Taxonomy of meanings for 伯:

  • 伯 bó (OC: praaɡ MC: pɯak) 博陌切 入 廣韻:【長也又侯伯周書曰率衆時作謂之伯亦姓左傳晉有大夫伯宗又漢複姓二氏韓子有伯夫氏墨家流莊子有伯成子髙博陌切八 】
    • BROTHER
      • neldest brother
      • specifically father's elder brother>UNCLE
        • nfather's elder brother 2. Husband's elder brother. No extended usage.
        • figurative>RANK
          • n+Nprtitleearl N ???
          • nnonreferentialearls; an earl
          • npost-N{PLACE}title秦伯third of the feudal ranks, 公侯伯子男,"earl"
          • npost-N{PLACE}.+Npr秦伯罃
          • npost-Ntitle風伯"Earl"
        • grammaticalised, polite>YOU
          • n[post-npro1.][post=npro2]you, my uncle
    • proper name>STATE
      • nearldom
  • 伯 ba4
    • RULER
        • specific: leader of the feudal lords>LEAD