Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

  1. noun stream / canal / drain / ditch
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Agriculture 农业
  2. adjective big
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
  3. pronoun he / she
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 渠 was used as a third person pronoun in postclassical Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 80).
  4. particle interrogative particle
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 渠 may be used to from questions, like simplified 岂 / traditional 豈, in Classical Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 144).

Contained in

渠道河渠龙首渠广通渠沟渠郑国渠广济渠泾渠永济渠白渠通济渠阳渠汴渠狼汤渠蒗荡渠沮渠沮渠京声水渠石渠渠魁灌渠沮渠蒙逊

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Ming 《明史》 卷八十八 志第六十四 河渠六 Volume 88 Treatises 64: Rivers and Canals 6 50
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷三十九    志第二十九  地理三 Volume 39 Treatises 33: Gepgraphy 3 47
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷二十九 溝洫志 Volume 29: Treatise on Rivers and Canals 41
History of Song 《宋史》 卷九十四 志第四十七 河渠四 Volume 94 Treatises 47: Rivers and Canals 4 33
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷九十四上 匈奴傳 Volume 94a: Traditions of the Xiongnu 1 32
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷三十九 志第十九: 地理二 Volume 39 Treatises 19: Geography 2 31
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷三十七 志第二十七 州郡三 Volume 37 Treatises 27: Administrative Districts 3 26
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《河渠書》 Rivers and canals 26
History of Song 《宋史》 卷九十三 志第四十六 河渠三 Volume 93 Treatises 46: Rivers and Canals 3 25
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷六十六 志第十七下: 河渠三 Volume 66 Treatises 19: Rivers and Canals 3 24

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
义渠 義渠 今陽成義渠 Han Feizi 《韓非子》 問田第四十二 Chapter 42: Asking about Fields 13
渠弥 渠彌 高渠彌以中軍奉公 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 桓公 Lord Huan 10
宰渠 宰渠 天王使宰渠伯糾來聘 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 桓公 Lord Huan 7
高渠 高渠 高渠彌以中軍奉公 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 桓公 Lord Huan 6
穿渠 穿渠 引渭穿渠起長安 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《河渠書》 Rivers and canals 6
渠渠 渠渠 夏屋渠渠 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧秦‧權輿 Lessons from the states - Odes of Qin - Quan Yu 6
渠伯 渠伯 天王使宰渠伯糾來聘 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 桓公 Lord Huan 6
渠丘 渠丘 與渠丘公立於池上 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 成公 Lord Cheng 5
二渠 二渠 河徙二渠 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《孝武本紀》 Annals of the Xiaowu Emperor 5
雄渠 雄渠 膠東王雄渠反 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《孝景本紀》 Annals of the Xiaojing Emperor 4