Taxonomy of meanings for 考:

  • 考 kǎo (OC: khuuʔ MC: kʰɑu) 苦浩切 上 廣韻:【考古文 】
    • INVESTIGATE
      • vtoNto submit to a close examination; to investigate strictly Shiji: 考信
      • vtoNpassiveget investigated
      • viactconduct investigations
      • vttoN1. prep N2investigate N1 by the measure of N2
  • 考 kǎo (OC: khuuʔ MC: kʰɑu) 苦浩切 上 廣韻:【校也成也引也亦瑕釁淮南子云夏后氏之璜不能無考是也又姓岀何氏姓苑苦浩切十 】
    • ANCESTOR
      • nancestor
      • npost=Nprancestor Npr
    • COMPLETE
      • vtoNcomplete HYDCD 4. 完成;制成。
    • FATHER
      • nfather (alive)?????
      • npost-N.+Npr(N's) deceased father (Npr)
      • nt(post-N)deceased father
    • OLD
      • vadNold
      • vibe old; be high (age)
    • RULERS OF CHU
      • STRIKE
        • vtoNbeat (a bell) [the addition of the hand radical is late]
      • STUDY
        • vtoNdetermine through diligent investigation (the truth of something)