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
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《天官書》 Astronomy 27
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
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months 17
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia 14
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 13
The Classic of Tea 《茶經》 卷下:五之煮、六之飲、七之事、八之出、九之略、十之圖 Final Scroll: 5. Boiling, 6. Drinking, 7. History, 8. Growing Regions, 9. Simplify, 10. Pictorialize 13
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《司馬相如列傳》 Biography of Sima Xiangru 12

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
水饮 水飲 士疏食水飲 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《喪大記》 The Greater Record of Mourning Rites 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
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 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
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
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
夫水 夫水 今夫水 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《中庸》 The State of Equilibrium and Harmony, also known as the Doctrine of the Mean 5
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 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