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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: Classical Chinese 古文
    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: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 移动 (Guoyu '流' v 1)
  7. liú verb to trend / to incline
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 趋向 (Guoyu '流' v 3)
  8. liú verb to banish / to deport / to send into exile
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 放逐 (Guoyu '流' v 4)
  9. liú verb to indulge / to pamper
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 放纵 (Guoyu '流' v 5)
  10. liú adjective passing quickly / turning continuously
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Guoyu '流' adj 2)
  11. liú adjective accidental
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Guoyu '流' adj 3)
  12. liú adjective with no basis
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Guoyu '流' adj 4)

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《卷十二‧水部》 Scroll 12, Shuǐ Radical 25
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《司馬相如列傳》 Biography of Sima Xiangru 16
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《樂書》 Music 12
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《梁惠王章句下》 Commentary on Liang Hui Wang II 11
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《樂記》 Record of Music 7
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《屈原賈生列傳》 Biographies of Qu Yuan and Master Jia 7
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《扁鵲倉公列傳》 Biographies of Bian Que and the Duke of Cang 6
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《中庸章句》 Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean 6
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《書‧禮書》 Treatises - Rites 5
Er Ya 《爾雅》 《釋水》 Explanation of Water 5

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
流歠 流歠 毋流歠 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 2

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《郊特牲》 The Single Victim at the Border Sacrifices in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《玉藻》 The Jade-Bead Pendants of the Royal Cap in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
金石 《內篇‧逍遙遊》 Inner Chapters - Enjoyment in Untroubled Ease in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
以為 《應帝王》 The Normal Course for Rulers and Kings in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《在宥》 Letting Be, and Exercising Forbearance in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
變化 《天道》 The Way of Heaven in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《天運》 The Revolution of Heaven in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 3
《釋詁》 Explanation of Old Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋言》 Explanation of Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 2
《釋水》 Explanation of Water in Er Ya 《爾雅》 5
《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 4
《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
萬人 《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《卷一‧序》 Scroll 1, Preface in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《玉部》 Yù Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《言部》 Yán Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《放部》 Fàng Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《㫃部》 Yǎn Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2
黃河 Ascending the Stork Tower in Selections of Tang Poetry 3
百家 《大學章句序》 Preface to Commentary on Great Learning in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1