Taxonomy of meanings for 殷:

  • 殷 yān (OC: qrɯɯn MC: ʔɯæn) 烏閑切 平 廣韻:【赤黒色也左傳云左輪朱殷 】
    • RED
      • viZUO: very dark red
  • 殷 yīn (OC: qɯn MC: ʔɨn) 於斤切 平 廣韻:【衆也正也大也中也説文从㐆殳作樂之盛稱殷亦姓武王剋紂子孫分散以殷爲氏出陳郡於斤切四 】
    • magnificent>MUSIC
        • feature>ABUNDANT
            • numerical>MANY
              • vibe numerous
            • width>BROAD
              • depth>DEEP
                • height>HIGH
                  • property>RICH
                    • vibe abundantly supplied SHIJI: 家殷人足 "families are rich and people have sufficient supplies"
                    • vi0there is wealth SHIJI: 海內殷富"within the four seas there is abundance and wealth"
                    • vtoNcausativemake rich 殷民 FAYAN: 務在殷民阜財 "the purpose is in giving ample supplies to the people and making their supplies abundant".
              • DECIDE
                • vtoNdecide or determine what is correct regarding N, pass judgement on N
              • STATES
                • nprname of a dynasty, the Yīn or Shāng
              • DYNASTIES
              • =慇