qiú

  1. qiú verb to request
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    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 2015 '求' 1; HSK '求' 2).
  3. qiú verb to implore
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Education
    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 2015 '求' 1b)
  5. qiú adjective to be avaricious; to be greedy; to covet
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    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: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names , 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 2015 '求' 2)
  10. qiú verb to end
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (GHDC '求' 4)

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  • Scroll 142 The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 大般若波羅蜜多經 — count: 291
  • Scroll 137 The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 大般若波羅蜜多經 — count: 274
  • Scroll 143 The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 大般若波羅蜜多經 — count: 265
  • Scroll 144 The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 大般若波羅蜜多經 — count: 257
  • Scroll 136 The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 大般若波羅蜜多經 — count: 256
  • Scroll 141 The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 大般若波羅蜜多經 — count: 256
  • Scroll 138 The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 大般若波羅蜜多經 — count: 256
  • Scroll 140 The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 大般若波羅蜜多經 — count: 249
  • Scroll 139 The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 大般若波羅蜜多經 — count: 249
  • Scroll 145 The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 大般若波羅蜜多經 — count: 215

Collocations

  • 求度世 (求度世) 當求度世解脫之道 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 21 — count: 27
  • 求有利 (求有利) 因求有利 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 9 — count: 5
  • 求火 (求火) 小兒吹灰求火 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 7 — count: 5
  • 求出家 (求出家) 而求出家 — Sutra of the Seven Buddhas 七佛經, Scroll 1 — count: 5
  • 何所求 (何所求) 當於何所求水滅之 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 4 — count: 5
  • 求作 (求作) 求作沙門 — Nirvāṇa Sūtra 般泥洹經, Scroll 2 — count: 4
  • 求方便 (求方便) 當為求方便 — Nirvāṇa Sūtra 佛般泥洹經, Scroll 2 — count: 4
  • 求胜 (求勝) 復求勝者 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 5 — count: 4
  • 求利 (求利) 以利求利 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 13 — count: 4
  • 求安隐 (求安隱) 求安隱處 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 12 — count: 3