Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

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.

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

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
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
Canon of Supreme Mystery 《太玄經》 Full Text 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
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷二十一 律曆志 Volume 21: Treatise on Rhythm and the Calendar 32
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 31
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
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
终始 終始 終始慎厥與 Book of Documents 《尚書》 商書 太甲下 Shang Shu - Tai Jia III 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
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
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
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
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