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夸 (誇) kuā

kuā verb to boast / to exaggerate / to praise
Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Language 语言

Contained in

夸张夸奖浮夸夸大夸口夸克夸饰夸耀

Word is mentioned most frequently in

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《日者列傳》 Biographies of Soothsayers 2
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《雍也第六》 Commentary on Yong Ye VI 2
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《太史公自序》 Biographies of Usurers 1
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《言部》 Yán Radical 1
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《龜策列傳》 Biographies of Diviners 1
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《公冶長第五》 Commentary on Gong Ye Zhang V 1
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《太史公自序》 Autobiographical Afterword of the Grand Historian 1
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《離婁章句下》 Commentary on Li Lou II 1
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《口部》 Kǒu Radical 1

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
言夸 言誇 夫卜者多言誇嚴以得人情 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《日者列傳》 Biographies of Soothsayers 2
欲夸 欲誇 趙使欲夸楚 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《春申君列傳》 Biography of Lord Chunshen 2

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
權勢 《徐無鬼》 Xu Wu-gui in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《釋訓》 Explanation of Instructions in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
以為 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《列傳‧伯夷列傳》 Biographies - Biography of Bo Yi in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
使 《春申君列傳》 Biography of Lord Chunshen in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《屈原賈生列傳》 Biographies of Qu Yuan and Master Jia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《劉敬叔孫通列傳》 Biographies of Liu Jing and Shusun Tong in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《足部》 Zú Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《言部》 Yán Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《肉部》 Ròu Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《刀部》 Dāo Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《瓠部》 Hù Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《雍也第六》 Commentary on Yong Ye VI in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
三者 《述而第七》 Commentary on Shu Er VII in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
《泰伯第八》 Commentary on Tai Bo VIII in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
人情 《日者列傳》 Biographies of Soothsayers in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
《龜策列傳》 Biographies of Diviners in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
使 《太史公自序》 Biographies of Usurers in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《太史公自序》 Autobiographical Afterword of the Grand Historian in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《口部》 Kǒu Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《言部》 Yán Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《公冶長第五》 Commentary on Gong Ye Zhang V in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
《雍也第六》 Commentary on Yong Ye VI in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 2
《離婁章句下》 Commentary on Li Lou II in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1