Chinese Notes

Options
Match type:

{{results.msg}}

Dictionary Search Results
Chinese Text Pinyin English Notes
{{word.text}} {{word.text}} {{word.pinyin}} {{word.english}} {{word.notes | limitTo: 100}} ... details All {{word.count}} word senses

约 (約) yuē yāo

  1. yuē adjective approximately
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
    Notes: In the sense of 大概 (ABC 'yuē' 约 adv; GHC yuē '约' 16; NCCED yuē '约' 7)
  2. yuē noun a treaty / an agreement / a covenant
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 和约 (ABC 'yuē' 约 bf 4; Unihan '約')
  3. yuē verb to arrange / to make an appointment
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Social Interaction 交际
    Notes: In the sense of 约定 (ABC 'yuē' 约 v 1; GHC yuē '约' 11; NCCED yuē '约' 2)
  4. yuē adjective vague / indistinct
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 隐约 (ABC 'yuē' 约 bf 5)
  5. yuē verb to invite
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 请 (ABC 'yuē' 约 v 2; GHC yuē '约' 12; NCCED yuē '约' 4)
  6. yuē verb to reduce a fraction
    Domain: Mathematics 数学
    Notes: (ABC 'yuē' 约 v 3; NCCED yuē '约' 8)
  7. yuē verb to restrain / to restrict
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 约束 (ABC 'yuē' 约 bf 1; GHC yuē '约' 4; NCCED yuē '约' 1)
  8. yuē adjective frugal / economical / thrifty
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 节约 (ABC 'yuē' 约 bf 2; GHC yuē '约' 7; NCCED yuē '约' 6)
  9. yuē adjective brief / simple
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 简约 (ABC 'yuē' 约 bf 3; GHC yuē '约' 6; NCCED yuē '约' 5)
  10. yuē noun an appointment
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (NCCED yuē '约' 3)
  11. yuē verb to envelop / to shroud
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 笼罩 (GHC yuē '约' 15)
  12. yuē noun a rope
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 绳子 (GHC yuē '约' 1)
  13. yuē verb to tie up
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 捆 (GHC yuē '约' 2)
  14. yuē adjective crooked
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 屈曲 (GHC yuē '约' 3)
  15. yuē verb to prevent / to block
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 阻止 (GHC yuē '约' 5)
  16. yuē adjective destitute / poverty stricken
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 穷困 (GHC yuē '约' 8)
  17. yuē adjective base / low
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 卑下 (GHC yuē '约' 9)
  18. yuē verb to prepare
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 准备 (GHC yuē '约' 13)
  19. yuē verb to plunder
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 掠 (GHC yuē '约' 14)
  20. yuē verb to envelop / to shroud
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 笼罩 (GHC yuē '约' 15)
  21. yāo verb to weigh
    Domain: Spoken Language 口语
    Notes: (ABC 'yāo' 约; NCCED yāo '约')
  22. yāo noun crucial point / key point
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (GHC yāo '约' 17)

Contained in

约旦约旦第纳尔大约制约简约约定签约节约约略约翰逊条约约会隐约公约和约失约预约约束纽约纽约证券交易所北约沈约纽约佛光山寺相约南京条约北京条约辛丑条约中俄尼布楚条约尼布楚议界条约不平等条约瑷珲条约中俄勘分西北界约记马关条约伊犁条约中俄伊犁条约中俄改订条约约定俗成不受约束规约阿约提亚邀约盟约约翰婉约婉约派纽约时报纽约市不约而同约限语言约法

Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《匈奴列傳》 Treatise on the Xiongnu 22
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《蘇秦列傳》 Biography of Su Qin 16
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《高祖本紀》 Annals of Gao Zu 15
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《張儀列傳》 Biography of Zhang Yi 15
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu 14
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《楚世家》 House of Chu 9
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang 9
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《里仁第四》 Commentary on Li Ren IV 7
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《趙世家》 House of Zhao 6
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《子罕第九》 Commentary on Zi Han IX 6

Usage

Sampled for common words

ExampleSourceOccurrences
《夊部》 Suī Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
静止轨道气象卫星赤道上空 气象卫星 Weather satellites - Fragment b (2015-11-28) in Media articles 1
支持 美国民主党辩论会 United States Democratic Party debate - Fragment c (2016-01-18) in Media articles 1
飞行分钟 发射并回收猎鹰9号火箭 Launching and recycling the Falcon 9 rocket - Fragment a (2015-12-23) in Media articles 1
火箭发射台公里正在定点垂直降落 发射并回收猎鹰9号火箭 Launching and recycling the Falcon 9 rocket - Fragment b (2015-12-23) in Media articles 1
公元前 长城 The Great Wall (1987) in Media articles 1
仁者不可 4. 《里仁》 Li Ren in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
6. 《雍也》 Yong Ye in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
7. 《述而》 Shu Er in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
9. 《子罕》 Zi Han in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
12. 《顏淵》 Yan Yuan in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
《曲禮下》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 2 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《內則》 The Pattern of the Family in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《少儀》 Smaller Rules of Demeanour in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《學記》 Record on the Subject of Education in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
小人 《坊記》 Record of the Dykes in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 4
《內篇‧逍遙遊》 Inner Chapters - Enjoyment in Untroubled Ease in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《德充符》 The Seal of Virtue Complete in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《外篇‧駢拇》 Outer Chapters - Webbed Toes in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
剛強 《在宥》 Letting Be, and Exercising Forbearance in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《天地》 Heaven and Earth in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《釋天》 Explanation of Heaven in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
河西 《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 9
《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 14
《高祖本紀》 Annals of Gao Zu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 15
《卷一‧序》 Scroll 1, Preface in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《艸部》 Cǎo 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
《竹部》 Zhú Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2