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药 (藥) yào

  1. yào noun a pharmaceutical / medication / medicine / a drug / a remedy
    Domain: Health 健康
    Notes: Used in both literary and modern Chinese (ABC 'yào' n; NCCED '药' 1). For example, in literary Chinese, 種種藥草。合和米麯甘蔗汁中。能變成酒。 'Take many kinds of medicinal herbs and mix them together with rice, yeast, and sugar cane juice and they will turn into wine.' (Collection of Meanings and Terms in Translation, Scroll 3, T 2131 《翻譯名義集‧卷第三》)
  2. yào noun a chemical
    Domain: Health 健康
    Notes: Used in both literary and modern Chinese. For example, 火药 'gunpowder' (ABC 'yào' n; NCCED '药' 4)
  3. yào verb to cure
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (ABC 'yào' v; NCCED '药' 2)
  4. yào verb to poison
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (ABC 'yào' n/v; NCCED '药' 3)

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《扁鵲倉公列傳》 Biographies of Bian Que and the Duke of Cang 17
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang 8
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《封禪書》 Religious sacrificial ceremonies 5
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《鄉黨第十》 Commentary on Xiang Dang X 3
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《刺客列傳》 Biographies of Assassins 3
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《五宗世家》 House of the Five Clans 3
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《孝武本紀》 Annals of the Xiaowu Emperor 3
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《曲禮下》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 2 3
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《蘇秦列傳》 Biography of Su Qin 3
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《艸部》 Cǎo Radical 2

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
饮药 飲藥 飲藥 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《曲禮下》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 2 3

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
10. 《鄉黨》 Xiang Dang in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
《曲禮下》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 2 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 3
《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《文王世子》King Wen as Son and Heir in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《內篇‧逍遙遊》 Inner Chapters - Enjoyment in Untroubled Ease in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《天地》 Heaven and Earth in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《雜篇‧庚桑楚》 Miscellaneous Chapters - Geng-sang Chu in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《徐無鬼》 Xu Wu-gui in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《列御寇》 Lie Yu-kou in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 8
《呂太后本紀》Annals of Empress Dowager Lü in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
黃金 《孝武本紀》 Annals of the Xiaowu Emperor in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
《封禪書》 Religious sacrificial ceremonies in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 5
為此 《晉世家》 House of Jin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
《艸部》 Cǎo Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2
《卷七‧木部》 Scroll 7, Mù Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2
《宀部》 Mián Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《疒部》 Nì Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2
同意 《鄉黨第十》 Commentary on Xiang Dang X in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 3
《顏淵第十二》 Commentary on Yan Yuan XII in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
《滕文公章句上》 Commentary on Teng Wen Gong I in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 2