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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: Classical Chinese 古文
    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: Classical Chinese 古文
    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

Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou 12
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《緇衣》 The Black Robes 11
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《孝文本紀》 Annals of the Xiaowen Emperor 10
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors 8
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang 8
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《李斯列傳》 Biography of Li Si 8
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《王制》 Royal Regulations 8
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《書‧禮書》 Treatises - Rites 8
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《商君列傳》 Biography of Lord Shang 7
Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《列御寇》 Lie Yu-kou 6

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
刑人 刑人 刑人不在君側 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 3
五刑 五刑 凡制五刑 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《王制》 Royal Regulations 2
正刑 正刑 考禮正刑一德 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《王制》 Royal Regulations 2

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
2. 《為政》 Wei Zheng in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
君子 4. 《里仁》 Li Ren in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 3
《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 8
《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 5
《文王世子》King Wen as Son and Heir in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 4
《禮運》 Ceremonial Usages; their Origins, Development, and Intention in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 3
《養生主》 Nourishing the Lord of Life in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《德充符》 The Seal of Virtue Complete in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《天地》 Heaven and Earth in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《釋詁》 Explanation of Old Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 2
《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 8
《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
於是 《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 12
衛鞅變法 《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《艸部》 Cǎo Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《攴部》 Pū Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《刀部》 Dāo Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 3
《竹部》 Zhú Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《𢊁部》 Zhì Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《中庸章句》 Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 2
聖人 《學而第一》 Commentary on Xue Er I in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1