Taxonomy of meanings for 憂:

  • yōu (OC: qu MC: ʔiu) 於求切 平 廣韻:【愁也又姓出姓苑於求切十七 】
  • yòu (OC: ɢʷɯs MC: ɦiu) 于救切 去 廣韻:【動也 】
    • WORRY
      • nab.t:post-Npsychthe trouble constituted by N
      • nabobjectcause for worry, thing to worry about
      • nabpsych(common) troubles, agonies, worries; cares
      • v[adN]nonreferentialthose who are worried
      • vadNworried, troubled
      • viactworry, spend one's time worrying; show serious concern; be fretful
      • vistativebe worrysome
      • vi0there is worry
      • vt+prep+Nhave worries regarding
      • vt+V[0]worry that one will V
      • vtoNcausativecause to be worried, bother
      • vtoNgradedbe intensely worried about, be very concerned about, be very apprehensive about
      • vtoSworry that S
      • vadNcausativecausing on to worry> worrysome
      • v[adN]causativea matter for worry
      • vt(oN)worry about the contextually determinate N
      • FEAR
        • vt+prep+Nbe fearful of, fret about
      • SAD
        • vifeel sad and preoccupied, feel disturbed, disquieted, tormented
        • transitive>SYMPATHY
          • vtoNfeel sorry for, feel sympathy with
          • for deceased>GRIEF
            • vifeel grief and deep concern (not as strong as 悲哀)
            • practical>MOURNING
              • vibe in mourning
    • generalised>DISTRESS
      • object>ILLNESS
        • nabstativenot too serious illness