Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

yòng

  1. yòng verb to use / to apply
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Actions 行为
    Notes: In the sense of 使用 (ABC 'yòng' v 1; GHC '用' 1; Kroll '用' 1; NCCED '用' 1)
  2. yòng noun Kangxi radical 101
    Domain: Radicals 部首
    Notes: (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7)
  3. yòng verb to eat
    Domain: Food and Drink 饮食
    Notes: (ABC 'yòng' v 2; NCCED '用' 5)
  4. yòng verb to spend
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (ABC 'yòng' v 3)
  5. yòng bound form expense
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: For example, in 费用 'expense' (ABC 'yòng' bf 1; GHC '用' 9; NCCED '用' 3)
  6. yòng noun a use / usage
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 作用; for example, 没用 'has no use', not useful (ABC 'yòng' bf 2; GHC '用' 8; Kroll '用' 1a; NCCED '用' 2)
  7. yòng verb to need / must
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 需要 (ABC 'yòng' v 4; GHC '用' 6; Kroll '用' 4)
  8. yòng noun yong / function / application
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教 , Subdomain: Chinese Buddhism 中国佛教
    Notes: Japanese: jū; in the sense of 作用, 功用, or 目的 (BL 'Yong'; FGDB '用')
  9. yòng adjective useful / practical
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 实用 (GHC '用' 7; Kroll '用' 1b)
  10. yòng verb to use up / to use all of something
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll '用' 2)
  11. yòng preposition by means of / with
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (GHC '用' 13; Kroll '用' 3)
  12. yòng verb to work (an animal)
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 役使 (GHC '用' 2)
  13. yòng verb to appoint
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 任用 (GHC '用' 4)
  14. yòng verb to administer / to manager
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 治理 (GHC '用' 10)
  15. yòng verb to control
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 把持 (GHC '用' 11)
  16. yòng verb to access
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 通达 (GHC '用' 12)
  17. yòng proper noun Yong
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (GHC '用' 17)

Contained in

作用动用实用信用卡利用信用信用鸟鞋业通用应用使用适用用户可用性即插即用应用平台用户名引用有用费用采用用于启用试用滥用适用性食用占用开包即用专用选用运用常用沿用用途用品不用应用编程接口应用程式介面小应用程序应用服务提供商公用电话没用耐用日用品用不着用处用功用力家庭用品用法雇用

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷三十 志第十: 音樂三 Volume 30 Treatises 10: Music 3 236
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷二百一十八 列傳第一百四十三 沙陀 Volume 218 Biographies 143: Shatuo 121
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷三十一 志第十一: 音樂四 Volume 31 Treatises 11: Music 4 105
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百三十 志第八十三 樂五 Volume 130 Treatises 83: Music 5 103
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷八十四 志第三十四:  選舉四 Volume 84 Treatises 37: Selection of Officials 4 99
Daode Jing 《道德經》 With commentary by 王弼 Wang Bi 91
History of Ming 《明史》 卷六十七 志第四十三 輿服三 Volume 67 Treatises 43: Carriages and Clothing 3 86
New History of the Five Dynasties 《新五代史》 卷五十八 新五代史考第一 Volume 58 Examination on the New Five Dynasties : 82
History of Ming 《明史》 卷六十五 志第四十一 輿服一 Volume 65 Treatises 41: Carriages and Clothing 1 80
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 80

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
用兵 用兵 衞州吁用兵暴亂 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧邶‧擊鼓 Lessons from the states - Odes of Bei - Ji Gu 5
乂用 乂用 次六曰乂用三德 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 洪範 Zhou Shu - Great Plan 3
用蓍 用蓍 古代用蓍草占卦 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧衞‧氓 Lessons from the states - Odes of Wei - Mang 3
畴用 疇用 匪用為教 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 大雅‧蕩之什‧抑 Greater odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Dang - Yi 2
百谷用 百穀用 百穀用成 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 洪範 Zhou Shu - Great Plan 2
不能用 不能用 不能用其民 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧魏‧園有桃 Lessons from the states - Odes of Wei - Yuan You Tao 2
覆用 覆用 不臧覆用 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧節南山之什‧小旻 Minor odes of the kingdom - Jie Nan Shan Zhi Shen - Xiao Min 2
迄用 迄用 迄用有成 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 周頌‧清廟之什‧維清 Sacrificial odes of Zhou - Decade Of Qing Miao - Wei Qing 2
用戒 用戒 用戒戎作 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 大雅‧蕩之什‧抑 Greater odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Dang - Yi 2
天用 天用 天用勦絕其命 Book of Documents 《尚書》 夏書 禹誓(伪) Xia Shu - Yu Shi (forged) 2