Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

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)

Contained in

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Truncated for common words

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷十三 志第三 歷下 Volume 13 Treatises 3: Calendar 2 68
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 59
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《龜策列傳》 Biographies of Diviners 51
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷十七 志第七 律曆中 Volume 17 Treatises 7: Rhythm and the Calendar Part Two 49
Daode Jing 《道德經》 With commentary by 王弼 Wang Bi 38
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷十二 志第二 歷上 Volume 12 Treatises 2: Calendar 1 34
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷十八 志第八 律曆下 Volume 18 Treatises 8: Rhythm and the Calendar Part Three 32
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 第三 律曆下 曆法 Volume 93: Rhythm and the Calendar Part Three 31
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 25
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 哀公 Lord Ai 25

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
求成 求成 而求成焉 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 隱公 Lord Yin 14
来求 來求 萬福來求 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧甫田之什‧桑扈 Minor odes of the kingdom - Fu Tian Zhi Shen - Sang Hu 13
求诸侯 求諸侯 不脩德而求諸侯 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧齊‧甫田 Lessons from the states - Odes of Qi - Fu Tian 3
求车 求車 天王求車 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 序 Preface 3
敷求 敷求 罔敷求先王 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 大雅‧蕩之什‧抑 Greater odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Dang - Yi 3
求贤 求賢 求賢審官 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧周南‧卷耳 Lessons from the states - Odes Of Zhou And The South - Juan Er 3
求君 求君 而外求君 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 文公 Lord Wen 3
敢求 敢求 我其敢求位 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 多士 Zhou Shu - Numerous Officers 3
使求 使求 使求遭喪之禮以行 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 文公 Lord Wen 2
维求 維求 我徂維求定 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 周頌‧閔予小子之什‧賚 Sacrificial odes of Zhou - Decade Of Min Yu Xiao Zi - Lai 2