Taxonomy of meanings for 頭:

  • 頭 tóu (OC: doo MC: dəu) 度侯切 平 廣韻:【説文云頭首也釋名云頭獨也於體髙而獨也度侯切十五 】
    • HEAD
      • nhead (also of birds etc)
      • n(post-N)one's head
      • bones only>SKULL
        • nSKULL
      • part of>HAIR
        • typical action>BOW DOWN
          • abstract:TOP
              • spatial relation>ABOVE
                • npost-Natop of N
                • horizontal>BEFORE
                    • ends of an object>TIP
                      • ntip, end
                      • nfigurativeend, side
                  • abstract>PLACE
                  • time relation>EARLY
                    • social relation>LEADER
                        • intellectual>TEACHER
                          • nleading teacher
                  • PARTICLE
                    • ncpost-V{NUM}.+Nclassifierclassifier for large domestic animals such as buffalos and donkeys
                  • grammaticalised>CLASSIFIERS
                    • ncpost-V{NUM}.+Nclassifiermeasure word for domestical animals
                  • grammaticalised>SUFFIX
                    • npost-Nnominal "suffix" for abstract noun N
                    • npost-NN=concretepostnominal "suffix" (with concrete nouns)