Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

错 (錯) cuò cù

  1. cuò noun mistake / error / blunder / fault
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Characteristic 特点
    Notes: 错 is synonymous with 错误 in this sense (Unihan '錯').
  2. cuò adjective wrong / mistaken / incorrect
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Thought 思想
    Notes: 错 is synonymous with 不正确 in this sense (Guoyu '錯' cuò adj 1).
  3. cuò verb to inlay with gold or silver
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Etymology: 錯:金涂也。(Shuo Wen; Guoyu '錯' cuò v 3)
  4. cuò noun a grindstone
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 错 is synonymous with 磨刀石 in this sense (Guoyu '錯' cuò n 1).
  5. cuò proper noun Cuo
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '錯' n 2)
  6. cuò verb to diverge / to branch off the road
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Guoyu '錯' cuò v 2)
  7. cuò adjective bad / spoiled / broken
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 壞的 (Guoyu '錯' cuò adj 2)
  8. verb to find a place for / to arrange for
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 安置 (Guoyu '錯' cù v 1)
  9. verb to discard / to abandon / to invalidate
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 废弃 (Guoyu '錯' cù v 2)
  10. verb to stop
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 停止 (Guoyu '錯' cù v 2)
  11. verb to put in place / to put into practice / to take effect
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 施行 (Guoyu '錯' cù v 3)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷四十九 爰盎晁錯傳 Volume 49: Yuan Ang and Chao Cuo 66
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《袁盎鼂錯列傳》 Biographies of Yuan Ang and Chao Cuo 40
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《吳王濞列傳》 Biographies of Pi, the Prince of Wu 23
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷三十五 荊燕吳傳 Volume 35: Princes of Jing, Yan and Wu 18
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《張丞相列傳》 Biography of Chancellor Zhang 13
Stratagems of the Warring States 《戰國策》 卷三 秦一 Chapter 3: Qin I 13
Stratagems of the Warring States 《戰國策》 卷十九 趙二 Chapter 19: Zhao II 13
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷四十二 張周趙任申屠傳 Volume 42: Zhang, Zhou, Zhao, Ren and Shentu 12
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷十 Scroll 10 12
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷三十九 Scroll 39 11

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
举错 舉錯 故民必知權然後舉錯得 Guanzi 《管子》 五輔第十 Chapter 10: Wu Fu 23
注错 註錯 則君子注錯之當 Xunzi 《荀子》 榮辱篇第四 Chapter 4: Honor and Disgrace 8
刑错 刑錯 刑錯而不用 Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷九 主術訓 Chapter 9: The Sovereign's Methods 6
错衡 錯衡 約軧錯衡 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧南有嘉魚之什‧采芑 Minor odes of the kingdom - Nan You Jia Yu Zhi Shen - Cai Qi 4
直错 直錯 舉直錯諸枉 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2. 《為政》 Wei Zheng 3
上错 上錯 厥賦惟上上錯 Book of Documents 《尚書》 夏書 禹貢 Xia Shu - Tribute of Yu 3
错仪 錯儀 錯儀畫制 Guanzi 《管子》 七法第六 Chapter 6: Seven Methods 3
错习俗 錯習俗 是注錯習俗之節異也 Xunzi 《荀子》 榮辱篇第四 Chapter 4: Honor and Disgrace 3
疑错 疑錯 其有疑錯 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 序 Preface 3
错薪 錯薪 翹翹錯薪 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧周南‧漢廣 Lessons from the states - Odes Of Zhou And The South - Han Guang 3