Glossary and Vocabulary for Dream of the Red Chamber 《紅樓夢》, 第二回 Chapter 4

Contents

  1. Frequencies of Lexical Words
  2. Frequencies of all Words
  3. Proper Nouns

Frequencies of Lexical Words

Rank Frequency Chinese Pinyin English Example Usage
1 35 rén person / people / a human being 彼時雨村即傳原告之人來審
2 34 one 幸存一子
3 31 jiā house / home / residence 又說姨母家遭人命官司等語
4 29 dào way / road / path 那原告道
5 26 child / son 幸存一子
6 26 shuō to say / said / to speak / to talk / speaks 卻說黛玉同姊妹們至王夫人處
7 26 lái to come 見王夫人與兄嫂處的來使計議家務
8 25 cūn village 如今且說雨村
9 24 rain 如今且說雨村
10 22 老爺 lǎoye lord / master 望大老爺拘拿凶犯
11 21 xuē Xue 這拐子便又悄悄的賣與薛家
12 21 guǎi to turn 不想是拐子拐來賣的
13 19 to go 去找拿賣主
14 19 děng et cetera / and so on 又說姨母家遭人命官司等語
15 19 féng feng 名喚馮淵
16 18 門子 ménzǐ door 只見案邊立的一個門子使眼色兒
17 18 便 biàn convenient / handy / easy 便說
18 18 薛蟠 xuē pán Xue Pan 此薛蟠即賈府之親
19 16 shì matter / thing / item 豈有這樣放屁的事
20 16 zhōng middle 至寡嫂李氏房中來了
21 15 day of the month / a certain day 日有這般姐妹相伴
22 14 jiàn to see 見王夫人與兄嫂處的來使計議家務
23 13 zhù to dwell / to live / to reside 現原籍住者十二房
24 13 zài in / at 未報軀猶在
25 12 lìng to make / to cause to be / to lead 便不十分令其讀書
26 12 fāng square / quadrilateral / one side 今方五歲
27 12 chù a place / location / a spot / a point 卻說黛玉同姊妹們至王夫人處
28 12 several 使他認得幾個字
29 11 jiǎ Jia 原來這李氏即賈珠之妻
30 11 如今 rújīn nowadays / now 如今且說雨村
31 11 公子 gōngzǐ son of an official / son of nobility / your son (honorific) 將馮公子打了個稀爛
32 11 máng busy / pressed for time / hustling 這門子忙上來請安
33 11 王夫人 wáng fūren Lady Wang 卻說黛玉同姊妹們至王夫人處
34 11 fáng a room 至寡嫂李氏房中來了
35 11 shàng top / a high position 皆因都礙著情分面上
36 10 mài to sell 不想是拐子拐來賣的
37 10 hǎo good 我家小爺原說第三日方是好日子
38 10 xiào to smile / to laugh 笑問
39 9 idea 不令他發簽之意
40 8 suì age 今方五歲
41 8 piān to be one-sided / leaning / to slant 薄命女偏逢薄命郎
42 8 shí time / a period of time 故生了李氏時
43 8 female / feminine 薄命女偏逢薄命郎
44 8 èr two 二則此系私室
45 8 一個 yī gè one instance / one unit 因那日買了一個丫頭
46 8 yīng England 名喚英蓮的
47 8 lián lotus / Indian lotus / sacred lotus 名喚英蓮的
48 8 a family clan 族中男女無有不誦詩讀書者
49 8 can / may / permissible 君恩或可待
50 8 yuán source / origin 我家小爺原說第三日方是好日子
51 8 jīn today / modern / present / current / this / now 今方五歲
52 8 sān three 等三四种書
53 8 liǎng two 乃是兩家爭買一婢
54 8 tīng to listen 雨村聽了大怒道
55 7 xiǎng to think 不想是拐子拐來賣的
56 7 dài to carry / to bring 只管帶了家眷走他的路
57 7 qīn relatives 唯知侍親養子
58 7 suì to comply with / to follow along 姊妹們遂出來
59 7 zuò to do 怎能作得長遠
60 7 mother 寡母又怜他是個獨根孤种
61 7 xiǎo small / tiny / insignificant 我家小爺原說第三日方是好日子
62 7 àn case / incident 葫蘆僧亂判葫蘆案
63 7 丫頭 yātóu girl / maid 因那日買了一個丫頭
64 7 mǎi to buy / to purchase 乃是兩家爭買一婢
65 7 shēng to be born / to give birth 故生了李氏時
66 7 hair 因發簽差公人立刻將凶犯族中人拿來拷問
67 7 shěng province 老爺既榮任到這一省
68 7 guò to cross / to go over / to pass 家里頗過得
69 6 姊妹 zǐmèi older and younger sisters 卻說黛玉同姊妹們至王夫人處
70 6 葫蘆 húlu bottle gourd / calabash 葫蘆僧亂判葫蘆案
71 6 wén to hear 一概無見無聞
72 6 舅舅 jiùjiu mother's brother / maternal uncle 或是在你舅舅家
73 6 qián money / currency 因無錢償債
74 6 desire 欲投別廟去修行
75 6 yuān a gulf / an abyss 名喚馮淵
76 6 qiān to sign one's name 因發簽差公人立刻將凶犯族中人拿來拷問
77 6 extra / surplus / remainder 餘者也都無庸慮及了
78 6 母親 mǔqīn mother 好為母親分憂解勞
79 6 如此 rúcǐ in this way / so 所以如此
80 6 之後 zhīhòu after / following / later 因被火之後
81 6 xiàn to appear / to manifest / to become visible 現原籍住者十二房
82 6 to strike / to hit / to beat 這個被打之死鬼
83 6 使 shǐ to make / to cause 見王夫人與兄嫂處的來使計議家務
84 6 shí ten 都中現住者十房
85 6 wèn to ask 笑問
86 6 to hold / to seize / to catch / to take 去找拿賣主
87 6 官司 guānsi a government office 又說姨母家遭人命官司等語
88 6 gōng public/ common / state-owned 因發簽差公人立刻將凶犯族中人拿來拷問
89 6 不知 bùzhī do not know 我竟不知
90 6 zhī to know 唯知侍親養子
91 5 an official institution / a state bureau 現領內府帑銀行商
92 5 賈政 jiǎ zhèng Jia Zheng 與賈政並京營節度使王子騰
93 5 當日 dāngrì at the time 當日這英蓮
94 5 eight 八九年來就忘了我了
95 5 打死 dǎsǐ to kill / to beat to death 眾豪奴將我小主人竟打死了
96 5 人命 rénmìng human life 又說姨母家遭人命官司等語
97 5 金陵 Jīnlíng Jinling / Nanjing 這李氏亦系金陵名宦之女
98 5 miào temple / shrine 不記當年葫蘆廟里之事
99 5 進京 jìnjīng to enter the capital / to go to Beijing 意欲買了就進京的
100 5 銀子 yínzi money / silver 這拐子先已得了我家的銀子
101 5 yào to want / to wish for 卻只以紡績井臼為要
102 5 róng glory / honor 宁國榮國二公之後
103 5 wài outside 外則陪侍小姑等針黹誦讀而已
104 5 to die 竟如槁木死灰一般
105 5 to connect / to relate 這李氏亦系金陵名宦之女
106 5 to reach 餘者也都無庸慮及了
107 5 inside / interior 不記當年葫蘆廟里之事
108 5 起身 qǐshēn to leave 頭起身兩日前
109 4 to be fond of / to like 這馮公子空喜一場
110 4 姨太太 yí tàitai a concubine / a mistress 姨太太帶了哥兒姐兒
111 4 a talisman / a charm 護官符
112 4 jié to bond / to tie / to bind 卻怎麼了結此案
113 4 to protect / to guard 護官符
114 4 private 二則此系私室
115 4 pear 咱們東北角上梨香院一所十來間房
116 4 earth / soil / dirt 珍珠如土金如鐵
117 4 在此 zàicǐ here 他這里自有兄弟奴僕在此料理
118 4 bào newspaper 人報
119 4 lüè plan / strategy 方纔略解憂悶
120 4 知道 zhīdào to know 被我們知道了
121 4 jiàn a document 一下馬就有一件人命官司詳至案下
122 4 李氏 lǐshì the Korean Yi or Lee Dynasty 至寡嫂李氏房中來了
123 4 diē dad 只說拐子系他親爹
124 4 房舍 fángshè a house / a building 偏生這拐子又租了我的房舍居住
125 4 guān an office 護官符
126 4 qǐng to ask / to inquire 龍王來請金陵王
127 4 xiān first 這拐子先已得了我家的銀子
128 4 凶犯 xiōngfàn murderer 望大老爺拘拿凶犯
129 4 lǐng neck 現領內府帑銀行商
130 4 自然 zìrán nature 自然姬妾眾多
131 4 yuàn a school 咱們東北角上梨香院一所十來間房
132 4 不能 bù néng cannot / must not / should not 是我實不能忍為者
133 4 letter / symbol / character 使他認得幾個字
134 4 liào material / items 雨村那里料得是他
135 4 maternal aunt / aunt 或是你姨爹家
136 4 一面 yīmiàn one side 一面再動海捕文書
137 4 fēn to separate / to divide into parts 共二十房分
138 4 bǎo to defend / to protect 只怕連性命還保不成呢
139 4 fán ordinary / common 如今凡作地方官者
140 4 táng main hall / a large room 即時退堂
141 4 hòu after / later 後又聽見馮公子令三日之後過門
142 4 wáng Wang 龍王來請金陵王
143 4 nèi inside / interior 原來這門子本是葫蘆廟內一個小沙彌
