Taxonomy of meanings for 胡:

  • 胡 hú (OC: ɡaa MC: ɦuo) 戶吳切 平 廣韻:【何也又胡虜説文曰牛頷垂也亦姓出安定新蔡二望又漢複姓二氏齊宣王母弟別封母郷逺本胡公近娶母邑故爲胡母氏又胡公之後有公子非因以胡非爲氏又虜複姓南涼録秃髮壽闐之母姓胡掖氏戸吴切三十 】
    • BIG
      • STATES
        • nstate of Hú
        • generalised>BARBARIAN
          • npluralsouthern barbarians
          • nadNbarbarian; Turkish
          • nadVanalogyin the style of a barbarian 胡服 "dress up as a barbarian"
      • OLD
        • nsubjectold person
      • grammaticalised>HOW
        • padVexpected answer: no!How can one V?
        • specifically: by what reason>WHY
          • padVquestionwhy?
          • padVrhetorical questionwhy on earth?
        • specifically: by whose action>WHO
          • NPprosubjectwho? Cao Cao: 胡肯 "who is willing?"