Taxonomy of meanings for 字:

  • 字 zì (OC: sɡlɯs MC: dzɨ) 疾置切 去 廣韻:【春秋説題辝曰字者飾也説文乳也又愛也疾置切六 】
    • PREGNANT
      • resultative>BIRTH
        • vihave children
        • related activity: give name to newborn>NAME
            • as confirming gesture> SIGNATURE
            • attach to a new name, marry off woman>>MARRY
          • related action>CARE FOR
              • psychological>LOVE
                • vt[oN]actshow parental love; show care
                • vtoNactshow parental love towards N; show care towards N
              • physicalal>FEED
                • vtoNYI: have children; ZUO Cheng 11: nourish and foster other people's children
              • social>GOVERN
              • PERSONAL NAME
                • ncourtesy name
                • vtoNuse the courtesy name for
                • vtoNcausativegive an adult name; generally: find a name for something which exists
                • vtoNcopulabe called X (as a personal name), have the sobriquet X
                • vtoN1.+VtoN2give an adult name; give a given name
                • vtoN1.postadN2be named