144 4 jiē to join 這馮公子必待好日期來接
145 4 zǒu to walk / to go / to move 打死人命就白白的走了
146 4 big / great / huge / large / major 望大老爺拘拿凶犯
147 4 five 今方五歲
148 4 zhái residence / dwelling / home 你自去挑所宅子去住
149 4 dialect / language / speech 又說姨母家遭人命官司等語
150 4 dài to treat / to entertain / to receive guests 君恩或可待
151 4 得了 déle to be finished 這拐子先已得了我家的銀子
152 4 ēn kindness / grace / graciousness 捐軀報國恩
153 4 shǒu to defend / to protect / to guard / to keep safe 父名李守中
154 4 kǒng fearful / apprehensive 雨村又恐他對人說出當日貧賤時的事來
155 4 zhèng upright / straight 正擇日一定起身
156 4 xiāng fragrant / savory / appetizing / sweet / scented 咱們東北角上梨香院一所十來間房
157 4 shū book 已入學攻書
158 4 shēng to promote / to rise / to ascend 小的聞得老爺補陞此任
159 4 姨娘 yíniáng aunt / maternal aunt 你舅舅姨娘兩處
160 4 小人 xiǎorén a vulgar person / a person of little virtue / xiaoren 被毆死者乃小人之主人
161 3 zuò to sit 這門子不敢坐
162 3 姨媽 yímā mother's sister / maternal aunt 將薛姨媽等接了進去
163 3 dòng to move / to act 一面再動海捕文書
164 3 gào to tell / to say / said / told 小人告了一年的狀
165 3 popular / common 上面皆是本地大族名宦之家的諺俗口碑
166 3 十二 shí èr twelve 現原籍住者十二房
167 3 dào to arrive 老爺既榮任到這一省
168 3 néng can / able 怎能作得長遠
169 3 jǐn tense / tight / taut 卻十分面善得緊
170 3 xuǎn to choose / to pick / to select 除聘選妃嬪外
171 3 zhēn needle 外則陪侍小姑等針黹誦讀而已
172 3 níng Nanjing 宁國榮國二公之後
173 3 devoid of content / void / false / empty / vain 只管虛張聲勢
174 3 人情 rénqíng human feelings 作個整人情
175 3 dài blackened eyebrows 卻說黛玉同姊妹們至王夫人處
176 3 niè evil 這也是前生冤孽
177 3 fèi fee / expenses 與馮家作燒埋之費
178 3 居住 jūzhù to reside / to dwell 偏生這拐子又租了我的房舍居住
179 3 yóu to swim 游山玩水而已
180 3 任意 rènyì arbitrary / wantonly 不能任意揮霍揮霍
181 3 to divine 堂上設下乩壇
182 3 親友 qīnyǒu friends and relatives 他的世交親友在都在外者
183 3 家人 jiārén household / family 果見馮家人口稀疏
184 3 dān bill / slip of paper / form 皆有一個私單
185 3 mìng life 以至毆傷人命
186 3 liú to leave something / to retain / to stay / to remain / to keep / to preserve 你賈家姨娘未必不苦留我們
187 3 乃是 nǎishì nevertheless 乃是兩家爭買一婢
188 3 xiōng ominous / vicious / fierce / terrible / fearful 剪惡除凶
189 3 wàng to forget / neglect / to miss / to omit 八九年來就忘了我了
190 3 huā Hua 反花了錢
191 3 xīn heart 雨村心下甚為疑怪
192 3 duō over / indicates a number greater than the number preceding it 不過賴此欲多得些燒埋之費
193 3 收拾 shōushi to put in order / to tidy up 須得先著幾個人去打掃收拾纔好
194 3 road / path / way 只管帶了家眷走他的路
195 3 tōu to steal 誰曉這拐子又偷賣與薛家
196 3 four 等三四种書
197 3 賈母 Jiǎmǔ Grandmother Jia 忙又引了拜見賈母
198 3 guǎn to manage / to control / to be in charge of 這一种拐子單管偷拐五六歲的兒女
199 3 拜見 bàijiàn to pay a formal visit / to call to pay respects / to meet one's senior or superior 忙又引了拜見賈母
200 3 tàn to sigh 他自歎道
201 3 chōng to fill / to be full / to supply 充了門子
202 3 在外 zài wài outer 他的世交親友在都在外者
203 3 mèi younger sister 寡母王氏乃現任京營節度使王子騰之妹
204 3 出去 chūqù to go out 忙具衣冠出去迎接
205 3 薄命 báomìng to be born under an unlucky star / to be born unlucky 薄命女偏逢薄命郎
206 3 可知 kězhī evidently / clearly / no wonder 可知必不以丫鬟相看
207 3 房屋 fángwū house / building 咱們且忙忙收拾房屋
208 3 住著 zhùzhe to cling / to attach / to dwell 守著舅舅姨爹住著
209 3 打掃 dǎsǎo to clean / to sweep 須得先著幾個人去打掃收拾纔好
210 3 遇見 yùjiàn to meet 可巧遇見這拐子賣丫頭
211 3 yǎng to raise / to bring up (children, animals) / to give birth 聞得養至五歲被人拐去
212 3 jiǔ nine 八九年來就忘了我了
213 3 sòng to deliver / to carry / to give 送了命
214 3 to arise / to get up 起复委用
215 3 燒埋 shāomái to bury / funeral rites 與馮家作燒埋之費
216 3 讀書 dúshū to study / to read 族中男女無有不誦詩讀書者
217 3 precious 卻說黛玉同姊妹們至王夫人處
218 3 to associate with / be near 這薛家縱比馮家富貴
219 3 to stand 只見案邊立的一個門子使眼色兒
220 3 shì a generation 本是書香繼世之家
221 3 王子 wángzǐ a prince 與賈政並京營節度使王子騰
222 3 jīng Beijing 與賈政並京營節度使王子騰
223 3 原告 yuángào plaintiff 彼時雨村即傳原告之人來審
224 3 guǎ few 至寡嫂李氏房中來了
225 3 téng to fly / to soar / to transcend 與賈政並京營節度使王子騰
226 3 今日 jīnrì today 我今日罪孽可滿了
227 3 zhǐ embroidery 外則陪侍小姑等針黹誦讀而已
228 3 shí real / true 令他們實供藏在何處
229 3 biān side / boundary / edge / margin 只見案邊立的一個門子使眼色兒
230 3 ér son 只見案邊立的一個門子使眼色兒
231 3 tuō to drag / tow / haul 生拖死拽
232 3 thing / matter 眼底物多情
233 3 xiān an immortal 老爺只說善能扶鸞請仙
234 3 tuǒ proper / secure / sound 還要三思為妥
235 3 死者 sǐzhě the dead / the deceased 被毆死者乃小人之主人
236 3 父親 fùqīn father 當日有他父親在日
237 3 mén door / gate / doorway / gateway 再接入門
238 3 chèn to avail oneself of / to take advantage of / to use time 遂趁年紀蓄了發
239 3 to connect / to relate 就係豐年大雪之
240 2 tóu to throw / to cast / to fling / to pitch 欲投別廟去修行
241 2 shàn virtuous / wholesome / benevolent / well-disposed 卻十分面善得緊
242 2 yíng to trade / to operate / to run / to manage 與賈政並京營節度使王子騰
243 2 lìng another / separate / other 若另住在外
244 2 統制 tǒngzhì to control 都太尉統制縣伯王公之後
245 2 就是 jiùshì is precisely / is exactly 他就是葫蘆廟旁住的甄老爺的小姐
246 2 日子 rìzi a day 我家小爺原說第三日方是好日子
247 2 tán to speak / to talk / to converse / to chat / to discuss 又讓坐了好談
248 2 貧賤 pínjiàn poor and lowly 貧賤之交不可忘
249 2 xìng gender 最是天下第一個弄性尚氣的人
250 2 chóu to worry about 我正愁進京去有個嫡親的母舅管轄著
251 2 yǐn to lead / to guide 忙又引了拜見賈母
252 2 兒女 ér nǚ children / sons and daughters 這一种拐子單管偷拐五六歲的兒女
253 2 bēi a stone tablet 上面皆是本地大族名宦之家的諺俗口碑
254 2 多情 duōqíng affectionate / passionate / emotional / sentimental 眼底物多情
255 2 zhī to support 支領錢糧
256 2 zhǒng kind / type 等三四种書
257 2 暮年 mùnián one's declining years / old age 姊妹們暮年相會
258 2 zhū pearl 原來這李氏即賈珠之妻
259 2 兄弟 xiōngdì brothers 又無兄弟
260 2 白玉 báiyù white jade 白玉為堂金作馬
261 2 聽說 tīngshuō to hear told 這門子聽說
262 2 jiù mother's brother / maternal uncle 卻又聞得母舅王子騰升了九省統制
263 2 憂悶 yōumēn depressed / full of worries / feeling down 何必憂悶
264 2 陪侍 péishì to wait upon (older people) / to accompany / attendant 外則陪侍小姑等針黹誦讀而已
265 2 to calculate / to compute / to count 老爺細想此計如何
266 2 wàng to gaze / to look towards 望大老爺拘拿凶犯
267 2 Li 父名李守中
268 2 第二 dì èr second 也不再娶第二個了
