Taxonomy of meanings for 代:

  • 代 dài (OC: lɯɯɡs MC: dəi) 徒耐切 去 廣韻:【更代年代亦州名春秋時屬晉其後趙襄子以銅斗擊殺代王取其地至秦隷太原郡漢置雲中鴈門代郡魏爲州又姓史記趙有代舉徒耐切十三 】
    • REPLACE
      • vt(oN)replace the determinate person
      • vtoN.adVtaking (someone else's) place
      • vtoNreplace (someone or something); replace someone in (a place); refill (a place)
      • vtoNcausativecause (someone) to be replaced
      • vtoNoneselftake someone else's place 四時相代
      • vtoNpassivebe replaced
      • vtoNreflexive.自replace (oneself); have (oneself) replaced
      • vttoN1:postvtoN2replace (something N1) by (something else N2)
      • generalised>CHANGE
        • vadVreplace> one after the other; in succession; from generation to generation
        • vichange(of non-human subjects) change periodically
      • replace with a gloss>EXPLAIN
        • vadVBUDDH: (say) instead of > as a commentary (this seems to be a technical term in Chán historiography, marking passages where commentaries of other masters are inserted into the discussion)
      • subject>DESCENDANT
        • NPpluraldescendants, later generations
        • inheritor of wealth>HEIR
          • nheir
          • period until there is an heir>GENERATION
            • n.red:adVREDUP: generation after generation, through successive generations
            • ngeneration
        • line of descendence of rulers>DYNASTY
          • nccdynasty 三代,五代,七代; HANSHU 漢代內史
        • inheritor of status>SUCCESSOR
          • NPpluraldescendants, later generations
        • action: replace so as to>CONTINUE
            • continuously>ALWAYS
              • nadVin every generation; in every dynasty
      • REGIONS
        • STATES