Taxonomy of meanings for 階:

  • 階 jiē (OC: kriid MC: kɯæi) 古諧切 平 廣韻:【階級也説文曰階陛釋名曰階梯也如梯之等差也 】
    • ASCEND
      • vtoNpassivebe ascended (不可階而升)
    • LADDER
      • nstairs> ladder
    • RANK
      • nabsocialsocial rank and status
    • RELY ON
      • vtoN.adVrelying/stepping on X to V
    • STAIRS
      • nstairs
      • nadVplaceon stairs
      • nabfigurative"stairs" GY: 夫婚姻禍福之階也
  • 階 jiē (OC: kriid MC: kɯæi) 古諧切 平 廣韻:【堦砌 】