Glossary and Vocabulary for The Book of Songs 《詩經》, 國風‧唐‧鴇羽 Lessons from the states - Odes of Tang - Bao Yu

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 6 bǎo bustard / procuress / Otis species (various) 鴇羽
2 4 feather 鴇羽
3 3 to gather / to collect 集于苞栩
4 3 父母 fùmǔ parents / mother and father 父母何怙
5 3 shì matter / thing / item 王事靡盬
6 3 wáng Wang 王事靡盬
7 3 蒼天 cāngtiān firmament 悠悠蒼天
8 3 art / craft 不能蓺稷黍
9 3 悠悠 yōuyōu lasting for ages / long drawn out / remote in time or space / unhurried / a great number (of events) / preposterous / pensive 悠悠蒼天
10 3 extravagant / go with fashion 王事靡盬
11 3 a covered pot 王事靡盬
12 3 不能 bù néng cannot / must not / should not 不能蓺稷黍
13 3 肅肅 sùsù a respectful manner 肅肅鴇羽
14 3 bāo a flower bud / flower calyx 集于苞栩
15 2 zhāng a chapter / a section 三章
16 2 shǔ glutinous millet 不能蓺稷黍
17 2 nián year
18 2 god of cereals 不能蓺稷黍
19 1 毛詩 Máojīng Mao Shi 毛詩序
20 1 之後 zhīhòu after / following / later 昭公之後
21 1 其父 qí fù his father 不得養其父母
22 1 seven 章七句
23 1 wing 肅肅鴇翼
24 1 luàn chaotic / disorderly 大亂五世
25 1 thorn / sting / prick 刺時也
26 1 shí time / a period of time 刺時也
27 1 zuò to do 而作是詩也
28 1 昭公 zhāogōng Zhaogong / Lord Zhao 昭公之後
29 1 五世 wǔshì the fifth (of series of numbered kings) 大亂五世
30 1 liáng better varieties of millet 不能蓺稻粱
31 1 preface / introduction 毛詩序
32 1 君子 jūnzi junzi / a nobleman / a person of noble character / a person of virtue / sovereign 君子下從征役
33 1 service 君子下從征役
34 1 big / great / huge / large / major 大亂五世
35 1 dào a rice paddy 不能蓺稻粱
36 1 to presume 父母何怙
37 1 zhēng to march / to travel on a long journey 君子下從征役
38 1 mother 不得養其父母
39 1 sān three 三章
40 1 shí food / food and drink 父母何食
41 1 yǎng to raise / to bring up (children, animals) / to give birth 不得養其父母
42 1 sāng mulberry tree 集于苞桑
43 1 sentence 章七句
44 1 vivid 集于苞栩
45 1 shī poem / verse 而作是詩也
46 1 thorns / brambles 集于苞棘
47 1 xíng to walk / to move 肅肅鴇行
48 1 yuè month

Frequencies of all Words

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Rank Frequency Chinese Pinyin English Usage
1 6 bǎo bustard / procuress / Otis species (various) 鴇羽
2 4 feather 鴇羽
3 3 to gather / to collect 集于苞栩
4 3 父母 fùmǔ parents / mother and father 父母何怙
5 3 shì matter / thing / item 王事靡盬
6 3 wáng Wang 王事靡盬
7 3 蒼天 cāngtiān firmament 悠悠蒼天
8 3 art / craft 不能蓺稷黍
9 3 悠悠 yōuyōu lasting for ages / long drawn out / remote in time or space / unhurried / a great number (of events) / preposterous / pensive 悠悠蒼天
10 3 why / how / when / what / where 曷其有所
11 3 his / hers / its / theirs 曷其有所
12 3 extravagant / go with fashion 王事靡盬
13 3 in / at 集于苞栩
14 3 a covered pot 王事靡盬
15 3 不能 bù néng cannot / must not / should not 不能蓺稷黍
16 3 肅肅 sùsù a respectful manner 肅肅鴇羽
17 3 bāo a flower bud / flower calyx 集于苞栩
18 2 zhāng a chapter / a section 三章
19 2 shǔ glutinous millet 不能蓺稷黍
20 2 nián year
21 2 also / too 刺時也
22 2 what / where / which 父母何怙
23 2 yǒu is / are / to exist 曷其有極
24 2 god of cereals 不能蓺稷黍
25 1 毛詩 Máojīng Mao Shi 毛詩序
26 1 之後 zhīhòu after / following / later 昭公之後
27 1 不得 bùdé must not / may not / not be allowed / cannot 不得養其父母
28 1 其父 qí fù his father 不得養其父母
29 1 seven 章七句
30 1 extremely / very 曷其有極
31 1 wing 肅肅鴇翼
32 1 luàn chaotic / disorderly 大亂五世
33 1 cháng always / ever / often / frequently / constantly 曷其有常
34 1 thorn / sting / prick 刺時也
35 1 shí time / a period of time 刺時也
36 1 zuò to do 而作是詩也
37 1 昭公 zhāogōng Zhaogong / Lord Zhao 昭公之後
38 1 五世 wǔshì the fifth (of series of numbered kings) 大亂五世
39 1 liáng better varieties of millet 不能蓺稻粱
40 1 shì is / are / am / to be 而作是詩也
41 1 preface / introduction 毛詩序
42 1 君子 jūnzi junzi / a nobleman / a person of noble character / a person of virtue / sovereign 君子下從征役
43 1 service 君子下從征役
44 1 big / great / huge / large / major 大亂五世
45 1 dào a rice paddy 不能蓺稻粱
46 1 to presume 父母何怙
47 1 ér and / as well as / but (not) / yet (not) 而作是詩也
48 1 cóng from 君子下從征役
49 1 zhēng to march / to travel on a long journey 君子下從征役
50 1 mother 不得養其父母
51 1 sān three 三章
52 1 xià next 君子下從征役
53 1 shí food / food and drink 父母何食
54 1 yǎng to raise / to bring up (children, animals) / to give birth 不得養其父母
55 1 sāng mulberry tree 集于苞桑
56 1 何嘗 hécháng never has / hasn't yet 父母何嘗
57 1 sentence 章七句
58 1 vivid 集于苞栩
59 1 shī poem / verse 而作是詩也
60 1 有所 yǒusuǒ somewhat / to some extent 曷其有所
61 1 thorns / brambles 集于苞棘
62 1 xíng to walk / to move 肅肅鴇行
63 1 yuè month

People, places

and other proper nouns

Simplified Traditional Pinyin English
毛诗 毛詩 Máojīng Mao Shi
昭公 zhāogōng Zhaogong / Lord Zhao

Glossary

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

Simplified Traditional Pinyin English