Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

xíng

  1. xíng noun punishment / penalty
    Domain: Law 法律
    Notes: (Guoyu '刑' n 1; Unihan '刑')
  2. xíng verb to punish / to penalize
    Domain: Law 法律
    Notes: 刑 is synonymous with 处罚 in this sense. Etymology: 刑:剄也。(Shuo Wen)
  3. xíng verb to execute
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Etymology: 刑:剄也。(Shuo Wen; Guoyu '刑' v 1)
  4. xíng noun convention / law
    Domain: Law 法律
    Notes: In the sense of 常法 (Guoyu '刑' n 2; Unihan '刑')
  5. xíng verb to carry out the law
    Domain: Law 法律
    Notes: (Guoyu '刑' v 2)
  6. xíng verb to correct
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '刑' v 3)

Contained in

判刑死刑刑场刑法刑事刑罚服刑刑狱严刑刑戮刑具宫刑受刑人行刑五刑刑人肉刑酷刑定刑徒刑墨刑受刑无期徒刑刑期刑案临刑刑警刑部腐刑苦刑处刑减刑量刑刑事犯绞刑刑网滥刑刑律刑辱流刑刑满缓刑

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷三十 志第二十 刑法 Volume 30 Treatises 20: Punishment and Law 120
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷25 志第20 刑法 Volume 25 Treatises 20: Punishment and Law 80
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷二十三 刑法志 Volume 23: Treatise on Punishment and Law 77
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷111 刑罰志七 Volume 111 Treatise 7: Criminal Punishment 74
History of Song 《宋史》 卷二百〇一 志第一百五十四 刑法三 Volume 201 Treatises 154: Punishment and Law 3 70
History of Ming 《明史》 卷九十四 志第七十 刑法二 Volume 94 Treatises 70: Punishment and Law 2 65
Rites of Zhou 《周禮》 秋官司寇 第五 5. Office of Autumn and Minister of Justice 43
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷五十 志第三十: 刑法 Volume 50 Treatises 30: Punishment and Law 42
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷五十六    志第四十六  刑法 Volume 56 Treatises 52: Punishment and Law 42
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百九十九 志第一百五十二 刑法一 Volume 199 Treatises 152: Punishment and Law 1 36

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
刑书 刑書 明啟刑書胥占 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 呂刑 Zhou Shu - Marquis of Lu on Punishments 7
刑文王 刑文王 儀刑文王 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 大雅‧文王之什‧文王 Greater odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Wen Wang - Wen Wang 5
铸刑 鑄刑 鄭人鑄刑書 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 5
德刑 德刑 其德刑禮義 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 5
大刑 大刑 汝則有大刑 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 費誓 Zhou Shu - Speech at Bi 5
正刑 正刑 乃變亂先王之正刑 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 無逸 Zhou Shu - Against Luxurious Ease 4
畏刑 畏刑 貳者畏刑 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 3
刑善 刑善 刑善也夫 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 3
刑器 刑器 使樂遄庀刑器 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 3
典刑 典刑 尚有典刑 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 大雅‧蕩之什‧蕩 Greater odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Dang - Dang 3