Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

duō

  1. duō number over / indicates a number greater than the number preceding it
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
    Notes: (Unihan '多')
  2. duō adjective many / much
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
    Notes: For example, in literary Chinese, 慈母多敗兒 'a mother who lavishes too much love on her children spoils them', from Han Feizi's Xian Xue (DCP 'C222'; Unihan '多')
  3. duō adverb more
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量 , Concept: Degree 程度
    Notes: (Unihan '多')
  4. duō verb add / increase
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
    Notes: There are numeral, adjective, verb, and adverb forms for 多. See separate entries for each.
  5. duō verb to have something in abundance
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
  6. duō adjective excessive
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
  7. duō adverb to what extent
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: Used in questions, such as 你多大?
  8. duō foreign duo
    Domain: Foreign Language 外语
    Notes: Used for the sound in mantras and Sanskrit names

Contained in

巴巴多斯多米尼加共和国厄瓜多尔萨尔瓦多特立尼达和多巴哥巴巴多斯元多米尼加比索佛得角埃斯库多科多巴特立尼达和多巴哥元许多多种僧多粥少粥少僧多更多增多多媒体多元化康多莉扎赖斯大多数多数般若波罗蜜多心经般若波罗蜜多阿耨多罗三藐三菩提多子多福多少众多多样性诸多飞碟多向贵人多忘事多多益善过多多音节多种维生素多于多么码分多址差不多多半多亏多劳多得多余或多或少多点广播多路广播大多繁多好多时分多路复用技术波分多路复用

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Classic of Mountains and Seas 《山海經》 卷五 中山經 Chapter 5: Classic of the Mountains - Central 526
Classic of Mountains and Seas 《山海經》 卷二 西山經 Chapter 2: Classic of the Mountains - West 189
Classic of Mountains and Seas 《山海經》 卷三 北山經 Chapter 3: Classic of the Mountains - North 144
Classic of Mountains and Seas 《山海經》 卷四 東山經 Chapter 4: Classic of the Mountains - East 80
Classic of Mountains and Seas 《山海經》 卷一 南山經 Chapter 1: Classic of the Mountains - South 75
History of Song 《宋史》 卷五十 志第三 天文三 Volume 50 Treatises 3: Astronomy 3 64
History of Song 《宋史》 卷五十一 志第四 天文四 Volume 51 Treatises 4: Astronomy 4 62
History of Song 《宋史》 卷二百六十四 列傳第二十三 薛居正 沈倫 盧多遜 宋琪 宋雄 Volume 264 Biographies 23: Xue Juzheng, Shen Lun, Lu Duoxun, Song Qi, Song Xiong 62
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 53
History of the Northern Dynasties 《北史》 卷九十四 列傳第八十二: 高麗 百濟 新羅 勿吉 奚 契丹 室韋 豆莫婁 地豆干 烏洛侯 流求 倭 Volume 94 Biographies 82: Goryeo, Baekje, Silla, Wuji, Xi, Khitan, Shiwei, Doumolou, Didouyu, Wuluohou, Liuqiu, Japan 47

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
衆多 衆多 后妃子孫衆多也 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧周南‧螽斯 Lessons from the states - Odes Of Zhou And The South - Zhong Si 6
多福 多福 詒爾多福 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧鹿鳴之什‧天保 Minor odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Lu Ming - Tian Bao 5
多诰 多誥 予不惟若茲多誥 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 酒誥 Zhou Shu - Announcement about Drunkenness 4
多难 多難 王事多難 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧鹿鳴之什‧出車 Minor odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Lu Ming - Chu Che 4
实多 實多 忘我實多 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧秦‧晨風 Lessons from the states - Odes of Qin - Chen Feng 3
多罪 多罪 有夏多罪 Book of Documents 《尚書》 商書 湯誓 Shang Shu - Speech of Tang 3
多逊 多遜 多遜 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 多士 Zhou Shu - Numerous Officers 2
材多 材多 能多材多藝 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 金縢 Zhou Shu - Metal-bound Coffer 2
多受 多受 既多受祉 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧南有嘉魚之什‧六月 Minor odes of the kingdom - Nan You Jia Yu Zhi Shen - Liu Yue 2
多艺 多藝 能多材多藝 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 金縢 Zhou Shu - Metal-bound Coffer 2