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tōng

  1. tōng verb to go through / to open
    Domain: Communications 通讯
    Notes: (Unihan '通')
  2. tōng adjective open
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Form 形态
  3. tōng measure word measure word for actions
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
  4. tōng verb to connect
    Domain: Communications 通讯
    Notes: 通 is synonymous with 连接 in this sense. Etymology: 通:達也。(Shuo Wen)
  5. tōng verb to know well
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Thought 思想
    Notes: 通 is synonymous with 了解 or 精通 in this sense.
  6. tōng noun a spiritual power / supernatural powers / a remarkable ability / a magical power
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: See 神通
  7. tōng verb to report
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Thought 思想
    Notes: 通 is synonymous with 通报 in this sense.
  8. tōng verb to commit adultery
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Thought 思想
    Notes: 通 is synonymous with 通奸 in this sense.
  9. tōng adjective common
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 通 is synonymous with 共同 in this sense (Unihan '通').

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通过普通交通通知南通通用通信即时通信通讯录沟通通道网通中国网通通常开通通讯串通通州区连通直通联通流通通达普通话通讯频带交通工具通用网关接口通用公共许可証通顺畅通精通通用串行总线通报通风通告通航通红通货膨胀通商通俗通行通讯社相通扑通上海交通大学神通交通警察疏通通路万事亨通通晓

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《劉敬叔孫通列傳》 Biographies of Liu Jing and Shusun Tong 26
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《佞幸列傳》 Biographies of Flatterers 19
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《司馬相如列傳》 Biography of Sima Xiangru 17
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《太史公自序》 Autobiographical Afterword of the Grand Historian 15
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《大宛列傳》 Treatise on the Dayuan 14
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《高祖功臣侯者年表》 Yearly Table of the Officials who became Marquises in the Time of Gaozu 14
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《張丞相列傳》 Biography of Chancellor Zhang 13
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《封禪書》 Religious sacrificial ceremonies 13
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《河渠書》 Rivers and canals 13
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《太史公自序》 Biographies of Usurers 12

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
天下 17. 《陽貨》 Yang Huo in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
三十 《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 4
道路 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《禮運》 Ceremonial Usages; their Origins, Development, and Intention in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《郊特牲》 The Single Victim at the Border Sacrifices in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 5
耳目 《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
使 《德充符》 The Seal of Virtue Complete in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
四時 《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 3
《外篇‧駢拇》 Outer Chapters - Webbed Toes in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 4
《釋天》 Explanation of Heaven in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
谿 《釋山》 Explanation of Mountains in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
四方耳目 《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 5
使 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
諸侯使 《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 4
《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 10
《卷一‧序》 Scroll 1, Preface in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2
《王部》 Wáng Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
上下 《丨部》 Gǔn Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2
《辵部》 Chuò Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2
《行部》 Xíng Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《大學章句》 Commentary on Great Learning in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 6
得以 《中庸章句序》 Preface to Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1