Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

困 (睏) kùn

  1. kùn verb to be sleepy / doze off
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Characteristic 特点
  2. kùn verb to be in distress
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Emotion 感情
  3. kùn verb to tie together in a bunch
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Actions 行为
  4. kùn adjective lacking / poor
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文

Contained in

困难困扰贫困困苦困境穷困困厄围困困顿困惑困局脱困疲困经济困境困惑不解吞咽困难困难在于困绑

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷三十七 蜀書七 龐統法正傳 Volume 37: Book of Shu 7 - Biographies of Pang Tong and Fa Zheng 1
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷五十六 吳書十一 朱治朱然呂範朱桓傳 Volume 56: Book of Wu 11 - Biographies of Zhu Zhi, Zhu Ran, Lü Fan, and Zhu Huan 1
History of Ming 《明史》 卷七十八 志第五十四 食貨二 Volume 78 Treatises 54: Finance and Economics 2 1
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷七十四上 袁紹劉表列傳 Volume 74a: Biographies of Yuan Shao, Liu Biao 1 1
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷一百三十 列傳第八十: 王璵 李泌 崔造 關播 Volume 130 Biographies 80: Wang Yu, Li Bi, Cui Zao, Guan Bo 1
Mozi 《墨子》 卷二 尚賢上 Book 2 - Exaltation of the Virtuous I 1

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 18
困敦 睏敦 歲名曰困敦 Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷三 天文訓 Chapter 3: Celestial Phenomena 9
民困 民睏 其民困 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 序 Preface 7
乏困 乏睏 共其乏困 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 5
振困 振睏 八曰振困 Guanzi 《管子》 入國第五十四 Chapter 54: Entering the State 5
知困 知睏 若華氏知困而致死 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 4
困废 睏廢 不肖者困廢而莫之能舉 Guanzi 《管子》 明法解第六十七 Chapter 67: Explanation of Wise Edicts 3
困伤 睏傷 故立功而民不困傷 Guanzi 《管子》 形勢解第六十四 Chapter 64: Resolving a Situation 3
困兽 睏獸 困獸猶鬥 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 宣公 Lord Xuan 3
困辱 睏辱 猶之困辱而死亡也 Guanzi 《管子》 形勢解第六十四 Chapter 64: Resolving a Situation 3