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不足 bùzú

bùzú adjective insufficient / lacking / deficiency / not enough / inadequate / not worth
Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Condition 状况

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美中不足微不足道

Word is mentioned most frequently in

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《八佾第三》 Commentary on Ba Yi III 16
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《范睢蔡澤列傳》 Biographies of Fan Sui and Cai Ze 11
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《公孫丑章句上》 Commentary on Gong Sun Chou I 9
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《梁惠王章句上》 Commentary on Liang Hui Wang I 9
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《雍也第六》 Commentary on Yong Ye VI 9
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《平準書》 Equalization 9
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 9
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 8
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《顏淵第十二》 Commentary on Yan Yuan XII 7
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《告子章句下》 Commentary on Gaozi II 7

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
力不足 力不足 我未見力不足者 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 4. 《里仁》 Li Ren 3
不足征 不足徵 杞不足徵也 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 3. 《八佾》 Ba Yi 2

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
不足 3. 《八佾》 Ba Yi in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 3
不足 4. 《里仁》 Li Ren in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
不足 6. 《雍也》 Yong Ye in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
其餘不足 8. 《泰伯》 Tai Bo in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
不足 9. 《子罕》 Zi Han in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
與其不足有餘 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 4
不足 《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
不足 《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 3
不足 《曾子問》 The Questions of Zeng-zi in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 3
不足 《禮運》 Ceremonial Usages; their Origins, Development, and Intention in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 3
不足 《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
為人不足 《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
不足 《德充符》 The Seal of Virtue Complete in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
不足 《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
不足 《外篇‧駢拇》 Outer Chapters - Webbed Toes in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
不足天下 《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
調有餘不足 《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
不足 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
不足 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
不足 《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
不足 《中庸章句》 Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 9
便不足 《讀論語孟子法》 How to Read the Analects of Confucius and Mengzi in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
不足君子 《學而第一》 Commentary on Xue Er I in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 2
不惑不足 《為政第二》 Commentary on Wei Zheng II in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 3
不足 《八佾第三》 Commentary on Ba Yi III in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 16