极 (極)

  1. adverb extremely / very
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 很 or 甚. 极 is one of the few adverbs that can act as a complement, placed after an adjective or verb, followed by the particle 了. It may be used in this sense in both modern and Literary Chinese. For exmaple, 美极了 'very beautiful' (Guoyu '極' adv 2; Norman 1988, p. 127; Unihan '極').
  2. adverb utmost / furthest
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain: Comparison 比较
    Notes: In the sense of 最高 or 最大 (Guoyu '極' adv 1; Kroll 2015 '極' 4; Unihan '極')
  3. noun extremity
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 尽头 (Guoyu '極' n 2; Kroll 2015 '極' 3)
  4. noun ridge-beam of a roof
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 极 is synonymous with 栋 in this sense. Etymology (Shuo Wen): 極:棟也。 (Kroll 2015 '極' 1)
  5. verb to exhaust
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 极 is synonymous with 栋 in this sense (Guoyu '極' v; Kroll 2015 '極' 3a)
  6. noun a standard principle
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '極' 1a)
  7. noun pinnacle / summit / highpoint
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '極' 2)
  8. noun pole
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: As in 南极 'south pole' and 北极 'north pole' (Guoyu '極' n 3)
  9. noun throne
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 君位 (Guoyu '極' n 1)
  10. adjective urgent
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As a variant of 亟 (Kroll 2015 '極' 5)
  11. noun an electrical pole / a node
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Physics 物理
    Notes: As in the positive and negative nodes of a battery (Guoyu '極' n 4)

Contained in

Also contained in

极大积极极端极好极了积极性极其极度极力极限两极极少电极集电极三极管磁极极点极致皇太极极盛北极地区极为太极北极极品极性皇极经世三极南极南极洲北极星无极

Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

  • Scroll 32 The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 《大般若波羅蜜多經》 — count: 85
  • Scroll 65 The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 《大般若波羅蜜多經》 — count: 72
  • Scroll 128 The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 《大般若波羅蜜多經》 — count: 72
  • Scroll 1 Fo Shuo Bao Rulai Sanmei Jing 《佛說寶如來三昧經》 — count: 65
  • Scroll 1 Si Fen Lu Xingshi Chao Zi Chi Ji 《四分律行事鈔資持記》 — count: 59
  • Scroll 8 Fo Shuo Li Shi Apitan Lun 《佛說立世阿毘曇論》 — count: 50
  • Scroll 1 Wu Ji Bao Sanmei Jing 《無極寶三昧經》 — count: 49
  • Scroll 345 The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 《大般若波羅蜜多經》 — count: 45
  • Scroll 590 The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 《大般若波羅蜜多經》 — count: 44
  • Scroll 21 The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 《大般若波羅蜜多經》 — count: 43