical punishment
      • nabconceptproper punishment
      • viactcarry out punishments
      • vtoNN=hum(punish by mutilation>) punish harshly, punish physically; mutilate
      • vtoNN=actpunish (a crime), typically by mutilation of the culprit
      • vtoNpassivebe punished by mutilation; get punished; get oneself punished
      • nabactphysical punishment
      • vtoNmiddle voicereceive corporal punishment, receive physical punishment
      • monetary only>FINE
        • penal>LAW
        • corporal>MUTILATE
          • vtoNreflexive.自punish (oneself) through some kind of physical mutilation
          • specifically>CASTRATE
            • vtoNcastrate 自刑
            • vtoNreflexive.自castrate (oneself)
        • mortal>EXECUTE
          • nabactexecution
        • what one is punished for>CRIME
          • nabactcrime
          • exocentric: those guilty of a crime deserving mutilation>GUILT
            • v[adN]passivesomeone guilty of physical punishment through mutilation etc.
      • =形
      • =型 abstract>MODEL
        • vt+prep+Nactto be a good example (for somebody) loan for 型
        • vtoNmodel oneself after
        • nmodel; example
      • =鉶
      • =侀