Taxonomy of meanings for 毛:

  • 毛 máo (OC: moow MC: mɑu) 莫袍切 平 廣韻:【説文曰眉髮及獸毛也亦姓本自周武王母弟毛公後以爲氏本居鉅鹿避讎滎陽也莫袍切一十 】
    • HAIR
      • nmhair on the head of humanshair (on animals)
      • nadNhairy
      • ncindividual hair
      • vibe hairy
      • on entire body>FUR
        • nmfur
        • exocentric: furry>ANIMAL
          • nfurry or feathered animal (especially for sacrifice)
        • exocentric: clothes>GARMENT
          • nm[adN]fur garments 冬日衣皮毛
      • facial>BEARD
        • equivalent on birds>FEATHER
          • nfeather
        • typical feature>SMALL
          • metaphorical: vegetation>PLANT
          • modern>WEAPON
            • modern>DIRTY
              • modern>HURRY
                • phonetic loan?>LACK
                  • STATES
                    • NPprMáo 毛 (CHEN PAN 1969, 644-646)Clan: Jī 姬.
                • 毛 mao4《集韻》莫報切,去〓明。宵部。
                • 毛 mào (OC: moows MC: mɑu) 莫報切 去 廣韻:【毛鷹鷂鸇 】