qiǎo

  1. qiǎo adjective opportune / coincidental / as it happens / timely
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 恰好 (GHC '巧' 4; Kroll '巧' 4)
  2. qiǎo adjective beautiful / charming
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Synonymous with 美好 or 美丽 in this sense (GHC '巧' 2; Kroll '巧' 1b)
  3. qiǎo adjective false
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Synonymous with 伪 in this sense (GHC '巧' 3)
  4. qiǎo noun acumen / skill
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 技巧 (GHC '巧' 1; Kroll '巧' 1)
  5. qiǎo noun clever / skillful
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: For example, in literary Chinese, 巧詐不如拙誠 'it is better to be simplictically honest than cleverly deceitful'; from Han Feizi's Shuo Lin Shang (DCP 'Q102'; Kroll '巧' 3)
  6. qiǎo verb to cheat
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '巧' 2)
  7. qiǎo bound form agape
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Bound with 巧老 'open and hollow' (Kroll '巧' 5)

Contained in

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Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

  • Scroll 15 Abhidharmajñānaprasthānaśāstra (Apitan Ba Jiandu Lun) 《阿毘曇八犍度論》 — count: 48
  • Scroll 4 Treatise on the Mystery of the Mahayana 《大乘玄論》 — count: 47
  • Scroll 4 Jing Ming Xuan Lun 《淨名玄論》 — count: 45
  • Scroll 17 Huayan Jing Tan Xuan Ji 《華嚴經探玄記》 — count: 41
  • Scroll 8 Bodhisattvabhūmi (Pusa Xing Chi Jing) 《菩薩地持經》 — count: 41
  • Scroll 3 Sarvāstivādavinaya (Shi Song Lu) 《十誦律》 — count: 35
  • Scroll 4 Fa Hua Xuan Lun 《法華玄論》 — count: 29
  • Scroll 2 Commentary on the Mūlamadhyamakakārikā 《中觀論疏》 — count: 24
  • Scroll 54 Avataṃsakasūtra / Flower Garland Sūtra (Dafang Guang Fo Huayan Jing) 《大方廣佛華嚴經》 — count: 22
  • Scroll 37 Avataṃsakasūtra / Flower Garland Sūtra (Dafang Guang Fo Huayan Jing) 《大方廣佛華嚴經》 — count: 20

Collocations

  • 巧便 (巧便) 巧便問深義 — Saṃyuktāgama 《雜阿含經》, Scroll 22 — count: 14
  • 妙巧 (妙巧) 極為妙巧 — Mahāparinibbānasutta 《大般涅槃經》, Scroll 2 — count: 13
  • 巧安 (巧安) 妙巧安布盤結成鬘 — Ding Sheng Wang Yinyuan Jing (Mandhātāvadāna) 《頂生王因緣經》, Scroll 2 — count: 11
  • 巧伪 (巧偽) 好為巧偽 — Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》, Scroll 8 — count: 11
  • 巧方便 (巧方便) 巧方便人彈之 — Saṃyuktāgama 《雜阿含經》, Scroll 43 — count: 11
  • 巧智 (巧智) 巧智多能 — Qishi Jing 《起世經》, Scroll 2 — count: 10
  • 巧解 (巧解) 巧解安施 — Fo Ben Xing Ji Jing (Abhiniṣkramaṇasūtra) 《佛本行集經》, Scroll 11 — count: 7
  • 巧师 (巧師) 此巧師取此軸斫治是處者 — Qiu Yu Jing (Anaṅgaṇasutta) 《求欲經》, Scroll 1 — count: 5
  • 巧师家 (巧師家) 至他巧師家 — Qiu Yu Jing (Anaṅgaṇasutta) 《求欲經》, Scroll 1 — count: 4
  • 巧能 (巧能) 猶如巧能屠牛之士 — Ekottarāgama 《增壹阿含經》, Scroll 5 — count: 4