Taxonomy of meanings for 猶:

  • yóu (OC: k-lu MC: jiu) 以周切 平 廣韻:【同猷又尚也似也 】
  • yòu (OC: k-lus MC: jiu) 余救切 去 廣韻:【獸似麂善登木 】
  • jiù (OC: klus MC: kiu) 居祐切 去 廣韻:【爾雅云猶如麂善登木又音由音柚 】
    • RESEMBLE
      • vtoNcopulacopula-like verb: be like; be no better than
      • vtoScopulabe just like S (comparing of two facts)
      • vt0oN.postVcopula(to V) just like (something or somebody else)
      • vtoNPab{S}copulabe just like S (comparing of two facts)
      • vt+V1.postV2(The SUBJECT V2-s) as if it V1-ed
      • vt+V[0]copulabe like V-ing; be as if V-ing
      • vtoNmathematical termCHEMLA 2003:
      • vtoNabN=actbe like
      • vtoNstativebe similar to
      • vtoVabstractbe like V-ing
      • vtoNderived聖人之於百姓也其猶赤子 "the relation of the sage to the people should be like the relation to small babies": be like the relation to
      • ALSO
        • vadVlogicstill, along the same lines
      • despite appearances>NONETHELESS
        • padV.post-Sstill; nonetheless; in spite of everything (said in S and not said in S)
        • padV.post-Sin spite of the difference> nonetheless, in spite of everything said
        • grammaticalised>EVEN
          • padV.postN{SUBJ}even N
          • padV.postN{SUBJ}:adVeven also; even (猶。。。何況)
    • in spite of difference in time>STILL
      • padV.post-Sstill
      • vadVfuturereferring to something that will or may happen in the future
      • vadVlogiclogically: still (in spite of coming close etc)
      • vadVpresentwithout change from the past: still
    • =搖SHAKE
      • viactto shake; to sway (with the music); loan for: 搖 (HYDZD, p.1360)
    • =猷PLAN
      • viplan, scheme (sometimes written 猷)
    • =??HESITATE
      • vibe hestiating (as if suspicious)
    • =尤BLAME