269 2 坐堂 zuòtáng monastic hall 老爺明日坐堂
270 2 方向 fāngxiàng direction / orientation / path to follow 你大約也深知這凶犯躲的方向了
271 2 chéng to bear / to carry / to hold 至李守中繼承以來
272 2 奴僕 núpú a domestic servant 他這里自有兄弟奴僕在此料理
273 2 女子 nǚzi a female 女子無才便有德
274 2 lóng grand / intense / prosperous 蒙皇上隆恩
275 2 yuē approximately 約有十餘間房屋
276 2 來往 láiwǎng to come and go 正愁又少了娘家的親戚來往
277 2 zhí office / post 充為才人贊善之職
278 2 過門 guò mén to pass through a doorway 所以三日後方過門
279 2 榮國府 róngguófǔ Rongguo House 與榮國府賈政的夫人王氏
280 2 soil / ground / land 把出身之地竟忘了
281 2 仗勢 zhàngshì to rely on power 倚財仗勢
282 2 huì can / be able to 便趁此机會
283 2 a slave / a servant 眾豪奴將我小主人竟打死了
284 2 一般 yībān ordinary / common / general 竟如槁木死灰一般
285 2 guài bewildering / odd / queer / strange / uncanny / quite / rather 雨村心下甚為疑怪
286 2 thin / slender 方回來細問
287 2 lài to depend on / to rely on 不過賴此欲多得些燒埋之費
288 2 fàn food / a meal 有頓飯工夫
289 2 to rely on / to depend on 倚財仗勢
290 2 xiě to write 上面寫的是本省最有權有勢
291 2 光景 guāngjǐng circumstances / scene / about / probably 如今十二三歲的光景
292 2 tóu head 頭起身兩日前
293 2 suàn to count / to calculate / to figure 這人算來還是老爺的大恩人呢
294 2 死鬼 sǐguǐ devil / You devil! (as joke or insult) / the departed 死鬼買主也深知道
295 2 年輕 niánqīng young 見薛蟠年輕不諳世事
296 2 本地 běndì local 上面皆是本地大族名宦之家的諺俗口碑
297 2 大雪 dà xuě heavy snow 豐年好大雪
298 2 正要 zhèngyào to be just about to / to be on the point of 正要發簽時
299 2 rèn to recognize / to know / to understand 熟人易認
300 2 鄉紳 xiāngshēn a country gentleman 极富极貴的大鄉紳名姓
301 2 zhēn precious thing / treasure 賈珍等
302 2 xīn new / fresh / modern 此事皆由葫蘆廟內之沙彌新門子所出
303 2 世事 shìshì affairs of life / things of the world 一應經濟世事
304 2 揮霍 huīhuò to squander 不能任意揮霍揮霍
305 2 心中 xīnzhōng in mind 因此心中大不樂業
306 2 上面 shàngmian top / position above 上面寫的是本省最有權有勢
307 2 出入 chūrù to go out and come in 薛蟠家人就走此門出入
308 2 上來 shànglái to come up / to approach 這門子忙上來請安
309 2 幾年 jǐnián a few years / several years / how many years 這英蓮受了拐子這幾年折磨
310 2 miàn side / surface 卻十分面善得緊
311 2 qiǎo opportune / coincidental / as it happens / timely 小小巧巧
312 2 官爵 guānjué official ranking / titles and honors 不但官爵
313 2 死後 sǐhòu after death / posthumous 自父親死後
314 2 不成 bùchéng unsuccessful 來不成
315 2 人氏 rénshì native / person from a particular place 拐之人原系某鄉某姓人氏
316 2 當年 dāngnián during those years / during that time 不記當年葫蘆廟里之事
317 2 節度使 jiédùshǐ military commissioner / jiedushi 與賈政並京營節度使王子騰
318 2 年紀 niánjì age (of a person) 遂趁年紀蓄了發
319 2 記得 jìde to remember 記得前朝這幾個賢女便罷了
320 2 哥哥 gēge elder brother 見哥哥不能依貼母怀
321 2 相讓 xiāngràng to concede / to compromise with each other 各不相讓
322 2 yuàn to hope / to wish / to desire 可知天從人願
323 2 to fly 素習又最厭惡堂客
324 2 十八 shíbā eighteen 房分共十八
325 2 明日 míngrì tomorrow 老爺明日坐堂
326 2 huàn to call / to summon 名喚馮淵
327 2 qíng feeling / emotion 薛家仗勢倚情
328 2 主意 zhǔyi plan / idea / decision 今日何反成了個沒主意的人了
329 2 tōng to go through / to open 另有一門通街
330 2 bēn to run fast / to flee 咱們這工夫一窩一拖的奔了去
331 2 豐年 fēngnián prosperous year / year with bumper harvest 豐年好大雪
332 2 nán difficult / arduous / hard 他這件官司並無難斷之處
333 2 nài to endure / to bear 又耐不得清涼景況
334 2 to happen upon / to meet with by chance 今狹路既遇
335 2 抄寫 chāoxiě to copy / to transcribe 一面從順袋中取出一張抄寫的
336 2 to stop / to cease / to suspend 記得前朝這幾個賢女便罷了
337 2 to remember / to memorize / to bear in mind 不記當年葫蘆廟里之事
338 2 還有 háiyǒu furthermore / in addition / still / also 還有一女
339 2 guest / visitor 今黛玉雖客寄於斯
340 2 to repair / to patch / to mend 因補授了應天府
341 2 shāng commerce / trade 現領內府帑銀行商
342 2 起來 qǐlai beginning or continuing an action / stand up / get out of bed 只是一時想不起來
343 2 我家 wǒjiā my family 這拐子先已得了我家的銀子
344 2 認得 rènde to recognize / to remember / to know 使他認得幾個字
345 2 怀 huái bosom / breast 見哥哥不能依貼母怀
346 2 tuō to take off 誰知又不曾走脫
347 2 duó to take by force / to rob / to snatch 奪了丫頭
348 2 偶然 ǒurán accidental / incidental / occasional / by chance 就偶然遇見這丫頭
349 2 nián year 小人告了一年的狀
350 2 yán to speak / to say / said 後事不言可知
351 2 酷愛 kùài to be keen on / to have a passion for 酷愛男風
352 2 相看 xiāngkàn to look at each other 那日馮公子相看了
353 2 bitterness / bitter flavor 你賈家姨娘未必不苦留我們
354 2 sǔn to injure 一損皆損
355 2 拷問 kǎowèn to question via torture 因發簽差公人立刻將凶犯族中人拿來拷問
356 2 哥兒 gē'r brother 姨太太帶了哥兒姐兒
357 2 zōng warp (the vertical threads in weaving) / vertical 這薛家縱比馮家富貴
358 2 現任 xiànrèn to occupy a post currently / to be incumbent 寡母王氏乃現任京營節度使王子騰之妹
359 2 to adhere / to capture / to restrain 未免拘緊了你
360 2 fàng to put / to place 纔放了心
361 2 xìng family name / surname 极富极貴的大鄉紳名姓
362 2 chuán to transmit 彼時雨村即傳原告之人來審
363 2 ōu to brawl 以至毆傷人命
364 2 可以 kěyǐ can / may / possible / able to 任意可以出入
365 2 rich / wealthy 极富极貴的大鄉紳名姓
366 2 話說 huàshuō it is said that / to discuss / to recount 別無話說
367 2 jiě older sister 姨太太帶了哥兒姐兒
368 2 冷笑 lěngxiào to sneer / to laugh grimly / grin of dissatisfaction / bitter, grim, sarcastic or angry smile 門子冷笑道
369 2 shì clan / a branch of a lineage 寡母王氏乃現任京營節度使王子騰之妹
370 2 計議 jìyì to deliberate / to talk over / to plan 見王夫人與兄嫂處的來使計議家務
371 2 yún cloud 今据石上所抄云
372 2 中人 zhōngrén go-between / mediator / intermediary 因發簽差公人立刻將凶犯族中人拿來拷問
373 2 日後 rìhòu someday / sometime 所以三日後方過門
374 2 夾道 jiādào a narrow street (lined with walls) 通一夾道
375 2 家里 jiālǐ home 家里頗過得
376 2 xiāng village / township 帶至他鄉轉賣
377 2 huàn government official 這李氏亦系金陵名宦之女
378 2 原籍 yuánjí ancestral home / birthplace 現原籍住者十二房
379 2 to narrate / to recount 泣笑敘闊一番
380 2 chéng to finish / to complete / to accomplish / to succeed 今日何反成了個沒主意的人了
381 2 深知 shēnzhī to know well / to be fully aware of 你大約也深知這凶犯躲的方向了
382 2 to fear / to be afraid of 只怕連性命還保不成呢
383 2 háo brave / heroic / chivalrous / bold / audacious 眾豪奴將我小主人竟打死了
