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qiú

  1. qiú verb to request
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Language 语言
    Notes: In this sense 求 is similar in meaning to 请求 (ABCE '求'; CCD '求' 1; FE '求' 1; GHDC '求' 2; HSK '求' 1).
  2. qiú verb to seek / to look for
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 求 is similar in meaning to 追求. For example, For example, 实事求是 'to seek truth from facts' (ABCE '求'; CCD '求' 3; CCI '实事求是'; FE '求' 2; Guoyu '求' v 1; Kroll '求' 1; HSK '求' 2).
  3. qiú verb to implore
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Education 教育
    Notes: In the sense of 恳讬 (Guoyu '求' v 2)
  4. qiú verb to aspire to
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '求' 1b)
  5. qiú adjective to be avaricious / to be greedy / to covet
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Morality 道德
    Notes: In this sense 求 is similar in meaning to 贪婪 (FE '求' 4; Guoyu '求' v 4)
  6. qiú verb to attract
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 招引 (Guoyu '求' v 5)
  7. qiú verb to bribe
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 求 is similar in meaning to 赇.
  8. qiú proper noun Qiu
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (CCD '求' 5; GHDC '求' 5; Guoyu '求' n)
  9. qiú verb to demand
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 要求; for example, the idiom 求全责备 'to demand perfection' (CCD '求' 4; FE '求' 2; GHDC '求' 3; Guoyu '求' v 3; Kroll '求' 2)
  10. qiú verb to end
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (GHDC '求' 4)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 《大般若波羅蜜多經》 Scroll 142 291
The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 《大般若波羅蜜多經》 Scroll 137 274
The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 《大般若波羅蜜多經》 Scroll 143 265
The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 《大般若波羅蜜多經》 Scroll 144 257
The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 《大般若波羅蜜多經》 Scroll 136 256
The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 《大般若波羅蜜多經》 Scroll 141 256
The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 《大般若波羅蜜多經》 Scroll 138 256
The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 《大般若波羅蜜多經》 Scroll 140 249
The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 《大般若波羅蜜多經》 Scroll 139 249
The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 《大般若波羅蜜多經》 Scroll 145 215

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
求度世 求度世 當求度世解脫之道 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 21 27
求火 求火 小兒吹灰求火 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 7 6
求出家 求出家 而求出家 Sutra of the Seven Buddhas 《七佛經》 Scroll 1 5
求有利 求有利 因求有利 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 9 5
求利 求利 以利求利 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 13 4
求胜 求勝 復求勝者 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 5 4
求利养 求利養 以求利養 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 13 4
求作 求作 求作沙門 Nirvāṇa Sūtra 《般泥洹經》 Scroll 2 4
求灭 求滅 速疾求滅處 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 1 3
求安隐 求安隐 求安隱處 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 12 3