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恶 (惡) è ě wù wū

  1. è noun evil / vice
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (ABC 'è' 恶 n; NCCED '恶' è 1)
  2. è adjective evil / wicked / bad / foul / malevolent
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll '惡' è 1; NCCED '恶' è 3; Unihan '惡')
  3. ě adjective queasy / nauseous
    Domain: Health 健康
    Notes: As in 恶心 (ABC 'ě' 恶; NCCED '恶' ě)
  4. verb to hate / to detest
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (ABC 'wù' 恶 bf; Kroll '惡' wù 1; NCCED '惡' wù)
  5. pronoun how?
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: An interrogative pronoun used in Classical Chinese, often followed by 乎 (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 96). For example, 君子去仁,惡乎成名? 'If a superior man [junzi] abandon virtue, how can he fulfill the requirements of that name?' (Lunyu 4:5, trans. by Legge 1861; Kroll '惡' wū 1; NCCED '惡' wū 1)
  6. è adjective fierce
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (ABC 'è' 恶 v; NCCED '恶' 'è' 1)
  7. è adjective detestable / offensive / unpleasant
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll '惡' è 2)
  8. verb to denounce
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll '惡' wù 2)
  9. interjection oh!
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (NCCED '惡' wū 2)

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恶化憎恶恶意邪恶恶心恶劣恶霸丑恶凶恶厌恶罪恶恶毒恶性可恶三恶道恶习恶搞恶言恶势力恶念恶业恶人五浊恶世恶鬼除诸恶难救度能催恶敌救度除诸恶毒救度恶见恶行恶趣恶道三恶趣恶事恶梦恶相恶魔五浊恶世恶兽造恶行恶两舌恶口恶口恶报习恶恶作恶语恶心五逆恶分别善恶报应经比丘避女恶名欲自杀经佛说嗟韈曩法天子受三归依获免恶道经

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《大學章句》 Commentary on Great Learning 37
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《陽貨第十七》 Commentary on Yang Huo XVII 33
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《告子章句上》 Commentary on Gaozi I 29
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《公孫丑章句上》 Commentary on Gong Sun Chou I 25
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《里仁第四》 Commentary on Li Ren IV 22
Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies 21
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《離婁章句上》 Commentary on Li Lou I 18
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《盡心章句下》 Commentary on Jin Xin II 17
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《公孫丑章句下》 Commentary on Gong Sun Chou II 17
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《盡心章句上》 Commentary on Jin Xin I 16

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
性善进行淋漓尽致描写 文学 Literature - Fragment h (2016-02-04) in Media articles 1
4. 《里仁》 Li Ren in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 7
衣服 8. 《泰伯》 Tai Bo in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
10. 《鄉黨》 Xiang Dang in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
是故 11. 《先進》 Xian Jin in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
12. 《顏淵》 Yan Yuan in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 4
《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
君子 《曲禮下》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 2 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 4
《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 4
不肖 《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《內篇‧逍遙遊》 Inner Chapters - Enjoyment in Untroubled Ease in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
真偽 《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 21
《養生主》 Nourishing the Lord of Life in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
是以 《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 12
前行 《德充符》 The Seal of Virtue Complete in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 10
Sections from Records of the Historian in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
Selections from Mencius in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 4
《釋訓》 Explanation of Instructions 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
《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
《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》 4
水波 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
禮樂 《卷一‧序》 Scroll 1, Preface in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《示部》Shì Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1