Taxonomy of meanings for 升:

  • 升 shēng (OC: hljɯŋ MC: ɕɨŋ) 識蒸切 平 廣韻:【十合也成也又布八十縷爲升識蒸切五 】
    • RISE
      • vichangeneutral: rise in rank
      • v[adN]what rises
      • inchoative: of plants>MATURE
        • action: transitive>ASCEND
          • viactgo up
          • vtoNrise up; scale up; go up; go up to
          • vtoNpassivebe scaled, be ascended
          • causative: bureaucratic, tentative>RECOMMEND
            • causative: physical>HAND UP
              • vt+prep+NcausativeOBI: CAUSE TO ASCEND> hand (them) up to
          • ontological>ARISE
            • vichangearise
            • causative: light up>FIRE
              • object seat: inchoative>SIT
            • THREAD
              • nset of eighty threads in weaving (LIJI)
            • VOLUME MEASURES
              • ncpost-V{NUM}.post-Nclassifierbushel; measure of liquids 50cc;4 升 ca. 200 cc make one 豆800cc, four 豆 make one 區3200cc, four 區 make one fǔ 釜 12 600cc