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纵 (縱) zōng zòng

  1. zōng noun warp (the vertical threads in weaving) / vertical
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Position 位
  2. zòng verb to release / to relax / to let go
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 纵 is synonymous with 释放 or 放走 (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 158).
  3. zōng adjective loose
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 纵 is synonymous with 缓.
  4. zōng adjective north-south
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 纵 is synonymous with 南北.
  5. zōng adjective extensive
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 纵 is synonymous with 广泛.
  6. zòng verb to send out
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 纵 is synonymous with 发 or 放.
  7. zòng verb to indulge
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 纵 is synonymous with 放纵.
  8. zòng verb to jump / to leap
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 纵 is synonymous with 腾跃.
  9. zòng conjunction even if / even though
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 纵 is synonymous with 纵然 or 即使 in modern Chinese. It may used to introduce a concessive clause in Literary Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 158).

Contained in

操纵纵队纵横解纵纵向纵欲放纵纵横家纵火纵长纵线纵然纵贯纵身纵观纵虎归山

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Truncated for common words

CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《酷吏列傳》 Biographies of Cruel Officials 24
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《匈奴列傳》 Treatise on the Xiongnu 4
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《廉頗藺相如列傳》 Biographies of Lian Po and Lin Xiangru 4
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《子罕第九》 Commentary on Zi Han IX 3
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《衛將軍驃騎列傳》 Biography of Cavalry General Wei 3
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《平準書》 Equalization 3
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I 3
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《汲鄭列傳》 Biographies of Ji and Zheng 3
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu 3
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《循吏列傳》 Biographies of Upright Officials 3

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
纵纵 縱縱 欲其縱縱爾 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I 2

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
9. 《子罕》 Zi Han in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 3
《內則》 The Pattern of the Family in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
至於 《仲尼燕居》 Zhong-ni at Home at Ease in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
盜賊 《胠篋》 Cutting open Satchels in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
天下大聖 《天下》 Tian Xia in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
Sections from Records of the Historian in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 2
《釋詁》 Explanation of Old Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
華山 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
將軍 《高祖本紀》 Annals of Gao Zu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
不能天下賢聖天下 《孝文本紀》 Annals of the Xiaowen Emperor in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
遠方 《孝武本紀》 Annals of the Xiaowu Emperor in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《辵部》 Chuò Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《心部》 Xīn Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
𤸪 《手部》 Shǒu Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2
《卷十四‧糸部》 Scroll 14, Mì Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《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》 1
《子罕第九》 Commentary on Zi Han IX in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 3
《梁惠王章句下》 Commentary on Liang Hui Wang II in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
不能天下 《滕文公章句上》 Commentary on Teng Wen Gong I in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
《萬章章句上》 Commentary on Wan Zhang I in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1