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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)

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错误错综错综复杂不错没错错字排错除错奇偶错误差错交错履舄交错大错特错纠错挑错错落有致错落错觉错乱过错听错认错犯错错失

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
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
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《張丞相列傳》 Biography of Chancellor Zhang 13
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin 8
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《書‧禮書》 Treatises - Rites 6
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《太史公自序》 Autobiographical Afterword of the Grand Historian 5
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《仲尼燕居》 Zhong-ni at Home at Ease 4
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《顏淵第十二》 Commentary on Yan Yuan XII 4
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《司馬相如列傳》 Biography of Sima Xiangru 4
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia 4

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
直错 直錯 舉直錯諸枉 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2. 《為政》 Wei Zheng 3
错行 錯行 辟如四時之錯行 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《中庸》 The State of Equilibrium and Harmony, also known as the Doctrine of the Mean 2

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
没有什么 Luotuo Xiangzi 《骆驼祥子》 in A small number of phrases from the writings of Lao She 1
2. 《為政》 Wei Zheng in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
12. 《顏淵》 Yan Yuan in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
《樂記》 Record of Music in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
諸天 《祭義》 The Meaning of Sacrifices in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《仲尼燕居》 Zhong-ni at Home at Ease in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 4
四時 《中庸》 The State of Equilibrium and Harmony, also known as the Doctrine of the Mean in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
之中 《達生》 The Full Understanding of Life in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
陰陽 《外物》 What comes from Without in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《釋天》 Explanation of Heaven in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 4
四十不用 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 8
《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
天子 《孝景本紀》 Annals of the Xiaojing Emperor in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
上下 《牙部》 Yá Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
手指 《又部》 Yòu Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《殳部》 Shū Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《貝部》 Bèi Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《㫃部》 Yǎn Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《大學章句》 Commentary on Great Learning in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
四時 《中庸章句》 Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 3
《為政第二》 Commentary on Wei Zheng II in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 4
《述而第七》 Commentary on Shu Er VII in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
《鄉黨第十》 Commentary on Xiang Dang X in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1