Glossary and Vocabulary for The Book of Rites 《禮記》, 《投壺》 The Game of Pitch-Pot

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 23 yuē to speak / to say 主人請曰
2 15 qǐng to ask / to inquire 主人請曰
3 10 shǐ arrow / dart 主人奉矢
4 10 horse 一馬從二馬
5 10 bīn a guest / a visitor 請以樂賓
6 9 suàn to count / to calculate / to figure 執八算興
7 9 Kangxi radical 80 毋去其皮
8 8 a jar / a jug / a vase 使人執壺
9 7 èr two 間以二矢半
10 7 主人 zhǔrén master / host 主人奉矢
11 7 words / speech / expression / phrase / dialog 敢辭
12 6 shè to shoot [an arrow] / to launch [ a rocket] / to fire [a missile] 司射奉中
13 6 one 一馬從二馬
14 6 bàn half 間以二矢半
15 5 to stand 三馬既立
16 5 to take charge of / to manage / to administer 司射奉中
17 5 gǎn bold / brave 敢辭
18 5 tóu to throw / to cast / to fling / to pitch 順投為入
19 5 zhōng middle 司射奉中
20 4 propriety / social custom / manners / courtesy / etiquette 投壺之禮
21 4 xíng to walk / to move 正爵既行
22 4 jué ancient bronze wine holder 正爵既行
23 4 dǎng political party 賓黨於右
24 4 strange / unusual / uncanny 一算為奇
25 4 happy / glad / cheerful / joyful 請以樂賓
26 4 qìng to celebrate / to congratulate 請慶多馬
27 3 bèi not facing 毋偝立
28 3 to give / to bestow favors 某既賜矣
29 3 to support /to help 室中五扶
30 3 zhí to implement / to carry out / to execute a plan 使人執壺
31 3 fèng to offer / to present 主人奉矢
32 3 shèng to beat / to win / to conquer 勝飲不勝者
33 3 nuò to promise
34 3 bài to bow / to pay respect to 賓再拜受
35 3 左右 zuǒyòu approximately 左右告矢具
36 3 to secure / to be safe / to safeguard / to stabilize / to become solid 敢固辭
37 3 mìng life 某固辭不得命
38 3 chún pure 二算為純
39 3 shào to whistle / to blow a whistle 某有枉矢哨壺
40 3 child / son 子有旨酒嘉肴
41 3 to exceed / to go beyond / to transcend / to cross over 毋逾言
42 3 wǎng useless / in vain 某有枉矢哨壺
43 3 投壺 tóuhú pitch pot 投壺
44 3 a drum
45 3 five 室中五扶
46 3 zhèng upright / straight 正爵既行
47 3 yán to speak / to say / said 毋逾言
48 2 wèi position / location / place 退反位
49 2 arrogant / rude 毋幠
50 2 zhòng heavy 又重以樂
51 2 to die 卒投
52 2 tíng a courtyard 庭中九扶
53 2 xuē Xue 薛令弟子辭曰
54 2 gào to tell / to say / said / told 左右告矢具
55 2 seven 堂上七扶
56 2 shǔ to belong to / be subordinate to 庭長及冠士立者皆屬賓黨
57 2 shòu to suffer / to be subjected to 賓再拜受
58 2 shāng a goblet 請行觴
59 2 bān sort / kind / class 主人般還
60 2 duō over / indicates a number greater than the number preceding it 請慶多馬
61 2 不足 bùzú insufficient / lacking / deficiency / not enough / inadequate / not worth 不足辭也
62 2 sān three 三馬既立
63 2 zuò to sit 則司射坐而釋一算焉
64 2 áo to ramble 毋敖
65 2 a law / a rule
66 2 shàng top / a high position 主人阼階上拜送
67 2 to go 壺去席二矢半
68 2 shì to release / to set free 比投不釋
69 2 rén person / people / a human being 使人執壺
70 2 zhuó to pour wine / to drink wine / to deliberate / to consider 命酌曰
71 2 令弟 lìngdì honorable little brother 魯令弟子辭曰
72 2 fǎn reverse / opposite / wrong side out or up 退反位
73 2 xiū to decorate / to embellish 頸修七寸
74 2 Shandong 魯令弟子辭曰
75 2 jūn great / your (honorific) 鈞則曰左右鈞
