Taxonomy of meanings for 童:

  • 童 tóng (OC: dooŋ MC: duŋ) 徒紅切 平 廣韻:【童獨也言童子未有室家也又姓出東莞漢有琅邪内史童仲玉 】
    • BOY
      • nboy; child
      • nadolescent, youth from the age fifteen to about the age of twenty 十五成童
      • nadVas a child
      • generalised>CHILD
        • nadNchildren's (ditties etc)
        • nchild (a woman calls herself 小童 in front of the emperor)
        • nadNchildren's (not specifically boy's) (ditty etc童謠, 童心); adolescent 童男女
        • feature>YOUNG
          • social>SLAVE
            • nfrom Qin times onwards, SJ: private household slave servant
          • figurative>PUPIL
            • feature>>BALD