384 2 plain / white 素習又最厭惡堂客
385 2 逃走 táozǒu to escape / to flee 凶身主僕已皆逃走
386 2 王府 wángfǔ prince's mansion 王府之力
387 2 gas / vapour / fumes 最是天下第一個弄性尚氣的人
388 2 入學 rùxué to start school 已入學攻書
389 2 退 tuì to retreat / to decline / to move back / to withdraw 即時退堂
390 2 寶釵 bǎochāi a hairpin 乳名寶釵
391 2 工夫 gōngfu time / spare time 有頓飯工夫
392 2 取名 qǔmíng to name / to be named / to christen 取名賈蘭
393 2 一時 yīshí a period of time / a while 只是一時想不起來
394 2 囑託 zhǔtuō to entrust 小人暗中囑託拐子
395 2 fǎn reverse / opposite / wrong side out or up 反花了錢
396 2 dǎo to fall / to collapse / to topple 因想這件生意倒還輕省熱鬧
397 2 jiē street / road / thoroughfare 另有一門通街
398 2 method / way 豈可因私而廢法
399 2 tǎng state treasury / public funds 現領內府帑銀行商
400 2 chòu to smell / to stink / to emit a foul odor 打了個臭死
401 2 伙計 huǒjì a partner / a fellow / a mate / a waiter / a servant / a shop assistant 自有伙計老家人等措辦
402 2 何嘗不是 hécháng bù shì how could it be anything else? 你說的何嘗不是
403 2 李紈 lǐwán li Wan 因取名為李紈
404 2 看書 kànshū to read / to study 或看書下棋
405 2 不如 bùrú not equal to / not as good as 誰料天下竟有這等不如意事
406 2 錢糧 qián liáng land tax 現領著內帑錢糧
407 2 xián virtuous / worthy 賢媛集
408 2 冗雜 rǒngzá many and varied / confused 因見王夫人事情冗雜
409 2 father 父名李守中
410 2 合家 héjiā whole family / entire household 合家進京
411 2 老家 lǎojiā native place 自有伙計老家人等措辦
412 2 沙彌 shāmí Sramanera / śrāmaṇera / a novice Buddhist monk 原來這門子本是葫蘆廟內一個小沙彌
413 2 to hand over / to pass / to give 遞與雨村
414 2 guó a country / a state / a kingdom 宁國榮國二公之後
415 2 xiáng detailed / complete / thorough 一下馬就有一件人命官司詳至案下
416 2 cǎi to pick / to pluck / to collect / to select / to choose / to gather 采辦雜料
417 2 主人 zhǔrén master / host 被毆死者乃小人之主人
418 2 斟酌 zhēnzhuó to consider / to deliberate / to fill up a cup to the brim 等我再斟酌斟酌
419 2 hǒng to deceive 我們天天哄他頑耍
420 2 文書 wénshū document / official correspondence 一面再動海捕文書
421 2 不敢 bùgǎn to not dare 這門子不敢坐
422 2 shǐ history 住不下金陵一個史
423 2 移居 yíjū to move home 再移居過去的
424 2 jiā to add 雨村詳加審問
425 2 shēng to ascend / to go up 卻又聞得母舅王子騰升了九省統制
426 2 chāo to copy / to transcribe 難道就沒抄一張本省
427 2 jīn gold 白玉為堂金作馬
428 2 to think over / to consider 餘者也都無庸慮及了
429 2 無奈 wúnài helpless / without choice / for lack of better option / grudgingly 無奈薛家原系金陵一霸
430 2 shī poem / verse 族中男女無有不誦詩讀書者
431 2 yuē to speak / to say 題曰
432 2 生意 shēngyi business 因想這件生意倒還輕省熱鬧
433 2 xíng to walk / to move 老爺何不順水行舟
434 1 bàn to do / to manage / to handle / to go about / to run / to deal with 采辦雜料
435 1 來年 láinián next year 只是這十來年沒人進京居住
436 1 xiǎo xiao 誰曉這拐子又偷賣與薛家
437 1 jià price 今竟破价買你
438 1 fēng wind 酷愛男風
439 1 天色 tiānsè the color of the sky (time of day) / weather 天色已晚
440 1 gòu to hook / to join / to connect 勾取一應有名人犯
441 1 chǎn to bear / to reproduce / to give birth 只他一個人守著些薄產過日子
442 1 xiào result / effect 不但不能報效朝廷
443 1 第四 dì sì fourth / the fourth is 第四回
444 1 交集 jiāojí intersection 自不必說悲喜交集
445 1 家務 jiāwù housework 見王夫人與兄嫂處的來使計議家務
446 1 xuě snow
447 1 wán obstinate / stubborn / recalcitrant 我們天天哄他頑耍
448 1 作馬 zuòmǎ trestle / carpenter's frame 白玉為堂金作馬
449 1 shēng sound 或可壓服口聲
450 1 溺愛 nìài to spoil / to pamper / to dote on 未免溺愛縱容
451 1 一千 yī qiān one thousand 老爺斷一千也可
452 1 a man / a male adult 只得吩咐人夫一路奔榮國府來
453 1 門外 ménwài outside the door 正在門外下車
454 1 huí to go back / to return 第四回
455 1 zhì a birthmark / a mole 況且他眉心中原有米粒大小的一點胭脂痣
456 1 遭遇 zāoyù to befall / to encounter / to meet with 這也是他們的孽障遭遇
457 1 yōng ordinary / normal 餘者也都無庸慮及了
458 1 jiù old / ancient 三因親自入部銷算舊帳
459 1 reason / logic / truth 豈有不坐之理
460 1 三兩 sānliǎng two or three 只耐得三兩日
461 1 嫡親 díqīn closely related by blood 我正愁進京去有個嫡親的母舅管轄著
462 1 xué to study / to learn 雖也上過學
463 1 追索 zhuīsuǒ to demand payment / to extort / to trace / to seek / to pursue / to explore 被馮魂追索已死
464 1 小時 xiǎoshí hour 我不記得小時之事
465 1 扶持 fúchí to help / to assist 扶持遮飾
466 1 擇定 zháidìng to select 這薛公子原是早已擇定日子上京去的
467 1 小姐 xiǎojie young lady 他就是葫蘆廟旁住的甄老爺的小姐
468 1 太尉 Tàiwèi Grand Commandant of the Military 都太尉統制縣伯王公之後
469 1 在家 zàijiā lay person / laity 那日拐子不在家
470 1 相符 xiāngfú to conform to 眾人見乩仙批語與拐子相符
471 1 wén writing / text 表字文起
472 1 sǎo sister-in-law / elder brother's wife 至寡嫂李氏房中來了
473 1 春秋 chūnqiū Spring and Autumn Period 姨太太已有了春秋
474 1 無人 wú rén unmanned / uninhabited 竟無人作主
475 1 留心 liúxīn to keep a lookout / to be careful 只留心針黹家計等事
476 1 machine 便趁此机會
477 1 miǎn to spare 一應日費供給一概免卻
478 1 往事 wǎngshì past events 方想起往事
479 1 貴人多忘事 guì rén duō wàng shì a person of eminence has a short memory 老爺真是貴人多忘事
480 1 bìng ailment / sickness / illness / disease 薛蟠今已得了無名之病
481 1 十一 shíyī eleven 到十一二歲
482 1 過去 guòqù past / previous/ former 再移居過去的
483 1 使眼色 shǐyǎnsè to give somebody a meaningful look 只見案邊立的一個門子使眼色兒
484 1 空閒 kōngjiàn an unused place 白空閒著
485 1 悄悄 qiāoqiāo quiet 這拐子便又悄悄的賣與薛家
486 1 xiōng elder brother 較之乃兄竟高過十倍
487 1 gāo grease / fat 居家處膏粱錦繡之中
488 1 人見 rén jiàn the view of a person 豈不使人見怪
489 1 名家 Míng Jiā Logicians School of Thought / School of Names 凡仕宦名家之女
490 1 解釋 jiěshì to explain / to interpret / to resolve 又命內人去解釋他
491 1 未決 wèijué as yet undecided / unsolved / still outstanding 故致顛倒未決
492 1 乳名 rǔmíng childhood name 乳名寶釵
493 1 chóng high / dignified / lofty 近因今上崇詩尚禮
494 1 模樣 móyàng look / style 其模樣雖然出脫得齊整好些
495 1 guān to look at / to watch / to observe 明日觀花
496 1 聲勢 shēngshì momentum 只管虛張聲勢
497 1 to inherit 本是書香繼世之家
498 1 輕省 qīngshěng relaxed / easy 因想這件生意倒還輕省熱鬧
499 1 東海 Dōng Hǎi East China Sea 東海缺少白玉床
500 1 low 雨村低了半日頭

Frequencies of all Words

Top 500

Rank Frequency Chinese Pinyin English Usage
1 103 le completion of an action 至寡嫂李氏房中來了
2 74 de possessive particle 見王夫人與兄嫂處的來使計議家務
3 61 zhè this / these 原來這李氏即賈珠之妻
4 47 zhī him / her / them / that 原來這李氏即賈珠之妻
