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yòng

  1. yòng verb to use / to apply
    Domain: 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
    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)

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Truncated for common words

CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《封禪書》 Religious sacrificial ceremonies 37
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《平準書》 Equalization 28
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《喪大記》 The Greater Record of Mourning Rites 26
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《孝武本紀》 Annals of the Xiaowu Emperor 22
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《郊特牲》 The Single Victim at the Border Sacrifices 22
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《中庸章句》 Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean 21
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《太史公自序》 Autobiographical Afterword of the Grand Historian 20
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《太史公自序》 Biographies of Usurers 19
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《孔子世家》 House of Confucius 17
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《惠景閒侯者年表》 Yearly Table of the Officials who became Marquises between the Reigns of Emperor Hui and Emperor Jing 17

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
用佞 用佞 焉用佞 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 5. 《公冶長》Gong Ye Chang 2

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
愛人 1. 《學而》 Xue Er in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
一日 4. 《里仁》 Li Ren in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
5. 《公冶長》Gong Ye Chang in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 3
6. 《雍也》 Yong Ye in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
7. 《述而》 Shu Er 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》 1
大事 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 10
《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 7
《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 12
犧牲 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 9
天下 《內篇‧逍遙遊》 Inner Chapters - Enjoyment in Untroubled Ease in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 8
《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 3
《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 12
《德充符》 The Seal of Virtue Complete in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 6
聖人 《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
何不 Selections from Mencius in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
《釋言》 Explanation of Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
水火 《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 10
《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 9
《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 15
幽王太子 《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 10
《卷一‧序》 Scroll 1, Preface in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《示部》Shì Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
天子 《玉部》 Yù Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 3