1. jiǔ noun wine; liquor; spirits; alcoholic beverage
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Food and Drink , Concept: Alcoholic Beverage 酒
    Notes: 酒 is a generic word for alcoholic beverages in both literary and modern Chinese (Rouzer 2007, p. 35; Unihan '酒'). For example, in literary Chinese, 種種藥草。合和米麯甘蔗汁中。能變成酒。 'Take many kinds of medicinal herbs and mix them together with rice, yeast, and sugar cane juice and they will turn into wine.' (Collection of Meanings and Terms in Translation, Scroll 3, T 2131 翻譯名義集‧卷第三)
  2. jiǔ noun banquet
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Rouzer 2007, p. 35)

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