Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

争 (爭) zhēng

  1. zhēng verb to compete / to struggle / to fight / to contend / to strive
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 竞争 (Guoyu '爭' v 2; Unihan '爭')
  2. zhēng verb to snatch / to capture
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 夺取 (Guoyu '爭' v 1)
  3. zhēng verb to debate / to dispute
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 辩论 (Guoyu '爭' v 3; Unihan '爭')
  4. zhēng verb to differ
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 相差 (Guoyu '爭' v 4)
  5. zhēng verb to advise
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 规劝 (Guoyu '爭' v 5)
  6. zhēng adverb how / what way / what
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 如何 (Guoyu '爭' adv)

Contained in

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Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Daode Jing 《道德經》 With commentary by 王弼 Wang Bi 30
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 19
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷五十五 列傳第二十五 夏侯湛 潘岳 張載 Volume 55 Biographies 25: Xiahou Zhan; Pan Yue; Zhang Zai 18
Stratagems of the Warring States 《戰國策》 卷二十七 韓二 Chapter 27: Han II 17
Canon of Supreme Mystery 《太玄經》 Full Text 15
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 15
Stratagems of the Warring States 《戰國策》 卷二十一 趙四 Chapter 21: Zhao IV 13
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷三十六 鄭范陳賈張列傳 Volume 36: Biographies of Zheng, Fan, Chen, Jia, Zhang 12
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷六 魏書六 董二袁劉傳 Volume 6: Book of Wei 6 - Biographies of Dong, the two Yuans, and Liu 12
Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷一 原道訓 Chapter 1: The Original Way 12

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
人争 人爭 絞人爭出 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 桓公 Lord Huan 6
争心 爭心 懼民之有爭心也 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 4
争政 爭政 蘇爭政 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 文公 Lord Wen 4
争利 爭利 民猶爭利而忘義 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《坊記》 Record of the Dykes 3
夫争 夫爭 夫爭天下者 Guanzi 《管子》 霸言第二十三 Chapter 23: The Sovereign's Words 3
争天下 爭天下 夫爭天下者 Guanzi 《管子》 霸言第二十三 Chapter 23: The Sovereign's Words 3
争田 爭田 與邴歜之父爭田 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 文公 Lord Wen 3
争门 爭門 或曰自鹿門至于爭門者是也 Gongyang's Commentary on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋公羊傳》 閔公 Lord Min 3
争臣 爭臣 昔者天子有爭臣七人 The Classic of Filial Piety 《孝經》 孝經 Xiao Jing 3
军争 軍爭 中軍下軍爭舟 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 宣公 Lord Xuan 2