Taxonomy of meanings for 右:

  • 右 yòu (OC: ɢʷɯs MC: ɦiu) 于救切 去 廣韻:【左右又于久切 】
    • =佑HELP
      • vtoNaid 天右之 "Heaven helped them"
      • =祐SAFEGUARD
        • be supportive of and close to>INTIMATE
          • as superior>ASSENT
            • vtoNexpress one's agreement with
      • 右 yòu (OC: ɢʷɯʔ MC: ɦiu) 云久切 上 廣韻:【左右也又漢複姓五氏左傳宋樂大心爲右師其後因官爲氏漢有中郎右師譚晉賈華爲右行因官爲氏漢有御史中丞右行綽何氏姓苑有右閭右扈右南等氏 】
        • right>DIRECTION
          • npost-Nto the right of N
          • vadNright
          • vadV(occasionally) with one's right hand
          • viactsteer towards the right, move towards the right
          • vtoNcausativeput on the right
          • npost-Nthe right side of N
          • vtoNhave on one's right-hand side, as an advisor
          • vadVtowards the right
          • NOBLE
            • vadNof superior status
            • vtoNputativeregard as noble; honour
            • putative: place on the honoured right side>ADMIRE
              • vtoNputativeconsider as superior; esteem and appreciate
              • emotional>DESIRE
                • vtoNbe especially fond of, prefer to other things
              • admired>EXCELLENT
                • vibe of excellent quality
          • exocentric: right branch of military force>ARMY
            • nright wing of an army; Army of the Right
          • exocentric>HAND
            • nthe right hand/arm
            • v[adN.]adVinstrumentwith the right hand
        • OFFICER
          • v[adN]N=humofficer on the right, attendant on the right (walking along with the carriage); spearman on the right