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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Truncated for common words

Collection Document Title Occurrences
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
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》 With commentary by 王弼 Wang Bi 6
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷二十九 志第九: 音樂二 Volume 29 Treatises 9: Music 2 5
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷五十九 張衡列傳 Volume 59: Biography of Zhang Heng 5
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷九十三 佞幸傳 Volume 93: Flatterers 5
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷一百九十二 列傳第一百四十二: 隱逸 Volume 192 Biographies 142: Recluses 5
History of the Southern Dynasties 《南史》 卷五  齊本紀下第五 廢帝鬱林王 廢帝海陵恭王 高宗明皇帝 廢帝東昏侯 和帝 Volume 5 Southern Qi Annals 2: Deposed Emperor Prince of Yulin, Deposed Emperor Prince Gong of Hailing, Emperor Ming, Deposed Emperor Marquess of Donghun, Emperor He 4
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷八十四 列女傳 Volume 84: Biographies of Exemplary Women 4

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
觉卧 覺臥 若覺臥 Guanzi 《管子》 宙合第十一 Chapter 11: Zhou He 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