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: Synonym discussion: 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: Synonym discussion: in this sense 寻 is similar in meaning to 用.
  5. xún verb to continue
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonym discussion: in this sense 寻 is similar in meaning to 继续.
  6. xún verb to chase / to pursue
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonym discussion: in this sense 寻 is similar in meaning to 追逐.
  7. xún adverb often / frequently
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonym discussion: 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: Synonym discussion: 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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Truncated for common words

Collection Document Title Occurrences
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
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷七十四 列傳第四十四 桓彝 Volume 74 Biographies 44: Huan Yi 23
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 23
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷二十八 志第十八 五行中 Volume 28 Treatises 18: Five Elements Part Two 21
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷七十五 列傳第四十五 王湛 荀崧 范汪 劉惔 張憑 韓伯 Volume 75 Biographies 45: Wang Zhan; Xun Song; Fan Wang; Liu Tan 21
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷三十一 志第二十一 五行二 Volume 31 Treatises 21: Five Elements 2 20
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷二十九 志第十九 五行下 Volume 29 Treatises 19: Five Elements Part Three 19
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷十七 志第七 禮四 Volume 17 Treatises 7: Rituals 4 19
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷四十五 列傳第五 王鎮惡 檀韶 向靖 劉懷慎 劉粹 Volume 45 Biographies 5: Wang Zhen E, Tan Shao, Xiang Jing, Liu Huaishen, Liu Cui 18
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷十六 志第六 禮三 Volume 16 Treatises 6: Rituals 3 18

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
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
直寻 直尋 枉尺而直尋 Mencius 《孟子》 滕文公下 Teng Wen Gong 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
五寻 五尋 兩五尋 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《雜記下》 Miscellaneous Records II 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
寻斧 尋斧 而縱尋斧焉者也 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 文公 Lord Wen 2