Taxonomy of meanings for 孝:

  • 孝 xiào (OC: qhruus MC: hɯau) 呼教切 去 廣韻:【孝順爾雅曰善父母爲孝孝經左契曰元氣混沌孝在其中天子孝龍負圖庶人孝林澤茂又姓風俗通云齊孝公之後呼教切六 】
    • of one's parents/ancestors>LOVE
      • nabpsychloving respect for one's parents and ancestors (see also VIRTUE)
      • vadNcharacterised by filial love (see VIRTUE)
      • vt[oN]show loving respect for one's parents and ancestors (see VIRTUE)
      • vt[oN]actbe filial
      • vt+prep+Nshow filial piety towards
      • vtoNshow proper dutiful love (to parents, ancestors or ghosts)
      • vifeel/show loving care for one's parents and seniors
      • mourn the death of> MOURN
      • and continue tradiiton of>CONTINUE
        • generalised>VIRTUE
          • nabactfilial piety, devotion to one's living and dead forbears
          • vadNfilial 孝子 is ubiquitous
          • vadVin filial piety, through filial piety, for reasons of filial piety
          • vibe characterised by feelings of filial piety and a disposition to act on these
          • viactbe filial; show filial piety
          • vpostadVwith filial piety, filially
      • RULERS OF LU
        • RULERS OF QI
          • RULERS OF QIN
            • RULERS OF ZHAO