Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

说 (說) shuō yuè shuì

  1. shuō verb to say / said / to speak / to talk / speaks
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Language 语言
    Notes: In this sense 说 means the same as 告诉. 说 is used in this sense in both modern and literary Chinese (ABC 'shuō' v 1; GHC '说' 2; Kroll '說' 1; NCCED '说' 1). For example, 她低声的说 'She said in a low voice.' (Lao She, 2003, p. 176)
  2. yuè verb to relax / to enjoy / to be delighted
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (GHC '说' 8; Kroll '說' yuè)
  3. shuì verb to persuade
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 劝说 or 说服 (GHC '说' 5; Kroll '說' shuì; NCCED '说' 5)
  4. shuō verb to teach / to recite / to explain
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 解释 or 说明 (ABC 'shuō' v 2; GHC '说' 1; Kroll '說' 2; NCCED '说' 2) Etymology: 說,釋也。从言、兌。一曰談說。(Shuo Wen) to explain, from 言 with duì 兑 as phonetic (Norman 1988, p. 69)
  5. shuō noun a doctrine / a theory
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 学说 (ABC 'shuō' bf; GHC '说' 1; Kroll '說' 3; NCCED '说' 3)
  6. shuō verb to claim / to assert
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (GHC '说' 4; Kroll '說' 3)
  7. shuō noun allocution
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (GHC '说' 5; Kroll '說' 4)
  8. shuō verb to criticize / to scold
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Emotion 感情
    Notes: (ABC 'shuō' v 3; NCCED '说' 4)
  9. shuō verb to indicate / to refer to
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Language 语言
    Notes: (ABC 'shuō' v 4; NCCED '说' 6)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 第三 律曆下 曆法 Volume 93: Rhythm and the Calendar Part Three 143
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 第二 律曆中 賈逵論曆 永元論曆 延光論曆 漢安論曆 熹平論曆 論月食 Volume 91: Rhythm and the Calendar Part Two 103
History of Song 《宋史》 卷二百〇二 志第一百五十五 藝文一 Volume 202 Treatises 155: Arts and Literature 1 90
Mozi 《墨子》 卷十 經下 Book 10 - Canon II 84
History of Ming 《明史》 卷九十六 志第七十二 藝文一 Volume 96 Treatises 72: Arts and Literature 1 69
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷九十七 列傳第四十七: 劉幽求 鐘紹京 郭元振 張說 Volume 97 Biographies 47: Liu Youqiu, Zhong Shaojing, Guo Yuanzhen, Zhang Shuo 60
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷一百二十五  列傳第五十     蘇張 Volume 125 Biographies 50: Su, Zhang 57
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 第二十二 郡國四 青州 荊州 揚州 Volume 112: Commanderies and States Part Three 55
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 第一 律曆上 律準 候氣 Volume 91: Rhythm and the Calendar Part One 54
Stratagems of the Warring States 《戰國策》 卷二十一 趙四 Chapter 21: Zhao IV 51

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
公说 公說 公說 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 10
子说 子說 宣子說之 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 文公 Lord Wen 8
御说 禦說 既而聞之曰公子禦說之辭也 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 莊公 Lord Zhang 5
说卒 說卒 宋公御說卒 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 3
说子 說子 唯寡人說子之言 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 定公 Lord Ding 3
句说 句說 这句说 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧衞‧氓 Lessons from the states - Odes of Wei - Mang 3
侯说 侯說 晉侯說之 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 莊公 Lord Zhang 3
说笏 說笏 無說笏 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《玉藻》 The Jade-Bead Pendants of the Royal Cap 3
说甲 說甲 說甲于公 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 3
说骖 說驂 使子貢說驂而賻之 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I 3