Taxonomy of meanings for 寢:

  • 寢 qǐn (OC: skhimʔ MC: tsʰim) 七稔切 上 廣韻:【室也卧也七稔切九 】
    • LIE DOWN
      • vt+prep+Nlie down in (a place)
      • thus ceasing to do what one was doing>STOP
        • vtoNstop (arms/warfare)
      • purposeful>REST
        • nabactresting; going to rest
        • viactlie in bed; stay in bed; keep in bed
        • viacttake a rest; go to rest; go to sleep
        • vt+prep+Nrest in (sleeping place etc)
        • vtoNbe in bed because of N; keep in bed with (a flue)
        • vtoNN=placerest onself on when going to sleep; to sleep on, sleep in (a place)
        • specifically>SLEEP
          • nabstatestate of being asleep
          • vadNfor sleeping in/under (寢衣 "nightgown")
          • vadVin his sleep
          • viactgo to bed; go to bedroom for rest or sleep in a horizontal position; go to bed; spend the night; be asleep
          • viprocessfall asleep
          • vtoNrest and sleep on
          • place for> BEDROOM
            • generalised: for other purposes>ROOM
              • nliving quarters; building with bedrooms; private chambers; imposing building with inner chambers
              • TEMPLE
                • nback room behind the formal main hall in which the spirits were venerated (in private homes in the north-western corner). At the back of the miào 廟, the qǐn 寢 was a luxuriously appointed bedroom for the use of the ancestors, where these could sleep and where they were also served as if alive, according to later accounts. 漢書,馮奉世傳, 注;漢書,韋玄成傳,注 CHECK [HJG]
    • SURNAMES
      • =侵UGLY
        • vibe physically ugly?? ??? ???? ???
      • =寖GRADUALLY