Taxonomy of meanings for 折:

  • 折 shé (OC: ɡljed MC: dʑiɛt) 常列切 入 廣韻:【斷而猶連也説文斷也又作𣂲常列切一 】
  • 折 zhé (OC: kljed MC: tɕiɛt) 旨熱切 入 廣韻:【拗折又虜複姓南涼秃髪傉擅立其妻折屈氏爲皇后又常列切 】
    • BEND
      • viactbend
      • exocentric: bent skin>WRINKLE
        • continuative>TURN
          • exocentric: bent stroke>CALLIGRAPHY
            • transitive, figuratie: bend price>REDUCE
              • vtoNmathematical termCHEMLA 2003:
            • extended>SQUEEZE
              • resultative>BREAK OFF
                • vichangeget broken, get broken off
                • vichangeget broken off
                • vtoNbreak off; take off (an ear); have (one's ribs etc) broken
                • vtoNmiddle voicehave (one's leg) broken off
                • specific>PLUCK
                  • figurative>STOP
                      • tentative>HINDER
                        • while young>DIE
                            • deal with dead>BURY
                              • causative>DESTROY
                                • vtoNeliminate
                                • vtoNpassiveget broken and destroyed
                              • instrument>COFFIN
                                • nYILI: frame put round the coffin For illustration see SANLICIDIAN P. 404
                            • declare one should have stopped???>ACCUSE
                              • stop fighting resistance>SURRENDER
                                • viactcave in> surrender
                              • stop further discussion>DECIDE
                                • vtoNbring (a legal case) to a decisive conclusion
                              • exocentric: part between break-offs in plays> SCENE
                      • 折 tí (OC: ɡ-leel MC: dei) 杜奚切 平 廣韻:【禮記云吉事欲其折折爾謂安舒貌 】