Taxonomy of meanings for 顧:

  • gù (OC: klaas MC: kuo) 古暮切 去 廣韻:【俗顧 】
  • gù (OC: klaas MC: kuo) 古暮切 去 廣韻:【迴視也眷也又姓出吴郡古暮切十五 】
    • turn head and>LOOK
      • vt[oN]turn one's head to look, look in a new direction
      • vtoNturn one's head to look at
      • vtoNreflexive.自look at oneself
      • vt prep Nturn back on and look at
      • vadVturn one's head to V
      • movement>RETURN
        • viactreturn
      • abstract>ATTENTION
        • viactpay proper attention to things/circumstances
        • vt(oN)pay one's attention to a contextually determinate N
        • vtoNfigurativeturn one's attention to; pay proper attention to, take cognizance of, take note of; concentrate on (at the expense of other things); be concerned for, worry about 不顧
        • vtoNreflexive.身take notice of (one's own life, oneself)
        • vt+prep+Nfigurativeturn one's attention to; pay proper attention to, take cognizance of, take note of; concentrate on (at the expense of other things); be concerned for, worry about 不顧
        • action>THINK
          • vtoNthink of N
        • with care>SAFEGUARD
          • vtoNhave an eye on, be fond of, look well after
      • grammaticalised>BUT
        • padS1.post-S2on the contrary, instead; however; occasionally: on the other hand in return??
        • rhetorical>HOW
      • CITIES
        • =雇