Taxonomy of meanings for 委:

  • 委 wēi (OC: qrol MC: ʔʷɯiɛ) 於為切 平 廣韻:【委委佗佗美也 】
  • 委 wěi (OC: qrolʔ MC: ʔʷɯiɛ) 於詭切 上 廣韻:【委曲也亦委積又屬也棄也隨也任也又姓漢有太原太守委進出風俗通於詭切五 】
    • SEND
        • spatial: downwards>HANG
            • physical: of cloth/headgear>RIM
              • getting detached>FALL
                • vtoNfall on (the ground)
                • causative>DROP
                    • abstract: cause to be away>DISCARD
                      • vt(oN)abandon; give up (a contextually determinate object)
                      • vtoNrelegate to another place, send away; abandon, give up; disregard as unimportant
                      • cause to remain absent>AVOID
                          • what should be avoided>>UNJUST
                  • transfer to a new owner>GIVE
                    • vtoNpass on to, give to; hand over (for keeping); entrust to
                    • vttoN1:postvtoN2give N2 to N1
                    • for good care>ENTRUST
                      • vttoN1.+N2entrust N1 to N2
                    • transfer to a new place>PUT
                        • many things in the same place>ACCUMULATE
                          • naccululation (of grain); supply (of grain); public store of grain; grain in storage; reserve; surplussyn.group ?????
                          • vadNaccumulated
                          • viactpile up on a small scale; garner
                          • vimiddle voiceget accumulated
                          • vtoNpile up on a small scale
                        • accumulated water>>POOL
                          • transfer metaphorically, to a bureaucratic post>APPOINT
                            • vtoNsend to fill an office, order to fill an office;
                    • round>CURVED
                      • round>HAT
                        • grammaticalised: adverbial>REALITY
                        • 委 wei4《集韻》於偽切,去寘影。微部。