后 (後) hòu

  1. hòu noun after / later
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: Traditional: 後; in time, the opposite of 先 (FE '後' 1; Guoyu '後' n 1; Unihan '後'; XHZD '后' 3)
  2. hòu noun empress / queen
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 后, in the sense of 王后 or 皇后; modern traditional sources use 后, however, some historic sources use 後 for this sense (FE '后' 1; Guoyu '后' n 3; Hucker 1985 '后', p. 225; Kroll 2015 '后' 2a, p. 163; XHZD '后' 2)
  3. hòu noun sovereign
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 后; in the sense of 君王 (Guoyu '后' n 1; Kroll 2015 '后' 1, p. 163; XHZD '后' 1)
  4. hòu adverb behind
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 后 or 後; the opposite of 前 (FE '后' 3; Guoyu '后' adj; Kroll 2015 '後' 1, p. 163)
  5. hòu noun the god of the earth
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 后; as in 后土 (FE '后' 2; Kroll 2015 '后' 1a, p. 163)
  6. hòu adjective late / later
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 後 (Guoyu '後' adj; Kroll 2015 '後' 2, p. 163)
  7. hòu adverb arriving late
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 後; in the sense of 迟 (Guoyu '後' adv)
  8. hòu noun offspring / descendents
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 後; synonymous with 子孙 (FE '後' 3; Guoyu '後' n 3; Kroll 2015 '後' 3, p. 163; Unihan '後'; XHZD '后' 4).
  9. hòu verb to fall behind / to lag
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 後; in the sense of 落后 (Guoyu '後' v 1)
  10. hòu noun behind / back
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: Traditional: 後; in space, the opposite of 前 (Guoyu '後' n 2; FE '後' 2)
  11. hòu adverb then
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: Traditional: 後 (FE '後' 4)
  12. hòu noun mother of the designated heir / mother of the crown prince
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 后 (Kroll 2015 '后' 2, p. 163)
  13. hòu proper noun Hou
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: Traditional: 後 (FE '後' 5; Guoyu '後' n 4)
  14. hòu noun after / behind
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 后 (FE '后' 3)
  15. hòu adjective following
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: Traditional: 後; in sequence (Guoyu '後' adj 2)
  16. hòu verb to be delayed
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 後; in the sense of 延缓 (Guoyu '後' v 2)
  17. hòu verb to abandon / to discard
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 後; in the sense of 摒弃 (Guoyu '後' v 3)
  18. hòu noun feudal lords
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 后; in the sense of 诸侯 (Guoyu '后' n 2)
  19. hòu proper noun Hou
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: Traditional: 后 (Guoyu '后' n 4)

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