Taxonomy of meanings for 衰:

  • 衰 shuāi (OC: srul MC: ʃʷɯi) 所追切 平 廣韻:【微也所追切三 】
    • DECLINE
      • nabprocessdecay, decline
      • vadNin decline
      • vadVdecreasingly
      • vichangeget weaker, decay, decline
      • v[adN]state in decline
      • specific>WITHER
          CD6
          • specific>DIE
            • viprocessdecline (to the point of dying)
        • specific: loss of force>WEAK
          • vadNchangedeclining (LOOK FOR EXPLICITLY INCHOATIVE EXAMPLES WHERE THE GLOSS "DECLINED" IS CLEARLY IMPOSSIBLE)
          • vibe in a current reduced state of weakness
          • vifigurativebecome weaker (of sounds etc)
          • nabfeatureweakness
          • vtoNcausativeweaken
          • resultative>LAZY
              CD7
            • specific> weakening of ilness>CURE
                zd2
              • restultative: psychological>DISTRESS
                • nab.post-V{NUM}psychforms of decrepitude and distress
        • 衰 cuī (OC: tshrol MC: tʂʰʷɯiɛ) 楚危切 平 廣韻:【小也減也殺也楚危切又所危切二 】
          • DIFFERENT
              • assess with differentiation> ASSES
              • exocentric: special>GARMENT
                • NPagentread zī zuī: someone wearing sackcloth mourning garment with hemmed sleeves
                • NPnonreferentialread zī zuī: sackclock mourning garment with hemmed sleeves
                • VPiactread zī zuī: respectfully wear mourning garments with hemmed sleeves LY 9.10
                • speicific>GARMENT FOR MOURNING
                  • nhempen mourning dress covering the upper part of the body
            • mathematical technical term>NUMBER
              • nabmathematical termCHEMLA 2003: coefficient
            • proper names:ARISTOCRATS OF JIN
            • =蓑 suo1《集韻》蘇禾切,平戈心。