Taxonomy of meanings for 獨:

  • dú (OC: dooɡ MC: duk) 徒谷切 入 廣韻:【説文曰犬相得而鬬也羊爲羣犬爲獨一曰獨𤞞獸名如虎白身豕鬛馬尾出北嚻山𤞞音欲亦單獨又虜複姓有獨孤氏後魏書云西方獨孤渾氏後改爲杜氏徒谷切三十 】
    • MONKEY
      • nmonkey, taller than but similar to the 猿
    • ALONE
      • vadNquantifierindependent; single, non-double; separate (action)
      • vadSalone
      • vadVnegative(negatively:) alone, isolated; unaided by others; off your own bat; on your own initiative
      • vadVpositive(positive:) all on one's own, independently, relying on oneself only; under four eyes
      • vadVas the only one; as one person
      • vibe alone
      • psychological>LONELY
        • vifeel alone
        • because of death of relative>BEREAVED
          • nplurchildless persons
      • unique>EXCELLENT
        • vibe unique in talents; be unmatched
        • and independent>FREE
          • nabstativestate of free independence
          • vadNindependent
          • vadVindependently, without regard to others
          • vibe self-reliant; independent
    • grammaticalised>ONLY
      • padN.adVonly N V-s
      • vadVquantifierquantifier adv referring to the subject, rarely the object: only
      • vadVobjectonly the object
      • vtoNhave only (one quality etc)
      • vadVsubjectonly; be the only one to V
      • STILL
        • vadV(late, Buddhist:) still
      • MODAL PARTICLES JIE HUIQUAN 2005: 107