纽 (紐) niǔ

  1. niǔ verb to tie
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 绑 (Kroll 2015 '紐' 1, p. 327; Guoyu '紐' v; NCCED '纽' 3, p. 1166; Unihan '紐')
  2. niǔ noun a button; fastening
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As in 纽扣 (ABC 'niǔ' 纽 bf 1, p. 658; Guoyu '紐' n 2; Kroll 2015 '紐' 2, p. 327; NCCED '纽' 2, p. 1166; Unihan '紐'; XHZD '纽' 2, pp. 539-540)
  3. niǔ noun Nu
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Foreign Language
    Notes: Ν ν, the 13th letter of the Greek alphabet (CC-CEDICT '紐')
  4. niǔ noun a handle
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: For example, 秤纽 scale handles (ABC 'niǔ' 纽 n 1, p. 658; Guoyu '紐' n 1; NCCED '纽' 1, p. 1166; Unihan '紐'; XHZD '纽' 1, p. 539)
  5. niǔ noun a knot
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (ABC 'niǔ' 纽 bf 3, p. 658; Kroll 2015 '紐' 1, p. 327; Unihan '紐')
  6. niǔ noun a central connecting point; a hub
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: For example, 枢纽 pivot (ABC 'niǔ' 纽 bf 2, p. 658; Guoyu '紐' n 3; Kroll 2015 '紐' 1b, p. 327; NCCED '纽' 4, p. 1166; XHZD '纽' 3, p. 540)
  7. niǔ noun blood vessels
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '紐' 2, p. 327)
  8. niǔ noun initial consonant
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: An old term for 声母 (ABC 'niǔ' 纽 lg n 2, p. 658; Guoyu '紐' n 4; Kroll 2015 '紐' 3, p. 327)
  9. niǔ noun fresh mellons
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (NCCED '纽' 5, p. 1166)
  10. niǔ proper noun Niu
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '紐' n 5)

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