Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

xiū

  1. xiū verb to rest
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Middle Chinese: xjuw; in the sense of 休息 (ABC bf 'xiū' 2; GHC '休' 1; Kroll '休' 1; NCCED '休' 1)
  2. xiū verb to stop
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 停止 (ABC bf 'xiū' 2; GHC '休' 2; Kroll '休' 1a; NCCED '休' 2)
  3. xiū verb to take leave
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 休假 (ABC bf 'xiū' 3)
  4. xiū adjective lucky / beneficial
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (ABC bf 'xiū' 4; GHC '休' 7; Kroll '休' 2; NCCED '休' 5)
  5. xiū adverb to not
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 别 (ABC adv 'xiū'; Kroll '休' 4; GHC '休' 3; NCCED '休' 3)
  6. xiū verb to cast of one's wife
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (ABC v 'xiū'; GHC '休' 5; Kroll '休' 1b; NCCED '休' 4)
  7. xiū verb to retire
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (GHC '休' 4; Kroll '休' 1b)
  8. xiū adjective first-rate / best quality
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll '休' 3)
  9. xiū noun shade from a tree
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 树荫 (GHC '休' 6)

Contained in

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Truncated for common words

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷四十八 吳書三 三嗣主傳 Volume 48: Book of Wu 3 - Biographies of the three heirs 40
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷三十七 列傳第七 宗室 Volume 37 Biographies 7: Imperial Clan 26
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷六十四 吳書十九 諸葛滕二孫濮陽傳 Volume 64: Book of Wu 19 - Biographies of Zhuge, Teng, the two Suns, and Puyang 25
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷五十二 吳書七 張顧諸葛步傳 Volume 52: Book of Wu 7 - Biographies of Zhang, Gu, Zhuge, and Bu 23
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷六十 吳書十五 賀全呂周鍾離傳 Volume 60: Book of Wu 15 - Biographies of He, Quan, Lü, Zhou, and Zhongli 17
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷十五 魏書十五 劉司馬梁張溫賈傳 Volume 15: Book of Wei 15 - Biographies of Liu, Sima, Liang, Zhang, Wen, and Jia 16
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷四十七 吳書二 吳主傳 Volume 47: Book of Wu 2 - Biography of the Lord of Wu 16
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷九十九上 王莽傳 Volume 99a: Wang Mang 1 15
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷四十五 蜀書十五 鄧張宗楊傳 Volume 45: Book of Shu 15 - Biographies of Deng, Zhang, Zong, and Yang 13
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷十四 魏書十四 程郭董劉蔣劉傳 Volume 14: Book of Wei 14 - Biographies of Cheng, Dong, Guo, Liu, Jiang, and Liu 12

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
休休 休休 良士休休 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧唐‧蟋蟀 Lessons from the states - Odes of Tang - Xi Shuai 8
休命 休命 疇敢不祗若王之休命 Book of Documents 《尚書》 商書 說命上(僞) Shang Shu - Charge to Yue I (forged) 6
天休 天休 以承天休 Book of Documents 《尚書》 商書 湯誥 Shang Shu - Announcement of Tang 6
用休 用休 戒之用休 Book of Documents 《尚書》 虞書 大禹謨 Yu Shu - Counsels of the Great Yu 5
仪休 儀休 公儀休相魯 Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷十二 道應訓 Chapter 12: Responses of the Way 5
休明 休明 德之休明 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 宣公 Lord Xuan 3
休曰 休曰 何休曰 Xunzi 《荀子》 儒效篇第八 Chapter 8: The Achievements of the Confucians 3
心休 心休 其心休休焉 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 秦誓 Zhou Shu - Speech of the Marquis of Qin 3
王休 王休 以為王休 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 大雅‧生民之什‧民勞 Greater odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Sheng Min - Min Lu 3
休祥 休祥 襲于休祥 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 泰誓中 Zhou Shu - Great Declaration II 3