Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

去声 (去聲) qùshēng

qùshēng noun falling tone / fourth tone
Domain: Linguistics 语言学 , Subdomain: Phonetics 语音学 , Concept: Tone 声调
Notes: The fourth of the four tones in Mandarin, which starts high and falls abruptly. It is [51] in Chao's tonal scale (Norman 1988, pp. 145-148).

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《中庸章句》 Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean 32
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《滕文公章句下》 Commentary on Teng Wen Gong II 21
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《梁惠王章句上》 Commentary on Liang Hui Wang I 19
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《告子章句下》 Commentary on Gaozi II 18
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《離婁章句上》 Commentary on Li Lou I 18
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《離婁章句下》 Commentary on Li Lou II 16
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《公孫丑章句上》 Commentary on Gong Sun Chou I 16
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《先進第十一》 Commentary on Xian Jin XI 15
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《盡心章句上》 Commentary on Jin Xin I 15
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《萬章章句上》 Commentary on Wan Zhang I 15

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
余去声 餘去聲 餘去聲 Stratagems of the Warring States 《戰國策》 卷一 東周 Chapter 1: Eastern Zhou 4
去声色 去聲色 去聲色 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months 3
夫去声 夫去聲 夫去聲 Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷82 李琰之 祖瑩 常景 Volume 82: Li Yanzhi, Zu Ying, Chang Jing 2
字去声 字去聲 字去聲 Wenxuan 《文選》 卷七 Scroll 7 2