76 2 to reach 庭長及冠士立者皆屬賓黨
77 2 to take / to get / to fetch 一純以取
78 2 to enter 順投為入
79 2 zhǔ owner 主黨於左
80 2 yǐn to drink 勝飲不勝者
81 2 guì to kneel 當飲者皆跪奉觴
82 1 yán a feast 揖賓就筵
83 1 yòu right / right-hand 賓黨於右
84 1 yíng a pillar / a column 進即兩楹間
85 1 賓主 bīnzhǔ host and guest 賓主皆曰
86 1 xīng to flourish / to be popular 執八算興
87 1 zuò the steps leading to the eastern door 主人阼階上拜送
88 1 a banquet 壺去席二矢半
89 1 小豆 xiǎodòu azuki bean / red bean 壺中實小豆焉
90 1 jǐng neck / throat 頸修七寸
91 1 yuè to jump / to leap 為其矢之躍而出也
92 1 jiǔ wine / liquor / spirits / alcoholic beverage 子有旨酒嘉肴
93 1 thorns / brambles 矢以柘若棘
94 1 chóu a chip / a tally / a token
95 1 jìng a narrow path 口徑二寸半
96 1 skin / hide / fur / feather 毋去其皮
97 1 yòng to use / to apply 盡用之為射禮
98 1 to float / to drift / to waft 若是者浮
99 1 東面 dōngmiàn east side 東面
100 1 shí real / true 壺中實小豆焉
101 1 shǔ to count 請數
102 1 shǒu head 貍首
103 1 guān cap / crown / headgear 庭長及冠士立者皆屬賓黨
104 1 shì a gentleman / a knight 庭長及冠士立者皆屬賓黨
105 1 a fox-like animal 貍首
106 1 使者 shǐzhě an emissary / an envoy 樂人及使者
107 1 dòu to struggle / to fight 容斗五升
108 1 shì room / bedroom 室中五扶
109 1 xián a string / a bowstring 命弦者曰
110 1 shí ten 請拾投
111 1 suì to comply with / to follow along 遂以奇算告曰
112 1 shēng to ascend / to go up 容斗五升
113 1 jìn to the greatest extent / utmost 盡用之為射禮
114 1 退 tuì to retreat / to decline / to move back / to withdraw 退反位
115 1 使 shǐ to make / to cause 使人執壺
116 1 zhǐ purport / aim / purpose 子有旨酒嘉肴
117 1 bèi to prepare / get ready 三馬既備
118 1 guàn to pour in 賜灌
119 1 以下 yǐxià below / under / following 取半以下為投壺禮
120 1 不敬 bù jìng to disrespect / to be irreverent 敢不敬從
121 1 zhè cudrang / mandarin melon berry / silkworm thorn / Chinese mulberry 矢以柘若棘
122 1 jìn to enter 進即兩楹間
123 1 shùn to obey 順投為入
124 1 to associate with / be near 比投不釋
125 1 sòng to deliver / to carry / to give 主人阼階上拜送
126 1 abdomen / stomach / belly 腹修五寸
127 1 yáo prepared meat / meat dishes / mixed viands 子有旨酒嘉肴
128 1 chè to pervade / to penetrate 請徹馬
129 1 zuǒ left 主黨於左
130 1 大師 dàshī venerable master / great master / master 大師曰
131 1 liǎng two 進即兩楹間
132 1 不勝 bùshèng cannot bear or stand / to be unequal to 勝飲不勝者
133 1 童子 tóngzǐ boy 童子皆屬主黨
134 1 shè to set up / to establish 設中
135 1 táng main hall / a large room 堂上七扶
136 1 zhí straight 馬各直其算
137 1 jiǔ nine 庭中九扶
138 1 zòu to present / to present a memorial 請奏
139 1 xián virtuous / worthy 某賢於某若干純
140 1 tool / device / utensil / equipment / instrument 左右告矢具
141 1 eight 執八算興
142 1 to salute / to bow 揖賓就筵
143 1 jiē stairs / steps 主人阼階上拜送
144 1 jiā excellent 子有旨酒嘉肴
145 1 shì to look at / to see 算多少視其坐
146 1 jìng to respect /to honor 敬養
147 1 yǎng to raise / to bring up (children, animals) / to give birth 敬養
148 1 若干 ruògān a certain number or amount of 某賢於某若干純
149 1 進度 jìndù pace / tempo / degree of progress (on project) / work schedule 司射進度壺
150 1 róng to hold / to contain / to allow / to permit 容斗五升

