Taxonomy of meanings for 疏:

  • shù (OC: sqras MC: ʃiɔ) 所去切 去 廣韻:【 】
  • shū (OC: sqra MC: ʃiɔ) 所菹切 平 廣韻:【通也除也分也逺也䆫也又姓漢有太子太傅東海䟽廣或作𤕟俗作踈所𦵔切又所助切十一 】
  • shù (OC: sŋra MC: ʃiɔ) 所去切 去 廣韻:【記也亦作踈所去切三 】
    • DISTANT
      • vt(oN)figurativestay at distance from a contextually determinate person
      • v[adN]nonreferentialone who is distant, one who is not on close terms
      • vadNdistant; distantly related
      • vibe removed, be separated, estranged; have distant relations; have no direct access to the ruler;
      • vichangebecome (more and more) estranged
      • vt+prep+Nfigurativebe longer than (another period of time)
      • vt+prep+Nstativebe distant from
      • vtoNattitudinaltreat as distant; keep at a distance by failing to treat someone as a confidante
      • vtoNattitudinalbe treated as distant
      • vttoN1(.+prep+N2)causativekeep (oneself) at a distance from a contextually determinate N2
      • vadVat a distance
      • vifigurativemaintain a ritually proper distance to others
      • causative>REMOVE
        • vtoNremove, clean away (GY: 疏其穢 "remove the dirt")
      • distance oneself from>DISAGREE
        • nabactdisagreements, divisions; estrangement
        • stative: emotionally distant>ENEMY
          • vi2be on distant terms, not be on intimate terms; have hostile relations
    • manage distance>CONNECT
        • pay only distant attention>NEGLECT
          • nab.post-V{NUM}actnegligence; instance of negligence
          • vineglectful> be thoughtless, careless; not detailed; roughshod
          • vt+prep+Nbe sloppy with respect to
        • far between>FEW
          • vibe few and far between
          • in time>RARE
            • vadVat long intervals
          • not fine>COARSE
            • vadNcoarse, unrefined (food) 疏食
            • vibe coarse (of vessels)
            • structurally unsubtle>SIMPLE
              • vadNcrude or plain, meatless (food) [see COARSE][CA]
              • uncluttered>CLEAR
                • vadNuncluttered
            • edibles>FOOD
              • nmplain, undistinguished food, particularly vegetables[is there any nominal usage ??; usually used as vadN: see COARSE][CA]
        • distant, i.e. sub-commentary>COMMENTARY
          • nsub-commentary
        • politely-distant communication>MEMORIAL
          • nmemorial
          • general>LETTER
              • distribute (posts etc) officially in writing>DISTRIBUTE
                • vtoNdole out, confer; distribute 疏爵 "distribute high appointments"