Taxonomy of meanings for 採:

  • 採 cǎi (OC: tshɯɯʔ MC: tsʰəi) 倉宰切 上 廣韻:【取也俗采 】
    • PLUCK
      • vtoNpluck (flowers etc)
      • vtoNfigurative"pluck" (figurative flowers, blossoms etc)
      • preparing to pluck>DIG
        • metaphorical>CHOOSE
          • nabactchoice
          • vtoNpick out, opt for; choose
          • conative>SEEK
            • vtoNseek; seek and find
            • psychological: be stimulated/attracted>STIMULATE
              • object animal>CATCH
            • result>GATHER
              • generalised>PULL
              • NOTICE
                  (睬)
                • GAMBLE
                    (彩票)
                  • TERRITORY
                      (採邑)