Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

忧 (憂) yōu

  1. yōu verb to be sad / to be grieved
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Unihan '憂')
  2. yōu noun a worry / a concern / grief
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: For example, 报喜不报忧 'return kindness not grief' (Suyu, p. 37; Unihan '憂')

Contained in

忧虑忧患高枕无忧担忧忧郁后顾之忧忧悲忧愁忧伤无忧树忧苦烦忧忧忆愁忧无忧忧思堪忧忧婆憍舍罗佛说解忧经解忧经妙法莲华经忧波提舍宝髻经四法忧波提舍转法轮经忧波提舍三具足经忧波提舍忧波利忧受排忧解难报喜不报忧忧昙波花忧昙波忧心忧惧忧世分忧隐忧忧郁症忧闷报忧衣食无忧忧悒忧灼丁忧忧郁症

Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《心部》 Xīn Radical 28
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《萬章章句上》 Commentary on Wan Zhang I 16
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《天官書》 Astronomy 16
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《龜策列傳》 Biographies of Diviners 16
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《梁惠王章句下》 Commentary on Liang Hui Wang II 12
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《滕文公章句上》 Commentary on Teng Wen Gong I 9
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《離婁章句下》 Commentary on Li Lou II 9
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 8
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《仲尼弟子列傳》 Biographies of the disciples of Zhongni 7
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《衛靈公第十五》 Commentary on Wei Ling Gong XV 6

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
忧色 憂色 猶有憂色 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《祭義》 The Meaning of Sacrifices 8
忧死 憂死 而以憂死 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《魏世家》 House of Wei 6
君忧 君憂 以為君憂 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II 5
心忧 心憂 謂我心憂 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧王‧黍離 Lessons from the states - Odes of Wang - Shu Li 4
百忧 百憂 逢此百憂 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧王‧兔爰 Lessons from the states - Odes of Wang - Tu Yuan 4
君子忧 君子憂 君子憂之 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧魚藻之什‧何草不黃 Minor odes of the kingdom - Yu Zao Zhi Shen - He Cao Bu Huang 3
不足忧 不足憂 不足憂 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang 3
忧劳 憂勞 三王之憂勞天下久矣 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《魯周公世家》 House of Lu Zhougong 3
忧在内 憂在內 憂在內者攻彊 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《仲尼弟子列傳》 Biographies of the disciples of Zhongni 2
人忧 人憂 人憂其事 Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《漁父》 The Old Fisherman 2