Taxonomy of meanings for 二:

  • èr (OC: njis MC: ȵi) 而至切 去 廣韻:【二古文 】
  • èr (OC: njis MC: ȵi) 而至切 去 廣韻:【説文云地之數也而至切五 】
    • TWO
      • vadVtwice
      • npost-Nsecond copy of N
      • vadNthe second
      • ndefinitethe two 二人 "these two people"
      • nordinalthe second item
      • v[adN]N=thingtwo things; two parts; two aspects
      • nabfigurativeBUDDH: duality
      • v{NUM}postadNpostposed numeral: two
      • vadNtwofoldtwofold 二智 "twofold wisdom"
      • vadNnumbertwo; sometimes: these two!!
      • vadNordinalthe second
      • vadVtwice 二三 "several times"
      • vibe two in number
      • vad.VadNtwo
      • vadN1.postN2V=numbertwo items N1 of N2
      • not one>DIFFERENT
        • vadNdualistic
        • vibe two > be different (from each other); dualistic
        • grammaticalised logical>OTHER
          • psychologically “in two minds”>CONFUSED
            • vibe ambiguous and unclear; be unfocussed
            • vtoNcausative(cause to be confused>) sow doubt on, cast doubt on; cause to be ambiguous
            • vadVin confusion, ambiguously
            • in allegiance> =貳DISLOYAL
              • viactbe disloyal; act with duplicity
              • vtoNbe disloyal to, disobey
              • vadNdisloyal; duplicitous
              • nabactdisloyalty; duplicitousness; acts of disloyalty
              • v[adN]N=humdisloyal persons
              • vt+prep+Nbe disloyal to N
              • vtoNcausativemake disloyal/duplicitous
            • specifically>DOUBT
              • nabpsychbeing in two minds> doubt
            • objective>CHAOS
              • vibe disunited, ununified; unfocussed
        • ownership of two>HAVE
          • vtoNstativehave two, contain two