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极 (極)

  1. adverb extremely
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Comparison 比较
    Notes: 极 is one of the few adverbs that can act as a complement, placed after an adjective or verb followed by the particle 了. It may be used in this sense in both modern and Literary Chinese (Norman 1988, p. 127).
  2. verb to go to an extreme
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
  3. noun extremity
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
  4. noun ridge-beam of a roof
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 极 is synonymous with 栋 in this sense. Etymology: 極:棟也。(Shuo Wen)
  5. verb to exhaust
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 极 is synonymous with 栋 in this sense.

Contained in

极大积极极端极好极了积极性极其消极极度极力极限两极极少极乐世界电极集电极三极管极乐寺磁极极乐极点极致皇太极极盛北极地区西方极乐世界极为太极普遍极喜母北极布施度无极度无极六度无极戒度无极忍辱度无极精进度无极禅度无极明度无极极品极无间极性皇极经世三极南极南极洲北极星极乐净土无极宝三昧经佛说道神足无极变化经道神足无极变化经极乐愿文

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《宋微子世家》 House of Song Wei Zi 16
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《中庸章句》 Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean 16
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang 15
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《樂書》 Music 12
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《樂記》 Record of Music 9
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《大學章句》 Commentary on Great Learning 9
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《書‧禮書》 Treatises - Rites 8
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《太史公自序》 Biographies of Usurers 6
Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master 6
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《離婁章句上》 Commentary on Li Lou I 5

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
《卷七‧木部》 Scroll 7, Mù Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2
轨道气象卫星 气象卫星 Weather satellites - Fragment b (2015-11-28) in Media articles 1
轨道气象卫星增加微波遥感比重 气象卫星 Weather satellites - Fragment c (2015-11-28) in Media articles 1
同时具有历史价值 秦始皇陵及兵马俑坑 Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor (1987) in Media articles 1
不可 《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
以為 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
夫子 《禮運》 Ceremonial Usages; their Origins, Development, and Intention in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《樂記》 Record of Music in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 9
《祭義》 The Meaning of Sacrifices in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 3
《內篇‧逍遙遊》 Inner Chapters - Enjoyment in Untroubled Ease in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 6
之外 《應帝王》 The Normal Course for Rulers and Kings in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《在宥》 Letting Be, and Exercising Forbearance in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 3
《天道》 The Way of Heaven in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
Sections from Records of the Historian in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 4
《釋詁》 Explanation of Old Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋言》 Explanation of Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋訓》 Explanation of Instructions in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋天》 Explanation of Heaven in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋地》 Explanation of Earth in Er Ya 《爾雅》 2
《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
使神人不得 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
仁義 《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 15
《高祖本紀》 Annals of Gao Zu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
《八部》 Bā Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《辵部》 Chuò Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《㠭部》 Zhǎn Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《卷七‧木部》 Scroll 7, Mù Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 3