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qiú

  1. qiú verb to request
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Language 语言
    Notes: Synonym discussion: in this sense 求 is similar in meaning to 请求 (ABCE '求'; CCD '求' 1; FE '求' 1; GHDC '求' 2; HSK '求' 1).
  2. qiú verb to seek / to look for
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 求 is similar in meaning to 追求. For example, For example, 实事求是 'to seek truth from facts' (ABCE '求'; CCD '求' 3; CCI '实事求是'; FE '求' 2; HSK '求' 2).
  3. qiú verb to explore / to probe
    Domain: Education 教育
    Notes: Synonym discussion: in this sense 求 is similar in meaning to 探索 (GHDC '求' 1).
  4. qiú verb to blame
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Morality 道德
    Notes: Synonym discussion: in this sense 求 is similar in meaning to 责备.
  5. qiú verb to select / to choose
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Thought 思想
    Notes: Synonym discussion: in this sense 求 is similar in meaning to 选择.
  6. qiú verb to solicit / to attract
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Social Interaction 交际
    Notes: Synonym discussion: in this sense 求 is similar in meaning to 招来.
  7. qiú adjective avaricious / greedy / rapacious / insatiable / avid
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Morality 道德
    Notes: Synonym discussion: in this sense 求 is similar in meaning to 贪婪 (FE '求' 4).
  8. qiú verb to collect / to match
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonym discussion: in this sense 求 is similar in meaning to 逑.
  9. qiú verb to bribe
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonym discussion: in this sense 求 is similar in meaning to 赇.
  10. qiú proper noun Qiu
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (CCD '求' 5; GHDC '求' 5)
  11. qiú verb to demand
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (CCD '求' 4; FE '求' 2; GHDC '求' 3)
  12. qiú verb to end
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (GHDC '求' 4)

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Truncated for common words

CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《龜策列傳》 Biographies of Diviners 51
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《離婁章句上》 Commentary on Li Lou I 19
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《公孫丑章句上》 Commentary on Gong Sun Chou I 19
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《中庸章句》 Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean 17
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《先進第十一》 Commentary on Xian Jin XI 17
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 17
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《晉世家》 House of Jin 16
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《封禪書》 Religious sacrificial ceremonies 16
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《述而第七》 Commentary on Shu Er VII 16
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《梁惠王章句上》 Commentary on Liang Hui Wang I 16

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
冉求 冉求 冉求曰 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 6. 《雍也》 Yong Ye 2

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
1. 《學而》 Xue Er in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 5
可知 4. 《里仁》 Li Ren in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
何如 5. 《公冶長》Gong Ye Chang in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
6. 《雍也》 Yong Ye in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 3
7. 《述而》 Shu Er in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 4
《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 3
《曲禮下》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 2 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
鬼神 《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 4
《禮器》 Rites in the Formation of Character in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 3
《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 8
《德充符》 The Seal of Virtue Complete in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 4
天下已知 《胠篋》 Cutting open Satchels in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
是以 Sections from Records of the Historian in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
《釋詁》 Explanation of Old Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋言》 Explanation of Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
美女 《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
美女 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 5
《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 4
《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》 1