5 47 he / him 使他認得幾個字
6 41 not / no 族中男女無有不誦詩讀書者
7 35 rén person / people / a human being 彼時雨村即傳原告之人來審
8 34 one 幸存一子
9 33 yòu again / also 又說姨母家遭人命官司等語
10 31 jiā house / home / residence 又說姨母家遭人命官司等語
11 29 yǒu is / are / to exist 女子無才便有德
12 29 dào way / road / path 那原告道
13 26 child / son 幸存一子
14 26 shì is / are / am / to be 不想是拐子拐來賣的
15 26 shuō to say / said / to speak / to talk / speaks 卻說黛玉同姊妹們至王夫人處
16 26 lái to come 見王夫人與兄嫂處的來使計議家務
17 25 cūn village 如今且說雨村
18 24 rain 如今且說雨村
19 23 you 你我故人也
20 22 老爺 lǎoye lord / master 望大老爺拘拿凶犯
21 21 ge unit 使他認得幾個字
22 21 also / too 餘者也都無庸慮及了
23 21 xuē Xue 這拐子便又悄悄的賣與薛家
24 21 guǎi to turn 不想是拐子拐來賣的
25 20 I / me / my 眾豪奴將我小主人竟打死了
26 19 to go 去找拿賣主
27 19 děng et cetera / and so on 又說姨母家遭人命官司等語
28 19 wèi for / to 曾為國子監祭酒
29 19 féng feng 名喚馮淵
30 18 門子 ménzǐ door 只見案邊立的一個門子使眼色兒
31 18 便 biàn convenient / handy / easy 便說
32 18 薛蟠 xuē pán Xue Pan 此薛蟠即賈府之親
33 18 and 見王夫人與兄嫂處的來使計議家務
34 17 de potential marker 卻十分面善得緊
35 16 shì matter / thing / item 豈有這樣放屁的事
36 16 zhōng middle 至寡嫂李氏房中來了
37 15 zhe indicates that an action is continuing 斜簽著坐了
38 15 day of the month / a certain day 日有這般姐妹相伴
39 15 jiù right away 一下馬就有一件人命官司詳至案下
40 14 this / these 二則此系私室
41 14 jiàn to see 見王夫人與兄嫂處的來使計議家務
42 14 yīn because 因見王夫人事情冗雜
43 14 zhǐ only / just 只不過將些
44 13 zhù to dwell / to live / to reside 現原籍住者十二房
45 13 no 女子無才便有德
46 13 zài in / at 未報軀猶在
47 13 naturally / of course / certainly 下面所注的皆是自始祖官爵並房次
48 12 dōu all 餘者也都無庸慮及了
49 12 lìng to make / to cause to be / to lead 便不十分令其讀書
50 12 already / afterwards 已入學攻書
51 12 fāng square / quadrilateral / one side 今方五歲
52 12 zhě used after a verb to indicate a person who does the action 族中男女無有不誦詩讀書者
53 12 jiāng will / shall (future tense) 只不過將些
54 12 chù a place / location / a spot / a point 卻說黛玉同姊妹們至王夫人處
55 12 several 使他認得幾個字
56 11 jìng actually / in the end 竟如槁木死灰一般
57 11 jiǎ Jia 原來這李氏即賈珠之妻
58 11 如今 rújīn nowadays / now 如今且說雨村
59 11 公子 gōngzǐ son of an official / son of nobility / your son (honorific) 將馮公子打了個稀爛
60 11 máng busy / pressed for time / hustling 這門子忙上來請安
61 11 his / hers / its / theirs 便不十分令其讀書
62 11 王夫人 wáng fūren Lady Wang 卻說黛玉同姊妹們至王夫人處
63 11 fáng a room 至寡嫂李氏房中來了
64 11 jiē all / each and every / in all cases 凶身主僕已皆逃走
65 11 shàng top / a high position 皆因都礙著情分面上
66 10 mài to sell 不想是拐子拐來賣的
67 10 hǎo good 我家小爺原說第三日方是好日子
68 10 xiào to smile / to laugh 笑問
69 10 xià next 一下馬就有一件人命官司詳至案下
70 10 zhì to / until 卻說黛玉同姊妹們至王夫人處
71 10 also / too 這李氏亦系金陵名宦之女
72 10 suǒ measure word for houses, small buildings and institutions 方纔所說的這薛家
73 10 that 那原告道
74 10 qiě moreover / also 如今且說雨村
75 9 cái just / not until 雨村因問方纔何故有不令發簽之意
76 9 suī although / even though 珠雖夭亡
77 9 zài again / once more / re- / second / another 再接入門
78 9 què but / yet / however / while / nevertheless 卻說黛玉同姊妹們至王夫人處
79 9 idea 不令他發簽之意
80 8 chū to go out 誰知鬧出這事來
81 8 suì age 今方五歲
82 8 bèi by 被毆死者乃小人之主人
83 8 míng measure word for people 這李氏亦系金陵名宦之女
84 8 huò or / either / else 君恩或可待
85 8 piān to be one-sided / leaning / to slant 薄命女偏逢薄命郎
86 8 shí time / a period of time 故生了李氏時
87 8 female / feminine 薄命女偏逢薄命郎
88 8 èr two 二則此系私室
89 8 一個 yī gè one instance / one unit 因那日買了一個丫頭
90 8 yīng England 名喚英蓮的
91 8 lián lotus / Indian lotus / sacred lotus 名喚英蓮的
92 8 不過 bùguò but / however 只不過將些
93 8 a family clan 族中男女無有不誦詩讀書者
94 8 can / may / permissible 君恩或可待
95 8 yuán source / origin 我家小爺原說第三日方是好日子
96 8 jīn today / modern / present / current / this / now 今方五歲
97 8 sān three 等三四种書
98 8 xiē some 只不過將些
99 8 liǎng two 乃是兩家爭買一婢
100 8 tīng to listen 雨村聽了大怒道
101 7 shéi who / whoever 老爺如今拿誰去
102 7 xiǎng to think 不想是拐子拐來賣的
103 7 dài to carry / to bring 只管帶了家眷走他的路
104 7 qīn relatives 唯知侍親養子
105 7 suì to comply with / to follow along 姊妹們遂出來
106 7 zuò to do 怎能作得長遠
107 7 mother 寡母又怜他是個獨根孤种
108 7 otherwise / but / however 外則陪侍小姑等針黹誦讀而已
109 7 xiǎo small / tiny / insignificant 我家小爺原說第三日方是好日子
110 7 àn case / incident 葫蘆僧亂判葫蘆案
111 7 丫頭 yātóu girl / maid 因那日買了一個丫頭
112 7 mǎi to buy / to purchase 乃是兩家爭買一婢
113 7 shēng to be born / to give birth 故生了李氏時
114 7 咱們 zámen we (inclusive) 咱們京中雖有幾處房舍
115 7 hair 因發簽差公人立刻將凶犯族中人拿來拷問
116 7 shěng province 老爺既榮任到這一省
117 7 guò to cross / to go over / to pass 家里頗過得
118 6 such as / for example / for instance 竟如槁木死灰一般
119 6 姊妹 zǐmèi older and younger sisters 卻說黛玉同姊妹們至王夫人處
120 6 so as to / in order to 卻只以紡績井臼為要
121 6 葫蘆 húlu bottle gourd / calabash 葫蘆僧亂判葫蘆案
122 6 wén to hear 一概無見無聞
123 6 舅舅 jiùjiu mother's brother / maternal uncle 或是在你舅舅家
124 6 qián money / currency 因無錢償債
125 6 desire 欲投別廟去修行
126 6 already / since 既欲長談
127 6 yuān a gulf / an abyss 名喚馮淵
128 6 qiān to sign one's name 因發簽差公人立刻將凶犯族中人拿來拷問
129 6 extra / surplus / remainder 餘者也都無庸慮及了
130 6 母親 mǔqīn mother 好為母親分憂解勞
131 6 如此 rúcǐ in this way / so 所以如此
132 6 之後 zhīhòu after / following / later 因被火之後
133 6 xiàn to appear / to manifest / to become visible 現原籍住者十二房
134 6 to strike / to hit / to beat 這個被打之死鬼
135 6 使 shǐ to make / to cause 見王夫人與兄嫂處的來使計議家務
136 6 shí ten 都中現住者十房
137 6 wèn to ask 笑問
138 6 to hold / to seize / to catch / to take 去找拿賣主
139 6 官司 guānsi a government office 又說姨母家遭人命官司等語
140 6 gōng public/ common / state-owned 因發簽差公人立刻將凶犯族中人拿來拷問
141 6 不知 bùzhī do not know 我竟不知
142 6 zhī to know 唯知侍親養子
143 5 只是 zhǐshì merely / simply / only 只是一時想不起來
144 5 an official institution / a state bureau 現領內府帑銀行商
145 5 gòng together 共二十房分
146 5 bìng and / furthermore / also 他這件官司並無難斷之處
147 5 賈政 jiǎ zhèng Jia Zheng 與賈政並京營節度使王子騰
148 5 當日 dāngrì at the time 當日這英蓮
149 5 eight 八九年來就忘了我了
150 5 打死 dǎsǐ to kill / to beat to death 眾豪奴將我小主人竟打死了
151 5 人命 rénmìng human life 又說姨母家遭人命官司等語
