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: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: 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
    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: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: 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)

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