Taxonomy of meanings for 磨:

  • 磨 mò (OC: maals MC: muɑ) 摸卧切 去 廣韻:【磑也摸卧切又莫禾切四 】
    • GRINDSTONE
      • nHAN: grindstone, millstone
    • MORTAR
      • nMO: stone mill
    • GRIND
      • vadNdesigned for grinding
      • vt(oN)grind the contextually determinate object
      • vt[oN]grind grain
      • vt[oN]actpolish (one's skills/understanging)
      • vtoNgrind
      • vtoNfigurativegrind away > (try to) destroy
    • REVOLVE
      • SHAKE
        • ROLL
          • PULL
          • 磨 mò (OC: maal MC: muɑ) 摸卧切 去 廣韻:【同磨 】
          • 磨 mó (OC: maal MC: muɑ) 莫婆切 平 廣韻:【磨礪爾雅曰石謂之磨 】
            • GRIND
              • vadNdesigned for grinding
              • vt(oN)grind the contextually determinate object
              • vt[oN]grind grain
              • vt[oN]actpolish (one's skills/understanging)
              • vtoNgrind
              • vtoNfigurativegrind away > (try to) destroy
            • RUB
              • vt[oN]work/polish stone; grind
              • vtoNfile, grind, polish off
              • vtoNpassivebe polished
            • EMBELLISH
              • POLISH
                • SHARP
                  • ENDURE
                    • STUDY
                      • TORMENT
                        • PROBLEM
                          • DISTURB
                            • WASTE
                              • DISAPPEAR
                                • SURNAMES
                                  • = 麽
                                  • = 摩