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开 (開) kāi

  1. kāi verb to open
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Actions 行为
    Notes: In the sense of 开通 (ABC 'kāi' 开 v 1; GHC '开' 2; NCCED 1 '开' 1)
  2. kāi proper noun Kai
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Name 名字
    Notes: (ABC 'kāi' 开 n 2; GHC '开' 10)
  3. kāi verb to hold an event
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Actions 行为
    Notes: For example, 开会 'to have a meeting' (ABC 'kāi' 开 v 9; GHC '开' 7; NCCED 1 '开' 12)
  4. kāi verb to drive / to operate
    Domain: Mechanical 机械
    Notes: For example, 开车 'drive a car' (ABC 'kāi' 开 v 6; NCCED 1 '开' 3)
  5. kāi verb to boil
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Temperature 温度
    Notes: For example, 开水 'boil water' (ABC 'kāi' 开 v 13; NCCED 1 '开' 16)
  6. kāi verb to melt
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Temperature 温度
    Notes: (NCCED 1 '开' 7)
  7. kāi verb to come loose / to break open
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Movement 移动
    Notes: (ABC 'kāi' 开 v 4; NCCED 1 '开' 6)
  8. kāi verb to depart / to move
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Movement 移动
    Notes: (GHC '开' 6)
  9. kāi verb to write
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Writing 写作
    Notes: Such as, to write a prescription, a check, etc (NCCED 1 '开' 13)
  10. kāi verb to issue
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Writing 写作
    Notes: For example, 开工资 'to issue wages' (ABC 'kāi' 开 v 15; NCCED 1 '开' 15)
  11. kāi verb to lift restrictions
    Domain: Law 法律
    Notes: (NCCED 1 '开' 9)
  12. kāi verb indicates expansion or continuation of a process
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: Used after a verb or an adjective (NCCED 3 '开' 2)
  13. kāi verb to switch on
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Actions 行为
    Notes: As in switch on machinery or a light (ABC 'kāi' 开 v 4; NCCED 1 '开' 2)
  14. kāi verb to run / to set up
    Domain: Administration 管理
    Notes: As in run a company, in the sense of 建立 'to establish' (ABC 'kāi' 开 v 8; GHC '开' 3; NCCED 1 '开' 11)
  15. kāi verb to fire
    Domain: Administration 管理
    Notes: As in fire an employee (ABC 'kāi' 开 v 14; NCCED 1 '开' 17)
  16. kāi verb to eat
    Domain: Spoken Language 口语
    Notes: (ABC 'kāi' 开 v 16; NCCED 1 '开' 18)
  17. kāi verb to clear
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Nature 大自然
    Notes: Of weather (NCCED 1 '开' 19)
  18. kāi verb to divide
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Process 过程
    Notes: In the sense of 分开 (ABC 'kāi' 开 v 10; GHC '开' 8; NCCED 1 '开' 20)
  19. kāi noun a division of standard size paper
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Writing 写作
    Notes: (ABC 'kāi' 开 n 1; NCCED 1 '开' 21)
  20. kāi measure word carat
    Domain: Jewelry 配饰
    Notes: (ABC 'kāi' 开 n 3; NCCED 2 '开' 1)
  21. kāi measure word Kelvin
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Temperature 温度
    Notes: A measure of temperature, abbreviation for 开尔文 (NCCED 2 '开' 2)
  22. kāi adverb complement of result
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: Often acts as a complement of result expressing that the preceding verb acheives the result of opening or moving something from its original position. For example, 打开、解开等 (ABC 'kāi' 开 ad 1; NCCED 3 '开' 1)
  23. kāi verb to develop land / to reclaim land
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Actions 行为
    Notes: In the sense of 开发地 'to develop land' (ABC 'kāi' 开 v 2; GHC '开' 4; NCCED 1 '开' 8)
  24. kāi verb to reveal / to display
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 展示 (GHC '开' 5)
  25. kāi verb to inspire
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 启发 (GHC '开' 6)

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Truncated for common words

CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《龜策列傳》 Biographies of Diviners 36
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《門部》 Mén Radical 7
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《淮南衡山列傳》 Biographies of Huainan and Hengshan 7
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《晉世家》 House of Jin 7
Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《達生》 The Full Understanding of Life 7
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《公冶長第五》 Commentary on Gong Ye Zhang V 6
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《仲尼弟子列傳》 Biographies of the disciples of Zhongni 5
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《魯周公世家》 House of Lu Zhougong 5
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin 4
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《扁鵲倉公列傳》 Biographies of Bian Que and the Duke of Cang 4

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
田开 田開 田開之見周威公 Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《達生》 The Full Understanding of Life 3
开人 開人 不開人之天 Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《達生》 The Full Understanding of Life 2

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
猴年 Year of the Monkey - Fragment c (2016-01-30) in Media articles 1
猴年 Year of the Monkey - Fragment d (2016-01-30) in Media articles 1
否则可能野牛 狮子会上树 Lions can climb trees - Fragment b (2015-11-02) in Media articles 1
你们赶紧摄像机 春晚 Spring Festival Gala b (2016-01-25) in Media articles 2
任务我们其他人 英雄犬 Hero dog - Fragment b (2015-12-29) in Media articles 1
只有咱们裕泰 Teahouse - Act II (Part) 《茶馆》 第二幕 (部分) in A small number of phrases from the writings of Lao She 1
使 5. 《公冶長》Gong Ye Chang 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》 2
《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
天子 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《學記》 Record on the Subject of Education in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《孔子閒居》 Confucius at Home at Leisure in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《天運》 The Revolution of Heaven in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《秋水》 The Floods of Autumn in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《達生》 The Full Understanding of Life in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 7
《說劍》 Delight in the Sword-fight in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
Sections from Records of the Historian in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
《釋言》 Explanation of Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
九州 《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
武王 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
千里 《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 4
《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
千里 《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《口部》 Kǒu Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《目部》 Mù Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《竹部》 Zhú Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《勿部》 Wù Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
候鳥 《卷十三‧𠃉部》 Scroll 13, Yà Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《中庸章句序》 Preface to Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
使 《公冶長第五》 Commentary on Gong Ye Zhang V in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 6