Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

Glossary and Vocabulary for Er Ya 《爾雅》

Contents

  1. Proper Nouns
  2. Glossary

People, places

and other proper nouns

Simplified Traditional Pinyin English
ào
  1. Olympic
  2. Austria
  3. mysterious / obscure / profound
八月 bāyuè August / the Eighth Month
北辰 Běi Chén Polaris / North Star
北方 Běi Fāng The North
北极 北極 běijí north pole
北岳 北嶽 běiyuè Mt Heng
Bīn Bin
bǐng third heavenly stem / third in order
Bo
朝阳 朝陽 Cháoyáng Chaoyang District
chén
  1. Chen
  2. Chen of the Southern dynasties
  3. narrate / tell / old / stale / to state / to display / to explain / to arrange / to exhibit
大梁 Dà Liáng City of Da Liang
Dài Mount Tai
道盛 Dào Shèng Shi Daosheng / Dao Sheng
大野 dàyě Ōno
大渊 大淵 Dàyuān Wang Dayuan
Dǒng
  1. Dong
  2. to supervise / to direct
东海 東海 Dōng Hǎi
  1. East China Sea
  2. Donghae
东方 東方 dōngfāng The East / The Orient
东陵 東陵 dōnglíng
  1. Eastern tombs
  2. Dongling
东岳 東嶽 Dōngyuè Mount Tai
二月 èryuè February / the Second Month
féng Feng
高陵 gāolíng Gaoling
高祖 gāozǔ
  1. Han Gao Zu / Liu Bang
  2. great great grandfather
  3. Gaozu
Ge
格格 gégé Gege
gēng seventh heavenly stem / seventh in order
广平 廣平 guǎngpíng Guangping
guǐ tenth heavenly stem / tenth in order
gūn Kun
hàn
  1. Han Chinese
  2. Han Dynasty
  3. Milky Way
  4. Later Han Dynasty
  5. a man
  6. Chinese language
  7. Han River
汉南 漢南 hànnán Hannan
Hǎo Hao
He
河北 Héběi Hebei
河东 河東 hédōng
  1. Hedong
  2. Hedong
河间 河間 Héjiān Hejian
河南 Hénán Henan
河西 Héxī Hexi
Huái Huai River
淮南 Huáinán Huainan
华山 華山 huàshān
  1. Huashan
  2. Huashan
jiāng
  1. a large river
  2. Yangtze River
  3. Jiang
  4. Jiangsu
  5. Jiang
江淮 Jiāng Huái Lower Yangtze area / Jiang-Huai area
江南 Jiāngnán
  1. Region South of the Yangtze River
  2. Jiangnan
  3. Jiangnan
jiāo
  1. suburbs / outskirts
  2. Jiao
  3. Jiao
jìn
  1. Shanxi
  2. Jin Dynasty
  3. to move forward / to promote / to advance
jīng
  1. thorns / brambles
  2. the state of Chu / Jing
  3. Jingzhou / Ching-chou
jīng
  1. Beijing
  2. Jing
  3. capital city
荆州 荊州 Jīngzhōu
  1. Jingzhou / Ching-chou
  2. Jingzhou / Ching-chou
九月 jiǔyuè September / the Ninth Month
冀州 Jìzhōu Jizhou
会稽 會稽 Kuàijī Kuaiji Mountain
Kuí
  1. Kui
  2. Kui Constellation
Kuì Kui
昆仑 崑崙 Kūnlún Kunlun (Karakorum) mountain range
  1. black
  2. Li
  3. Lebanon
  4. Li People
  5. numerous / many
liáng
  1. a bridge
  2. Liang Dynasty
  3. City of Liang
  4. State of Liang
  5. Liang
  6. a beam / rafters
  7. a fishing sluice
  8. to lose footing
  9. State of Liang
  10. a ridge
  11. later Liang
梁山 Liáng Shān
  1. Yangsan
  2. Liangshan
