Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

Glossary and Vocabulary for Selections of Literary Chinese Prose

Contents

  1. Proper Nouns
  2. Glossary

People, places

and other proper nouns

Simplified Traditional Pinyin English
白帝 Bái dì White Heavenly Emperor
北海 Běi Hǎi Bohai Sea
本记 本記 Běnjì Annals
赤帝 Chì Dì Red Heavenly Emperor
楚王 chǔ wáng Prince of Chu
楚昭王 Chǔ zhāo Wáng King Zhao of Chu
春秋 chūnqiū
  1. Spring and Autumn Period
  2. a person's age
  3. Chunqiu / Annals of Spring and Autumn
  4. spring and autumn
淳于髡 Chúnyú Kūn Chunyu Kun
大梁 Dà Liáng City of Da Liang
大发 大發 dàfā Daihatsu
道德经 道德經 Dào Dé Jīng Daode Jing / Tao Te Ching
道家 Dào Jiā Daoism / Taoism / Taoist philosophy
道教 Dàojiào Taosim
东方 東方 dōngfāng The East / The Orient
法家 Fǎ Jiā Legalist school of philosophy / Legalism
告子 Gào Zǐ Gao Zi
高祖本记 高祖本紀 Gāo Zǔ Běnjì Annals of Gaozu
管晏列传 管晏列傳 Guǎn Yàn Lièzhuàn Guan Yan Liezhuan / Biographies of Guan and Yan
Hán
  1. Korea / South Korea
  2. State of Han
韩非 韓非 Hán Fēi Han Fei
韩非子 韓非子 Hán Fēizǐ Han Feizi
汉高祖 漢高祖 Hàn Gāo Zǔ Han Gao Zu / Liu Bang
韩愈 韓愈 Hán Yù Han Yu
洪洞 Hóngdòng Hongdong
惠子 Huì Zǐ Hui Zi
江海 jiānghǎi Jianghai
晋国 晉國 Jìn Guó state of Jin
晋平公 晉平公 Jìn Píng Gōng Duke Ping of Jin
jīng
  1. thorns / brambles
  2. the state of Chu / Jing
  3. Jingzhou / Ching-chou
孔子 Kǒngzi Confucius
厉王 厲王 lì Wáng
  1. King Li
  2. King Li of Zhou
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
梁惠王 Liáng Huì Wáng King Hui of Wei / King Hui of Liang
郦山 酈山 lìshān Mount Li
刘邦 劉邦 Liú Bāng Liu Bang
刘更生 劉更生 Liú Gèngshēng Liu Gengsheng
刘向 劉向 Liú Xiàng Liu Xiang
六艺 六藝 Liù yì the Six Arts
六艺 六藝 Liù yì the Six Arts
蒙城 Mēng Chéng City of Meng
孟子 Mèng Zǐ
  1. Mencius / Mengzi
  2. Mencius / Mengzi
墨家 Mò Jiā Mohism / Mohist School
南海 Nán Hǎi
  1. South China Sea
  2. Canton / Guangzhou
  3. Southern Ocean
彭城 Péng Chéng City of Peng
  1. Pu River
  2. Pu
齐国 齊國 Qí guó state of Qi
齐王 齊王 Qí Wáng Qi Wang / Cao Fang
qín
  1. Shaanxi
  2. Qin Dynasty
  3. State of Qin
秦始皇 Qín Shǐ Huáng Qin Shi Huang
齐威王 齊威王 Qíwēi Wáng King Wei of Qi
齐威王 齊威王 Qíwēi Wáng King Wei of Qi
儒家 Rújiā Rujia / Confucianism / Confucian school
师旷 師曠 Shī Kuàng Shi Kuang
师旷 師曠 Shī Kuàng Shi Kuang
石奢 Shí Shē Shi She
史记 史記 Shǐjì Records of the Historian
说苑 說苑 Shuōyuàn Shuoyuan / Garden of Stories
司命 Sī Mìng Overseer of Destiny
司马迁 司馬遷 Sīmǎ Qiān Sima Qian
司马谈 司馬談 Sīmǎ Tán Sima Tan
孙叔敖 孫叔敖 Sūn Shū áo Sun Shu ao
太史公 Tài Shǐgōng Grand Scribe
天道 Tiān Dào Heavenly Realm / Deva Realm
田完 Tián Wán Tian Wan / Duke Li of Chen
魏惠王 Wèi Huì Wáng King Hui of Wei
文王 Wén Wáng King Wen of Zhou
  1. Wu
  2. Jiangsu
  3. Wu
  4. Wu dialect
  5. Eastern Wu
武王 Wǔ Wáng Wu Wang / King Wu of Zhou
新序 Xīn xù New Prefaces
循吏列传 循吏列傳 Xún Lì Lièzhuàn Xun Li Liezhuan / Biographies of Obedient Minor Officials
徐州 Xúzhōu
  1. Xuzhou
  2. Xuzhou
Yān
  1. Yan
  2. State of Yan
  3. swallow
晏子 Yàn Zǐ Yan Zi
原道 Yuándào Yuandao
曾参 曾參 Zēng Shēn Zeng Shen
曾参 曾參 Zēng Shēn Zeng Shen
战国策 戰國策 Zhàn Guó Cè Stratagems of the Warring States
战国七雄 戰國七雄 Zhàn Guó Qī Xióng Seven Warring States
战国时代 戰國時代 Zhàn Guó Shídài Warring States Period
zhào
  1. Zhao
  2. Zhao Dynasty
  3. State of Zhao
赵简子 趙簡子 Zhào Jiǎnzǐ Zhao Jianzi
忠臣 zhōngchén faithful official
庄子 莊子 Zhuāng Zǐ Zhuang Zi
子贡 子貢 Zǐ Gòng Zi Gong
子思 Zǐ Sī Zi Si
子政 Zǐ Zhèng Zi Zheng
邹国 鄒國 Zōu Guó state of Zou

Glossary

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

Simplified Traditional Pinyin English