Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

  1. noun an axe / a hatchet
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '斧' n 1; Unihan '斧'; Wikipedia '斧')
  2. noun a battle axe
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '斧' n 2)
  3. verb to chop / to hew
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '斧' v; Unihan '斧')

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷七十九 志第二十九:  輿服二 Volume 79 Treatises 32: Carriages and Clothes 2 12
History of Jin 《金史》 卷四十一 志第二十二: 儀衞上 常朝儀衛內外立仗、常行儀衛行仗 法駕黃麾仗 Volume 41 Treatises 22: Ceremonial Guards 1 - Inner and Outer Armed Guards of Honor in Regular Court Assemblies; Marching Armed Guards; Armed Imperial Command Carriage 10
Book of Southern Qi 《南齊書》 卷三十八 列傳第十九 蕭景先 蕭赤斧 子穎冑 Volume 38 Biographies 19: Xiao Jingxian, Xiao Chifu, Zi Yingzhou 10
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷21 志第16 天文下 Volume 21 Treatises 16: Astronomy 3 9
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷四十四 Scroll 44 9
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷六 Scroll 6 8
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百四十七 志第一百 儀衞五 Volume 147 Treatises 100: Ceremonial Guards 5 8
Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷十五 兵略訓 Chapter 15: Military Planning 7
Canon of Supreme Mystery 《太玄經》 Full Text 7
The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧豳‧破斧 Lessons from the states - Odes of Cao - Po Fu 6


Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
斧钺 斧鉞 斧鉞鉤要 Mozi 《墨子》 卷十三 魯問 Book 13 - Lu's Question 46
斧质 斧質 加斧質其上 Garden of Stories 《說苑》 卷四 立節 Chapter 4: Personal Integrity 14
伏斧 伏斧 請伏斧鑕之罪 Han Feizi 《韓非子》 外儲說左下第三十三 Chapter 33: A Collection of Sayings IV 11
齐斧 齊斧 喪其齊斧 Book of Han 《漢書》 卷九十九下 王莽傳 Volume 99c: Wang Mang 3 7
负斧 負斧 天子負斧依南鄉而立 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《明堂位》 The Places in the Hall of Distinction 7
持斧 持斧 使仲舒弟子呂步舒持斧鉞治淮南獄 Book of Han 《漢書》 卷二十七上 五行志 Volume 27a: Treatise on the Five Elements 1 4
畴斧 疇斧 匪斧不克 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧齊‧南山 Lessons from the states - Odes of Qi - Nan Shan 3
赐斧 賜斧 乃賜斧鉞 Book of Han 《漢書》 卷七十七 蓋諸葛劉鄭孫毌將何傳 Volume 77: Gai, Zhuge, Liu, Zheng, Sun, Wujiang and He 3
斧鑕 斧鑕 斧鑕在後 Han Feizi 《韓非子》 初見秦第一 Chapter 1: Initial Interview with the King of Qin 3
斧柯 斧柯 斧柯而樵 Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷十三 氾論訓 Chapter 13: Overflowing Discussions 3