Taxonomy of meanings for 棲:

  • 棲 qī (OC: siil MC: sei) 先稽切 平 廣韻:【鳥棲説文曰或从木西 】
    • ROOST
      • vtoNof birds: perch, roost
      • vt+prep+Nroost in
      • vadNroosting
      • viroost
      • generalised:DWELL
        • vtoNuse as one's home
        • vtoNcausativecause (oneself) to live in 棲身
      • object: what one roosts in:NEST
        • na perch
        • (late) what one makes one's comfortable nest in, official post>RANK
    • 棲 xi1《集韻》千西切,平齊清。脂部。
      • RESTLESS