152 5 nǎi thus / so / therefore / then / only / thereupon 被毆死者乃小人之主人
153 5 如何 rúhé how / what way / what 老爺如何惹他
154 5 金陵 Jīnlíng Jinling / Nanjing 這李氏亦系金陵名宦之女
155 5 miào temple / shrine 不記當年葫蘆廟里之事
156 5 進京 jìnjīng to enter the capital / to go to Beijing 意欲買了就進京的
157 5 豈不 qǐbù how can it be that? 豈不可歎
158 5 銀子 yínzi money / silver 這拐子先已得了我家的銀子
159 5 yào to want / to wish for 卻只以紡績井臼為要
160 5 róng glory / honor 宁國榮國二公之後
161 5 men plural 卻說黛玉同姊妹們至王夫人處
162 5 原來 yuánlái originally / formerly 原來這李氏即賈珠之妻
163 5 wài outside 外則陪侍小姑等針黹誦讀而已
164 5 to die 竟如槁木死灰一般
165 5 to connect / to relate 這李氏亦系金陵名宦之女
166 5 to reach 餘者也都無庸慮及了
167 5 inside / interior 不記當年葫蘆廟里之事
168 5 所以 suǒyǐ therefore / as a result / so 所以綽號叫作
169 5 起身 qǐshēn to leave 頭起身兩日前
170 5 hái also / in addition / more 因想這件生意倒還輕省熱鬧
171 4 to be fond of / to like 這馮公子空喜一場
172 4 姨太太 yí tàitai a concubine / a mistress 姨太太帶了哥兒姐兒
173 4 a talisman / a charm 護官符
174 4 jié to bond / to tie / to bind 卻怎麼了結此案
175 4 to protect / to guard 護官符
176 4 private 二則此系私室
177 4 pear 咱們東北角上梨香院一所十來間房
178 4 earth / soil / dirt 珍珠如土金如鐵
179 4 cóng from 一面從順袋中取出一張抄寫的
180 4 在此 zàicǐ here 他這里自有兄弟奴僕在此料理
181 4 promptly / right away / immediately 原來這李氏即賈珠之妻
182 4 bào newspaper 人報
183 4 lüè plan / strategy 方纔略解憂悶
184 4 知道 zhīdào to know 被我們知道了
185 4 jiàn a document 一下馬就有一件人命官司詳至案下
186 4 因此 yīncǐ for that reason / therefore / for this reason 因此這李紈雖青春喪偶
187 4 李氏 lǐshì the Korean Yi or Lee Dynasty 至寡嫂李氏房中來了
188 4 diē dad 只說拐子系他親爹
189 4 zuì most / extremely / exceedingly 上面寫的是本省最有權有勢
190 4 房舍 fángshè a house / a building 偏生這拐子又租了我的房舍居住
191 4 guān an office 護官符
192 4 qǐng to ask / to inquire 龍王來請金陵王
193 4 xiān first 這拐子先已得了我家的銀子
194 4 凶犯 xiōngfàn murderer 望大老爺拘拿凶犯
195 4 lǐng neck 現領內府帑銀行商
196 4 自然 zìrán nature 自然姬妾眾多
197 4 yuàn a school 咱們東北角上梨香院一所十來間房
198 4 不能 bù néng cannot / must not / should not 是我實不能忍為者
199 4 letter / symbol / character 使他認得幾個字
200 4 liào material / items 雨村那里料得是他
201 4 maternal aunt / aunt 或是你姨爹家
202 4 一面 yīmiàn one side 一面再動海捕文書
203 4 fēn to separate / to divide into parts 共二十房分
204 4 bǎo to defend / to protect 只怕連性命還保不成呢
205 4 fán ordinary / common 如今凡作地方官者
206 4 táng main hall / a large room 即時退堂
207 4 hòu after / later 後又聽見馮公子令三日之後過門
208 4 wáng Wang 龍王來請金陵王
209 4 nèi inside / interior 原來這門子本是葫蘆廟內一個小沙彌
210 4 jiē to join 這馮公子必待好日期來接
211 4 zǒu to walk / to go / to move 打死人命就白白的走了
212 4 big / great / huge / large / major 望大老爺拘拿凶犯
213 4 five 今方五歲
214 4 zhái residence / dwelling / home 你自去挑所宅子去住
215 4 dialect / language / speech 又說姨母家遭人命官司等語
216 4 dài to treat / to entertain / to receive guests 君恩或可待
217 4 duàn absolutely / decidedly 他這件官司並無難斷之處
218 4 entirely / without exception 俱有照應的
219 4 得了 déle to be finished 這拐子先已得了我家的銀子
220 4 kǒu measure word for people, pigs, and kitcheware 上面皆是本地大族名宦之家的諺俗口碑
221 4 ēn kindness / grace / graciousness 捐軀報國恩
222 4 shǒu to defend / to protect / to guard / to keep safe 父名李守中
223 4 běn measure word for books 原來這門子本是葫蘆廟內一個小沙彌
224 4 kǒng fearful / apprehensive 雨村又恐他對人說出當日貧賤時的事來
225 4 十分 shífēn extremely / utterly / absolutely 便不十分令其讀書
226 4 zhèng upright / straight 正擇日一定起身
227 4 xiāng fragrant / savory / appetizing / sweet / scented 咱們東北角上梨香院一所十來間房
228 4 shū book 已入學攻書
229 4 zhāng a sheet / a leaf 一面從順袋中取出一張抄寫的
230 4 shēng to promote / to rise / to ascend 小的聞得老爺補陞此任
231 4 姨娘 yíniáng aunt / maternal aunt 你舅舅姨娘兩處
232 4 小人 xiǎorén a vulgar person / a person of little virtue / xiaoren 被毆死者乃小人之主人
233 3 zuò to sit 這門子不敢坐
234 3 céng once / already / former / previously 曾為國子監祭酒
235 3 一應 yīyīng all / every 勾取一應有名人犯
236 3 這樣 zhèyàng this way / such / like this 豈有這樣放屁的事
237 3 姨媽 yímā mother's sister / maternal aunt 將薛姨媽等接了進去
238 3 dòng to move / to act 一面再動海捕文書
239 3 gào to tell / to say / said / told 小人告了一年的狀
240 3 popular / common 上面皆是本地大族名宦之家的諺俗口碑
241 3 十二 shí èr twelve 現原籍住者十二房
242 3 dào to arrive 老爺既榮任到這一省
243 3 néng can / able 怎能作得長遠
244 3 jǐn tense / tight / taut 卻十分面善得緊
245 3 xuǎn to choose / to pick / to select 除聘選妃嬪外
246 3 zhēn needle 外則陪侍小姑等針黹誦讀而已
247 3 níng Nanjing 宁國榮國二公之後
248 3 devoid of content / void / false / empty / vain 只管虛張聲勢
249 3 他們 tāmen they 令他們實供藏在何處
250 3 人情 rénqíng human feelings 作個整人情
251 3 dài blackened eyebrows 卻說黛玉同姊妹們至王夫人處
252 3 niè evil 這也是前生冤孽
253 3 fèi fee / expenses 與馮家作燒埋之費
254 3 只管 zhǐguǎn solely engrossed in one thing / please feel free to 只管帶了家眷走他的路
255 3 不但 bùdàn not only 不但官爵
256 3 居住 jūzhù to reside / to dwell 偏生這拐子又租了我的房舍居住
257 3 yóu to swim 游山玩水而已
258 3 duì to / toward 恰遇一對薄命兒女
259 3 according to 依老爺這一說
260 3 purposely / intentionally / deliberately / knowingly 故生了李氏時
261 3 任意 rènyì arbitrary / wantonly 不能任意揮霍揮霍
262 3 to divine 堂上設下乩壇
263 3 dàn but / yet / however 但事關人命
264 3 親友 qīnyǒu friends and relatives 他的世交親友在都在外者
265 3 家人 jiārén household / family 果見馮家人口稀疏
266 3 dān bill / slip of paper / form 皆有一個私單
267 3 mìng life 以至毆傷人命
268 3 liú to leave something / to retain / to stay / to remain / to keep / to preserve 你賈家姨娘未必不苦留我們
269 3 乃是 nǎishì nevertheless 乃是兩家爭買一婢
270 3 extremely / very 极富极貴的大鄉紳名姓
271 3 xiōng ominous / vicious / fierce / terrible / fearful 剪惡除凶
272 3 wàng to forget / neglect / to miss / to omit 八九年來就忘了我了
273 3 huā Hua 反花了錢
274 3 xīn heart 雨村心下甚為疑怪
275 3 duō over / indicates a number greater than the number preceding it 不過賴此欲多得些燒埋之費
276 3 收拾 shōushi to put in order / to tidy up 須得先著幾個人去打掃收拾纔好
277 3 road / path / way 只管帶了家眷走他的路
278 3 tōu to steal 誰曉這拐子又偷賣與薛家
279 3 four 等三四种書
280 3 賈母 Jiǎmǔ Grandmother Jia 忙又引了拜見賈母
281 3 guǎn to manage / to control / to be in charge of 這一种拐子單管偷拐五六歲的兒女
282 3 ne question particle for subjects already mentioned 只怕連性命還保不成呢
