Taxonomy of meanings for 貢:

  • 貢 gòng (OC: kooŋs MC: kuŋ) 古送切 去 廣韻:【獻也薦也又姓漢有琅邪貢禹古送切十 】
    • GIFT
      • npolite gift
    • HAND UP
      • nab.t:+prep+Nact???the being handed up to N [or is this vt - pass nominalised in context? How do we need to enter these kinds of constructions?]
      • vt+prep+Noffer up tribute to
      • vtoNgive by way of tribute
      • vtoNfigurativeoffer up to superiors (not necessarily emperors but rulers)
      • vttoN1.+N2hand up (an offering N1) to (a person of high status N2)
      • vttoN1.+prep+N2hand up (a tribute N1) to (a recipient N2) 貢絲於周室
    • TAX
      • nfield tax
      • viactemploy the gòng taxation method for fields
    • TRIBUTE
      • ntribute, offering
    • COLLAPSE
      • PUBLICISE
        • RIVERS
          • SURNAMES