Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

hǎo hào

  1. hǎo adjective good
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Comparison 比较
    Notes: For example, 她看一切事情都很好 'She saw that everything was very good.' (Ye Shengtao, 1999, p. 18) 好 is one of the most overloaded words in Chinese, it can have a range of meanings depending on tone and context (Guoyu '好' hǎo adj 3; Kroll '好' hǎo 3; NCCED '好' hǎo 1).
  2. hǎo suffix indicates completion or readiness
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: (Guoyu '好' hǎo adv 2; Kroll '好' hǎo 6; NCCED '好' hǎo 3)
  3. hào verb to be fond of / to be friendly
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 爱; for example the idiom, 好学不倦 'fond of learning not of labor' (Guoyu '好' hào v 1; Kroll '好' hào 1; NCCED '好' hào 1)
  4. hǎo interjection indicates agreement
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Interjection 叹词
    Notes: In the sense of 可以 (Guoyu '好' hǎo interjection 1; NCCED '好' hǎo 6)
  5. hǎo adjective indicates disatisfaction or sarcasm
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (Guoyu '好' hǎo interjection 2; NCCED '好' hǎo 13)
  6. hǎo adjective easy / convenient
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Condition 状况
    Notes: In the sense of 容易 (Guoyu '好' hǎo adv 3; NCCED '好' hǎo 7)
  7. hǎo adverb very / quite
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Comparison 比较
    Notes: In the sense of 很 or 非常 (Guoyu '好' hǎo adv 1; NCCED '好' hǎo 5)
  8. hǎo adverb many / long
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '好' hǎo adv 7)
  9. hǎo verb so as to
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 以便 (Guoyu '好' hǎo adv 4; NCCED '好' hǎo 8)
  10. hǎo adjective friendly / kind
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 友爱 (Guoyu '好' hǎo adj 2; Kroll '好' hǎo 4; NCCED '好' hǎo 2)
  11. hào verb to be likely to
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (NCCED '好' hào 2)
  12. hǎo adjective beautiful
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 好 is synonymous with 美好 in this sense; for example the idiom, 花好月圆 'flowers are beautiful, moon is round [everything is wonderful]' (Guoyu '好' hǎo adj 1; Kroll '好' hǎo 1)
  13. hǎo verb to be healthy / to be recovered
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 痊愈 (Guoyu '好' hǎo v 2; NCCED '好' hǎo 4)
  14. hǎo adjective remarkable / excellent
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '好' hǎo 2)
  15. hǎo adjective suitable
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '好' hǎo 5)
  16. hào noun a hole in a coin or jade disk
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '好' hào n 2; Kroll '好' hào 2)
  17. hào noun a fond object
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '好' hào n 1)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Song 《宋史》 卷四百〇二 列傳第一百六十一 陳敏 張詔 畢再遇 安丙 楊巨源 李好義 Volume 402 Biographies 161: Chen Min, Zhang Zhao, Bi Zaiyu, An Bing, Yang Juyuan, Li Haoyi 55
History of Song 《宋史》 卷三百六十二 列傳第一百二十一 朱勝非 呂頤浩 范宗尹 范致虛 呂好問 Volume 362 Biographies 121: Zhu Shengfei, Lu Yihao, Fan Zongyin, Fan Zhixu, Lu Haowen 43
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷三十二 Scroll 32 30
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 29
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷三十三 Scroll 33 28
Stratagems of the Warring States 《戰國策》 卷十一 齊四 Chapter 11: Qi IV 25
History of the Northern Dynasties 《北史》 卷四十五 列傳第三十三: 裴叔業 夏侯道遷 李元護 席法友 王世弼 江悅之 淳于誕 沈文秀 張讜 李苗 劉藻 傅永 傅竪眼 張烈 李叔彪 路恃慶 房亮 曹世表 潘永基 朱元旭 Volume 45 Biographies 33: Pei Shuye, Xiahou Daoqian, Li Yuanhu, Xi Fayou, Wang Shibi, Jiang Yuezhi, Chun Yudan, Shen Wenxiu, Zhang Dang, Li Miao, Liu Zao, Fu Yong, Fu Shuyan, Zhang Lie, Li Shubiao, Lu Shiqing, Fang Liang, Cao Shibiao, Pan Yongji, Zhu Yuanxu 23
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷二十三 Scroll 23 22
History of the Northern Dynasties 《北史》 卷八十一 列傳第六十九: 儒林上 Volume 81 Biographies 69: Confucian Scholars 1 22
The Scholars 《儒林外史》 第三回 Chapter 3 21

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
好德 好德 則莫不好德 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧周南‧兔罝 Lessons from the states - Odes Of Zhou And The South - Tu Ju 4
作好 作好 中軍作好 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧鄭‧清人 Lessons from the states - Odes of Zheng - Qing Ren 3
子好 子好 子好直言 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 成公 Lord Cheng 3
侯好 侯好 公侯好仇 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧周南‧兔罝 Lessons from the states - Odes Of Zhou And The South - Tu Ju 3
好勇 好勇 叔多才而好勇 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧鄭‧大叔于田 Lessons from the states - Odes of Zheng - Da Shu Yu Tian 3
好善 好善 衞文公臣子多好善賢者 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧鄘‧干旄 Lessons from the states - Odes of Yong - Gan Mao 3
中心好 中心好 中心好之 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧唐‧有杕之杜 Lessons from the states - Odes of Tang - You Di Zhi Du 3
攸好 攸好 予攸好德 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 洪範 Zhou Shu - Great Plan 3
以为好 以為好 永以為好也 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧衞‧木瓜 Lessons from the states - Odes of Wei - Mu Gua 3
燕好 燕好 加燕好 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 2