Taxonomy of meanings for 揚:

  • 揚 yáng (OC: k-laŋ MC: jiɐŋ) 與章切 平 廣韻:【舉也説也導也明也又州名禹貢曰淮海惟揚州李巡曰江南之氣躁勁厥性輕揚故曰揚州 】
    • FLY
      • vtoNcausativemake (something) fly
      • causative>LIFT
        • vt+prep+Nfigurativeraise at
        • vtoN???
        • object: what one lifts up>AXE
          • na kind of big axe
        • eyes>LOOK
        • causative>SCATTER
          • vtoNscatter about
          • vtoNfigurativepromote, popularize, spread
          • vttoN1.+prep+N2spread N1 in or to the place or time N2
          • through vocal strength>LOUD
            • vibe loud; be widely audible
            • optical>BRIGHT
                • generalised: flashing>BEAUTIFUL
                    • declarative>PRAISE
                      • vtoNspread the name of, spread the fame of, praise
                      • for an employment>RECOMMEND
                          • generalised>SHOW
                            • vtoNfigurativeLIJI, zhongyong: make widely known (good points)
                            • vtoNpassivebe displayed
                            • vtt[oN1.]+prep+N2display things in the place N2
                            • vtoNshow off by wearing
                  • figurative>TRANSMIT
                    • vttoN1. prep N2transmit N1 to N2
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