Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

huǒ

  1. huǒ noun fire / flame
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Fire 火
    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 '火' 1; Kroll '火' 1; Sun 2006, loc. 1377; Unihan '火').
  2. huǒ verb to start a fire / to burn
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Fire 火
    Notes: In the sense of 烧 (GHC '火' 5; Kroll '火' 1a; Unihan '火')
  3. huǒ noun Kangxi radical 86
    Domain: Radicals 部首
    Notes: (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7)
  4. huǒ noun anger / rage
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Emotion 感情
    Notes: In the sense of 怒气 (GHC '火' 9; Sun 2006, loc. 1358; Unihan '火')
  5. huǒ noun fire element
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: One of the 五行 'five elements' of traditional Chinese thought; FGS translation standard: fire (Faxiang; GHC '火' 13; Kroll '火' 2; Sun 2006, loc. 1377)
  6. huǒ proper noun Antares
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: The fire star 火星 (GHC '火' 12; Kroll '火' 3)
  7. huǒ noun radiance
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 光芒 (GHC '火' 2)
  8. huǒ noun lightning
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 闪电 (GHC '火' 3)
  9. huǒ noun a torch
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (GHC '火' 4)
  10. huǒ adjective red
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: The color of fire (GHC '火' 6)
  11. huǒ adjective urgent
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 急迫 (GHC '火' 7)
  12. huǒ noun a cause of disease
    Domain: Chinese Medicine 中医
    Notes: In the sense of 病因 (GHC '火' 8)
  13. huǒ noun huo
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: A military unit in ancient China (GHC '火' 10)
  14. huǒ noun companion / comrade
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 同伴 (GHC '火' 11)
  15. huǒ proper noun Huo
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (GHC '火' 14)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Song 《宋史》 卷六十三 志第十六 五行二上 Volume 63 Treatises 16: Five Elements 2a 186
History of Ming 《明史》 卷二十九 志第五 五行二 Volume 29 Treatises 5: Five Elements 2 176
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《火部》 Huǒ Radical 152
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷三十四    志第二十四  五行一 Volume 34 Treatises 28: Five Elements 1 63
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷105之三 天象志一之三 Volume 105c Treatise 1: Celestial Phenomena 3 60
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷二十七上 五行志 Volume 27a: Treatise on the Five Elements 1 58
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 51
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷105之四 天象志一之四 Volume 105d Treatise 1: Celestial Phenomena 4 46
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷二十七 志第十七 五行上 Volume 27 Treatises 17: Five Elements Part One 39
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 第十四 五行二 災火 草妖 羽蟲孽 羊禍 Volume 104: Five Elements Part Two 37

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
庙火 廟火 大廟火 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《曾子問》 The Questions of Zeng-zi 5
鹑火 鶉火 鶉火中 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 5
火中 火中 火中成軍 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 5
曰火 曰火 二曰火 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 洪範 Zhou Shu - Great Plan 4
火见 火見 火見而致用 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 莊公 Lord Zhang 4
火攻 火攻 以火攻也 Gongyang's Commentary on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋公羊傳》 桓公 Lord Huan 4
火烈 火烈 火烈具舉 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧鄭‧大叔于田 Lessons from the states - Odes of Zheng - Da Shu Yu Tian 4
修火 修火 然後修火之利 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《禮運》 Ceremonial Usages; their Origins, Development, and Intention 4
流火 流火 七月流火 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧豳‧七月 Lessons from the states - Odes of Cao - Qi Yue 3
火禁 火禁 春秋以木鐸修火禁 Rites of Zhou 《周禮》 天官冢宰 第一 1. Office of the Heaven and Prime Minister 3