Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

xíng

  1. xíng noun appearance
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 形 is synonomous with 容色 or 容貌. For example, 形形色色 'many appearances and colors' (CCI p. 33; Unihan '形).
  2. xíng noun adjective
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Grammar 语法
    Notes: Short for 形容词
  3. xíng noun a shape / a form
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Form 形态
    Notes: In this sense 形 is synonomous with 形体 (Unihan '形).
  4. xíng noun the natural environment or a natural characteristic
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
  5. xíng noun circumstances / situation
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 形 is synonomous with 情势 or 形势.
  6. xíng verb to draw a picture
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 形 is synonomous with 画图形.
  7. xíng verb to appear / to manifest
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 形 is synonomous with 显露 or 显示.
  8. xíng verb to contrast / to compare
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 形 is synonomous with 比较 or 对照.
  9. xíng verb to describe
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 形 is synonomous with 描绘.

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Daode Jing 《道德經》 Daode Jing 《道德經》 37
Book of Liang 《梁書》 卷四十八 列傳第四十二 儒林 Volume 48: Confucian Scholars 32
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷十一 Scroll 11 30
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 第一 律曆上 律準 候氣 Volume 91: Rhythm and the Calendar Part One 23
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷五十五 Scroll 55 21
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷二十九 魏書二十九 方技傳 Volume 29: Book of Wei 29 - Biographies of fangshis and artisans 21
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷十七 Scroll 17 21
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷七十九 志第二十九:  輿服二 Volume 79 Treatises 32: Carriages and Clothes 2 21
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷五 Scroll 5 18
Liezi 《列子》 卷第一 天瑞篇 Chapter 1: Heaven's Gifts 18

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
形生理 形生理 形生理 Guanzi 《管子》 幼官第八 Chapter 8: Young Officials 10
未形 未形 其止邪也於未形 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《經解》 The Different Teachings of the Different Kings 8
形性 形性 安形性 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months 5
形盐 形鹽 形鹽 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 3
正形 正形 正形飾德 Guanzi 《管子》 心術下第三十七 Chapter 37: Scheming II 3
固有形 固有形 物固有形 Guanzi 《管子》 心術上第三十六 Chapter 36: Scheming I 2
度形 度形 度形而衣 Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷二 俶真訓 Chapter 2: Starting with the Truth 2
形四方 形四方 形四方之風 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 序 Preface 2
掩形 掩形 所以掩形也 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《雜記下》 Miscellaneous Records II 2
形方 形方 形方氏 Rites of Zhou 《周禮》 夏官司馬 第四 4. Offices of Summer and Minister of War 2