Taxonomy of meanings for 驚:

  • 驚 jīng (OC: kreŋ MC: kɯiaŋ) 舉卿切 平 廣韻:【懼也説文曰馬駭也舉卿切七 】
    • FEAR
      • vadNpassivefrightened
      • vadVas a result of being terrified
      • vt[oN]changebe startled and frightened, terrified; get frightened away (of birds); to panic
      • vtoNfigurativebe, as it were, frightened by the N
      • causative>FRIGHTEN
        • vtoNfrighten
        • vtoNfigurativefrighten so as to shake up
        • vtoNpassivebe frightened
      • as in panic>SHAKE
          • feature>FAST
              • CHAOS
                  • intellectual>SURPRISED
                    • vigradedbe astonished (perhaps to be construed as vt-pass)
                    • vtoNcausativecause to be astonished> astonish, amaze
                  • chaotically: bubble up>ISSUE
                    • DISEASE
              • =警WARN