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约 (約) yāo yuē

  1. yuē adjective approximately
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
    Notes: In the sense of 大概 (ABC 'yuē' 约 adv; GHC yuē '约' 16; NCCED yuē '约' 7)
  2. yuē noun a treaty / an agreement / a covenant
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 和约 (ABC 'yuē' 约 bf 4; Unihan '約')
  3. yuē verb to arrange / to make an appointment
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Social Interaction 交际
    Notes: In the sense of 约定 (ABC 'yuē' 约 v 1; GHC yuē '约' 11; NCCED yuē '约' 2)
  4. yuē adjective vague / indistinct
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 隐约 (ABC 'yuē' 约 bf 5)
  5. yuē verb to invite
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 请 (ABC 'yuē' 约 v 2; GHC yuē '约' 12; NCCED yuē '约' 4)
  6. yuē verb to reduce a fraction
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Mathematics 数学
    Notes: (ABC 'yuē' 约 v 3; NCCED yuē '约' 8)
  7. yuē verb to restrain / to restrict / to control
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 约束. For example, in 《論語·子罕》 Analects of Confucius, Zi Han: 約我以禮 '[taught] me the restraints of propriety' (trans. by Legge, 1861; ABC 'yuē' 约 bf 1; GHC yuē '约' 4; Guoyu '約' v 2; NCCED yuē '约' 1)
  8. yuē adjective frugal / economical / thrifty
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 节约 (ABC 'yuē' 约 bf 2; GHC yuē '约' 7; NCCED yuē '约' 6)
  9. yuē adjective brief / simple
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 简约 (ABC 'yuē' 约 bf 3; GHC yuē '约' 6; NCCED yuē '约' 5)
  10. yuē noun an appointment
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (NCCED yuē '约' 3)
  11. yuē verb to envelop / to shroud
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 笼罩 (GHC yuē '约' 15)
  12. yuē noun a rope
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 绳子 (GHC yuē '约' 1)
  13. yuē verb to tie up
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 捆 (GHC yuē '约' 2; Guoyu '約' v 1)
  14. yuē adjective crooked
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 屈曲 (GHC yuē '约' 3)
  15. yuē verb to prevent / to block
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 阻止 (GHC yuē '约' 5)
  16. yuē adjective destitute / poverty stricken
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 穷困 (GHC yuē '约' 8)
  17. yuē adjective base / low
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 卑下 (GHC yuē '约' 9)
  18. yuē verb to prepare
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 准备 (GHC yuē '约' 13)
  19. yuē verb to plunder
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 掠 (GHC yuē '约' 14)
  20. yuē verb to envelop / to shroud
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 笼罩 (GHC yuē '约' 15)
  21. yāo verb to weigh
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Spoken Language 口语
    Notes: (ABC 'yāo' 约; NCCED yāo '约')
  22. yāo noun crucial point / key point
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (GHC yāo '约' 17)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Si Fen Lu Xingshi Chao Zi Chi Ji 《四分律行事鈔資持記》 Scroll 2 559
Si Fen Lu Xingshi Chao Zi Chi Ji 《四分律行事鈔資持記》 Scroll 1 426
Fajie Tu Ji Cong Sui Lu 《法界圖記叢髓錄》 Scroll 1 220
Fajie Tu Ji Cong Sui Lu 《法界圖記叢髓錄》 Scroll 2 188
Huayan Jing Tan Xuan Ji 《華嚴經探玄記》 Scroll 5 173
Zhi Guan Fu Xing Chuan Hong Jue 《止觀輔行傳弘決》 Scroll 3 170
Huayan Yi Cheng Cheng Fo Miao Yi 《華嚴一乘成佛妙義》 Scroll 1 157
Huayan Jing Tan Xuan Ji 《華嚴經探玄記》 Scroll 4 153
Fahua Wen Ju Ji 《法華文句記》 Scroll 1 148
Si Fen Lu Xingshi Chao Zi Chi Ji 《四分律行事鈔資持記》 Scroll 3 148

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
约勅 約勅 具約勅我 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 7 32
约誓 約誓 汝若約誓不作亂者 Saṃyuktāgama 《雜阿含經》 Scroll 40 13
约时 約時 若有約時有所除斷 Brahmaviśeṣacintīparipṛcchā (Chi Xin Fantian Suo Wen Jing) 《持心梵天所問經》 Scroll 1 8
约净天 約淨天 約淨天 Nirvāṇa Sūtra 《佛般泥洹經》 Scroll 1 8
约省 約省 而自約省己 Nirvāṇa Sūtra 《般泥洹經》 Scroll 2 8
说约 說約 當說約誓 Saṃyuktāgama 《雜阿含經》 Scroll 40 5
利约 利約 約利約耳 Fa Ju JIng (Dharmapada) 《法句經》 Scroll 2 4
三约 三約 三約成就 Gaṇḍavyūhasūtra 《大方廣佛華嚴經》 Scroll 28 4
自相约 自相約 自相約撿 Sukhāvatīvyūhasūtra (Wuliang Qingjing Pingdeng Jue Jing) 《無量清淨平等覺經》 Scroll 3 4
作约 作約 天帝釋令阿修羅王作約誓已 Saṃyuktāgama 《雜阿含經》 Scroll 40 4