Taxonomy of meanings for 孤:

  • 孤 gū (OC: kʷaa MC: kuo) 古胡切 平 廣韻:【孤子又虜複姓有獨孤温孤歩鹿孤歩六孤乙速孤氏古胡切二十八 】
    • ORPHAN
      • nplurorphans, half-orphans
      • nsubject=nonrefa half-orphan; an orphan
      • v[adN]nonreferentialorphan
      • vadNhalf-orphaned; fatherless; orphaned
      • vtoNpassivefatherless; be orphaned
      • grammaticalised: of rulers>EGO
        • v[adN.][post=npro1]I, the lonely one, I the isolated one (The genitive always, apparently, formed with 之:孤之
        • v[adN1.][post=npro1:]adN2my
      • by analogy> without children>LONELY
        • vadNisolated, without support; lonely; solitary
        • vadVsolitarily
        • vibe isolated; be without relations to others
        • vtoNcausativeisolate
        • hency of low status>HUMBLE
          • attitude: treat well because lonely>SYMPATHY
            • objective>ALONE
              • vadVon one's/its own, all by oneself/itself; in a singular manner