头 (頭) tóu tou

  1. tóu noun head
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Health 健康
    Notes: Of a person or animal; for example, 人头 '[human] head' (Guoyu '頭' n 1; Unihan '頭')
  2. tóu measure word measure word for heads of cattle, etc
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
    Notes: (Guoyu '頭' n 9; Norman 1988, p. 115).
  3. tóu noun top
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Position 位
    Notes: Of an object; in the sense of 顶端 (Guoyu '頭' n 4; Unihan '頭')
  4. tóu noun a piece / an aspect
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (Guoyu '頭' n 6)
  5. tóu noun a leader
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Society 社会
    Notes: Of a group or company; in the sense of 首领 (Guoyu '頭' n 3; Unihan '頭')
  6. tóu adjective first
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: For example, 头奖 'first place' (Guoyu '頭' adj 1)
  7. tou suffix head
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Affixes 附类
    Notes: A noun suffix dating in Chinese vernacular to the Nanbeichao; for example, 拳头 'fist' (Guoyu '頭' tou; Norman 1988, p. 114)
  8. tóu suffix top / side / head
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Position 位
    Notes: A localizing suffix, for example 里头 'inside' and 外头 'outside' or nominal suffix, as in 舌头 'tongue' and 老头 'old man' (Norman 1988, p. 162; Sun 2006, loc. 714)
  9. tóu noun hair
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 头发; for example, 剪头 'get a haircut' (Guoyu '頭' n 2)
  10. tóu noun start / end
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Of a situation (Guoyu '頭' n 5; Unihan '頭')
  11. tóu noun a commission
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Of a transaction or gambling proceeds; as in 抽头 (Guoyu '頭' n 7)
  12. tóu noun a person
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: For example, 老实头 'an honest person' (Guoyu '頭' n 8)
  13. tóu noun direction / bearing
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 方位 (Guoyu '頭' n 10)
  14. tóu adjective previous
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 在先 (Guoyu '頭' adj 2)

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