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: 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)

Contained in

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Truncated for common words

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《卷十二‧水部》 Scroll 12, Shuǐ Radical 728
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
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷106上 地形志二上 Volume 106a Treatise 2: Terrain 1 121
History of Song 《宋史》 卷九十五 志第四十八 河渠五 Volume 95 Treatises 48: Rivers and Canals 5 113
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷三十六    志第二十六  五行三 Volume 36 Treatises 30: Five Elements 3 110
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷30 志第25 地理中 Volume 30 Treatises 25: Geography 2 107
Classic of Mountains and Seas 《山海經》 卷三 北山經 Chapter 3: Classic of the Mountains - North 104
Classic of Mountains and Seas 《山海經》 卷五 中山經 Chapter 5: Classic of the Mountains - Central 98
History of Song 《宋史》 卷九十四 志第四十七 河渠四 Volume 94 Treatises 47: Rivers and Canals 4 96
History of Song 《宋史》 卷九十七 志第五十 河渠七 Volume 97 Treatises 50: Rivers and Canals 7 93

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
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
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
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
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
水浆 水漿 水漿不入於口者七日 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I 3
济水 濟水 陳無宇濟水 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 3