Taxonomy of meanings for 肯:

  • 肯 kěn (OC: khɯɯŋʔ MC: kʰəŋ) 苦等切 上 廣韻:【同肯 】
  • 肯 kěn (OC: khɯɯŋʔ MC: kʰəŋ) 苦等切 上 廣韻:【可也説文作肎骨間肉肎肎著也一曰骨無肉苦等切二 】
    • AGREE TO
      • vt+V[0]to be willing (to do something one is asked or expected to do but which one has the possibility to refuse to do), be prepared to, agree to V
      • vtoNagree to, accept
      • vtoSagree to S; accept S
      • vt(+V(0))be willing to V
    • ADMIT
      • INTEND
        • vt+V[0]be willing to, allow oneself to
      • ABLE
        • MEAT
          • nmmeat sticking to the bones (ZHUANG)
        • SINEW
          • grammaticalised: rhetorical question>MODAL PARTICLES