Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

枭 (梟) xiāo

xiāo noun owl / brave / smuggler / drug pusher
Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文

Contained in

枭雄鸱枭鸱枭纹枭首

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷五十八 虞傅蓋臧列傳 Volume 58: Biographies of Yu, Fu, Gai, Zang 8
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷八十六 列傳第五十六 張軌 Volume 86 Biographies 56: Zhang Gui 7
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷五 Scroll 5 6
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷四十四 Scroll 44 6
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷二十二 志第十二 樂四 Volume 22 Treatises 12: Music 4 6
Stratagems of the Warring States 《戰國策》 卷十六 楚三 Chapter 16: Chu III 5
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷八 Scroll 8 5
Garden of Stories 《說苑》 卷十八 辨物 Chapter 18: Distinguishes Things 4
History of the Northern Dynasties 《北史》 卷七十一 列傳第五十九: 隋宗室諸王 Volume 71 Biographies 59: The Sui Imperial Family 4
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷一 魏書一 武帝紀 Volume 1: Book of Wei 1 - Annals of Emperor Wu 4

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
枭夷 梟夷 桀逆梟夷 Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷七 孝桓帝紀 Volume 7: Annals of Emperor Xiaohuan 12
未枭 未梟 賊臣未梟 Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷七 魏書七 呂布臧洪傳 Volume 7: Book of Wei 7 - Biographies of Lü Bu and Zang Hong 6
枭悬 梟懸 身被梟懸之戮 Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷七十四上 袁紹劉表列傳 Volume 74a: Biographies of Yuan Shao, Liu Biao 1 6
枭骑 梟騎 以梟騎都尉擊項籍 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《惠景閒侯者年表》 Yearly Table of the Officials who became Marquises between the Reigns of Emperor Hui and Emperor Jing 4
能枭 能梟 誰能梟之 Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷六十 吳書十五 賀全呂周鍾離傳 Volume 60: Book of Wu 15 - Biographies of He, Quan, Lü, Zhou, and Zhongli 3
枭斩 梟斬 減梟斬族誅從坐之條 Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷三十 志第二十 刑法 Volume 30 Treatises 20: Punishment and Law 3
天下枭 天下梟 為天下梟 Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷一 原道訓 Chapter 1: The Original Way 3
枭声 梟聲 今昔聞梟聲乎 Garden of Stories 《說苑》 卷十八 辨物 Chapter 18: Distinguishes Things 3
一枭 一梟 祠黃帝用一梟破鏡 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《孝武本紀》 Annals of the Xiaowu Emperor 3
枭任 梟任 梟任王后首于市 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《梁孝王世家》 House of Prince Xiao of Liang 2