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坏 (壞) huài

  1. huài adjective bad / spoiled / broken
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Unihan '坏')
  2. huài verb to go bad / to break
    Domain: Condition 状况
    Notes: In this sense, the subject goes bad or becomes broken itself. For example, fruit going bad.
  3. huài verb to defeat
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 坏 is synonymous with 败 in this sense. Etymology: 壞:敗也。(Shuo Wen)
  4. huài adjective bad / evil
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 坏 is synonymous with 不好 or 恶劣 in this sense.
  5. huài noun dirty trick / evil idea
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 坏 is synonymous with 坏主意 in this sense.
  6. huài verb to wreck / to break / to destroy
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 破坏 or 毁坏 is synonymous with 败 in this sense. Etymology: 壓:壞也。(Shuo Wen)

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破坏坏蛋坏处损坏败坏好坏毁坏破坏性坏人坏身见佛说金刚三昧本性清净不坏不灭经金刚三昧本性清净不坏不灭经佛说坏相金刚陀罗尼经坏相金刚陀罗尼经金刚般若波罗蜜经破取着不坏假名论阿育王息坏目因缘经四不坏信四不坏净

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang 5
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months 4
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《滕文公章句上》 Commentary on Teng Wen Gong I 3
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《滕文公章句下》 Commentary on Teng Wen Gong II 3
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《六國年表》 Yearly Chronicle of the Six States 2
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《土部》 Tǔ Radical 2
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《陽貨第十七》 Commentary on Yang Huo XVII 2
Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《田子方》 Tian Zi-fang 2
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《禮運》 Ceremonial Usages; their Origins, Development, and Intention 2
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《吳王濞列傳》 Biographies of Pi, the Prince of Wu 2

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
坏墻 壞墻 壞墻垣 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months 2

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《土部》 Tǔ Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
17. 《陽貨》 Yang Huo in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 4
天子 《禮運》 Ceremonial Usages; their Origins, Development, and Intention in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《學記》 Record on the Subject of Education in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《田子方》 Tian Zi-fang in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《則陽》 Ze-yang in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《讓王》 Kings who have wished to resign the Throne in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《釋詁》 Explanation of Old Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
大梁 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 5
《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
十二 《孝景本紀》 Annals of the Xiaojing Emperor in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
《六國年表》 Yearly Chronicle of the Six States in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
名城 《秦楚之際月表》 Monthly Table of (the Events) between Qin and Chu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
孔子 《卷一‧序》 Scroll 1, Preface in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《艸部》 Cǎo Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《欠部》 Qiàn Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《山部》 Shān Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《土部》 Tǔ Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2
《大學章句序》 Preface to Commentary on Great Learning in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
《為政第二》 Commentary on Wei Zheng II in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
《公冶長第五》 Commentary on Gong Ye Zhang V in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
《泰伯第八》 Commentary on Tai Bo VIII in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
《子罕第九》 Commentary on Zi Han IX in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1