Taxonomy of meanings for 遺:

  • 遺 yí (OC: k-lul MC: jʷi) 以追切 平 廣韻:【失也亡也贈也加也又姓急就章有遺餘又以醉切 】
    • LOSE
      • nobjectwhat is left lying around for others to pick up; lost items
      • vtoNHF: misplace and lose (one's ceremonial cap); lose through inadvertency; Jia Yi, zhiance: show indifference to (ritual and righteousless); leave lying around for others to pick up
      • deliberate>DISCARD
        • vtoNset aside, leave aside, leave out
        • vtoNfigurativegive up on
        • vtoNpassiveget set aside; get left out
        • vadNpassivediscarded, leftover
        • psychological>NEGLECT
          • vtoNneglect, bypass, leave out; ignore
          • vt[oN]N=indefneglect something; forget to do something
          • object: what has been neglected>DEFECT
            • nabshortcomings
        • concrete>DEFECATE
          • viSHIJI: be incontinent, have to go to the toilet constantly
        • be left over>PERSIST
          • vadNremaining, surviving; lingering
          • VESTIGE !!!
            • only present as vestige, dead>DIE
            • causative: leave to the living> BEQUEATH !!!
            • action>REMAIN
                • cause to remain>PUT
                  • vttoN1.+prep+N2cause to remain> leave N1 in the place N2
                • survive among the living>LIVE
                  • visurvive
      • 遺 wèi (OC: k-luds MC: jʷi) 以醉切 去 廣韻:【贈也以醉切又音惟七 】
        • GIVE
          • vtt+N1.oN2make a (typically formal) present of N2 to (mostly inferiors N1); send or pass on (as gift or message) N1 to N2
          • vttoN1:postvtoN2give N2 to N1
          • vttoN1.post-vt(oN2)omto give a contextually determinate thing N1 to (a recipient N2)
          • vttoN1(.+N2)omgive the determinate gift N2 to (someone N1)
          • vttoN1+.vtoN2give (something) to (someone)
          • abstract: to new generation>TRANSMIT
            • vadNtransmitted (from antiquity etc) 遺言
            • vtoNsend a message of
          • object: thing given>GIFT
            • ngift
          • to someone in a new place>SEND
            • vttoN1.+N2send (a letter N2) to (someone N1)
            • vttoN1.+N2reflexive.自send (oneself) N2, bring upon (oneself) N2
            • vttoN1. N2derived(of Heaven) send down N1 to N2