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终 (終) zhōng

  1. zhōng noun end / finish
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Time 时间
  2. zhōng adverb in the end
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Time 时间
  3. zhōng verb to complete / to finish
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
  4. zhōng adjective all / entire
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
  5. zhōng adverb forever / eternal / always / permanent
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Time 时间
    Notes: 终 is synonymous with 永远 in this sense.

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始终最终终止终于终端始终如一终身自始至终终点终究终年终日终结有始无终临终寿终正寝告终命终慎终追远婆罗门子命终爱念不离经

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Truncated for common words

CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《萬章章句下》 Commentary on Wan Zhang II 11
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《樂書》 Music 10
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 9
Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master 8
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《楚世家》 House of Chu 8
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《文王世子》King Wen as Son and Heir 8
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《封禪書》 Religious sacrificial ceremonies 8
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《大學章句》 Commentary on Great Learning 8
Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《知北遊》 Knowledge Rambling in the North 7
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《李斯列傳》 Biography of Li Si 7

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
终礼 終禮 不得終禮 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《曾子問》 The Questions of Zeng-zi 2
终始 終始 必慎其終始 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《文王世子》King Wen as Son and Heir 2

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
君子之間 4. 《里仁》 Li Ren in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
15. 《衛靈公》 Wei Ling Gong in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
17. 《陽貨》 Yang Huo in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
祿 20. 《堯曰》 Yao Yue 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
《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 3
《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《曾子問》 The Questions of Zeng-zi in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 3
《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
所行 《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 5
中道 《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 8
以是 《應帝王》 The Normal Course for Rulers and Kings in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
賞罰 《在宥》 Letting Be, and Exercising Forbearance in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
Selections from Stories by Liu Xiang in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
《釋詁》 Explanation of Old Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋言》 Explanation of Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
不可 《釋訓》 Explanation of Instructions in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋天》 Explanation of Heaven in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋木》 Explanation of Trees 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》 2
《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 4
《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 5