Taxonomy of meanings for 徹:

  • 徹 zhé (OC: ded MC: ɖɯiɛt) 直列切 入 廣韻:【通也明也道也達也又丑列切 】
    • PENETRATE
        • abstract>INTIMATE
          • process>FOLLOW
            • destructively>PIERCE
              • vtoNpenetrate; pierce
              • result>DESTROY
                  • generalised>REMOVE
                    • viactceremoniously remove sacrificial offerings
                    • vtoNremove; send away; pull down
                    • vtoNfigurativediscontinue abruptly
              • grammaticalised>THROUGH
                  • result>REACH
                    • vt[0]oN.postadVreaching right down to
                    • vtoNreach right up to
                    • intellectually>UNDERSTAND
                      • vadVwith supreme understanding
                      • vt(oN).postadVresultative complement: V a contextuall determinate N to the degree of understanding it
                      • vtoNunderstand fully
                  • object>LIMIT
                      • perfective>EXHAUST
                          • act out completley>ACT
                            • vt(oN)put into practice completely the contextually determinate thing
                            • degree>INTENSELY
                              • vpostadVcompletely, thoroughly
                            • result>ORDERLY
                                • causative>ARRANGE
                                    • associated action>PICK UP
                                      • vtoNpick up, remove and gather (like bark from a tree)
                                    • object>>TAX
                      • PLANTS
                        • =撤REMOVE
                          • viactceremoniously remove sacrificial offerings
                          • vtoNremove; send away; pull down
                          • vtoNfigurativediscontinue abruptly
                        • =轍WAY
                          • =澈CLEAR
                            • SURNAME
                          • 徹 chè (OC: thed MC: ʈʰɯiɛt) 丑列切 入 廣韻:【通也 】