Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

xiàng

  1. xiàng preposition towards / to
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Motion 运动
    Notes: (Guoyu '向' prep; Kroll '向' 1; Unihan '向')
  2. xiàng noun direction
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Motion 运动
    Notes: In the sense of 方位 (Guoyu '向' n 2; Unihan '向')
  3. xiàng verb to face
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Motion 运动
    Notes: In the sense of 对着 or 朝着 (Guoyu '向' v 1)
  4. xiàng adjective previous / former / earlier
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Guoyu '向' adj; Kroll '向' 2)
  5. xiàng adverb formerly
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Time 时间
  6. xiàng noun a north facing window
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Guoyu '向' n 1)
  7. xiàng noun a trend
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Guoyu '向' n 3)
  8. xiàng proper noun Xiang
    Domain: History 历史 , Subdomain: China 中国
    Notes: The name of a historic state (Guoyu '向' n 4)
  9. xiàng proper noun Xiang
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '向' n 5; Kroll '向' 5)
  10. xiàng verb to move towards
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Motion 运动
    Notes: In the sense of 临近 or 接近 (Guoyu '向' v 5; Kroll '向' 1a)
  11. xiàng verb to respect / to admire / to look up to
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Thought 思想
    Notes: In the sense of 崇尚 or 景仰 (Guoyu '向' v 2)
  12. xiàng verb to favor / to be partial to
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Thought 思想
    Notes: In the sense of 偏袒 or 偏愛 (Guoyu '向' v 3)
  13. xiàng adverb always
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 从来 (Guoyu '向' adv 1)
  14. xiàng adverb just now / a moment ago
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 刚才 (Guoyu '向' adv 2)
  15. xiàng verb to approximate
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll '向' 1b)
  16. xiàng verb presuming
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll '向' 3)
  17. xiàng verb to attack
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll '向' 4)
  18. xiàng verb echo
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: As a variant of 响 (Kroll '向' 5)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷七十六 志第二十七上: 祭祀五 Volume 76 Treatises 29: Offerings 5 143
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷七十三 志第二十四:  祭祀二 Volume 73 Treatises 26: Offerings 2 107
History of Ming 《明史》 卷二百四十 列傳第一百二十八 葉向高 劉一燝 韓爌 朱國祚 何宗彥 孫如游 Volume 240 Biographies 128: Ye Xianggao, Liu Yijing, Han Kuang, Zhu Guozuo, He Zongyan, Sun Ruyou 90
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 75
History of Jin 《金史》 卷三十  志第十一: 禮三 宗廟 禘袷 朝享、時享儀 Volume 30 Treatises 11: Rites 3 - Ancestral Temples, Dijia, Worshipping, Seasonal Rituals 73
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 72
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷十一     志第一    禮樂一 Volume 11 Treatises 1: Rites and Music 1 71
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷七十五 志第二十六:  祭祀四 Volume 75 Treatises 28: Offerings 4 70
History of Jin 《金史》 卷二十八 志第九: 禮一 郊 Volume 28 Treatises 9: Rites 1 - Jiao 66
History of Jin 《金史》 卷二十九 志第十: 禮二 方丘儀 朝日夕月儀 高禖 Volume 29 Treatises 10: Rites 2 - Fang Qiu Ceremonies; Dawn, Sunset, and Lunar Ceremonies; Gaomei 61