Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

fū fú

  1. noun a man / a male adult
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (CCD '夫' fū 2; Guoyu '夫' fū n 1; Unihan '夫'; XHZD '夫' fū 1).
  2. pronoun this / that / those
    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, in the sense of 此 or 彼 (CCD '夫' fú 1; Guoyu '夫' fú adj; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 89; Unihan '夫').
  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 (CCD '夫' fú 3; Guoyu '夫' fú particle 1; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 74; XHZD '夫' fú 1).
  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 (Guoyu '夫' fú particle 2; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 145; ; XHZD '夫' fú 2).
  5. noun husband
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 丈夫 (CCD '夫' fū 1; Guoyu '夫' fū n 3; Unihan '夫'; XHZD '夫' fū 2)
  6. noun a person
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Guoyu '夫' fū n 2)
  7. noun someone who does manual work
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: For example, 渔夫 'fisherman' or 农夫 'farmer' (CCD '夫' fū 3; Guoyu '夫' fū n 4).
  8. noun a hired worker
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (CCD '夫' fū 4).
  9. pronoun he
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: A personal pronoun, in the sense of 他 (CCD '夫' fú 2; Guoyu '夫' fú pronoun)

Contained in

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Truncated for common words

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷五十二 竇田灌韓傳 Volume 52: Dou, Tian, Guan and Han 82
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
Daode Jing 《道德經》 With commentary by 王弼 Wang Bi 62
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 62
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 52
Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷十一 齊俗訓 Chapter 11: Combining Customs 49
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷四十 張陳王周傳 Volume 40: Zhang, Chen, Wang and Zhou 47
Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷二 俶真訓 Chapter 2: Starting with the Truth 47
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷四十九 王充王符仲長統列傳 Volume 49: Biographies of Wang Chong, Wang Fu, Zhongchang Tong 46
Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷十八 人間訓 Chapter 18: The Human World 42

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
良夫 良夫 周芮良夫之詩曰 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 文公 Lord Wen 13
武夫 武夫 赳赳武夫 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧周南‧兔罝 Lessons from the states - Odes Of Zhou And The South - Tu Ju 9
征夫 徵夫 駪駪征夫 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧鹿鳴之什‧皇皇者華 Minor odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Lu Ming - Huang Huang Zhe Hua 8
百夫 百夫 百夫之特 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧秦‧黃鳥 Lessons from the states - Odes of Qin - Huang Niao 4
一夫 一夫 一夫不獲 Book of Documents 《尚書》 商書 說命下(僞) Shang Shu - Charge to Yue III (forged) 4
牧夫 牧夫 惟有司之牧夫 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 立政 Zhou Shu - Establishment of Government 4
五大夫 五大夫 五大夫奉子頹以伐王 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 莊公 Lord Zhang 3
夫来 夫來 衛侯使孫良夫來盟 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 宣公 Lord Xuan 3
夫帅 夫帥 夫帥師 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 閔公 Lord Min 3
夫能 夫能 夫能固位者 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 莊公 Lord Zhang 3