Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

liú

  1. liú verb to flow / to spread / to circulate
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Motion 运动
    Notes: For example, 她的眼泪流得更多了 'She cried even more.' (Ye Shengtao 1999, p. 10; Guoyu '流' v 2; Unihan '流')
  2. liú noun a class
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Category 种类
    Notes: In the sense of 品类 (Guoyu '流' n 4; Unihan '流')
  3. liú verb water
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 水 (Guoyu '流' n 1)
  4. liú verb a current
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Motion 运动
    Notes: Anything that flows like water, such as electricity (Guoyu '流' n 2)
  5. liú noun a group
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Category 种类
    Notes: In the sense of 派别 (Guoyu '流' n 3)
  6. liú verb to move
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 移动 (Guoyu '流' v 1)
  7. liú verb to trend / to incline
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 趋向 (Guoyu '流' v 3)
  8. liú verb to banish / to deport / to send into exile
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 放逐 (Guoyu '流' v 4)
  9. liú verb to indulge / to pamper
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 放纵 (Guoyu '流' v 5)
  10. liú adjective passing quickly / turning continuously
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '流' adj 2)
  11. liú adjective accidental
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '流' adj 3)
  12. liú adjective with no basis
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '流' adj 4)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Ming 《明史》 卷四十三 志第十九 地理四 Volume 43 Treatises 19: Geography 4 79
Classic of Mountains and Seas 《山海經》 卷三 北山經 Chapter 3: Classic of the Mountains - North 73
History of Song 《宋史》 卷六十 志第十三 天文十三 Volume 60 Treatises 13: Astronomy 13 59
History of Song 《宋史》 卷六十四 志第十七 五行二下 Volume 64 Treatises 17: Five Elements 2b 58
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷一百二十 載記第二十 李特 李流 Volume 120 Records 20: Li Te; Li Liu 56
History of Song 《宋史》 卷九十二 志第四十五 河渠二 Volume 92 Treatises 45: Rivers and Canals 2 53
History of Ming 《明史》 卷四十五 志第二十一 地理六 Volume 45 Treatises 21: Geography 6 53
History of Ming 《明史》 卷四十四 志第二十 地理五 Volume 44 Treatises 20: Geography 5 51
Classic of Mountains and Seas 《山海經》 卷五 中山經 Chapter 5: Classic of the Mountains - Central 51
History of Song 《宋史》 卷九十一 志第四十四 河渠一 Volume 91 Treatises 44: Rivers and Canals 1 48

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
东流 東流 東流為漢 Book of Documents 《尚書》 夏書 禹貢 Xia Shu - Tribute of Yu 9
流束 流束 不流束薪 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧王‧揚之水 Lessons from the states - Odes of Wang - Yang Zhi Shui 5
西流 西流 今火猶西流 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 哀公 Lord Ai 4
流泉 流泉 觀其流泉 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 大雅‧生民之什‧公劉 Greater odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Sheng Min - Gong Liu 3
水下流 水下流 水下流 Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷一 原道訓 Chapter 1: The Original Way 3
流火 流火 七月流火 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧豳‧七月 Lessons from the states - Odes of Cao - Qi Yue 3
流遁 流遁 淖溺流遁 Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷一 原道訓 Chapter 1: The Original Way 3
流黄 流黃 日夏至而流黃澤 Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷三 天文訓 Chapter 3: Celestial Phenomena 3
民流 民流 政散民流 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧鄘‧桑中 Lessons from the states - Odes of Yong - Sang Zhong 3
同流 同流 萬世同流 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 畢命 Zhou Shu - Charge to the Duke of Bi 3