Taxonomy of meanings for 字:

  • 字 zì (OC: sɡlɯs MC: dzɨ) 疾置切 去 廣韻:【春秋説題辝曰字者飾也説文乳也又愛也疾置切六 】
    • BIRTH
      • vihave children
      • related state>PREGNANT
        • related state>LOVE
          • vt[oN]actshow parental love; show care
          • vtoNactshow parental love towards N; show care towards N
          • related activity>FEED
            • vtoNYI: have children; ZUO Cheng 11: nourish and foster other people's children
        • result of related activity>PERSONAL NAME
          • ncourtesy name
          • vtoNuse the courtesy name for
          • vtoNcausativegive an adult name; generally: find a name for something which exists
          • vtoNcopulabe called X (as a personal name), have the sobriquet X
          • vtoN1.+VtoN2give an adult name; give a given name
          • vtoN1.postadN2be named