Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

穷 (窮) qióng

  1. qióng adjective poor / destitute / impoverished
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 贫苦 (Guoyu '窮' adj 3; Unihan '窮')
  2. qióng adjective ended / finished
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 终极 or 尽头 (Guoyu '窮' adj 1)
  3. qióng adjective extreme
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 极端 (Guoyu '窮' adj 2)
  4. qióng adjective desolate / deserted / out-of-the-way
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 荒僻 or 偏远 (Guoyu '窮' adj 2)
  5. qióng noun poverty
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 贫困 (Guoyu '窮' n)
  6. qióng verb to investigate details of
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '窮' v)
  7. qióng adverb thoroughly / completely
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 澈底 (Guoyu '窮' adv)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷五十五 Scroll 55 19
Canon of Supreme Mystery 《太玄經》 Full Text 19
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷二十八 Scroll 28 16
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷五十九 張衡列傳 Volume 59: Biography of Zhang Heng 14
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷二十八 魏書二十八 王毌丘諸葛鄧鍾傳 Volume 28: Book of Wei 28 - Biographies of Wang, Guanqiu, Zhuge, Deng and Zhong 13
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷二十九 Scroll 29 13
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷二十六 Scroll 26 13
Daode Jing 《道德經》 Daode Jing 《道德經》 12
Liezi 《列子》 卷第六 力命篇 Chapter 6: Endeavor and Destiny 12
Garden of Stories 《說苑》 卷二十 反質 Chapter 20: Returning to Simplicity 12

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
困穷 睏窮 以至困窮之詩也 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧邶‧日月 Lessons from the states - Odes of Bei - Ri Yue 15
道穷 道窮 稱吾道窮 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 序 Preface 8
穷民 窮民 以肺石達窮民 Rites of Zhou 《周禮》 秋官司寇 第五 5. Office of Autumn and Minister of Justice 6
通穷 通窮 七曰通窮 Guanzi 《管子》 入國第五十四 Chapter 54: Entering the State 4
上穷 上窮 上窮也 Book of Changes 《易經》 隨 Sui 4
时穷 時窮 其時窮 Gongyang's Commentary on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋公羊傳》 定公 Lord Ding 4
穷奇 窮奇 謂之窮奇 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 文公 Lord Wen 3
穷巷 窮巷 與行父老之守及窮巷幽閒無人之處 Mozi 《墨子》 卷十五 號令 Book 15 - Commands and Orders 3
达穷 達窮 以待達窮者與遽令 Rites of Zhou 《周禮》 夏官司馬 第四 4. Offices of Summer and Minister of War 3
穷后 窮後 有窮后羿 Book of Documents 《尚書》 夏書 五子之歌 Xia Shu - Songs of the Five Sons 3