1. noun desire
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 愿望 (Guoyu '欲' n 1; Unihan '欲')
  2. verb to desire / to wish
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 欲 is a full verb in this sense. For example, 其恕乎!己所不欲,勿施於人。 'Is not reciprocity such a word? What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others.' (Lunyu 17:24, trans. by Legge 1861; Guoyu '欲' v 1)
  3. adverb almost / nearly / about to occur
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Comparison 比较
    Notes: In this sense 欲 has the same meaning as 快要 (Guoyu '欲' adv 2)
  4. noun desire / intention / interest / aspiration
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教 , Concept: Mental Factor 心所
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: canda, Pāli: canda; one of the five object-determining mental factors in the Mahayana teachings
  5. auxiliary verb to desire / to intend
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In Literary Chinese, 欲 is an auxiliary verb in this sense (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 122; Unihan '欲').
  6. noun lust
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 情欲 (Guoyu '欲' n 2)

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欲望食欲欲壑难填纵欲禁欲情欲物欲淫欲随心所欲欲念欲绝欲求性欲情欲私欲

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Truncated for common words

  • Scroll 1 Si Fen Lu Xingshi Chao Zi Chi Ji 《四分律行事鈔資持記》 — count: 227
  • Scroll 1 Shijia Pu 《釋迦譜》 — count: 183
  • Scroll 6 Notes on the Viṁśatikāvṛtti 《成唯識論述記》 — count: 170
  • Scroll 1 Si Fen Lu Shan Fan Bu Que Xingshi Chao 《四分律刪繁補闕行事鈔》 — count: 163
  • Scroll 2 Si Fen Lu Xingshi Chao Zi Chi Ji 《四分律行事鈔資持記》 — count: 158
  • Scroll 60 Madhyamāgama 《中阿含經》 — count: 155
  • Scroll 4 Abhidharmadharmaskandhapādaśāstra (Apidamo Fa Yun Zu Lun) 《阿毘達磨法蘊足論》 — count: 142
  • Scroll 25 Madhyamāgama 《中阿含經》 — count: 139
  • Scroll 13 Śāriputrābhidharmaśāstra (Shelifu Apitan Lun) 《舍利弗阿毘曇論》 — count: 136
  • Scroll 5 Śāriputrābhidharmaśāstra (Shelifu Apitan Lun) 《舍利弗阿毘曇論》 — count: 130

Collocations

  • 欲使 (欲使) 欲使不出家 — Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》, Scroll 1 — count: 8
  • 欲见 (欲見) 欲見卿等 — Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》, Scroll 1 — count: 6
  • 今欲 (今欲) 吾今欲以宿命智說過去佛事 — Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》, Scroll 1 — count: 5
  • 欲闻 (欲聞) 汝等欲聞如來識宿命智 — Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》, Scroll 1 — count: 4
  • 欲试 (欲試) 欲試神足力 — Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》, Scroll 2 — count: 4
  • 欢喜欲 (歡喜欲) 歡喜欲見 — Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》, Scroll 4 — count: 4
  • 欲出家 (欲出家) 今我意欲出家離世 — Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》, Scroll 5 — count: 4
  • 欲诣 (欲詣) 吾欲詣竹園 — Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》, Scroll 2 — count: 4
  • 王欲 (王欲) 善見王欲自試馬寶 — Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》, Scroll 3 — count: 4
  • 汝等欲 (汝等欲) 汝等欲聞如來識宿命智 — Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》, Scroll 1 — count: 4