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zhōu

  1. zhōu noun a state / a province
    Domain: Geography 地理
    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: Classical Chinese 古文
    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: Geography 地理 , Subdomain: China 中国
    Notes: Short for 自治州 (CCD '州' 2; HSK '州' 2)
  8. zhōu noun a country
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Same as 聚 (GHDC '州' 4)

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Truncated for common words

CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《衛康叔世家》 House of Wei Kang Shu 14
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《十二諸侯年表》 Yearly Chronicle of the Feudal Lords 10
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《王制》 Royal Regulations 7
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《天官書》 Astronomy 6
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 5
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《內則》 The Pattern of the Family 5
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《川部》 Chuān Radical 4
Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《讓王》 Kings who have wished to resign the Throne 4
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《卷十二‧水部》 Scroll 12, Shuǐ Radical 4
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《韓長孺列傳》 Biography of Han Changru 3

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
州史 州史 其一獻諸州史 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《內則》 The Pattern of the Family 2
州伯 州伯 州史獻諸州伯 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《內則》 The Pattern of the Family 2
州巷 州巷 而弟達乎州巷矣 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《祭義》 The Meaning of Sacrifices 2
八州 八州 八州 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《王制》 Royal Regulations 2

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
千里 《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 7
其一 《內則》 The Pattern of the Family in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 5
《祭義》 The Meaning of Sacrifices in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《胠篋》 Cutting open Satchels in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《達生》 The Full Understanding of Life in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《讓王》 Kings who have wished to resign the Throne in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 4
Sections from Records of the Historian in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
河西 《釋地》 Explanation of Earth in Er Ya 《爾雅》 3
淮南 《釋丘》 Explanation of Hills in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋木》 Explanation of Trees in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋畜》 Explanation of Domestic Animals in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《高祖本紀》 Annals of Gao Zu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
十七 《十二諸侯年表》 Yearly Chronicle of the Feudal Lords in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 10
琳琅 《玉部》 Yù Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《艸部》 Cǎo Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 3
《口部》 Kǒu Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《吅部》 Xuān Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《言部》 Yán Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2
Liang County Song in Selections of Tang Poetry 1
《里仁第四》 Commentary on Li Ren IV in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
天下文王 《泰伯第八》 Commentary on Tai Bo VIII in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
二千五百 《衛靈公第十五》 Commentary on Wei Ling Gong XV in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1