Taxonomy of meanings for 鼎:

  • 鼎 dǐng (OC: teeŋʔ MC: teŋ) 都挺切 上 廣韻:【説文云鼎三足兩耳和五味之寶器禹收九牧之金鑄鼎荆山之下 】
    • FOOD VESSEL
      • nadNsupplied with tripods, rich enough to own tripods
      • nadVanalogylike a food vessel ding3 SHIJI: 鼎沸
      • nccdǐng tripod used for food
    • grammaticalised "just then">THEN
      • grammaticalised continuative>NOW
        • reduplicated>COMFORTABLE
          • vi.redbe all at ease; be very comfortable
        • SURNAMES
          • =頂RESIST