Taxonomy of meanings for 覆:

  • 覆 fù (OC: phuɡ MC: pʰiuk) 芳福切 入 廣韻:【反覆又敗也倒也審也又敷救切 】
    • OVERTURN
      • vtoNoverturn; tilt and empty
      • result>SINK
        • vadNcapsized (boat)
      • continuous>REVOLVE
        • vt(oN)turn round the contextually determinate object
        • vtoNturn over (boats etc)
        • revolve above>FLY
          • viacthover (above, so as to cover what is below)
        • abstract<REPEAT
          • abstract>OPPOSITE
              • grammaticalised>HOWEVER
                • action>OFFEND
                  • vtoNcontravene; offend against
            • COVER
              • vt+prep+Nfigurativecover in an abstract generalised sense
              • vtoNcover in order to protect what is covered, or sometimes to hide discreetly
              • vtoNfigurativeobfuscate
              • vtoNfigurativeobfuscate oneself
              • vtoNpassivebe covered
              • result>CONCEAL
                  • PROTECT
                    • (hidden) meaning>MEAN
                        • AMBUSH
                          • nsubjectambush team, ambush batallion
                          • nab.post-V{NUM}actambush
                          • vtoNambush
                          • generalised>ATTACK
                              • successful>DEFEAT
                                • vtoNcausativecause to fall over, cause to topple> cause to be defeated
                                • vtoNcausativedefeat (oneself), bring about one's own defeat
                                • resultative>DESTROY
                                  • vtoNdestroy
                                  • vtoNreflexive.自ruin yourself, destroy oneself
                                  • resulting process>COLLAPSE
                                    • vichangetopple over and collapse; be turned upside down; fall over
                                    • vtoNcausativecause to collapse and be ruined
                              • INTERROGATE
                                  • INSPECT
                                    • vtoNERYA: conduct an official inspection of
                                    • vtoNpassivebe inspected
                    • =復REPLY
                      • =愎
                    • 覆 fù (OC: phuɡs MC: pʰiu) 敷救切 去 廣韻:【蓋也又敷六切 】
                      • COVER
                        • vt+prep+Nfigurativecover in an abstract generalised sense
                        • vtoNcover in order to protect what is covered, or sometimes to hide discreetly
                        • vtoNfigurativeobfuscate
                        • vtoNfigurativeobfuscate oneself
                        • vtoNpassivebe covered
                    • 覆 fù (OC: buɡs MC: biu) 扶富切 去 廣韻:【伏兵曰覆 】
                      • exocentric: hidden soliders>SOLDIER
                      • 覆 fù (OC: phɯɯɡ MC: pʰək) 匹北切 入 廣韻:【匹北切三 】