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fú fū

  1. noun a man / a grown man
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Society 社会
    Notes: Especially, as a part of a word or term such as 渔夫 (fisherman) or 农夫 (farmer).
  2. pronoun this / that
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文 , Concept: Demonstrative 指示代词
    Notes: 夫 was also used as a demonstrative pronoun in preclassical and classical Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 89).
  3. particle now / still
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文 , Concept: Modal Particle 语气助词
    Notes: In Literary Chinese 夫 may be placed at the start of a sentence to introduce a topic (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 74).
  4. particle is it not? / final particle
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文 , Concept: Modal Particle 语气助词
    Notes: In this sense 夫 may be used to form questions in Literary Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 145).
  5. noun husband
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Family 家
  6. measure word a hundred mu of land
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《魏其武安侯列傳》 Biographies of the Marquis of Weiqi and the Marquis of Wu'an 71
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《蘇秦列傳》 Biography of Su Qin 41
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《張儀列傳》 Biography of Zhang Yi 32
Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《徐無鬼》 Xu Wu-gui 28
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《李斯列傳》 Biography of Li Si 28
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 27
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《樂書》 Music 27
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《范睢蔡澤列傳》 Biographies of Fan Sui and Cai Ze 27
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《太史公自序》 Autobiographical Afterword of the Grand Historian 25
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou 22

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
6. 《雍也》 Yong Ye in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 3
7. 《述而》 Shu Er in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
8. 《泰伯》 Tai Bo in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
9. 《子罕》 Zi Han in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 7
二三 11. 《先進》 Xian Jin in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 3
《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 7
《曲禮下》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 2 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 17
入門 《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 17
上農 《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 7
《內篇‧逍遙遊》 Inner Chapters - Enjoyment in Untroubled Ease in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 7
天籟 《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 11
《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 20
《德充符》 The Seal of Virtue Complete in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 4
有所而後 《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 21
鄰家 Selections from Stories by Liu Xiang in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
曾參 Selections from Stratagems of the Warring States in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
鵷鶵南海北海 Selections from Zhuang Zi in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
立政 Sections from Records of the Historian in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 5
寶玉 Selections from Han Feizi in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
姊妹 《釋親》 Explanation of Family Relations in Er Ya 《爾雅》 10
《釋草》 Explanation of Plants in Er Ya 《爾雅》 3
而後之中天子 《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 22
黃帝作為禮樂法度 《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 6