Taxonomy of meanings for 移:

  • 移 yí (OC: k-lal MC: jiɛ) 弋支切 平 廣韻:【遷也遺也延也徙也易也説文曰禾相𠋣移也又官曹公府不相臨敬則爲移書蔑表之類也亦姓風俗通云漢有弘農太守移良弋支切三十二 】
    • GRAIN
        • action appropriate to: in new place, replant>PLANT
            • generalised>MOVE
              • vtoNmove
              • vtoNN=placemove to
              • vttoN1. prep N2mover N1 to the place N2
              • generalised>CHANGE
                • vichangeto change; to change naturally and gradually Lunheng: 風俗移也
                • vtoNcause to change, sway (the ruler's attitude); change the allegiance of (the people), change the ways of (the people)
                • vtoNpassivebe gradually changed (to the better)
                • vt(oN)cause to change the mind or the ways of a contextually determinate N
              • back and forth>SHAKE
                • into a new direction>TURN
                  • transitive: move from>DISPLACE
                    • vtoNto dislodge, to dislocate; to remove from its ordinary position; redirect (one's cart onto a different road)
                    • vtoNpassivebe (easily) moved (e.g. by talk); be moved to (a new position)
                    • vttoN1.+prep+N2to move, to delocate (something or somebody N1) to (a place N2) 移其民於河東
                    • vttoN1. prep N2passivebe transferred or extended to N
                  • to later in time>DELAY
                      • direction away from scene>REMOVE
                      • so as to belong to another>GIVE
                          • specific: at distance>SEND
                            • vtoNsend (a letter)
                            • object>LETTER
                              • npost-Han, SANGUO: bureaucratic correspondence on civil matter
                            • communicate by missive>REPORT