Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

shuǐ

  1. shuǐ noun water
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Water 水
    Notes: For example, in literary Chinese, 遠水不救近火 'distant water cannot extinguish a nearby fire', from Han Feizi's Shuo Lin Shang (DCP 'Y448'; GHC '水' 1; Kroll '水' 1; Sun 2006, loc. 1377; Unihan '水').
  2. shuǐ noun Kangxi radical 85
    Domain: Radicals 部首
    Notes: (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7)
  3. shuǐ noun a river
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 河流 (Kroll '水' 3; Kroll '水' 2)
  4. shuǐ noun liquid / lotion / juice
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Form 形态
    Notes: (Kroll '水' 1; Unihan '水')
  5. shuǐ noun a flood
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 水灾 (Kroll '水' 2; Kroll '水' 3)
  6. shuǐ verb to swim
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '水' 4)
  7. shuǐ noun a body of water
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 水域 (GHC '水' 4)
  8. shuǐ proper noun Shui
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (GHC '水' 6)
  9. shuǐ noun water element
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: One of the 五行 'five elements' of traditional Chinese thought; FGS translation standard: water (GHC '水' 5; Kroll '水' 1; Sun 2006, loc. 1377)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《卷十二‧水部》 Scroll 12, Shuǐ Radical 727
History of Ming 《明史》 卷四十二 志第十八 地理三 Volume 42 Treatises 18: Geography 3 362
History of Ming 《明史》 卷四十四 志第二十 地理五 Volume 44 Treatises 20: Geography 5 230
History of Ming 《明史》 卷四十一 志第十七 地理二 Volume 41 Treatises 17: Geography 2 224
History of Ming 《明史》 卷四十三 志第十九 地理四 Volume 43 Treatises 19: Geography 4 214
History of Jin 《金史》 卷二十五 志第六: 地理中 南京路 河北東路 河北西路 山東東路 山東西路 Volume 25 Treatises 6: Geography 2 - Nanjing Circuit, Hebei Circuit East, Hebei Circuit West, Shandong Circuit East, Shandong Circuit West 191
History of Song 《宋史》 卷六十一 志第十四 五行一上 Volume 61 Treatises 14: Five Elements 1a 190
History of Ming 《明史》 卷四十 志第十六 地理一 Volume 40 Treatises 16: Geography 1 168
History of Ming 《明史》 卷四十五 志第二十一 地理六 Volume 45 Treatises 21: Geography 6 127
History of Jin 《金史》 卷二十六 志第七: 地理下 大名府路 河東北路 河東南路 京兆府路 鳳翔路 鄜延路 慶原路 臨洮路 Volume 26 Treatises 7: Geography 3 - Da Ming Prefecture Circuit, Hedong Circuit North, Hedong Circuit South, Jingzhao Prefecture Circuit, Fengxian Circuit, Fuyan Circuit, Qingyuan Circuit, Lintao Circuit 125

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
水潦 水潦 水潦將降 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 9
淇水 淇水 淇水湯湯 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧衞‧氓 Lessons from the states - Odes of Wei - Mang 8
在水 在水 在水一方 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧秦‧蒹葭 Lessons from the states - Odes of Qin - Jian Jia 7
泮水 泮水 泮水 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 魯頌‧駉之什‧泮水 Sacrificial odes of Zhou - Decade Of Jiong - Pan Shui 6
水饮 水飲 士疏食水飲 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《喪大記》 The Greater Record of Mourning Rites 6
疏食水 疏食水 士疏食水飲 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《喪大記》 The Greater Record of Mourning Rites 6
漷水 漷水 取邾田自漷水 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 5
水泉 水泉 收水泉池澤之賦 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months 4
水汤 水湯 淇水湯湯 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧衞‧氓 Lessons from the states - Odes of Wei - Mang 3
维水 維水 維水泱泱 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧甫田之什‧瞻彼洛矣 Minor odes of the kingdom - Fu Tian Zhi Shen - Zhan Bi Luo Yi 3