Taxonomy of meanings for 顛:

  • 顛 diān (OC: tiin MC: ten) 都年切 平 廣韻:【頂也又姓左傳晉有顚頡都年切十五 】
    • FOREHEAD
      • nforehead
      • generalised>HEAD
        • ncrown of the head
        • metaphorical: basis>BEGIN
          • generalised>TOP
              • generalised>SUMMIT
                • nmountain top
                • nabfigurativeliterary: the climax, the most important point (which must culminate at the end of a phrase)
              • action: on tiptoe>STAND
                  • result>STUMBLE
                    • viprocessstumble
                    • result>FALL
                        • result>COLLAPSE
                          • vichangecollapse, tip over
                          • vifigurativecollapse
                          • generalised>DIE
                            • vieventdrop dead
                        • grammaticalised>BELOW
                        • result>CONFUSED
                          • vihave things upside down> be confused
                          • resulting reaction>SHAKE
                            • resulting action>FLEE
                  • WEIGH
                    • =癲MAD
                      • vicompletely disorientated (like someone whose body has been turned round and round), utterly confused
                      • v[adN]nonreferentialdisoriented person; person behaving in a crazy way; lunatic
                    • SURNAME
                  • 顛 diān (OC: tiin MC: ten) 都年切 平 廣韻:【同顚 】
                  • 顛 tiàn (OC: thiins MC: tʰen) 他甸切 去 廣韻:【同瑱 】