1. noun channel; canal; drain; ditch
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 水道, as in 沟渠; especially a man-made structure (ABC 'qú' 渠 n, p. 749; Guoyu '渠' n 1; Kroll 2015 '渠' 1, p. 377; Unihan '渠'; XHZD '渠' 1, p. 619)
  2. adjective big
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 大 (ABC 'qú' 渠 sv, p. 749; Guoyu '渠' adj; Kroll 2015 '渠' 3a, p. 377; XHZD '渠' 2, p. 619)
  3. pronoun he; she
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 渠 was used as a third person pronoun in postclassical Chinese (ABC 'qú' 渠 pr, p. 749; Guoyu '渠' pronoun; Kroll 2015 '渠' 4, p. 377; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 80; XHZD '渠' 3, p. 619)
  4. particle interrogative particle
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 渠 may be used to from questions, like simplified 岂, traditional 豈, in Classical Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 144).
  5. noun the part of a wheel that spokes are fitted into
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '渠' 2, p. 377)
  6. noun a shield
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '渠' 3, p. 377)
  7. proper noun Qu
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '渠' n 2)

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  • 义渠 (義渠) 今陽成義渠 — Han Feizi 韓非子, 問田第四十二 Chapter 42: Asking about Fields — count: 14
  • 渠弥 (渠彌) 高渠彌以中軍奉公 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 春秋左氏傳, 桓公 Lord Huan — count: 10
  • 宰渠 (宰渠) 天王使宰渠伯糾來聘 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 春秋左氏傳, 桓公 Lord Huan — count: 8
  • 渠伯 (渠伯) 天王使宰渠伯糾來聘 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 春秋左氏傳, 桓公 Lord Huan — count: 7
  • 穿渠 (穿渠) 引渭穿渠起長安 — Records of the Grand Historian 史記, 《河渠書》 Rivers and canals — count: 6
  • 高渠 (高渠) 高渠彌以中軍奉公 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 春秋左氏傳, 桓公 Lord Huan — count: 6
  • 渠丘 (渠丘) 與渠丘公立於池上 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 春秋左氏傳, 成公 Lord Cheng — count: 5
  • 二渠 (二渠) 河徙二渠 — Records of the Grand Historian 史記, 《孝武本紀》 Annals of the Xiaowu Emperor — count: 5
  • 雄渠 (雄渠) 膠東王雄渠反 — Records of the Grand Historian 史記, 《孝景本紀》 Annals of the Xiaojing Emperor — count: 4
  • 次于渠 (次於渠) 次于渠 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 春秋左氏傳, 昭公 Lord Zhao — count: 3