Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

顾 (顧)

  1. verb to look after / to attend to
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '顧' 2; Unihan '顧')
  2. proper noun Gu
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
  3. verb to look back
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 回头 (Guoyu '顧' v 1; Kroll '顧' 1; Unihan '顧')
  4. verb to look at
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 看; for example, 左顾右盼 'looking to the left and glancing to the right' (Guoyu '顧' v 2; Kroll '顧' 1a)
  5. verb to pay close attention to / to contemplate / to consider
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 关注 (Guoyu '顧' v 4; Kroll '顧' 2a)
  6. verb to attend / to be present at
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '顧' 2b)
  7. verb to inquire after / to call on
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 拜访 (Guoyu '顧' v 3; Kroll '顧' 3)
  8. adverb contrary
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 反而 (Guoyu '顧' adv 1; Kroll '顧' 4)
  9. adverb how could it be that? / not surprisingly
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 豈 or 难道 (Guoyu '顧' adv 1; Kroll '顧' 5)
  10. conjunction but / however
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 不过 or 但是 (Guoyu '顧' conj 1)
  11. proper noun Gu
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '顧' n)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷七十  志第二十一:  禮樂四 Volume 70 Treatises 23: Rites and Music 4 92
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷二十四 Scroll 24 26
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷二十六 Scroll 26 20
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷十六 Scroll 16 19
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷三十 Scroll 30 18
History of Ming 《明史》 卷三百〇六 列傳第一百九十四 閹黨 焦芳 張綵 顧秉謙 崔呈秀 劉志選 曹欽程 王紹徽 霍維華 閻鳴泰 賈繼春 田爾耕 Volume 306 Biographies 194: Eunuchs - Jiao Fang, Zhang Cai, Gu Bingqian, Cui Chengxiu, Liu Zhixuan, Cao Qincheng, Wang Shaohui, Huo Weihua, Yan Mingtai, Jia Jichun, Tian Ergeng 18
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷二十一 Scroll 21 17
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百三十二 志第八十五 樂七 Volume 132 Treatises 85: Music 7 17
History of the Southern Dynasties 《南史》 卷三十五 列傳第二十五 劉湛 庾悅 顧琛 顧覬之 Volume 35 Biographies 25: Liu Zhan, Yu Yue, Gu Chen, Gu Jizhi 15
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百三十四 志第八十七 樂九 Volume 134 Treatises 87: Music 9 15

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
顾谓 顧謂 公孫龍顧謂弟子曰 Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷十二 道應訓 Chapter 12: Responses of the Way 16
顾曰 顧曰 顧曰 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 宣公 Lord Xuan 10
顾反 顧反 事成而顧反無名 Guanzi 《管子》 白心第三十八 Chapter 38: Plain Hearted 9
不敢顾 不敢顧 寡君不敢顧昏姻 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 成公 Lord Cheng 4
顾臣 顧臣 顧臣而行 Guanzi 《管子》 任法第四十五 Chapter 45: Appointment Methods 4
顾命 顧命 顧命 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 顧命 Zhou Shu - Testamentary Charge 3
孔子顾 孔子顧 孔子顧謂弟子曰 Xunzi 《荀子》 宥坐篇第二十八 Chapter 28: The Right Hand Vessel 3
顾忧 顧憂 顧憂者可與致道 Guanzi 《管子》 形勢第二 Chapter 2: Circumstances 3
顾见 顧見 顧見盧敖 Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷十二 道應訓 Chapter 12: Responses of the Way 3
顾后 顧後 幾不長慮顧後而恐無以繼之故也 Xunzi 《荀子》 榮辱篇第四 Chapter 4: Honor and Disgrace 3