Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

亏 (虧) kuī

  1. kuī verb to lose
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Condition 状况
    Notes: (Unihan '虧'; XHZD '亏' 1)
  2. kuī adverb fortunately
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '虧' adv 1; XHZD '亏' 3)
  3. kuī verb to treat unfairly
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (XHZD '亏' 2)
  4. kuī noun a defect / a flaw
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 缺陷 (Guoyu '虧' n 1)
  5. kuī noun a loss
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 损失 (Guoyu '虧' n 2)
  6. kuī verb to waste / to reduce
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 耗损 (Guoyu '虧' v 1)
  7. kuī verb to be deficient in
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 欠缺 (Guoyu '虧' v 2)
  8. kuī verb to let down / to disappoint
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 辜负 (Guoyu '虧' v 3)
  9. kuī verb to damage
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 毁坏 (Guoyu '虧' v 4)
  10. kuī adjective weak
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 虚弱 (Guoyu '虧' adj)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷五十三 志第五:  曆二 Volume 53 Treatises 6: Calendar 2 99
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷17 志第12 律曆中 Volume 17 Treatises 12: Measures and the Calendar 2 50
History of Jin 《金史》 卷五十四 志第三十五: 選舉四 部選 省選 廉察 薦舉 功酬虧永 Volume 54 Treatises 35: Selection of Officials 4 - Ministry Selection, Provincial Selection, Honest Inspectors, Recommendations, Compensation for Achievements and Perpetual Faults 22
History of Song 《宋史》 卷八十二 志第三十五 律曆十五 Volume 82 Treatises 35: Measures and Calendar 15 22
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷三十三 志第十三: 曆二 Volume 33 Treatises 13: Calendar 2 21
History of Jin 《金史》 卷四十九 志第三十: 食貨四 鹽 酒 醋稅 茶 諸征商 金銀之稅 Volume 49 Treatises 30: Finance and Economics 4 - Tax on Salt, Alcoholic Beverages, and Vinegar; Tax on Tea, Commercial Travel, and Gold and Silver 19
History of Ming 《明史》 卷三十六 志第十二 曆六 Volume 36 Treatises 12: Calendar 6 14
History of Ming 《明史》 卷三十一 志第七 曆一 Volume 31 Treatises 7: Calendar 1 13
History of Song 《宋史》 卷六十九 志第二十二 律曆二 Volume 69 Treatises 22: Measures and Calendar 2 13
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百八十二 志第一百三十五 食貨下四 Volume 182 Treatises 135: Finance and Economics 2d 12

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
亏人 虧人 以虧人自利也 Mozi 《墨子》 卷五 非攻上 Book 5 - Condemnation of Offensive War I 6
亏君 虧君 虧君之義 Gongyang's Commentary on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋公羊傳》 定公 Lord Ding 6
天道亏 天道虧 天道虧盈而益謙 Book of Changes 《易經》 謙 Qian 5
亏夺 虧奪 以此虧奪民衣食之財 Mozi 《墨子》 卷八 非樂上 Book 8 - Condemnation of Music I 4
亏满 虧滿 天道虧滿而益謙 Garden of Stories 《說苑》 卷十 敬慎 Chapter 10: Being Reverent and Catious 3
亏令 虧令 不足曰虧令 Guanzi 《管子》 立政第四 Chapter 4: Establishing Governance 3
亏膳 虧膳 虧膳貶樂 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《三王世家》 House of the Three Kings 3
亏盈 虧盈 天道虧盈而益謙 Book of Changes 《易經》 謙 Qian 3
亏姑 虧姑 虧姑以成婦 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 2
亏先 虧先 虧先帝功德 Book of Han 《漢書》 卷六十四下 嚴朱吾丘主父徐嚴終王賈傳 Volume 64b: an, Zhu, Wuqiu, Zhufu, Xu, Yan, Zhong, Wang and Jia 2 2