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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: Classical Chinese 古文
    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: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 水灾 (Kroll '水' 2; Kroll '水' 3)
  6. shuǐ verb to swim
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll '水' 4)
  7. shuǐ noun a body of water
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    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: Classical Chinese 古文
    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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水平四点水水质水分跳水陈水扁肺水肿水果水汽水泥水溶性香水口水汉语水平考试水立方水球矿泉水雨水泉水汽水墨水儿墨水热水瓶水稻水库洪水开水凉水流水水利水力药水儿药水自来水淡水萍水相逢山水水产水电水土水源水灾水蒸气万水千山薪水饮水思源缩水秀水市场水烟袋如鱼得水风水

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《卷十二‧水部》 Scroll 12, Shuǐ Radical 752
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《天官書》 Astronomy 30
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《河渠書》 Rivers and canals 20
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 19
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia 17
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months 16
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《告子章句上》 Commentary on Gaozi I 14
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《告子章句下》 Commentary on Gaozi II 14
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《大宛列傳》 Treatise on the Dayuan 14
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《封禪書》 Religious sacrificial ceremonies 13

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
水潦 水潦 水潦降 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 6
水浆 水漿 水漿不入於口者七日 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I 2
水始 水始 水始涸 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months 2

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
6. 《雍也》 Yong Ye in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《曲禮下》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 2 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
漿 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 3
《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
冬令 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 16
三千 《內篇‧逍遙遊》 Inner Chapters - Enjoyment in Untroubled Ease in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 7
《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《德充符》 The Seal of Virtue Complete in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 3
之上 《應帝王》 The Normal Course for Rulers and Kings in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
Selections from Zhuang Zi in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 5
《釋丘》 Explanation of Hills in Er Ya 《爾雅》 6
《釋山》 Explanation of Mountains in Er Ya 《爾雅》 5
《釋水》 Explanation of Water in Er Ya 《爾雅》 12
《釋草》 Explanation of Plants in Er Ya 《爾雅》 2
《釋魚》 Explanation of Fish in Er Ya 《爾雅》 3
《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 17
《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
西 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 9
《示部》Shì Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2
《玉部》 Yù Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2
《艸部》 Cǎo Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 12