Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

毁 (毀) huǐ

  1. huǐ verb to destroy
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Violence 暴力
    Notes: (Kroll '毀' 1; Unihan '毀')
  2. huǐ verb to destroy
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Violence 暴力
    Notes: There are two alternative traditional characters for 毁: 毀 and 燬
  3. huǐ verb to defame / to slander
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: FGS translation standard: Defamation (Kroll '毀' 3; Unihan '毀')
  4. huǐ verb to harm one's health through excessive mourning
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '毀' 2)

Contained in

摧毁毁灭毁坏烧毁销毁坠毁毁容损毁毁损烧毁讥毁诋毁毁谤毁骂毁掉焚毁毁呰毁伤毁约诋毁毁灭性毁法拆毁撕毁捣毁崩毁焚毁哀毁骨立

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷二十五 志第五: 禮儀五 Volume 25 Treatises 5: Rites 5 37
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷七十三 韋賢傳 Volume 73: Wei Xian 33
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷二百零 列傳第一百二十五 儒學下 Volume 200 Biographies 125: Confucian Scholars 3 30
History of Ming 《明史》 卷二十九 志第五 五行二 Volume 29 Treatises 5: Five Elements 2 26
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷十七 志第七 禮四 Volume 17 Treatises 7: Rituals 4 25
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷108之二 禮志四之二 Volume 108b Treatise 4: Rituals 2 24
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 22
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷二十六 志第六: 禮儀六 Volume 26 Treatises 6: Rites 6 21
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷十六 志第六 禮三 Volume 16 Treatises 6: Rituals 3 17
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷三十六    志第二十六  五行三 Volume 36 Treatises 30: Five Elements 3 15

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
毁誉 毀譽 當民之毀譽也 Guanzi 《管子》 小稱第三十二 Chapter 32: Minor Appraisals 9
未毁 未毀 未毀廟之主皆升 Gongyang's Commentary on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋公羊傳》 文公 Lord Wen 6
侯毁 侯毀 衛侯燬滅邢 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 6
毁庙 毀廟 毀廟之主 Gongyang's Commentary on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋公羊傳》 文公 Lord Wen 5
毁泉 毀泉 毀泉臺 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 文公 Lord Wen 5
毁罚 毀罰 而畏上之毀罰 Mozi 《墨子》 卷三 尚同中 Book 3 - Identification with the Superior II 5
毁人 毀人 禮無毀人 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 5
法制毁 法製毀 法制毀 Guanzi 《管子》 八觀第十三 Chapter 13: Eight Observations 4
毁折 毀折 毀折 Rites of Zhou 《周禮》 春官宗伯 第三 3. Office of Spring and Minister of Rites 4
毁宗 毀宗 毀宗躐行 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I 3