Taxonomy of meanings for 獻:

  • 獻 niè (OC: ŋrad MC: ŋɯiɛt) 魚列切 入 廣韻:【 】
  • 獻 xiàn (OC: hŋans MC: hiɐn) 許建切 去 廣韻:【進也禮云大曰羮獻又姓風俗通有秦大夫獻則許建切四 】
    • SACRIFICE
      • vtoNoffer up at sacrifice or in sacrifice
      • HAND UP
        • vadNpassivehanded-up
        • vt(oN)offer the contextually determinate thing up as a gift
        • vtoNserve (food) politely (at meal)
        • vtoNfigurativepresent (oneself)> devote (oneself) to
        • vtoNgeneralhand over; formal: give to a person of higher status; make an offering to a superior (of something)
        • vtoNpassivebe handed up
        • vtpost-.VtoNoffer up N
        • vtt(oN1.)(+N2)hand up the contextually determinate object N1 to the contextually recipient N2
        • vtt(oN1.)+N2hand the contextually determinate N1 to N2
        • vtt(oN1.)+N2N1=recipientgive N2 to the contextually determiant recipient N1
        • vtt(oN1.)+prep+N2omhand up the contextually determinate thing to (recipient N2)
        • vttoN1:postvtoN2hand (something) up to (someone)
        • vttoN1.+N2hand (something N1) up to (someone N2 of higher status)
        • vttoN1.+prep+N2hand up (something N1) as a formal offering to (a beneficiary N2); offer to give; give politely (to superiors or inferiors)有獻不死之藥於荊王者
        • vttoN1(.+prep+N2)omhand up (something N1) to a contextually determinate beneficiary N2
        • vt[oN]offer up a ceremonial cup
        • vttoN1. prep N2passivebe handed up to N2
        • vtt(oN1.) prep N2passivebe handed up to
        • GIFT
          • ngift to superiors, offering
        • TOAST
          • vtoNoffer a first toast to the guest
          • vt(oN)offer a toast to the contextually determinate guest N
      • SHOW
        • vtoNdisplay politely for everyone to see; present to a person in authority or in a temple
    • RULERS OF JIN
      • RULERS OF LIU
        • RULERS OF LU
          • RULERS OF WEY
            • RULERS OF ZHENG
              • =賢HERO
              • 獻 suō (OC: sŋaal MC: sɑ) 素何切 平 廣韻:【獻罇見禮記亦作犧 】
              • 獻 xi1《集韻》虛宜切,平支曉。
                • =桸 "ladle"