Taxonomy of meanings for 怒:

  • 怒 nù (OC: naas MC: nuo) 乃故切 去 廣韻:【恚也又音努 】
    • ANGER
      • nab.post-Nthe anger of N; (e.g. the wrath of Heaven)
      • nabpsychanger
      • vadNangry
      • viactBY DOUBLE TAKE ONLY: act as if one is angry; act so as suggest anger, show gestural expression corresponding to anger
      • vt(oN)fly into a rage, get angry at a contextually determinate N
      • vt(oN)changeget angry at the contextually determinate N
      • vt[oN]feel and show anger; sometimes: feel anger
      • vt+prep+Nget angry at; show anger at
      • vt+prep+NPab{S}be angry about S
      • vtoNshow intense or irritating anger towards a contextually determinate person
      • vtoNcausativearouse the anger of, to anger; make (someone) angry; provoke; enrage
      • vtoNpsychbe agry at
      • vtoNpsychbe angry at oneself
      • vtoNPab{S}be angry that
      • vadVangrily
      • symptom: breathe heavily>BREATHE
        • viactpuff oneself up by breathing heavily
        • vt(oN)causativecause the contextually determinate object to breathe
        • burst into action>ACT
          • vichangebecome active, spec: get errection (of penis)
        • general feature: energetic>STRONG
        • express anger>BLAME
          • vt(oN)SHI 211: be angry at a contextually determinate person and blame him for an improper act
          • as a result>DEMAND
            • viactbe fierce in making demands and holding people responsible for what they have promised
          • general: show dominance>AUTHORITY
        • Guangyun only> multitudinous
      • 怒 nǔ (OC: naaʔ MC: nuo) 奴古切 上 廣韻:【恚也奴古切又奴故切五 】
      • 怒 nu2 康熙字典:【顏師古·糾謬正俗曰】怒有二音,詩小雅君子如怒,大雅逢天僤怒,讀爲上聲。邶風逢彼之怒,小雅畏此譴怒,讀爲去聲。今山東河北人但知怒有去聲,不知有上聲,失其眞矣,蓋字有動靜音,人多不講,皆此類也。