Taxonomy of meanings for 祭:

  • 祭 jì (OC: skeds MC: tsiɛi) 子例切 去 廣韻:【享也祀也薦也至也察也子例切七 】
    • SACRIFICE
      • nabactsacrifice
      • nadNsacrificial; sacred because connected with ritual performances
      • vt[oN]engage in sacrificing to things
      • vt.csacrifice
      • vt(oN)sacrifice to the contextually determinate object
      • vt+prep+NOBI 5: (Periods I-II) conduct a meat sacrifice to
      • vtoNobject=deitysacrifice to (specifically to the spirits of the Earth) with wine, grain, and meat[also: sacrifice (something)][CA]
      • vtoNobject=sacrificesacrifice
      • object>MEAT
        • nmOBI: sacrificial meat [KT]
        • typical associated activity>KILL
        • generalised>HAND UP
          • typical associated activityPRAY
        • 祭 zhài (OC: skreeds MC: tʂɯæi) 側界切 去 廣韻:【周大夫邑名又姓周公第五子祭伯其後以爲氏 】
          • STATES
            • NPprZhài 祭 (Sometimes written as Cài 蔡. Not to be confused with another, and more powerful, state of Cài) (CHEN PAN 1969, 294-301)Clan: Jī 姬.Rank: Bó 伯 (common in the CQ and ZUO).Founded: In the early Western Zhōu period by one of the sons of Duke of Zhōu 周公 (according to the ZUO, Xi 24). Destroyed: Unknown. Location: According to the Dì míng kǎolyè, Zhài was located in the modern Zhèngzhōu 鄭州 area of central Henan.