Taxonomy of meanings for 齒:

  • 齒 chǐ (OC: khljɯʔ MC: tɕʰɨ) 昌里切 上 廣韻:【齒録也年也又牙齒昌里切二 】
    • TOOTH
      • n(normally human or equine etc) front teeth, tooth
      • nadVinstrumentwith the teeth
      • of elephants: substance>IVORY
        • nmivory
        • exocentric> DICE
      • metaphorical: sink one's teeth into>DISCUSS
        • related activity>BITE
            • abstract, metaphorical>ACCEPT
              • abstract, metaphorical>RESIST
              • related activity>CUT
                • determine age by teeth>ASSESS
                    • judged by teeth>AGE
                      • nabstativeage; seniority; degree of seniority, rank of seniority
                      • viage ZUO Wen 1
                      • generalised>RANK
                        • vimiddle voicebe ranked
                        • passive: get emplyed in rank>EMPLOY
                          • vimiddle voiceget employed, gain employment
                        • abstract>CATEGORY
                            • feature: same category>EQUAL
                              • vtoNbe of equal status
                  • modern, linguistic: dental>SOUND