Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

yōu

  1. yōu adjective quiet / secluded / tranquil / serene
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 僻静 (Guoyu '幽' adj 3; Unihan '幽'; XHZD '幽' 2)
  2. yōu proper noun Hades / the Netherworld
    Domain: Mythology 神话
    Notes: In the sense of 幽冥 (Guoyu '幽' n 2; XHZD '幽' 4)
  3. yōu proper noun Youzhou / Fanyang
    Domain: History 历史 , Concept: City 城市
    Notes: An abbreviation for the ancient city 幽州 in Northern China (XHZD '幽' 5)
  4. yōu adjective dark / dim / gloomy
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 昏暗 (Guoyu '幽' adj 5; Unihan '幽'; XHZD '幽' 1)
  5. yōu verb to imprison
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 囚禁 (Guoyu '幽' v; XHZD '幽' 3)
  6. yōu adjective faint
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 隐微 (Guoyu '幽' adj 1)
  7. yōu adjective profound and lasting / far-reaching
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 深远 (Guoyu '幽' adj 2)
  8. yōu adjective elegant / refined
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 雅致 (Guoyu '幽' adj 4)
  9. yōu adjective retired
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 退隐 (Guoyu '幽' adj 6)
  10. yōu noun a spirit / a demon
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 鬼神 (Guoyu '幽' n 1)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Canon of Supreme Mystery 《太玄經》 Full Text 24
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷三十一 Scroll 31 21
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷一百二十一  列傳第四十六    劉鍾崔二王 Volume 121 Biographies 46: Liu, Zhong, Cui, and the two Kings 18
Bamboo Annals 《竹書紀年》 晉紀 Records of the Jin 18
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷十一 Scroll 11 17
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷五十九 Scroll 59 17
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷九十七 列傳第四十七: 劉幽求 鐘紹京 郭元振 張說 Volume 97 Biographies 47: Liu Youqiu, Zhong Shaojing, Guo Yuanzhen, Zhang Shuo 17
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷五十九 張衡列傳 Volume 59: Biography of Zhang Heng 16
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷一百四十二 列傳第九十二: 李寶臣 王武俊 王廷湊 Volume 142 Biographies 92: Li Baochen, Wang Wujun, Wang Tingcou 16
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷五 Scroll 5 15

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
幽閒 幽閒 是以莫放幽閒 Mozi 《墨子》 卷八 明鬼下 Book 8 - On Ghosts III 7
幽隐 幽隱 夫陳輕貨於幽隱 Han Feizi 《韓非子》 六反第四十六 Chapter 46: Six Contraries 7
显幽 顯幽 顯幽 Xunzi 《荀子》 致士篇第十四 Chapter 14: Recruiting Men of Worth 4
曰幽 曰幽 曰幽都 Book of Documents 《尚書》 虞書 堯典 Yu Shu - Canon of Yao 4
幽贞 幽貞 幽貞 Canon of Supreme Mystery 《太玄經》 Full Text 4
幽险 幽險 權謀傾覆幽險而亡 Xunzi 《荀子》 彊國篇第十六 Chapter 16: A Powerful State 4
幽厉 幽厲 幽厲興則民好暴 Mencius 《孟子》 告子上 Gaozi I 3
幽公 幽公 刺幽公也 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧陳‧宛丘 Lessons from the states - Odes of Chen - Wan Qiu 3
上幽 上幽 上幽險 Xunzi 《荀子》 正論篇第十八 Chapter 18: Discussion on Proper Judgements 2
韍幽 韍幽 一命縕韍幽衡 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《玉藻》 The Jade-Bead Pendants of the Royal Cap 2