283 3 拜見 bàijiàn to pay a formal visit / to call to pay respects / to meet one's senior or superior 忙又引了拜見賈母
284 3 tàn to sigh 他自歎道
285 3 chōng to fill / to be full / to supply 充了門子
286 3 在外 zài wài outer 他的世交親友在都在外者
287 3 mèi younger sister 寡母王氏乃現任京營節度使王子騰之妹
288 3 而已 éryǐ that is all 外則陪侍小姑等針黹誦讀而已
289 3 what / where / which 何為
290 3 出去 chūqù to go out 忙具衣冠出去迎接
291 3 薄命 báomìng to be born under an unlucky star / to be born unlucky 薄命女偏逢薄命郎
292 3 可知 kězhī evidently / clearly / no wonder 可知必不以丫鬟相看
293 3 房屋 fángwū house / building 咱們且忙忙收拾房屋
294 3 certainly / must / will / necessarily 這馮公子必待好日期來接
295 3 each 各不相讓
296 3 住著 zhùzhe to cling / to attach / to dwell 守著舅舅姨爹住著
297 3 打掃 dǎsǎo to clean / to sweep 須得先著幾個人去打掃收拾纔好
298 3 遇見 yùjiàn to meet 可巧遇見這拐子賣丫頭
299 3 yǎng to raise / to bring up (children, animals) / to give birth 聞得養至五歲被人拐去
300 3 jiǔ nine 八九年來就忘了我了
301 3 sòng to deliver / to carry / to give 送了命
302 3 to arise / to get up 起复委用
303 3 燒埋 shāomái to bury / funeral rites 與馮家作燒埋之費
304 3 ruò to seem / to be like / as 若賣與第二個人還好
305 3 讀書 dúshū to study / to read 族中男女無有不誦詩讀書者
306 3 how can it be that? 豈有這樣放屁的事
307 3 未免 wèimiǎn rather 未免溺愛縱容
308 3 只得 zhǐdé have no alternative but to / be obliged to 只得停了手
309 3 and 因和母親商議道
310 3 precious 卻說黛玉同姊妹們至王夫人處
311 3 in / at 今黛玉雖客寄於斯
312 3 zhǎng director / chief / head / elder 既欲長談
313 3 mǒu some / certain 其禍皆因拐子某人而起
314 3 to associate with / be near 這薛家縱比馮家富貴
315 3 to stand 只見案邊立的一個門子使眼色兒
316 3 shì a generation 本是書香繼世之家
317 3 bié do not / must not 欲投別廟去修行
318 3 王子 wángzǐ a prince 與賈政並京營節度使王子騰
319 3 jīng Beijing 與賈政並京營節度使王子騰
320 3 méi not have 難道就沒抄一張本省
321 3 原告 yuángào plaintiff 彼時雨村即傳原告之人來審
322 3 guǎ few 至寡嫂李氏房中來了
323 3 我們 wǒmen we 被我們知道了
324 3 téng to fly / to soar / to transcend 與賈政並京營節度使王子騰
325 3 今日 jīnrì today 我今日罪孽可滿了
326 3 zhǐ embroidery 外則陪侍小姑等針黹誦讀而已
327 3 chú except / besides 除老父外
328 3 shí real / true 令他們實供藏在何處
329 3 biān side / boundary / edge / margin 只見案邊立的一個門子使眼色兒
330 3 ér son 只見案邊立的一個門子使眼色兒
331 3 tuō to drag / tow / haul 生拖死拽
332 3 thing / matter 眼底物多情
333 3 xiān an immortal 老爺只說善能扶鸞請仙
334 3 shén what 那馮家也無甚要緊的人
335 3 tuǒ proper / secure / sound 還要三思為妥
336 3 死者 sǐzhě the dead / the deceased 被毆死者乃小人之主人
337 3 父親 fùqīn father 當日有他父親在日
338 3 mén door / gate / doorway / gateway 再接入門
339 3 chèn to avail oneself of / to take advantage of / to use time 遂趁年紀蓄了發
340 3 rán correct / right / certainly 各省皆然
341 3 to connect / to relate 就係豐年大雪之
342 3 這個 zhège this / this one 連這個不知
343 2 tóu to throw / to cast / to fling / to pitch 欲投別廟去修行
344 2 shàn virtuous / wholesome / benevolent / well-disposed 卻十分面善得緊
345 2 yíng to trade / to operate / to run / to manage 與賈政並京營節度使王子騰
346 2 lìng another / separate / other 若另住在外
347 2 統制 tǒngzhì to control 都太尉統制縣伯王公之後
348 2 就是 jiùshì is precisely / is exactly 他就是葫蘆廟旁住的甄老爺的小姐
349 2 日子 rìzi a day 我家小爺原說第三日方是好日子
350 2 雖然 suīrán although / even though 其模樣雖然出脫得齊整好些
351 2 未必 wèibì not necessarily / may not 未必及馮淵定情於一人者
352 2 tán to speak / to talk / to converse / to chat / to discuss 又讓坐了好談
353 2 貧賤 pínjiàn poor and lowly 貧賤之交不可忘
354 2 xìng gender 最是天下第一個弄性尚氣的人
355 2 chóu to worry about 我正愁進京去有個嫡親的母舅管轄著
356 2 yǐn to lead / to guide 忙又引了拜見賈母
357 2 兒女 ér nǚ children / sons and daughters 這一种拐子單管偷拐五六歲的兒女
358 2 bēi a stone tablet 上面皆是本地大族名宦之家的諺俗口碑
359 2 多情 duōqíng affectionate / passionate / emotional / sentimental 眼底物多情
360 2 zhī to support 支領錢糧
361 2 zhǒng kind / type 等三四种書
362 2 暮年 mùnián one's declining years / old age 姊妹們暮年相會
363 2 zhū pearl 原來這李氏即賈珠之妻
364 2 兄弟 xiōngdì brothers 又無兄弟
365 2 白玉 báiyù white jade 白玉為堂金作馬
366 2 聽說 tīngshuō to hear told 這門子聽說
367 2 jiù mother's brother / maternal uncle 卻又聞得母舅王子騰升了九省統制
368 2 憂悶 yōumēn depressed / full of worries / feeling down 何必憂悶
369 2 陪侍 péishì to wait upon (older people) / to accompany / attendant 外則陪侍小姑等針黹誦讀而已
370 2 to calculate / to compute / to count 老爺細想此計如何
371 2 wàng to gaze / to look towards 望大老爺拘拿凶犯
372 2 Li 父名李守中
373 2 第二 dì èr second 也不再娶第二個了
374 2 yóu also / as if / still 未報軀猶在
375 2 坐堂 zuòtáng monastic hall 老爺明日坐堂
376 2 jiān measure word for rooms, houses, luggage, etc 咱們東北角上梨香院一所十來間房
377 2 方向 fāngxiàng direction / orientation / path to follow 你大約也深知這凶犯躲的方向了
378 2 何必 hébì why 何必憂悶
379 2 chéng to bear / to carry / to hold 至李守中繼承以來
380 2 奴僕 núpú a domestic servant 他這里自有兄弟奴僕在此料理
381 2 女子 nǚzi a female 女子無才便有德
382 2 lóng grand / intense / prosperous 蒙皇上隆恩
383 2 yuē approximately 約有十餘間房屋
384 2 來往 láiwǎng to come and go 正愁又少了娘家的親戚來往
385 2 zhí office / post 充為才人贊善之職
386 2 過門 guò mén to pass through a doorway 所以三日後方過門
387 2 榮國府 róngguófǔ Rongguo House 與榮國府賈政的夫人王氏
388 2 soil / ground / land 把出身之地竟忘了
389 2 仗勢 zhàngshì to rely on power 倚財仗勢
390 2 huì can / be able to 便趁此机會
391 2 a slave / a servant 眾豪奴將我小主人竟打死了
392 2 一般 yībān ordinary / common / general 竟如槁木死灰一般
393 2 guài bewildering / odd / queer / strange / uncanny / quite / rather 雨村心下甚為疑怪
394 2 suddenly / abruptly 忽聽傳點
395 2 that / those 彼時雨村即傳原告之人來審
396 2 早已 zǎoyǐ long ago 這薛公子原是早已擇定日子上京去的
397 2 這些 zhè xiē these 照管不到這些
398 2 thin / slender 方回來細問
399 2 lài to depend on / to rely on 不過賴此欲多得些燒埋之費
400 2 fàn food / a meal 有頓飯工夫
401 2 to rely on / to depend on 倚財仗勢
402 2 xiě to write 上面寫的是本省最有權有勢
403 2 光景 guāngjǐng circumstances / scene / about / probably 如今十二三歲的光景
404 2 tóu head 頭起身兩日前
405 2 suàn to count / to calculate / to figure 這人算來還是老爺的大恩人呢
406 2 死鬼 sǐguǐ devil / You devil! (as joke or insult) / the departed 死鬼買主也深知道
407 2 年輕 niánqīng young 見薛蟠年輕不諳世事
408 2 本地 běndì local 上面皆是本地大族名宦之家的諺俗口碑
409 2 大雪 dà xuě heavy snow 豐年好大雪
410 2 正要 zhèngyào to be just about to / to be on the point of 正要發簽時
411 2 rèn to recognize / to know / to understand 熟人易認
