Taxonomy of meanings for 朕:

  • 朕 zhèn (OC: rlɯmʔ MC: ɖɯim) 直稔切 上 廣韻:【朕古文 】
  • 朕 zhèn (OC: rlɯmʔ MC: ɖɯim) 直稔切 上 廣韻:【我也秦始皇二十六年始爲天子之稱直稔切六 】
    • EGO
      • npro.adNauto-honorific ceremonial: my
      • npro.postVtnon-honorific?? me
      • nproCC: I 
      • npro1. person singularauto-honorific ceremonial (by the decision of Qín Shǐhúang, used by emperors only)
      • npro=Nauto-honorific cenremonial: I (followed by an N in apposition)
      • npro.postVtpivotauto-honorific ceremonial: me (in pivotal construction)
      • npro.adNneutralmy (often elevated style)
      • npro.adNmarkedmy, the modification being marked by 之
      • npro.adNN=mentalmy
    • SYMBOL
      • nsymbol, image; manifestation
    • WE
      • nproinclusivewe (represented by me)
      • npro.adNinclusiveauthoritative/solemn: my/our (朕考 "my ancestor" is PERHAPS best understood as "my(and thus more indirectly your) ancestor". It is as if this ancestry is not just a personal matter. The King respresents his community. His ancestors are "our ancestors" of the Zho1u people.)
      • npro.adNexclusive/authoritativewe, the rulers
    • FISSURE