Taxonomy of meanings for 沉沈:

  • 沉 chén (OC: ɡrlum MC: ɖɯim) 直深切 平 廣韻:【俗沈 】
  • 沈 chén (OC: ɡrlum MC: ɖɯim) 直深切 平 廣韻:【俗沈 】
  • 沈 shěn (OC: qhljumʔ MC: ɕim) 式荏切 上 廣韻:【沈古文 】
  • 沈 chén (OC: ɡrlum MC: ɖɯim) 直深切 平 廣韻:【沒也説文曰陵上滈水也又漢複姓魯有沈猶氏常朝飲其羊何氏姓苑云今泰山人直深切又尸甚切九 】
    • in elevated terrain>LAKE
      • feature>DEEP
          • figurative>PROFOUND
            • grammaticalised>INTENSELY
              • related action>SINK
                • viprocesssink
                • figurative: sink into alcohol etc.>ADDICTED
                  • causative: so as to keep from sight>CONCEAL
                    • cause to sink so as to get wet>SOAK
                        • soaked earth>MUD
                        • by causing to sink>SACRIFICE
                          • in a distant place, for a long time>DWELL
                            • in the air>FALL
                              • from an object>HANG
                                • DROWN
                                  • vtt(oN1.) prep N2causative=沈 drown the contextually determinate N1 in N2
                          • tan2《集韻》徒南切,平覃定。
                          • of dwellingsDEEP
                            • 沈 shěn (OC: qhljumʔ MC: ɕim) 式荏切 上 廣韻:【國名古作邥亦姓出吴興本自周文王第十子聃季食采於沈即汝南平輿沈亭是也子孫以國爲氏式任切又丈林切十四 】
                            • 沈 zhèn (OC: ɡrlums MC: ɖɯim) 直禁切 去 廣韻:【又直壬切 】