Taxonomy of meanings for 夭:

  • 夭 yāo (OC: qrowʔ MC: ʔɯiɛu) 於兆切 上 廣韻:【屈也於兆切四 】
    • CUT
      • vtoNbreak off; cut off
    • DIE
      • nabstativeshort-livedness
      • vichangedie before one has reached old age (ca. 50); die young
      • vt+Ndie young at the hands of; die young cut down by
      • vtoNcausativekill at a young age
    • EARLY
      • vadV(die) early in one's life
    • KILL
      • vtoNcausativekill prematurely
    • BEND
      • UNJUST
        • DESTROY
          • TIRED
            • BLOCK
            • 夭 yāo (OC: qrow MC: ʔɯiɛu) 於喬切 平 廣韻:【和舒之皃又乙矯切 】
              • GOOD
                • vi.redintensitivebe all gentle and mild???
            • 夭 ǎo (OC: qoowʔ MC: ʔɑu) 烏晧切 上 廣韻:【禮曰不殀夭本又於矯切 】
              • BEAUTIFUL
                • vibeautiful and young; delicate
              • YOUNG
                • nnewborn bird or animal
              • = 妖