Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

shǒu

  1. shǒu noun hand
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: As a part of the human body (Guoyu '手' n 1; Unihan '手'; XHZD '手' 1)
  2. shǒu noun Kangxi radical 64
    Domain: Radicals 部首
    Notes: (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7; Guoyu '手' n 6)
  3. shǒu verb to hold in one's hand
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 拿 (XHZD '手' 2)
  4. shǒu noun a skill / an ability
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 技能 (Guoyu '手' n 4; XHZD '手' 3)
  5. shǒu adverb personally
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 亲手 (XHZD '手' 4)
  6. shǒu bound form a person with skill
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: For example, 水手 sailor (Guoyu '手' n 2; XHZD '手' 5)
  7. shǒu adjective convenient / portable
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (Guoyu '手' adj 3; XHZD '手' 6)
  8. shǒu bound form a person doing an activity
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: For example, 助手 helper (Guoyu '手' n 3)
  9. shǒu bound form a method / a technique
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 作法 (Guoyu '手' n 5)
  10. shǒu bound form personally written
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: As in 手书 'writen personally' (Guoyu '手' adj)
  11. shǒu adjective carried or handled by hand
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: For example, 手榴弹 grenade (Guoyu '手' adj 2)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《手部》 Shǒu Radical 296
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷七十  志第二十一:  禮樂四 Volume 70 Treatises 23: Rites and Music 4 135
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百九十 志第一百四十三 兵四 Volume 190 Treatises 143: Military 4 111
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百九十一 志第一百四十四 兵五 Volume 191 Treatises 144: Military 5 34
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百八十七 志第一百四十 兵一 Volume 187 Treatises 140: Military 1 33
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百九十五 志第一百四十八 兵九 Volume 195 Treatises 148: Military 9 25
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷七十六 志第二十七上: 祭祀五 Volume 76 Treatises 29: Offerings 5 24
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百八十八 志第一百四十一 兵二 Volume 188 Treatises 141: Military 2 23
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百七十七 志第一百三十 食貨上五 Volume 177 Treatises 130: Finance and Economics 1e 23
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷七十三 志第二十四:  祭祀二 Volume 73 Treatises 26: Offerings 2 21

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
捝手 挩手 坐挩手 The Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial 《儀禮》 鄉飲酒禮 第四 4. Rites of the district symposium 10
手曰 手曰 有文在其手曰 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 閔公 Lord Min 9
死人手 死人手 然而身死人手 Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷十三 氾論訓 Chapter 13: Overflowing Discussions 7
覆手 覆手 君未覆手 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《玉藻》 The Jade-Bead Pendants of the Royal Cap 6
子手 子手 曹子手劍而從之 Gongyang's Commentary on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋公羊傳》 莊公 Lord Zhang 5
拊手 拊手 已而笑拊手且歌 Garden of Stories 《說苑》 卷六 復恩 Chapter 6: Repaying Kindness 4
知手 知手 不知手之舞之 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 序 Preface 4
奉手 奉手 奉手問之 Guanzi 《管子》 弟子職第五十九 Chapter 59: Duties of a Disciple 3
手搏 手搏 中行繆伯手搏虎 Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷十 繆稱訓 Chapter 10: Solemn Precepts 3
棁手 棁手 坐棁手 The Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial 《儀禮》 有司 第十七 17. The servant clearing the way 3