Taxonomy of meanings for 塵:

  • 塵 chén (OC: din MC: ɖɯin) 直珍切 平 廣韻:【説文本作𪋻鹿行揚土也 】
    • DUST
      • nabfigurativedust > defilement, impurity
      • ncc(particle of) dust (can be counted!)
      • nmdust; sand; (also abstractly in a transferred sense: defilement)
      • nmadNmade of dust/dirt
      • nmadNfigurativedust-like > trivial
      • vibe dusty
      • vtoNcausativecause (oneself) to be dirty
      • exocentric: dust raised>DISASTER
        • feature>DIRTY
            • grammaticalised: self-deprecatory, "my dirty">EGO
              • abstract>VULGAR
              • feature: remaining>ENDURING
                • abstract feature>MANY
                  • nmadNfigurativeas many as specks of dust > numberless