Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

终 (終) zhōng

  1. zhōng noun end / finish / conclusion
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Time 时间
    Notes: In the sense of 结局 (Guoyu '終' n 1; Kroll '終' 1; Unihan '終')
  2. zhōng adverb finally / in the end
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '終' adv; Kroll '終' 3; Unihan '終')
  3. zhōng verb to complete / to finish
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 结束 or 完毕; for example, 曲终人散 'as the music finishes the people disperse' (Guoyu '終' v 1; Kroll '終' 2)
  4. zhōng adjective all / entire / from start to finish
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: For example, 终年 'all year' (Guoyu '終' adj 1)
  5. zhōng verb to study in detail
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 详究 (Guoyu '終' v 2)
  6. zhōng noun death
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 死亡 (Guoyu '終' n 2; Kroll '終' 1a)
  7. zhōng adverb first half of a symmetric phrase
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the pattern of 终A且B (Kroll '終' 4)
  8. zhōng proper noun Zhong
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '終' n 3)
  9. zhōng verb to die
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 死亡 (Guoyu '終' v 2)

Contained in

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终生寿终送终年终终南期终临终关怀终老终身大事贯彻始终终点站终南山终南捷径终极终身监禁终年积雪终期终天终声终局疾终正寝兄终弟及有始有终善终曲终人散终了终归终南无学终而复始

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Ming 《明史》 卷六十二 志第三十八 樂二 Volume 62 Treatises 38: Music 2 57
History of Song 《宋史》 卷二百七十八 列傳第三十七 馬全義 雷德驤 王超 Volume 278 Biographies 37: Ma Quanyi, Lei Dexiang, Wang Chao 46
Canon of Supreme Mystery 《太玄經》 Full Text 43
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷七十  志第二十一:  禮樂四 Volume 70 Treatises 23: Rites and Music 4 43
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷二十 志第十 禮中 Volume 20 Treatises 10: Rites Part Two 37
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷十二 志第二 歷上 Volume 12 Treatises 2: Calendar 1 35
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百三十七 志第九十 樂十二 Volume 137 Treatises 90: Music 12 34
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 31
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷二十一 律曆志 Volume 21: Treatise on Rhythm and the Calendar 29
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷17 志第12 律曆中 Volume 17 Treatises 12: Measures and the Calendar 2 28

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
终始 終始 終始慎厥與 Book of Documents 《尚書》 商書 太甲下 Shang Shu - Tai Jia III 7
厥终 厥終 慎厥終 Book of Documents 《尚書》 商書 仲虺之誥 Shang Shu - Announcement of Zhong-hui 7
终风 終風 終風 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧邶‧終風 Lessons from the states - Odes of Bei - Zhong Feng 6
正终 正終 非正終也 Gongyang's Commentary on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋公羊傳》 定公 Lord Ding 4
终事 終事 終事八反 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 4
终朝 終朝 終朝采綠 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧魚藻之什‧采綠 Minor odes of the kingdom - Yu Zao Zhi Shen - Cai Lu 3
道终 道終 先君不以其道終 Gongyang's Commentary on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋公羊傳》 桓公 Lord Huan 3
令终 令終 高朗令終 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 大雅‧生民之什‧既醉 Greater odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Sheng Min - Ji Jiu 3
终远 終遠 終遠兄弟 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧王‧葛藟 Lessons from the states - Odes of Wang - Ge Lei 3
礼终 禮終 禮終 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 3