Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

tóu

  1. tóu verb to throw / to cast / to fling / to pitch
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 扔; for example, 投石子 'throw a rock' (Guoyu '投' v 1; Kroll '投' 1; Unihan '投')
  2. tóu verb to jump into / to fall forward
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 跳进去; for example, 自投罗网 'to walk into a trap' (Guoyu '投' v 3; Kroll '投' 4; Unihan '投')
  3. tóu verb to emit
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: To emit light; in the sense of 映照 (Guoyu '投' v 4)
  4. tóu verb to fire
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: To fire a projectle (Kroll '投' 1c)
  5. tóu verb to stand up / to participate
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '投' 2)
  6. tóu verb to give
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 赠送 (Guoyu '投' v 13; Kroll '投' 3)
  7. tóu verb to tread / to walk / to move forward
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 前往 or 走向 (Guoyu '投' 6; Kroll '投' 5)
  8. tóu verb to be near to / to be close to
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 接近 or 靠近 (Guoyu '投' v 9; Kroll '投' 6)
  9. tóu noun dice
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As a variant of 骰 (Kroll '投' 7)
  10. tóu verb to load / to pack
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 放进 (Guoyu '投' v 2)
  11. tóu verb to send
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: A letter, message, etc; in the sense of 寄发 (Guoyu '投' v 5)
  12. tóu verb to join
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '投' v 7)
  13. tóu verb to depend on
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 奔靠; for example, 投奔 'to seek shelter' (Guoyu '投' v 8)
  14. tóu verb to scatter
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 甩 or 挥 (Guoyu '投' v 10)
  15. tóu verb to abandon
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 抛弃 (Guoyu '投' v 11)
  16. tóu verb to use
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 用 (Guoyu '投' v 12)
  17. tóu verb to cater to / to pander to
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 迎合 (Guoyu '投' v 14)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Ming 《明史》 卷三百〇三 列傳第一百九十一 列女三 Volume 303 Biographies 191: Exemplary Women 3 24
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷八十二 志第三十二:  選舉二 Volume 82 Treatises 35: Selection of Officials 2 18
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷十八 Scroll 18 17
History of Ming 《明史》 卷三百〇二 列傳第一百九十 列女二 Volume 302 Biographies 190: Exemplary Women 2 16
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷十 Scroll 10 15
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷二百〇一  列傳第八十八: 列女二 Volume 201 Biographies 88: Exemplary Women 2 15
History of Ming 《明史》 卷二百九十五 列傳第一百八十三 忠義七 Volume 295 Biographies 183: Loyal Officials 7 13
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百七十八 志第一百三十一 食貨上六 Volume 178 Treatises 131: Finance and Economics 1f 11
History of Ming 《明史》 卷二百九十二 列傳第一百八十 忠義四 Volume 292 Biographies 180: Loyal Officials 4 11
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷八十四 列傳第四十四 鄧琬 袁顗 孔覬 Volume 84 Biographies 44: Deng Wan, Yuan Yi, Kong Ji 11

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
投畀 投畀 投畀豺虎 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧節南山之什‧巷伯 Minor odes of the kingdom - Jie Nan Shan Zhi Shen - Xiang Bo 7
投石 投石 是猶以卵投石也 Mozi 《墨子》 卷十二 貴義 Book 12 - Esteem for Righteousness 7
卵投 卵投 是猶以卵投石也 Mozi 《墨子》 卷十二 貴義 Book 12 - Esteem for Righteousness 4
投水 投水 以火投水 Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷九 主術訓 Chapter 9: The Sovereign's Methods 4
投人 投人 桀石以投人 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 成公 Lord Cheng 3
石投 石投 以焚石投之 Rites of Zhou 《周禮》 秋官司寇 第五 5. Office of Autumn and Minister of Justice 3
投井 投井 自投井死 Book of Han 《漢書》 卷五十三 景十三王傳 Volume 53: The thirteen sons of Emperor Jing 3
投鼠 投鼠 欲投鼠而忌器 Book of Han 《漢書》 卷四十八 賈誼傳 Volume 48: Jia Yi 2
投河 投河 故懷負石而投河 Xunzi 《荀子》 不苟篇第三 Chapter 3: Nothing Carelessly 2
投鉤 投鉤 投鉤者 Xunzi 《荀子》 君道篇第十二 Chapter 12: The Way of the Sovereign 2