Taxonomy of meanings for 說:

  • shuō (OC: lʰod MC: ɕʷiɛt) 失爇切 入 廣韻:【告也釋名曰説者述也宣述又意也失𤑔切又恱稅二音一 】
  • yuè (OC: lod MC: jʷiɛt) 弋雪切 入 廣韻:【姓傳説之後又失𤑔始銳二切 】
  • shuì (OC: lʰods MC: ɕʷiɛi) 舒芮切 去 廣韻:【説誘 】
    • EXPLAIN
      • nabactdetailed explanation; satisfactory explanation; doctrine, thesis; discourse
      • vadNgiven to making explanations
      • vadVby way of explanation
      • vt(oN)expound the contextually determinate matter N
      • vt[oN]offer explanations (by way of teaching); make oneself clearBUDDH: engage in preaching (= 說法 )
      • vt+prep+Sexplain how S
      • vtoNexpound; make explanations, expatiate about things; explain in detail; give a satisfactory explanation ofBUDDH specifically: preach
      • vtoNmathematical termCHEMLA 2003:
      • vtoNpassivebe explained, be expanded on
      • vtoNPab{S}explain that S
      • vtoSstate that; expound that
      • in conversation>DISCUSS
          • literary genre> TREATISE (rearrange hyponyms for DOCUMENT) 師說
        • text>COMMENTARY
          • ncommentary
      • object>DOCTRINE
        • nabspeechtheories; thesis
        • object: guilt>BLAME
          • vtoNblame
        • generalised>SPEAK
          • nabactspeech; discourse
          • vtoN.+Vsay that N V-s
          • vtoN.+VtoSpronounce a text N which says S
          • vtoNN=topicmention talk about
          • vtoNobject=textuse words N; pronounce (a text etc); preach (a sutra)
          • vtoSmaintain S; say S
          • nab[.post-N]their explanatory discourse
          • abstract, figurative>MEAN
            • conveying message>REPORT
              • vtt(oN1.)+prep+N2report the contextually determinate thing to N2 GUOYU: 使人說於子胥 "he sent someone to inform Zixu about it"
            • specialised>CHANT
              • vtoNrecite/preach
        • shuìPERSUADE
          • nab.post-V{NUM}actadvice to do something; persuasions
          • nabactpersuasion, attempt to persuade; effective rhetoric of persuasion
          • nabactacts of persuasion in general
          • vadNpersuasive (of words etc.)
          • vt[oN]engage in persuasion of others; present one's persuasions
          • vtoN.+VtoSpersuade N and say...
          • vtoNconativeadvise, try to persuade someone to do something
          • vtoNpassivebe persuaded
          • vtoNperfectivepersuade someone (of the truth of something); convince
          • vt[oN]derivedspeak convincingly about things
          • vtt(oN1.)+prep+N2conativetry to persuade the contextually determinate N1 of N2
          • vttoN1.+prep+N2passiveN1 be persuaded for N2
        • yuè SATISFACTORY CHANGE LABEL TO “SATISFIED”????
          • emotional>LIKE
              • causative> PLEASE