Frequencies of all Words

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Rank Frequency Chinese Pinyin English Usage
1 23 yuē to speak / to say 主人請曰
2 15 qǐng to ask / to inquire 主人請曰
3 10 shǐ arrow / dart 主人奉矢
4 10 horse 一馬從二馬
5 10 so as to / in order to 請以樂賓
6 10 bīn a guest / a visitor 請以樂賓
7 9 suàn to count / to calculate / to figure 執八算興
8 9 zhě used after a verb to indicate a person who does the action 勝飲不勝者
9 9 Kangxi radical 80 毋去其皮
10 8 a jar / a jug / a vase 使人執壺
11 7 èr two 間以二矢半
12 7 already / since 某既賜矣
13 7 主人 zhǔrén master / host 主人奉矢
14 7 wèi for / to 順投為入
15 7 words / speech / expression / phrase / dialog 敢辭
16 6 mǒu some / certain 某有枉矢哨壺
17 6 shè to shoot [an arrow] / to launch [ a rocket] / to fire [a missile] 司射奉中
18 6 one 一馬從二馬
19 6 bàn half 間以二矢半
20 5 to stand 三馬既立
21 5 to take charge of / to manage / to administer 司射奉中
22 5 gǎn bold / brave 敢辭
23 5 tóu to throw / to cast / to fling / to pitch 順投為入
24 5 zhōng middle 司射奉中
25 4 propriety / social custom / manners / courtesy / etiquette 投壺之禮
26 4 jiē all / each and every / in all cases 當飲者皆跪奉觴
27 4 xíng to walk / to move 正爵既行
28 4 jué ancient bronze wine holder 正爵既行
29 4 cùn a unit of length / inch / thumb 算長尺二寸
30 4 dǎng political party 賓黨於右
31 4 his / hers / its / theirs 馬各直其算
32 4 strange / unusual / uncanny 一算為奇
33 4 happy / glad / cheerful / joyful 請以樂賓
34 4 zhī him / her / them / that 投壺之禮
35 4 qìng to celebrate / to congratulate 請慶多馬
36 4 yǒu is / are / to exist 某有枉矢哨壺
37 3 cóng from 敢不敬從
38 3 bèi not facing 毋偝立
39 3 to give / to bestow favors 某既賜矣
40 3 to support /to help 室中五扶
41 3 zhí to implement / to carry out / to execute a plan 使人執壺
42 3 also / too 不足辭也
43 3 fèng to offer / to present 主人奉矢
44 3 shèng to beat / to win / to conquer 勝飲不勝者
45 3 nuò to promise
46 3 bài to bow / to pay respect to 賓再拜受
47 3 in / at 賓黨於右
48 3 左右 zuǒyòu approximately 左右告矢具
49 3 to secure / to be safe / to safeguard / to stabilize / to become solid 敢固辭
50 3 mìng life 某固辭不得命
51 3 otherwise / but / however 則司射坐而釋一算焉
52 3 jiān measure word for rooms, houses, luggage, etc 進即兩楹間
53 3 chún pure 二算為純
54 3 shào to whistle / to blow a whistle 某有枉矢哨壺
55 3 child / son 子有旨酒嘉肴
56 3 to exceed / to go beyond / to transcend / to cross over 毋逾言
57 3 wǎng useless / in vain 某有枉矢哨壺
58 3 投壺 tóuhú pitch pot 投壺
59 3 a drum
60 3 five 室中五扶
61 3 zhèng upright / straight 正爵既行
62 3 yán to speak / to say / said 毋逾言
63 2 wèi position / location / place 退反位
64 2 ér and / as well as / but (not) / yet (not) 則司射坐而釋一算焉
65 2 arrogant / rude 毋幠
66 2 zhòng heavy 又重以樂
67 2 to die 卒投
