Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

恶 (惡) è ě wù wū

  1. è noun evil / vice
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (ABC 'è' 恶 n; NCCED '恶' è 1)
  2. è adjective evil / wicked / bad / foul / malevolent
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '惡' è 1; NCCED '恶' è 3; Unihan '惡')
  3. ě adjective queasy / nauseous
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Health 健康
    Notes: As in 恶心 (ABC 'ě' 恶; NCCED '恶' ě)
  4. verb to hate / to detest
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (ABC 'wù' 恶 bf; Kroll '惡' wù 1; NCCED '惡' wù)
  5. pronoun how?
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    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: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (ABC 'è' 恶 v; NCCED '恶' 'è' 1)
  7. è adjective detestable / offensive / unpleasant
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '惡' è 2)
  8. verb to denounce
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '惡' wù 2)
  9. interjection oh!
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (NCCED '惡' wū 2)

Contained in

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

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷四十五 列傳第五 王鎮惡 檀韶 向靖 劉懷慎 劉粹 Volume 45 Biographies 5: Wang Zhen E, Tan Shao, Xiang Jing, Liu Huaishen, Liu Cui 70
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 53
Xunzi 《荀子》 性惡篇第二十三 Chapter 23: Human Nature is Evil 48
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《大學章句》 Commentary on Great Learning 36
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 35
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 34
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
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷四十八 志第二十八: 食貨上 Volume 48 Treatises 28: Finance and Economics 1 27
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

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
子恶 子惡 子惡欲飲子酒 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 6
石恶 石惡 衛石惡 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 5
人恶 人惡 齊人惡魯桓公微弱 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧齊‧敝笱 Lessons from the states - Odes of Qi - Bi Gou 4
恶无礼 惡無禮 惡無禮也 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧召南‧野有死麕 Lessons from the states - Odes Of Shao And The South - Ye You Si Jun 3
恶公子 惡公子 鄭洩駕惡公子瑕 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 3
大恶 大惡 先君有共德而君納諸大惡 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 莊公 Lord Zhang 2
齐恶 齊惡 衛齊惡 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 2
恶出奔 惡出奔 衛石惡出奔晉 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 2
公恶 公惡 元公惡寺人柳 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 2
成恶 成惡 祇以成惡 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 2