Taxonomy of meanings for 遇:

  • 遇 yù (OC: ŋos MC: ŋio) 牛具切 去 廣韻:【不期而㑹又姓何氏姓苑云東莞人風俗通云漢有遇沖爲河内太守牛具切七 】
    • MEET
      • nabautonymthe word 遇
      • vi2(of several subejcts) get together informally as if by chance and hold a meeting, hold an informal meeting
      • vi2post:N1.+vt+N2preposed objectto meet each other (of several subjects)
      • vt(oN)meet with the contextually determinate persons, meet each other
      • vtoNmeet by coincidence; sometimes generally: get to meet, have the opportunity to meet (someone who is hard to meet, or whom it is a good fortune to get to meet); run into, be exposed to (situations)
      • vtoNactgo to meet (someone) in person 弗遇
      • vtoNN=humanrun into (a person)
      • politely>RESPECT
        • non-symmetrically>VISIT
          • so as to>OPPOSE
            • unintended>ENCOUNTER
              • nabactbeing in the right place at the right time; meeting the right circumstances
              • vt(oN)to meet (a contextually defined person or event)
              • vtoNobject=positiverun into; meet by chance (desirable objects); come across
              • vtoNobject=undesirableencounter (a tiger, time of chaos etc)
              • chance encountered>OPPORTUNITY
                • something negative>SUFFER
                  • vtoNprocessbe exposed to; meet (trouble)
                  • grammaticalised>PASSIVE MARKER
                    • vto:Nab[.post-N](meet>) marker of passivisation
                • military>BATTLE
                  • viactface the enemy in battle
                  • vtoNface in battle
                • good fortune>LUCK
                  • vimeet the right cirucumstances> be in the right place at the right time; be in time; be lucky
                  • sucess in what one has tried to do>SUCCEED
                    • nabeventsuccess
                    • viprocesssucceed under the circumstances; happen to succeed; "make it"
                    • vtoNhave success with, become a success with; hit it off with
                    • vt[oN]happen to succeed in something
              • abstractly: in a course of action>CONFORM
                • vtoNconform to (the law)