Taxonomy of meanings for 存:

  • 存 cún (OC: sɡɯɯn MC: dzuon) 徂尊切 平 廣韻:【在也察也恤問也徂尊切五 】
    • BE IN
      • vt+prep+Nexist in; persist in
      • vtoNfigurativereside in; be directed towards; be preoccupied by
      • vttoN1.+prep+N2cause N1 to exist in N2
      • continuative>REMAIN
        • vt[oN]remain where one is; remain in place
      • inactive at ease>REST
        • causative>PUT
          • in the world>EXIST
            • nabmetaphysicalcontinued existence
            • vibe (still) around (in a certain place)
            • vichangecome to exist, arise???
          • continue>PERSIST
            • nabprocesssurvival, continued existence
            • vicontinuoussubsist, persist, continue to exist, remain; survive
            • vtoNcausativecause to continue to exist; ensure the survival of, ensure the continued existence of
            • vtoNcausativebe made to continue to exist
            • v[adN]that which is due to persist
            • in thought of>THINK
                • acting to improve one's thinking of>INVESTIGATE
                  • vtoNreflexive.自investigate (onself)
                • with anticipation>HOPE
                  • with empathy>SYMPATHY
                      • in action>SAFEGUARD
                        • vtoNcause to persist> cause to survive, preserve, safeguard
                        • vtoNcausativecause (oneself) to persist
                        • vttoN1.+prep+N2psychpreserver N1 in (oneself)
                        • vtoNfigurativepreserve from being discarded
                    • show that one thinks of>CONSOLE