Taxonomy of meanings for 衡:

  • 衡 héng (OC: ɢraaŋ MC: ɦɯaŋ) 戶庚切 平 廣韻:【横也平也又姓風俗通云阿衡伊尹之後又云衡魯公字後乃氏焉 】
    • YOKE
      • nyoke of a carriage
      • generalised: horizontal>BEAM
      • abstract>HORIZONTAL
        • vibe horizontal; crosswise
        • vadVhorizontally; crosswise; from the side
        • vadVmathematical termCHEMLA 2003:
        • nabsocialhorizontal alliance
        • vtoNcausativecause to become horisontal; lay out horisontally;
        • generalised: plane>LEVEL
          • horizontal clasp in>HEADDRESS
            • concrete: horizontal crossbeam>CARRIAGE POLE
              • ncrossbar put across one carriage pole zhōu 輈, or linking two carriage poles yuán 轅
            • concrete: horizontal space between> EYEBROWS
            • concrete>SCALES
              • nscales (without the weights used in weighing things)
            • abstract: action>OPPOSE
                • feature>WICKED
                  • vadVin a wicked manner
            • STARS
              • PLANTS
                • MOUNTAINS
                  • RIVERS