Taxonomy of meanings for 阿:

  • 阿 ā (OC: qlaal MC: ʔɑ) 烏何切 平 廣韻:【曲也近也倚也爾雅云大陵曰阿亦姓風俗通云阿衡伊尹号其後氏焉又虜三字姓四氏後魏書云阿伏于氏後改爲阿氏阿鹿桓氏後改爲鹿氏又有阿史那氏阿史德氏烏何切七 】
    • FAVOURITE
      • nabactfavouritism
      • viactindulge in favouritism; engage in favouritism
      • vtoNattitudinalbe partial in favour of; indulge (somebody) in favouritism; favour (someone); show unreasonable favouritism towards
    • FLATTER
      • nabacttoadying; sycophancy; vulgar pandering
      • v[adN]nonreferentialflatterer, sycophant
      • vadNflattering, toadying; boot-licking; insinuating, servile
      • vt[oN]flatter others> indulge in flattery; engage in flattery
      • vtoNflatter, pander to (persons, or 意 "ideas") 阿意
      • vtoNpsychflatter (oneself)
    • MOUNTAIN
      • nwinding mountain ridge; sloping hill???
    • PREFIXES
      • pad.Nprovernacular prefix (preceding personal and interrogative pronouns)
      • padNvernacular prefix
      • padNN=humvernacular prefix (expressing intimacy, sonetimes also fear or disgust)
    • SHORE
      • nwinding river bank