Taxonomy of meanings for 第:

  • 第 dì (OC: liils MC: dei) 特計切 去 廣韻:【次第説文本作弟韋束之次弟也今爲兄弟字又漢複姓二氏後漢書第五倫傳云齊諸田徙園陵者多故以次第爲氏有第五第八等氏特計切二十九 】
    • ORDER
      • vadV{NUM}.adNmarker of ordinal numbers
      • vadV{NUM}.adZHE3ordinal number prefix
      • vadV{NUM}(.adN)marker of ordinal number with omitted main noun
      • grammaticalised> PREFIX
      • social>RANK
        • vtoNassign relative rank
        • corresponding>DWELLING
          • nofficial permanent dwelling conferred by the emperor
      • logical>CATEGORY
        • grammaticalised: temporal>MEANWHILE
          • vadVfor the time being (DCD no. 7)
          • grammaticalised: logical>NEVERTHELESS
              • grammaticalised: hypothetical>IF
                • grammaticalised: restrictive>>>ONLY
            • SURNAMES