68 2 ruò to seem / to be like / as 間若一
69 2 tíng a courtyard 庭中九扶
70 2 xuē Xue 薛令弟子辭曰
71 2 gào to tell / to say / said / told 左右告矢具
72 2 seven 堂上七扶
73 2 shǔ to belong to / be subordinate to 庭長及冠士立者皆屬賓黨
74 2 shòu to suffer / to be subjected to 賓再拜受
75 2 shāng a goblet 請行觴
76 2 bān sort / kind / class 主人般還
77 2 duō over / indicates a number greater than the number preceding it 請慶多馬
78 2 不足 bùzú insufficient / lacking / deficiency / not enough / inadequate / not worth 不足辭也
79 2 sān three 三馬既立
80 2 zuò to sit 則司射坐而釋一算焉
81 2 yān where / how 則司射坐而釋一算焉
82 2 áo to ramble 毋敖
83 2 a law / a rule
84 2 shàng top / a high position 主人阼階上拜送
85 2 to go 壺去席二矢半
86 2 shì to release / to set free 比投不釋
87 2 rén person / people / a human being 使人執壺
88 2 zhuó to pour wine / to drink wine / to deliberate / to consider 命酌曰
89 2 立馬 lìmǎ at once / immediately / promptly / swiftly 請為勝者立馬
90 2 令弟 lìngdì honorable little brother 魯令弟子辭曰
91 2 hái also / in addition / more 主人般還
92 2 fǎn reverse / opposite / wrong side out or up 退反位
93 2 xiū to decorate / to embellish 頸修七寸
94 2 Shandong 魯令弟子辭曰
95 2 jūn great / your (honorific) 鈞則曰左右鈞
96 2 to reach 庭長及冠士立者皆屬賓黨
97 2 to take / to get / to fetch 一純以取
98 2 zhǎng director / chief / head / elder 算長尺二寸
99 2 to enter 順投為入
100 2 zhǔ owner 主黨於左
101 2 yǐn to drink 勝飲不勝者
102 2 final particle 某既賜矣
103 2 yòu again / also 又重以樂
104 2 guì to kneel 當飲者皆跪奉觴
105 1 yán a feast 揖賓就筵
106 1 yòu right / right-hand 賓黨於右
107 1 yíng a pillar / a column 進即兩楹間
108 1 賓主 bīnzhǔ host and guest 賓主皆曰
109 1 xīng to flourish / to be popular 執八算興
110 1 zuò the steps leading to the eastern door 主人阼階上拜送
111 1 a banquet 壺去席二矢半
112 1 小豆 xiǎodòu azuki bean / red bean 壺中實小豆焉
113 1 jǐng neck / throat 頸修七寸
114 1 yuè to jump / to leap 為其矢之躍而出也
115 1 chū to go out 為其矢之躍而出也
116 1 jiǔ wine / liquor / spirits / alcoholic beverage 子有旨酒嘉肴
117 1 promptly / right away / immediately 進即兩楹間
118 1 thorns / brambles 矢以柘若棘
119 1 chóu a chip / a tally / a token
120 1 jìng a narrow path 口徑二寸半
121 1 skin / hide / fur / feather 毋去其皮
122 1 yòng to use / to apply 盡用之為射禮
123 1 to float / to drift / to waft 若是者浮
124 1 東面 dōngmiàn east side 東面
125 1 多少 duōshǎo number / amount / how much / how many 算多少視其坐
126 1 shí real / true 壺中實小豆焉
127 1 若是 ruòshì if 若是者浮
128 1 cháng always / ever / often / frequently / constantly 有常爵
129 1 不得 bùdé must not / may not / not be allowed / cannot 某固辭不得命
130 1 chǐ a Chinese foot / unit of length equal to 1/3 m / a foot 算長尺二寸
131 1 shǔ to count 請數
132 1 shǒu head 貍首
133 1 guān cap / crown / headgear 庭長及冠士立者皆屬賓黨
134 1 shì a gentleman / a knight 庭長及冠士立者皆屬賓黨
