Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

xiū

  1. xiū verb to decorate / to embellish
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: 修 is synonymous with 装饰 in this sense. Etymology: 修:飾也。(Shuo Wen; Guoyu '修' v 1; XHZD '修' 1)
  2. xiū verb to study / to cultivate
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 学习 (Guoyu '修' v 5; Unihan '修'; XHZD '修' 4)
  3. xiū noun bhāvanā / spiritual cultivation
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: See 修習
  4. xiū verb to repair / to put in order
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: 修 is synonymous with 修理 in this sense (Guoyu '修' v 2; Unihan '修')
  5. xiū adjective long / slender
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 长 (Guoyu '修' adj 1; XHZD '修' 5)
  6. xiū verb to write / to compile
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 著作 (Guoyu '修' v 6; XHZD '修' 3)
  7. xiū verb to build / to construct
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: 修 is synonymous with 建造 in this sense (Guoyu '修' v 3; XHZD '修' 2)
  8. xiū noun pratipatti / spiritual practice
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: See 修行
  9. xiū verb to practice
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 锻炼 (Guoyu '修' v 4)
  10. xiū verb to cut
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 剪 (Guoyu '修' v 7)
  11. xiū adjective virtuous / wholesome
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 善 or 美好 (Guoyu '修' adj 2)
  12. xiū noun a virtuous person
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '修' n 1)
  13. xiū proper noun Xiu
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '修' n 2)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Ming 《明史》 卷八十八 志第六十四 河渠六 Volume 88 Treatises 64: Rivers and Canals 6 65
History of Song 《宋史》 卷三百十九 列傳第七十八 歐陽修子:發 棐 劉敞弟:攽 子:奉世 曾鞏弟:肇 Volume 319 Biographies 78: Ouyang Xiu and sons: Fa, Fei , Liu Chang and younger brother: Ban, son : Fengshi, Zeng Gong and younger brother: Zhao 54
History of the Southern Dynasties 《南史》 卷十六  列傳第六 王鎮惡 朱齡石 毛脩之 傅弘之 朱脩之 王玄謨 Volume 16 Biographies 6: Wwang Zhene, Zhu Lingshi, Mao Xiuzhi, Fu Hongzhi, Zhu Xiuzhi, Wang Xuanmo 53
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百六十四 志第一百十七 職官四 Volume 164 Treatises 117: Offical Posts 4 43
History of Song 《宋史》 卷九十二 志第四十五 河渠二 Volume 92 Treatises 45: Rivers and Canals 2 38
History of Song 《宋史》 卷九十五 志第四十八 河渠五 Volume 95 Treatises 48: Rivers and Canals 5 38
History of Song 《宋史》 卷三百七十八 列傳第一百三十七 衞膚敏 劉珏 胡舜陟 沈晦 劉一止 胡交修 綦崇禮 Volume 378 Biographies 137: Wei Fumin, Liu Jue, Hu Shunzhi, Shen Hui, Liu Yizhi, Hu Jiaoxiu, Qi Chongli 36
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷六十四 志第十六:  河渠一 Volume 64 Treatises 17: Rivers and Canals 1 33
History of Ming 《明史》 卷九十七 志第七十三 藝文二 Volume 97 Treatises 73: Arts and Literature 2 33
History of Ming 《明史》 卷二百八十五 列傳第一百七十三 文苑一 Volume 285 Biographies 173: Literature 1 32

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
修德 修德 帝修德也 Book of Documents 《尚書》 虞書 丹朱(伪) Yu Shu - Dan Zhu (forged) 5
能修 能修 先王能修禮以達義 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《禮運》 Ceremonial Usages; their Origins, Development, and Intention 3
修旧 修舊 修舊也 Gongyang's Commentary on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋公羊傳》 莊公 Lord Zhang 3
腶修 腶修 尚腶修而已矣 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《郊特牲》 The Single Victim at the Border Sacrifices 3
厥修 厥修 厥修乃來 Book of Documents 《尚書》 商書 說命下(僞) Shang Shu - Charge to Yue III (forged) 3
修六 修六 司徒修六禮以節民性 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《王制》 Royal Regulations 3
修火 修火 然後修火之利 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《禮運》 Ceremonial Usages; their Origins, Development, and Intention 2
交修 交修 爾交修予 Book of Documents 《尚書》 商書 說命下(僞) Shang Shu - Charge to Yue III (forged) 2
修先 修先 將修先君之怨于鄭 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 隱公 Lord Yin 2
人修 人修 周人修而兼用之 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《王制》 Royal Regulations 2