Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

zhōu

  1. zhōu noun a state / a province
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Geography 地理学
    Notes: Often used in names for US states (FE '州' 4)
  2. zhōu noun a unit of 2,500 households
    Domain: History 历史 , Subdomain: China 中国
    Notes: In the Warring States administrative system (FE '州' 2; GHDC '州' 3)
  3. zhōu noun a prefecture
    Domain: History 历史 , Subdomain: China 中国
    Notes: An administrative area in historic times retained in present-day place names, such as 苏州 Suzhou and 扬州 Yangzhou (CCD '州' 1; FE '州' 1; GHDC '州' 2; HSK '州' 1)
  4. zhōu noun a country
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the Warring States administrative system (FE '州' 3; GHDC '州' 5)
  5. zhōu noun an island
    Domain: History 历史 , Subdomain: China 中国
    Notes: In the Warring States administrative system (FE '州' 3; GHDC '州' 1)
  6. zhōu proper noun Zhou
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: In the Warring States administrative system (FE '州' 3)
  7. zhōu noun autonomous prefecture
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Geography 地理学
    Notes: Short for 自治州 (CCD '州' 2; HSK '州' 2)
  8. zhōu noun a country
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Same as 聚 (GHDC '州' 4)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷四十一 志第二十一: 地理四 Volume 41 Treatises 21: Geography 4 1318
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷三十九 志第十九: 地理二 Volume 39 Treatises 19: Geography 2 1086
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷四十三下   志第三十三下 地理七下 Volume 43b Treatises 38: Gepgraphy 7b 864
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷三十八 志第十八: 地理一 Volume 38 Treatises 18: Geography 1 776
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷四十 志第二十: 地理三 Volume 40 Treatises 20: Geography 3 710
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷五十八 志第十:  地理一 Volume 58 Treatises 11: Geography 1 476
History of Song 《宋史》 卷八十九 志第四十二 地理五 Volume 89 Treatises 42: Geography 5 373
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷五十  志第三上: 五行一 Volume 50 Treatises 3: Five Elements 1 341
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷六十  志第十二:  地理三 Volume 60 Treatises 13: Geography 3 326
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷四十三上   志第三十三上 地理七上 Volume 43a Treatises 37: Gepgraphy 7a 288

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
州来 州來 吳入州來 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 成公 Lord Cheng 26
州仇 州仇 叔孫州仇 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 定公 Lord Ding 25
孙州 孫州 叔孫州仇 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 定公 Lord Ding 24
州吁 州籲 遭州吁之難 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧邶‧日月 Lessons from the states - Odes of Bei - Ri Yue 20
伯州 伯州 伯州犁奔楚 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 成公 Lord Cheng 13
州犁 州犁 伯州犁奔楚 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 成公 Lord Cheng 13
阳州 陽州 使帥師以伐陽州 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 10
州綽 州綽 州綽曰 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 7
州公 州公 州公如曹 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 桓公 Lord Huan 5
灭州 滅州 吳滅州來 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 5