412 2 鄉紳 xiāngshēn a country gentleman 极富极貴的大鄉紳名姓
413 2 zhēn precious thing / treasure 賈珍等
414 2 xīn new / fresh / modern 此事皆由葫蘆廟內之沙彌新門子所出
415 2 世事 shìshì affairs of life / things of the world 一應經濟世事
416 2 揮霍 huīhuò to squander 不能任意揮霍揮霍
417 2 不必 bùbì need not 不必過慮
418 2 心中 xīnzhōng in mind 因此心中大不樂業
419 2 上面 shàngmian top / position above 上面寫的是本省最有權有勢
420 2 yīng should / ought 因補授了應天府
421 2 出入 chūrù to go out and come in 薛蟠家人就走此門出入
422 2 上來 shànglái to come up / to approach 這門子忙上來請安
423 2 幾年 jǐnián a few years / several years / how many years 這英蓮受了拐子這幾年折磨
424 2 miàn side / surface 卻十分面善得緊
425 2 qiǎo opportune / coincidental / as it happens / timely 小小巧巧
426 2 官爵 guānjué official ranking / titles and honors 不但官爵
427 2 死後 sǐhòu after death / posthumous 自父親死後
428 2 kuàng moreover / how much the more 況他是個絕風流人品
429 2 不成 bùchéng unsuccessful 來不成
430 2 人氏 rénshì native / person from a particular place 拐之人原系某鄉某姓人氏
431 2 當年 dāngnián during those years / during that time 不記當年葫蘆廟里之事
432 2 節度使 jiédùshǐ military commissioner / jiedushi 與賈政並京營節度使王子騰
433 2 年紀 niánjì age (of a person) 遂趁年紀蓄了發
434 2 ér and / as well as / but (not) / yet (not) 豈可因私而廢法
435 2 記得 jìde to remember 記得前朝這幾個賢女便罷了
436 2 哥哥 gēge elder brother 見哥哥不能依貼母怀
437 2 相讓 xiāngràng to concede / to compromise with each other 各不相讓
438 2 yuàn to hope / to wish / to desire 可知天從人願
439 2 to fly 素習又最厭惡堂客
440 2 十八 shíbā eighteen 房分共十八
441 2 明日 míngrì tomorrow 老爺明日坐堂
442 2 huàn to call / to summon 名喚馮淵
443 2 皆因 jiēyīn simply because / all because 皆因都礙著情分面上
444 2 qíng feeling / emotion 薛家仗勢倚情
445 2 主意 zhǔyi plan / idea / decision 今日何反成了個沒主意的人了
446 2 tōng to go through / to open 另有一門通街
447 2 bēn to run fast / to flee 咱們這工夫一窩一拖的奔了去
448 2 豐年 fēngnián prosperous year / year with bumper harvest 豐年好大雪
449 2 nán difficult / arduous / hard 他這件官司並無難斷之處
450 2 nài to endure / to bear 又耐不得清涼景況
451 2 to happen upon / to meet with by chance 今狹路既遇
452 2 抄寫 chāoxiě to copy / to transcribe 一面從順袋中取出一張抄寫的
453 2 to stop / to cease / to suspend 記得前朝這幾個賢女便罷了
454 2 to remember / to memorize / to bear in mind 不記當年葫蘆廟里之事
455 2 marker for direct-object 把出身之地竟忘了
456 2 還有 háiyǒu furthermore / in addition / still / also 還有一女
457 2 guest / visitor 今黛玉雖客寄於斯
458 2 to repair / to patch / to mend 因補授了應天府
459 2 shāng commerce / trade 現領內府帑銀行商
460 2 起來 qǐlai beginning or continuing an action / stand up / get out of bed 只是一時想不起來
461 2 我家 wǒjiā my family 這拐子先已得了我家的銀子
462 2 認得 rènde to recognize / to remember / to know 使他認得幾個字
463 2 或是 huòshì or / either ... or ... 或是在你舅舅家
464 2 怀 huái bosom / breast 見哥哥不能依貼母怀
465 2 tuō to take off 誰知又不曾走脫
466 2 duó to take by force / to rob / to snatch 奪了丫頭
467 2 偶然 ǒurán accidental / incidental / occasional / by chance 就偶然遇見這丫頭
468 2 nián year 小人告了一年的狀
469 2 yán to speak / to say / said 後事不言可知
470 2 酷愛 kùài to be keen on / to have a passion for 酷愛男風
471 2 相看 xiāngkàn to look at each other 那日馮公子相看了
472 2 bitterness / bitter flavor 你賈家姨娘未必不苦留我們
473 2 sǔn to injure 一損皆損
474 2 拷問 kǎowèn to question via torture 因發簽差公人立刻將凶犯族中人拿來拷問
475 2 哥兒 gē'r brother 姨太太帶了哥兒姐兒
476 2 zōng warp (the vertical threads in weaving) / vertical 這薛家縱比馮家富貴
477 2 現任 xiànrèn to occupy a post currently / to be incumbent 寡母王氏乃現任京營節度使王子騰之妹
478 2 to adhere / to capture / to restrain 未免拘緊了你
479 2 fàng to put / to place 纔放了心
480 2 暗中 ànzhōng in secret 小的在暗中調停
481 2 xìng family name / surname 极富极貴的大鄉紳名姓
482 2 chuán to transmit 彼時雨村即傳原告之人來審
483 2 ōu to brawl 以至毆傷人命
484 2 可以 kěyǐ can / may / possible / able to 任意可以出入
485 2 從此 cóngcǐ from now on / since then / henceforth 自為從此得所
486 2 rich / wealthy 极富极貴的大鄉紳名姓
487 2 話說 huàshuō it is said that / to discuss / to recount 別無話說
488 2 jiě older sister 姨太太帶了哥兒姐兒
489 2 冷笑 lěngxiào to sneer / to laugh grimly / grin of dissatisfaction / bitter, grim, sarcastic or angry smile 門子冷笑道
490 2 shì clan / a branch of a lineage 寡母王氏乃現任京營節度使王子騰之妹
491 2 計議 jìyì to deliberate / to talk over / to plan 見王夫人與兄嫂處的來使計議家務
492 2 yún cloud 今据石上所抄云
493 2 中人 zhōngrén go-between / mediator / intermediary 因發簽差公人立刻將凶犯族中人拿來拷問
494 2 日後 rìhòu someday / sometime 所以三日後方過門
495 2 cái just now 女子無才便有德
496 2 夾道 jiādào a narrow street (lined with walls) 通一夾道
497 2 家里 jiālǐ home 家里頗過得
498 2 xiāng village / township 帶至他鄉轉賣
499 2 huàn government official 這李氏亦系金陵名宦之女
500 2 原籍 yuánjí ancestral home / birthplace 現原籍住者十二房

People, places

and other proper nouns

Simplified Traditional Pinyin English
春秋 chūnqiū
  1. Spring and Autumn Period
  2. a person's age
  3. Chunqiu / Annals of Spring and Autumn
  4. spring and autumn
东海 東海 Dōng Hǎi
  1. East China Sea
  2. Donghae
阿房宫 阿房宮 Ēpánggōng Epang Palace
方回 fāng huí Fang Hui
公子 gōngzǐ son of an official / son of nobility / your son (honorific)
国子监 國子監 Guó Zǐ Jiàn Imperial Academy
国风 國風 Guófēng Guofeng / Tunes from the States
户部 戶部 hùbù Ministry of Revenue
贾赦 賈赦 jiǎ shè Jia She
贾雨村 賈雨村 jiǎ yǔcūn Jia Yucun
贾政 賈政 jiǎ zhèng Jia Zheng
贾琏 賈璉 Jiǎliǎn Jia Lian
贾母 賈母 Jiǎmǔ Grandmother Jia
节度使 節度使 jiédùshǐ military commissioner / jiedushi
金陵 Jīnlíng
  1. Jinling / Nanjing
  2. Jinling / Nanjing
乐业 樂業 lèyè Leye
列女传 列女轉 Liènǚ Zhuàn
  1. Lienu Zhuan / Biographies of Exemplary Women
  2. Biographies of Exemplary Women
李纨 李紈 lǐwán li Wan
龙王 龍王 Lóng Wáng Dragon King / Naga King
名家 Míng Jiā Logicians School of Thought / School of Names
荣国府 榮國府 róngguófǔ Rongguo House
上京 shàngjīng Shangjing
四书 四書 Sì Shū Four Books
太尉 Tàiwèi Grand Commandant of the Military
王夫人 wáng fūren Lady Wang
xuē
  1. Xue
  2. Xue
薛蟠 xuē pán Xue Pan
中原 zhōng yuán the Central Plains of China

Glossary

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

Simplified Traditional Pinyin English