有头无尾 (有頭無尾) yǒu tóu wú wěi

yǒu tóu wú wěi set phrase to start but not finish
Domain: Idiom 成语
Notes: Literally, to have a head but not a tail

Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

  • Scroll 4 Wan Song Laoren Ping Chang Tian Tong Jue Heshang Song Gu Congrong An Lu 萬松老人評唱天童覺和尚頌古從容庵錄 — count: 3 , has English translation
  • Scroll 3 Quotations from Chan Master Ming Jue 明覺禪師語錄 — count: 2
  • Scroll 6 The Blue Cliff Record (Biyanlu) 佛果圜悟禪師碧巖錄 — count: 1 , has English translation
  • Scroll 1 Quotations from Linji Chan Master Hui Zhao from Zhenzhou 鎮州臨濟慧照禪師語錄 — count: 1 , has English translation
  • Scroll 7 Quotations from Chan Master Dahui Pujue 大慧普覺禪師語錄 — count: 1
  • Scroll 2 Hong Zhi Chan Shi Guang Lu 宏智禪師廣錄 — count: 1
  • Scroll 9 The Blue Cliff Record (Biyanlu) 佛果圜悟禪師碧巖錄 — count: 1 , has English translation
  • Scroll 3 Quotations from Chan Master Yunmen Kuangzhen 雲門匡真禪師廣錄 — count: 1
  • Scroll 1 Quotations from Chan Master Ming Jue 明覺禪師語錄 — count: 1
  • Scroll 1 Quotations from Chan Master Weishan Lingyou of Tanzhou 潭州溈山靈祐禪師語錄 — count: 1

Collocations

  • 有头无尾时 (有頭無尾時) 有頭無尾時如何 — Hong Zhi Chan Shi Guang Lu 宏智禪師廣錄, Scroll 1 — count: 5
  • 有头无尾汉 (有頭無尾漢) 這有頭無尾漢 — Quotations from Chan Master Yunmen Kuangzhen 雲門匡真禪師廣錄, Scroll 3 — count: 3