Taxonomy of meanings for 吟:

  • 吟 yín (OC: ŋɡrɯm MC: ŋɯim) 魚金切 平 廣韻:【亦古吟字説文又巨錦切 】
  • 吟 yín (OC: ŋɡrɯm MC: ŋɯim) 魚金切 平 廣韻:【歎也説文云呻吟也魚金切十 】
    • CHANT
      • nabactthe soft humming of poetry
      • viactquietly chant poetry to oneself (as one goes); sing softly to oneself (as one goes)
      • object>SONG
        • nabtextsong 白頭吟
        • viactsing songs 吳吟 "sing in the Wú style"
      • metaphorical: causative>PLUCK STRINGS
        • acoustic similarity>SIGH
          • viactmoan and lament quietly
          • vtoNpoeticto sigh (the wind)
    • 吟 yìn (OC: ŋɡrɯms MC: ŋɯim) 宜禁切 去 廣韻:【長詠冝禁切一 】