Taxonomy of meanings for 客:

  • kè (OC: khraaɡ MC: kʰɯak) 苦格切 入 廣韻:【賔客苦格切四 】
    • GUEST
      • nguest; guest of honour, principal guest; specifically: invited permanent outside member of the entourage, retainer
      • viactact like a guest
      • vtoNattitudinaltreat like a proper
      • nguest
      • npost-Nretainer of N
      • specific>FRIEND
        • nSHIJI: informal: friend
      • action: act as guest>DWELL
        • vtoNSHIJI: dwell as guest in the place N, stay as guest with N
    • action, transitive>WELCOME
      • vtoNwelcome as a guest, act as host to
      • also specifically>RESPECT
        • vtoNattitudinaltreat politely as a guest
      • specific>FOREIGNER
        • nstranger; person from a foreign country, foreigner, foreign resident; immigrant; person from a different place;
        • nadVas a foreigner
        • npost=Nprforeigner
        • n{PRED}be foreigner
        • action>TRAVEL
          • nagenttraveller
      • specific: in dialogue>OPPONENT
        • nopponent in a discussion
      • specific>RETAINER
        • nretainer
        • nadVas retainer; in a way typical for retainers
        • nindefinitea retainer; one of the retainers
      • grammaticalised>YOU
        • n[post=npro2]you, our guest; your, foreigner
      • grammaticalised: a certain person>PRONOUN
        • npronominala certain person; someone; a quidam