Taxonomy of meanings for 寶:

  • 寶 bǎo (OC: puuʔ MC: pɑu) 博抱切 上 廣韻:【寶古文 】
  • 寶 bǎo (OC: puuʔ MC: pɑu) 博抱切 上 廣韻:【珍寶又瑞也符也道也禮記曰地不藏其寶又天寶晉灼云天寶雞頭人身又姓出何氏姓苑博抱切十五 】
    • JADE
        • feature>PRECIOUS
          • nab.post-V{NUM}figurativemost important thing, objectively most valuable thing 諸侯之寶三
          • nabstativepreciousness 寶之至也
          • nccprecious possession; precious things; treasure of high personal, monetary, social or moral value 三寶
          • nmtreasure (cf. English: you will receive treasure...)
          • vadNprecious; sometimes: containing treasure
          • vadNfigurativemost treasured, most important
          • vibe precious
          • nabfigurativeabstract: treasure, most precious abstract item
          • putative>APPRECIATE
            • vtoNputativeto treasure, to consider as very precious
            • vtoNpassivebe appreciated 可寶
            • vtoNputative.reflex.自consider (oneself) as valuable
          • your precious, your>YOU
        • specific>ORNAMENT
          • nmjewel (mass noun???)
          • specific: imperial>SEAL
            • used for economic exchange>MONEY
              • generalised>TREASURE
                • nab.post-V{NUM}figurativemost important thing, objectively most valuable thing 諸侯之寶三
                • nabstativepreciousness 寶之至也
                • nccprecious possession; precious things; treasure of high personal, monetary, social or moral value 三寶
                • nmtreasure (cf. English: you will receive treasure...)
                • vadNprecious; sometimes: containing treasure
                • vadNfigurativemost treasured, most important
                • vibe precious
                • nabfigurativeabstract: treasure, most precious abstract item