出头 (出頭) chūtóu

chūtóu verb to get out of a predicament / to stick out / to take the initiative
Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语

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出头鸟枪打出头鸟熬出头

Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

  • Scroll 1 Quotations from Abbot Mi An 《密菴和尚語錄》 — count: 7
  • Scroll 3 Quotations from Chan Master Yunmen Kuangzhen 《雲門匡真禪師廣錄》 — count: 7
  • Scroll 1 The Blue Cliff Record (Biyanlu) 《佛果圜悟禪師碧巖錄》 — count: 5
  • Scroll 11 Quotations from Chan Master Yuanwu Foguo 《圓悟佛果禪師語錄》 — count: 5
  • Scroll 2 The Blue Cliff Record (Biyanlu) 《佛果圜悟禪師碧巖錄》 — count: 5
  • Scroll 18 Records of the Transmission of the Lamp 《景德傳燈錄》 — count: 5
  • Scroll 1 Salt Water Parable Sūtra 《鹹水喻經》 — count: 4
  • Scroll 2 Quotations from Chan Master Ming Jue 《明覺禪師語錄》 — count: 4
  • Scroll 9 The Blue Cliff Record (Biyanlu) 《佛果圜悟禪師碧巖錄》 — count: 4
  • Scroll 4 The Blue Cliff Record (Biyanlu) 《佛果圜悟禪師碧巖錄》 — count: 3

Collocations

  • 出头来 (出頭來) 云亦須待和尚自出頭來始得 — Quotations from Chan Master Wu Ben from Dongshan, Yunzhou 《筠州洞山悟本禪師語錄》, Scroll 1 — count: 52
  • 头出头 (頭出頭) 頭出頭沒 — Jingang Bore Jing Zan Shu 《金剛般若經贊述》, Scroll 1 — count: 22
  • 出头人 (出頭人) 誰是出頭人 — Quotations from Chan Master Fenyang Wude 《汾陽無德禪師語錄》, Scroll 1 — count: 11
  • 圣出头 (聖出頭) 饒千聖出頭來 — Quotations from Chan Master Yuanwu Foguo 《圓悟佛果禪師語錄》, Scroll 9 — count: 10
  • 裏出头 (裏出頭) 野狐窟裏出頭 — Quotations from Chan Master Yunmen Kuangzhen 《雲門匡真禪師廣錄》, Scroll 3 — count: 9
  • 出头天 (出頭天) 出頭天外看 — Quotations from Chan Master Yuanwu Foguo 《圓悟佛果禪師語錄》, Scroll 3 — count: 6
  • 鼈出头 (鼈出頭) 跛鼈出頭來 — Quotations from Chan Master Fenyang Wude 《汾陽無德禪師語錄》, Scroll 2 — count: 6
  • 出头时 (出頭時) 有什麼出頭時 — Quotations from Chan Master Ming Jue 《明覺禪師語錄》, Scroll 1 — count: 5
  • 人出头 (人出頭) 彼云何人出頭還沒入水 — Salt Water Parable Sūtra 《鹹水喻經》, Scroll 1 — count: 5
  • 遇出头 (遇出頭) 百年一遇出頭 — Niepan Xuan Yi Fa Yuan Ji Yao 《涅槃玄義發源機要》, Scroll 4 — count: 5