Taxonomy of meanings for 苟:

  • 苟 gǒu (OC: kooʔ MC: kəu) 古厚切 上 廣韻:【苟且又姓出河内河南西河三望國語云本自黄帝之子漢有苟參古厚切十三 】
    • UNRESTRAINED
      • viactbe irresponsible THERE IS A MESS-UP WITH THE GRAPHS, READ gǒu:
      • vtoNbe irresponsible and negligent, be arbitrary with respect to something THERE IS A MESS-UP WITH THE GRAPHS, READ gǒu:
      • vadVirresponsibly, in an unregimented manner, arbitrarily; irregular THERE IS A MESS-UP WITH THE GRAPHS, READ gǒu:
      • vadNirregularly achieved, inappropriately obtained
      • vt+prep+Nbe unrestrained in relation to; pay immoderate and uncontrolled attention to
    • grammaticalised>IF
      • padS1.adS2THERE IS A MESS-UP WITH THE GRAPHS, READ gǒu: if really; as long as really
      • vadV{PRED}.postN{SUBJ}:adSTHERE IS A MESS-UP WITH THE GRAPHS, READ gǒu: if
      • COUNTERFACTUAL
        • padS1.adS2if really (contrary to fact) S1, then S2
    • MEANWHILE
      • vadVinoformally for the time being, under the present circumstances
    • ONLY
        zd4.2
      • if only!>UTINAM
        • GRASS
        • 苟gou1《集韻》居侯切,平侯見。