Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

Glossary and Vocabulary for Notes on Literary Chinese, Introduction

Contents

  1. Proper Nouns
  2. Glossary

People, places

and other proper nouns

Simplified Traditional Pinyin English
安世高 Ān Shì Gāo An Shigao
楚辞 楚辭 Chǔ Cí Chuci / Songs of Chu / Verses of Chu
初唐 Chū Táng Early Tang
道家 Dào Jiā Daoism / Taoism / Taoist philosophy
东汉 東漢 Dōng Hàn Eastern Han
尔雅 爾雅 Ěryǎ Erya / Er Ya / Ready Guide
法家 Fǎ Jiā Legalist school of philosophy / Legalism
佛说八大人觉经 佛說八大人覺經 Fóshuō Bā Dàrén Jué Jīng
  1. Sutra on the Eight Realizations of the Great Beings
  2. Sūtra on the Eight Realizations of the Great Beings
gàn
  1. Jiangxi
  2. Gan River
  3. Gan dialect
宫话 宮話 Gōnghuà Mandarin
广韵 廣韻 Guǎngyùn Guangyun
古文 gǔwén Classical Chinese
hàn
  1. Han Chinese
  2. Han Dynasty
  3. Milky Way
  4. Later Han Dynasty
  5. a man
  6. Chinese language
  7. Han River
韩非子 韓非子 Hán Fēizǐ Han Feizi
徽州 Huīzhōu Huizhou dialect
康熙字典 Kāngxī Zìdiǎn Kangxi Dictionary
客家 Kèjiā Hakka people / Kejia people
孔子 Kǒngzi Confucius
离骚 離騷 Lí Sāo Sorrow at Parting
六书 六書 liù shū Six Methods of forming Chinese characters
  1. Shandong
  2. Lu
  3. crass
  4. the State of Lu
陆法言 陸法言 Lù Fǎyán Lu Fayan / Lu Fa-yen
论语 論語 Lúnyǔ The Analects of Confucius
孟子 Mèng Zǐ
  1. Mencius / Mengzi
  2. Mencius / Mengzi
Mǐn
  1. Fujian
  2. Min dialect
  3. Min River
  4. Min tribe
墨家 Mò Jiā Mohism / Mohist School
切韵 切韻 Qiēyùn Qieyun
qín
  1. Shaanxi
  2. Qin Dynasty
  3. State of Qin
儒家 Rújiā Rujia / Confucianism / Confucian school
三部赋序 三部賦序 Sān Bù Fù xù Three Part Poetic Essay
上古汉语 上古漢語 Shàng Gǔ Hànyǔ Old Chinese
沈约 沈約 Shěn Yuē Shen Yue
诗经 詩經 Shījīng Shijing / Book of Odes / Book of Songs
书经 書經 Shū Jīng Book of History
说文解字 說文解字 Shuō Wén Jiě Zì Shuo Wen Jie Zi
说苑 說苑 Shuōyuàn Shuoyuan / Garden of Stories
文言文 wényánwén Literary Chinese
  1. Wu
  2. Jiangsu
  3. Wu
  4. Wu dialect
  5. Eastern Wu
西汉 西漢 Xī Hàn Western Han
Xiāng
  1. Hunan
  2. Xiang dialect
心经 心經 Xīnjīng The Heart Sutra / The Prajñāpāramitā Heart Sutra
许慎 許慎 Xǔ Shèn Xu Shen
玄奘 Xuán Zàng Xuanzang / Hsuan-Tsang
荀子 Xúnzǐ Xunzi / Hsun Tzu
易经 易經 Yìjīng The Book of Changes / Yijing / I Ching
Yuè
  1. Yue / abbreviation for Guangdong
  2. Yue Dialect / Cantonese dialect
  3. an initial particle
战国时代 戰國時代 Zhàn Guó Shídài Warring States Period
庄子 莊子 Zhuāng Zǐ Zhuang Zi
左思 Zuǒ Sī Zuo Si
左传 左傳 Zuǒ Zhuàn Zuo Zhuan

Glossary

Buddhist terminology, except the proper nouns listed above. Number of terms: 0.

Simplified Traditional Pinyin English