Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

  1. adjective strong
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As of wine; in the sense of 浓厚 (Guoyu '酷' adj 1; Unihan '酷')
  2. adjective cool
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Emotion 感情
    Notes: Slang (Guoyu '酷' adj 3; Sun 2006, loc. 1582)lang
  3. adjective ruthless
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 残忍 (Guoyu '酷' adj 2)
  4. adverb very
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 甚 (Guoyu '酷' adv)

Contained in

残酷严酷酷烈酷刑冷酷酷暑酷热冷酷无情酷似酷爱酷吏

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷89 酷吏:于洛侯 胡泥 李洪之 高遵張赦提 羊祉 崔暹 郦道元 Volume 89: Cruel Officals - Yu Luohou, Hu Ni, Li Hongzhi, Gaozun Zhang Sheti, Yang Zhi, Cui Xian, Li Dao Yun 14
History of the Northern Dynasties 《北史》 卷八十七 列傳第七十五: 酷吏 Volume 87 Biographies 75: Cruel Officials 9
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷四十八 吳書三 三嗣主傳 Volume 48: Book of Wu 3 - Biographies of the three heirs 6
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷三十 志第二十 刑法 Volume 30 Treatises 20: Punishment and Law 6
History of the Northern Dynasties 《北史》 卷三十九 列傳第二十七: 薛安都 劉休賓 房法壽 畢眾敬 羊祉 Volume 39 Biographies 27: Xue Andou, Liu Xiubin, Fang Fashou, Bi Zhongjing, Yan Zhi 6
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷111 刑罰志七 Volume 111 Treatise 7: Criminal Punishment 5
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷一百八十六上 列傳第一百三十六上: 酷吏上 Volume 186 Biographies 136: Cruel Officials 1 5
History of the Southern Dynasties 《南史》 卷五十三 列傳第四十三 梁武帝諸子 Volume 53 Biographies 43: Sons of Emperor Wu of Liang 5
History of Song 《宋史》 卷二百 志第一百五十三 刑法二 Volume 200 Treatises 153: Punishment and Law 2 5
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷六十二 列傳第二十二 羊欣 張敷 王微 Volume 62 Biographies 22: Yang Xin, Zhang Fu, Wang Wei 5

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
酷虐 酷虐 察吏殘賊酷虐者 Book of Han 《漢書》 卷十一 哀帝紀 Volume 11: Annals of Emperor Ai 13
酷暴 酷暴 治皆酷暴 Book of Han 《漢書》 卷六十 杜周傳 Volume 60: Du Zhou 8
苛酷 苛酷 而政令苛酷 Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷十五 李王鄧來列傳 Volume 15: Biographies of Li, Wang, Deng, Lai 7
酷痛 酷痛 念父辱之酷痛 Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷十八 魏書十八 二李臧文呂許典二龐閻傳 Volume 18: Book of Wei 18 - Biographies of the two Lis, Zang, Wen, Lü, Xu, Dian, the two Pangs, and Yan 6
暴酷 暴酷 最為暴酷驕恣 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《酷吏列傳》 Biographies of Cruel Officials 6
惨酷 慘酷 雖慘酷 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《酷吏列傳》 Biographies of Cruel Officials 6
怨酷 怨酷 乃更加其怨酷 Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷八十下 文苑列傳 Volume 80b: Biographies of Writers 2 5
性酷 性酷 袁紹妻劉氏性酷妒 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 5
酷裂 酷裂 美襞積以酷裂兮 Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷五十九 張衡列傳 Volume 59: Biography of Zhang Heng 5
深酷 深酷 刑罰深酷 Book of Han 《漢書》 卷八十五 谷永杜鄴傳 Volume 85: Gu Yong and Du Ye 5