Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

kuài

  1. kuài adjective fast / quick
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Motion 运动 , Concept: Speed 速度
    Notes: In the sense of 迅速 (Guoyu '快' adj 3; Kroll '快' 2; Unihan '快'; XHZD '快' 1)
  2. kuài adverb to hurry up
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 赶紧 (Guoyu '快' adv 2; XHZD '快' 2)
  3. kuài adverb about to
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: As in 快要 (Guoyu '快' adv 1; XHZD '快' 3)
  4. kuài adjective quick witted
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (Kroll '快' 3; XHZD '快' 4)
  5. kuài adjective sharp
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 锋利; for example, 快刀 'sharp knife' (Guoyu '快' adj 4; XHZD '快' 5)
  6. kuài adjective forthright
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 爽直; for example, the idiom 快人快语 'a direct person with forthright words' (Guoyu '快' adj 2; XHZD '快' 6)
  7. kuài adjective happy / pleased
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 高兴; as in 愉快 (Guoyu '快' adj 1; Kroll '快' 1; XHZD '快' 7)
  8. kuài verb to be smooth / to be satisfactory
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 顺遂; for example, the idiom 大快人心 'to everyone's satisfaction' (Guoyu '快' v)
  9. kuài noun speed
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 速度 (Guoyu '快' n 1)
  10. kuài noun bailiff
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As in 捕快 (Guoyu '快' n 2)
  11. kuài proper noun Kuai
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '快' n 3)

Contained in

加快尽快快速快捷快乐快递痛快凉快愉快赶快飞快快闪存储器快餐快活轻快爽快快板快报明快快要快宗畅快快意快慢快车勤快快艇生日快乐快点快乐幸福快步外快新年快乐快感特快车开快车快跑快门特快平快车快慰快讯快车道快餐店快嘴捕快快照快人快语心直口快眼明手快大快人心

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷九十九中 王莽傳 Volume 99b: Wang Mang 2 9
Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷十 繆稱訓 Chapter 10: Solemn Precepts 7
The Scholars 《儒林外史》 第五十回 Chapter 50 7
History of Song 《宋史》 卷九十二 志第四十五 河渠二 Volume 92 Treatises 45: Rivers and Canals 2 6
Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷二十 泰族訓 Chapter 20: superior Lineage 6
The Scholars 《儒林外史》 第三回 Chapter 3 6
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百四十四 志第九十七 儀衞二 Volume 144 Treatises 97: Ceremonial Guards 2 6
An Introduction to Chinese Grammar 汉语语法入门 句子成分 Sentence Elements 5
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 5
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百四十五 志第九十八 儀衞三 Volume 145 Treatises 98: Ceremonial Guards 3 5

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
快心 快心 快心匈奴 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《平津侯主父列傳》 Biographies of the Marquis of Pingjin and Zhufu 5
小快 小快 小快害道 Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷十 繆稱訓 Chapter 10: Solemn Precepts 5
快耳 快耳 愈一小快耳 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《齊太公世家》 House of Duke Tai of Qi 4
快牛 快牛 快牛為犢子時 Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷一百〇六 載記第六 石季龍(石虎)上 Volume 106 Records 6: Shi Jilong Part One 3
快来 快來 邾快來奔 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 3
庆快 慶快 慶快無譬 Book of Song 《宋書》 卷一百 列傳第六十 自序 Volume 100 Biographies 60: Preface 3
快害 快害 小快害道 Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷十 繆稱訓 Chapter 10: Solemn Precepts 3
偷快 偷快 長侮偷快 Han Feizi 《韓非子》 用人第二十七 Chapter 27: Using People 3
一快 一快 此一快也 Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷五十四 吳書九 周瑜魯肅呂蒙傳 Volume 54: Book of Wu 9 - Biographies of Zhou Yu, Lu Su, and Lü Meng 3
快战 快戰 願為諸君快戰 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu 3