Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

寻 (尋) xún

  1. xún verb to search / to look for / to seek
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Observation 观察
    Notes: (Unihan '尋')
  2. xún measure word an eight chi / an ancient unit if length
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
  3. xún verb to investigate / to study / to research
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 寻 is similar in meaning to 探究 or 研究.
  4. xún verb to use
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 寻 is similar in meaning to 用.
  5. xún verb to continue
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 寻 is similar in meaning to 继续.
  6. xún verb to chase / to pursue
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 寻 is similar in meaning to 追逐.
  7. xún adverb often / frequently
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 寻 is similar in meaning to 经常 or 时常.
  8. xún preposition to go along / to follow
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 寻 is similar in meaning to 沿着 or 顺着.
  9. xún noun vitarka / vitarkah / vitakka / conception / gross detection / examination / application of thought
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: vitarka, Pāli: vitakka; one of the four changeable mental factors of the Mahayana teachings
  10. xún adjective ancient
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Unihan '尋')

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Book of Chen 《陳書》 卷二十八 列傳第二十二: 世祖九王 高宗二十九王 後主諸子 Volume 28: Nine Princes of Wen; Twenty-nine Princes of Xuan; Princes of Houzhu 46
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷一百九十七 列傳第一百四十七: 南蠻 西南蠻 Volume 197 Biographies 147: Southern Man, Southernwest Man 44
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷31 志第26 地理下 Volume 31 Treatises 26: Geography 3 43
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷二百二十二上 列傳第一百四十七上 南蠻上 Volume 222a Biographies 147a: Southern Man 1 36
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷29 志第24 地理上 Volume 29 Treatises 24: Geography 1 34
History of the Northern Dynasties 《北史》 卷六十一 列傳第四十九: 王盟 獨孤信 竇熾 賀蘭祥 叱列伏龜 閻慶 史寧 權景宣 Volume 61 Biographies 49: Wang Meng, Du Guxin, Dou Chi, He Lanxiang, Chilie Fugui, Yan Qing, Shi Ning, Quan Jingxuan 33
History of Ming 《明史》 卷四十六 志第二十二 地理七 Volume 46 Treatises 22: Geography 7 32
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷30 志第25 地理中 Volume 30 Treatises 25: Geography 2 32
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷八十四 列傳第四十四 鄧琬 袁顗 孔覬 Volume 84 Biographies 44: Deng Wan, Yuan Yi, Kong Ji 32
History of Ming 《明史》 卷四十四 志第二十 地理五 Volume 44 Treatises 20: Geography 5 29

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
寻盟 尋盟 鄭子人來尋盟 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 桓公 Lord Huan 15
李寻 李尋 李尋之徒所陳行事 Book of Han 《漢書》 卷二十七上 五行志 Volume 27a: Treatise on the Five Elements 1 10
寻阳 尋陽 自尋陽出樅陽 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《孝武本紀》 Annals of the Xiaowu Emperor 7
忧寻 憂尋 其憂尋推之也 Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷十 繆稱訓 Chapter 10: Solemn Precepts 4
直寻 直尋 枉尺而直尋 Mencius 《孟子》 滕文公下 Teng Wen Gong II 3
五寻 五尋 兩五尋 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《雜記下》 Miscellaneous Records II 3
二寻 二尋 二尋 The Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial 《儀禮》 鄉射禮 第五 5. Rites of the district archery meet 3
斟寻 斟尋 滅斟灌及斟尋氏 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 3
问寻 問尋 數虛己問尋 Book of Han 《漢書》 卷七十五 眭兩夏侯京翼李傳 Volume 75: Sui, two Xiahous, Jing, Ji and Li 3
可寻 可尋 則西周之美可尋 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 序 Preface 2