Taxonomy of meanings for 牢:

  • 牢 láo (OC: ruu MC: lɑu) 魯刀切 平 廣韻:【養牛馬圈亦堅也固也又蒲牢獸名又姓孔子弟子琴牢之後漢石顯之黨有牢梁 】
    • BOVINE
      • nOBI 5: bovine specially reared for sacrificial purposes, and the word also refers to sheep so used, although the graph is sometimes varied by putting the sheep radical instead of the ox under the roof. Xu's dictionary writes, disarmingly: 用於祭祀之牛羊
    • DOMESTIC ANIMAL
      • nLIJI: domestic animal
    • HARD
      • visolid and not easily destroyed
    • PRISON
      • nHANSHU: prison
    • SACRIFICIAL ANIMAL
      • nset of animal used for sacrifices, usually consisting of an ox, a sheep and a pig (TSO, SJ)
    • SHUT
      • vtoNclose firmly
    • STABLE
      • nstable for any animal, especially sheep or goats, horses as well as buffalo; HF 8.9.5: stable presumed to be for goats
    • ARREST
      • FOOD
        • WRAP
          • FAITHFUL
            • SAD
              • IRRITATE
                • MEDICINE
                  • REGIONS
                    • RIVERS
                      • SURNAMES
                      • 牢 láo (OC: ruu MC: lɑu) 魯刀切 平 廣韻:【同牢 】