Taxonomy of meanings for 災:

  • 災 zāi (OC: tsɯɯ MC: tsəi) 祖才切 平 廣韻:【同烖 】
  • 災 zāi (OC: tsɯɯ MC: tsəi) 祖才切 平 廣韻:【天火曰烖祖才切十二 】
  • 災 zāi (OC: tsɯɯ MC: tsəi) 祖才切 平 廣韻:【烖籀文 】
    • DISASTER
      • nabeventOBI 5: disaster (from Heaven/Nature; occasionally self-inflicted as in CC 9.1); the reference is sometimes to a fire
      • vi0there was a disaster (at a place); there was a disaster in the form of a fire
      • nadNconstituting a plague for
      • vtoNbe a plague for
      • nfigurativea menace (to others)
      • v[adN]N=humperson suffering calamity
      • nabautonym"calamity"
      • vtoNmiddle voicebe struck by disaster
    • DANGER
      • MISTAKE
        • nabmishap
      • BURN
      • 災 zāi (OC: ʔslɯɯ MC: tsəi) 祖才切 平 廣韻:【烖古文 】