liú Liu
六月 liùyuè June / the Sixth Month
lóu
  1. to wear
  2. Lou
  3. Lou
  1. Shandong
  2. Lu
  3. crass
  4. the State of Lu
Luán Luan
luò
  1. Luo
  2. Luo River
Luò Luo River
Mǎo the Pleiades
mèng
  1. Meng
  2. first month
  3. eldest brother
miáo
  1. sprout / seedling
  2. Miao
  3. Miao
南岳 Nán Yuè
  1. Hui Si / Nan Yue Hui Si
  2. Mount Heng
  3. Nanyue
南陵 nánlíng Nanling
Ni
  1. Pu River
  2. Pu
启明 啟明 qǐmíng Venus
qín
  1. Shaanxi
  2. Qin Dynasty
  3. State of Qin
青阳 青陽 qīngyáng Qingyang
七月 qīyuè July / the Seventh Month
Qu
rén ninth heavenly stem / ninth in order
Shǎn Shaanxi
山东 山東 Shāndōng Shandong
山上 shānshàng Shanshang
Shē
  1. She people
  2. a cultivated field
  3. She people
神龟 神龜 shénguī Shengui reign
摄提 攝提 shètí Shiti
十二月 shíèryuè December / the Twelfth Month
十一月 shíyīyuè November / the Eleventh Month
十月 shíyuè October / the Tenth Month
shǔ
  1. Sichuan
  2. Shu Kingdom
四月 sìyuè April / the Fourth Month
sòng
  1. Song Dynasty
  2. Song
  3. Liu Song Dynasty
  1. Soviet Union
  2. Su
  3. to revive
  4. Suzhou
  5. Jiangsu
  6. a species of thyme
泰山 Tài Shān Mount Tai
Téng
  1. Teng
  2. Teng
Wèn Wen River
fifth heavenly stem / fifth in order
  1. Wu
  2. Jiangsu
  3. Wu
  4. Wu dialect
  5. Eastern Wu
五月 wǔyuè May / the Fifth Month
  1. what? / where? / why?
  2. a slave / a servant
  3. Kumo Xi / Xi / Tatabi
  4. Kumo Xi / Xi / Tatabi
  5. Xi
西王母 Xī Wáng Mǔ Xi Wangmu / Queen Mother of the West
西方 Xīfāng the West
西陵 Xīlíng Xiling
新田 xīntián Xintian
西岳 西嶽 Xīyuè Mt Hua
  1. Xu
  2. slowly / gently
  3. Xuzhou
徐州 Xúzhōu
  1. Xuzhou
  2. Xuzhou
Yān
  1. Yan
  2. State of Yan
  3. swallow
楊州 Yángzhōu Yangzhou
兖州 兗州 Yǎnzhōu
  1. Yanzhou
  2. Yanzhou
yáo Yao
  1. abbreviation for Iraq or Iran
  2. Yi
  3. he / she
  4. Yi River
Yi
Yi
Yīn Yin
Yīng
  1. England
  2. Ying
  3. brave
幽州 Yōuzhōu Youzhou / Fanyang
Chongqing
  1. Henan
  2. Yuzhou
Yuè
  1. Yue / abbreviation for Guangdong
  2. Yue Dialect / Cantonese dialect
  3. an initial particle
yuè
  1. Yue
  2. Yue
  3. a mountain peak / a high mountain / a summit
yuè
  1. Yue
  2. Yue
  3. a mountain peak / a high mountain / a summit
云梦 雲夢 yúnmèng Yunmeng
豫州 Yùzhōu Yuzhou
章丘 zhāngqiū Zhangqiu
昭阳 昭陽 zhāoyáng Zhaoyang
zhèng
  1. Zheng
  2. Zheng
正月 Zhēngyuè first month of the lunar new year
中国 中國 Zhōngguó
  1. China
  2. Middle Kingdom
中岳 中嶽 zhōngyuè Mt Song
zhòu
  1. daytime
  2. Zhou
  3. Zhou
zhú
  1. Zhu
  2. India
  3. bamboo
颛顼 顓頊 Zhuān xū Zhuan Xu
左营 左營 zuǒyíng Zuoying / Tsoying

Glossary

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

Simplified Traditional Pinyin English