135 1 a fox-like animal 貍首
136 1 使者 shǐzhě an emissary / an envoy 樂人及使者
137 1 dòu to struggle / to fight 容斗五升
138 1 shì room / bedroom 室中五扶
139 1 xián a string / a bowstring 命弦者曰
140 1 shí ten 請拾投
141 1 suì to comply with / to follow along 遂以奇算告曰
142 1 shēng to ascend / to go up 容斗五升
143 1 jìn to the greatest extent / utmost 盡用之為射禮
144 1 退 tuì to retreat / to decline / to move back / to withdraw 退反位
145 1 not / no 比投不釋
146 1 使 shǐ to make / to cause 使人執壺
147 1 zhǐ purport / aim / purpose 子有旨酒嘉肴
148 1 bèi to prepare / get ready 三馬既備
149 1 guàn to pour in 賜灌
150 1 以下 yǐxià below / under / following 取半以下為投壺禮
151 1 不敬 bù jìng to disrespect / to be irreverent 敢不敬從
152 1 zhè cudrang / mandarin melon berry / silkworm thorn / Chinese mulberry 矢以柘若棘
153 1 already / afterwards 已拜
154 1 jìn to enter 進即兩楹間
155 1 each 馬各直其算
156 1 shùn to obey 順投為入
157 1 to associate with / be near 比投不釋
158 1 such as / for example / for instance 請主人亦如之
159 1 sòng to deliver / to carry / to give 主人阼階上拜送
160 1 abdomen / stomach / belly 腹修五寸
161 1 yáo prepared meat / meat dishes / mixed viands 子有旨酒嘉肴
162 1 dāng to be / to act as / to serve as 當飲者皆跪奉觴
163 1 kǒu measure word for people, pigs, and kitcheware 口徑二寸半
164 1 chè to pervade / to penetrate 請徹馬
165 1 zuǒ left 主黨於左
166 1 大師 dàshī venerable master / great master / master 大師曰
167 1 liǎng two 進即兩楹間
168 1 不勝 bùshèng cannot bear or stand / to be unequal to 勝飲不勝者
169 1 童子 tóngzǐ boy 童子皆屬主黨
170 1 zài again / once more / re- / second / another 賓再拜受
171 1 shè to set up / to establish 設中
172 1 táng main hall / a large room 堂上七扶
173 1 zhí straight 馬各直其算
174 1 jiǔ nine 庭中九扶
175 1 zòu to present / to present a memorial 請奏
176 1 also / too 請主人亦如之
177 1 jiù right away 揖賓就筵
178 1 xián virtuous / worthy 某賢於某若干純
179 1 tool / device / utensil / equipment / instrument 左右告矢具
180 1 eight 執八算興
181 1 to salute / to bow 揖賓就筵
182 1 jiē stairs / steps 主人阼階上拜送
183 1 jiā excellent 子有旨酒嘉肴
184 1 shì to look at / to see 算多少視其坐
185 1 jìng to respect /to honor 敬養
186 1 yǎng to raise / to bring up (children, animals) / to give birth 敬養
187 1 若干 ruògān a certain number or amount of 某賢於某若干純
188 1 進度 jìndù pace / tempo / degree of progress (on project) / work schedule 司射進度壺
189 1 róng to hold / to contain / to allow / to permit 容斗五升

People, places

and other proper nouns

Simplified Traditional Pinyin English
  1. Shandong
  2. Lu
  3. foolish / stupid / rash / vulgar
  4. the State of Lu
xuē
  1. Xue
  2. Xue

Glossary

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

Simplified Traditional Pinyin English