Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

卧 (臥)

  1. verb to lie
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Posture 身姿
    Notes: In the sense of 躺下 (Guoyu '臥' v 1; Unihan '臥')
  2. verb to lie / to crouch
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: The modern simplified character is also an archaic variant of the modern traditional character 臥
  3. verb to crouch
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Guoyu '臥' v 3; Unihan '臥')
  4. verb to rest / to sleep
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 睡觉 or 休息 (Guoyu '臥' v 2)
  5. verb to cut across / to traverse
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 横陈 (Guoyu '臥' v 4)
  6. verb to live in seclusion
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 隐居 (Guoyu '臥' v 5)
  7. adjective providing rest
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Guoyu '臥' adj)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Ming 《明史》 卷六十四 志第四十 儀衞 Volume 64 Treatises 40: Ceremonial Guards 10
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《臥部》 Wò Radical 7
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷九十五 列傳第六十五 藝術 Volume 95 Biographies 65: Arts 7
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷三十 Scroll 30 6
History of the Southern Dynasties 《南史》 卷七十五 列傳第六十五 隱逸上 Volume 75 Biographies 65: Recluses 1 6
Daode Jing 《道德經》 Daode Jing 《道德經》 6
History of Ming 《明史》 卷三百〇二 列傳第一百九十 列女二 Volume 302 Biographies 190: Exemplary Women 2 6
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷九十三 佞幸傳 Volume 93: Flatterers 5
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷四十一 Scroll 41 5
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷二十九 志第九: 音樂二 Volume 29 Treatises 9: Music 2 5

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
卧起 臥起 與上臥起 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《佞幸列傳》 Biographies of Flatterers 18
上卧 上臥 與上臥起 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《佞幸列傳》 Biographies of Flatterers 10
病卧 病臥 病臥五日不寤 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《封禪書》 Religious sacrificial ceremonies 6
坐卧 坐臥 坐臥即仰膽 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《越王句踐世家》 House of King Goujian of Yue 5
坚卧 堅臥 亞夫堅臥不起 Book of Han 《漢書》 卷四十 張陳王周傳 Volume 40: Zhang, Chen, Wang and Zhou 4
疾卧 疾臥 稱疾臥 Book of Han 《漢書》 卷三十六 楚元王傳 Volume 36: Prince Yuan of Chu --- Liu Xiang and Liu Xin 3
卧反 臥反 胡卧反 Xunzi 《荀子》 修身篇第二 Chapter 2: Cultivation 3
卧内 臥內 皆拜卧內牀下 Book of Han 《漢書》 卷六十八 霍光金日磾傳 Volume 68: Huo Guang and Jin Midi 3
漏卧 漏臥 漏臥 Book of Han 《漢書》 卷二十八上 地理志 Volume 28a: Treatise on Geography 1 3
觉卧 覺臥 若覺臥 Guanzi 《管子》 宙合第十一 Chapter 11: Zhou He 3