Taxonomy of meanings for 庶:

  • 庶 shù (OC: qhljaɡs MC: ɕiɔ) 商署切 去 廣韻:【衆也冀也侈也幸也又庶幾也亦姓 】
    • MANY
      • vadNdefinitethe numerous; all the many, all the multifarious
      • vibe teeming
      • vitimeoccasionally, archaic: be multitudinous; adjectival, perhaps also archaic: numerous in kind; multitudinous
      • feature: different>MIXED
        • feature>ORDINARY
          • nsubject=pluralordinary people
          • vadNordinary
          • v[adN]N=huma commoner
          • exocentric: son not by regular wife>DESCENDANT
            • nillegitimate offspring; offspring by companions other than the regular wife
          • exocentric: ordinary>PEOPLE
            • nSHU, ZUO: multitude, the people
            • NPZHOULI: the crowds and multitudes, the common people
            • NPsingularcommoner;
          • grammaticalised>ALMOST
              • specifically: almost perfect>EXCELLENT
                • vinot bad, quite all right, as good as possible under the circumstances 庶幾
                • adverbial> LUCKY
                  • putative>DESIRE
                    • vtoShope that
                    • grammaticalised: wish that!, if only!>UTINAM
                        • generalised>PROBABLE
                          • vadVprobably 庶。。。乎
        • 庶 zhù (OC: hljaɡs MC: tɕiɔ) 章恕切 去 廣韻:【周禮有庶氏掌除毒蟲又音恕 】