约 (約) yuē

  1. yuē adjective approximately
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity
    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
    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
    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; Wu and Tee 2015, loc. 2008)
  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
    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)

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  • Scroll 2 Si Fen Lu Xingshi Chao Zi Chi Ji 四分律行事鈔資持記 — count: 551
  • Scroll 1 Si Fen Lu Xingshi Chao Zi Chi Ji 四分律行事鈔資持記 — count: 421
  • Scroll 1 Fajie Tu Ji Cong Sui Lu 法界圖記叢髓錄 — count: 221
  • Scroll 2 Fajie Tu Ji Cong Sui Lu 法界圖記叢髓錄 — count: 187
  • Scroll 5 Huayan Jing Tan Xuan Ji 華嚴經探玄記 — count: 173
  • Scroll 3 Zhi Guan Fu Xing Chuan Hong Jue 止觀輔行傳弘決 — count: 168
  • Scroll 1 Huayan Yi Cheng Cheng Fo Miao Yi 華嚴一乘成佛妙義 — count: 157
  • Scroll 4 Huayan Jing Tan Xuan Ji 華嚴經探玄記 — count: 153
  • Scroll 1 Fahua Wen Ju Ji 法華文句記 — count: 149
  • Scroll 3 Si Fen Lu Xingshi Chao Zi Chi Ji 四分律行事鈔資持記 — count: 147

Collocations

  • 约勅 (約勅) 具約勅我 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 7 — count: 32
  • 约誓 (約誓) 汝若約誓不作亂者 — Saṃyuktāgama 雜阿含經, Scroll 40 — count: 13
  • 约时 (約時) 何所是時曰約時 — Mañjuśrībuddhakṣetraguṇavyūha (Wenshushili Fotu Yan Jin Jing) 文殊師利佛土嚴淨經, Scroll 2 — count: 9
  • 约省 (約省) 而自約省己 — Nirvāṇa Sūtra 般泥洹經, Scroll 2 — count: 8
  • 约净天 (約淨天) 約淨天 — Nirvāṇa Sūtra 佛般泥洹經, Scroll 1 — count: 8
  • 说约 (說約) 當說約誓 — Saṃyuktāgama 雜阿含經, Scroll 40 — count: 5
  • 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 — count: 4
  • 作约 (作約) 天帝釋令阿修羅王作約誓已 — Saṃyuktāgama 雜阿含經, Scroll 40 — count: 4
  • 约捡 (約撿) 自相約撿 — Sukhāvatīvyūhasūtra (Wuliang Qingjing Pingdeng Jue Jing) 無量清淨平等覺經, Scroll 3 — count: 4
  • 约旷野 (約曠野) 十名閻魔羅遮約曠野 — Saddharmasmṛtyupasthānasūtra (Sutra of the Right Mindfulness of Dharma) 正法念處經, Scroll 7 — count: 4