Glossary and Vocabulary for The Book of Songs 詩經, 小雅‧鹿鳴之什‧采薇 Minor odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Lu Ming - Cai Wei

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 13 wēi a species of fern 采薇
2 10 cǎi to pick / to pluck / to collect / to select / to choose / to gather 采薇
3 8 guī to go back / to return 杕杜以勤歸也
4 6 yuē to speak / to say 曰歸曰歸
5 6 zhǐ to stop / to halt 薇亦作止
6 4 male 四牡業業
7 4 four 四牡業業
8 4 xiǎn a dog with a long snout or muzzle 北有玁狁之難
9 4 zài to carry / to convey / to load / to hold 載飢載渴
10 4 extravagant / go with fashion 靡室靡家
11 4 yǔn Yun people 北有玁狁之難
12 2 kǒng opening / small hole / orifice 憂心孔疚
13 2 business / industry 四牡業業
14 2 kuí lively 四牡騤騤
15 2 liè ardent / intense 憂心烈烈
16 2 wéi to preserve / to maintain 彼爾維何
17 2 to open 不遑啟居
18 2 mìng life 以天子之命
19 2 thirst 載飢載渴
20 2 xīn heart 心亦憂止
21 2 suì age 歲亦莫止
22 2 zhāng a chapter / a section 六章
23 2 不遑 bùhuáng to have no time to 不遑啟居
24 2 jià to drive / to sail / to fly 戎車既駕
25 2 遣戍 qiǎnshù to banish 遣戍役也
26 2 fēi falling of snow and rain 雨雪霏霏
27 2 nián year
28 2 service / labor 遣戍役也
29 2 lái to come 我行不來
30 2 憂心 yōuxīn concerned / worried / disturbed / anxious 憂心烈烈
31 2 君子 jūnzi junzi / a nobleman / a person of noble character / a person of virtue / sovereign 君子之車
32 2 hungry 載飢載渴
33 1 yuè month
34 1 huàn to suffer from a misfortune 西有昆夷之患
35 1 rate / frequency / proportion / ratio 命將率
36 1 róu soft 薇亦柔止
37 1 文王 Wén Wáng King Wen of Zhou 文王之時
38 1 preface / introduction 毛詩序
39 1 中國 zhōngguó China 以守衞中國
40 1 clothes / dress / garment 象弭魚服
41 1 road / path / way 彼路斯何
42 1 wáng Wang 王事靡盬
43 1 to stop / to repress 象弭魚服
44 1 西 The West 西有昆夷之患
45 1 alone 杕杜以勤歸也
46 1 xiàng figure / image / appearance 象弭魚服
47 1 chù a place / location / a spot / a point 不遑啟處
48 1 sān three 一月三捷
49 1 豈敢 qǐgǎn how could one dare? / I don't deserve such praise 豈敢定居
50 1 ancient barbarian tribes 西有昆夷之患
51 1 past / former times 昔我往矣
52 1 chē a vehicle 君子之車
53 1 wèi to guard / to protect / to defend 以守衞中國
54 1 fish 象弭魚服
55 1 遲遲 chíchí late (with a task etc) / slow 行道遲遲
56 1 pìn to engage / to hire 靡使歸聘
57 1 jīn today / modern / present / current / this / now 今我來思
58 1 liù six 六章
59 1 jié quick / nimble / prompt 一月三捷
60 1 song / lyrics 故歌采薇以遣之
61 1 day of the month / a certain day 豈不日戒
62 1 jiè to quit 豈不日戒
63 1 戎車 róngchē military vehicle 戎車既駕
64 1 yáng sun 歲亦陽止
65 1 使 shǐ to make / to cause 靡使歸聘
66 1 亦作 yì zuò also written as 薇亦作止
67 1 eight 章八句
68 1 xuě snow 雨雪霏霏
69 1 residence / dwelling 不遑啟居
70 1 láo to toil 出車以勞還
71 1 thorns / brambles 玁狁孔棘
72 1 shì room / bedroom 靡室靡家
73 1 qiǎn to send / to dispatch 故歌采薇以遣之
74 1 huá Chinese 維常之華
75 1 yōu to worry / to be concerned 心亦憂止
76 1 未定 wèidìng undecided / indeterminate / still in doubt 我戍未定
77 1 jiù chronic disease / guilt / remorse 憂心孔疚
78 1 wǎng to go (in a direction) 昔我往矣
79 1 楊柳 yángliǔ willow 楊柳依依
80 1 běi north 北有玁狁之難
81 1 āi to be sad / to be mournful / to be pitiful 莫知我哀
82 1 定居 dìngjū to settle / to fix a place to live 豈敢定居
83 1 出車 chūchē to dispatch a vehicle / (of a vehicle or its driver) to set off 出車以勞還
84 1 天子 tiānzǐ the rightful Emperor / the Son of Heaven 以天子之命
85 1 shí time / a point or period of time 文王之時
86 1 nán difficult / arduous / hard 北有玁狁之難
87 1 傷悲 shāngbēi sad / sorrowful 我心傷悲
88 1 shù to guard a border 我戍未定
89 1 毛詩 Máojīng Mao Shi 毛詩序
90 1 zhī to know 莫知我哀
91 1 行道 xíng dào to practice the Way 行道遲遲
92 1 a covered pot 王事靡盬
93 1 xíng to walk / to move 我行不來
94 1 to stop / to prevent 杕杜以勤歸也
95 1 翼翼 yìyì cautious / prudent 四牡翼翼
96 1 féi calf of leg 小人所腓
97 1 kūn elder brother 西有昆夷之患
98 1 依依 yīyī leaves stirring in the wind 楊柳依依
99 1 sentence 章八句
100 1 jiā house / home / residence 靡室靡家
101 1 shì matter / thing / item 王事靡盬
102 1 小人 xiǎorén a vulgar person / a person of little virtue / xiaoren 小人所腓
103 1 to think / consider / to ponder 今我來思
104 1 rain 雨雪霏霏
105 1 一月 yīyuè January / the First Month 一月三捷
106 1 shǒu to defend / to protect / to guard / to keep safe 以守衞中國

Frequencies of all Words

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Rank Frequency Chinese Pinyin English Usage
1 13 wēi a species of fern 采薇
2 10 cǎi to pick / to pluck / to collect / to select / to choose / to gather 采薇
3 9 zhī him / her / them / that 文王之時
4 8 guī to go back / to return 杕杜以勤歸也
5 6 yuē to speak / to say 曰歸曰歸
6 6 zhǐ to stop / to halt 薇亦作止
7 6 I / me / my 我戍未定
8 5 also / too 歲亦莫止
9 5 so as to / in order to 以天子之命
10 4 male 四牡業業
11 4 four 四牡業業
12 4 xiǎn a dog with a long snout or muzzle 北有玁狁之難
13 4 zài to carry / to convey / to load / to hold 載飢載渴
14 4 extravagant / go with fashion 靡室靡家
15 4 yǔn Yun people 北有玁狁之難
16 3 purposely / intentionally / deliberately / knowingly 故歌采薇以遣之
17 3 that / those 彼爾維何
18 2 kǒng opening / small hole / orifice 憂心孔疚
19 2 business / industry 四牡業業
20 2 kuí lively 四牡騤騤
21 2 liè ardent / intense 憂心烈烈
22 2 wéi to preserve / to maintain 彼爾維何
23 2 to open 不遑啟居
24 2 mìng life 以天子之命
25 2 thirst 載飢載渴
26 2 yǒu is / are / to exist 西有昆夷之患
27 2 xīn heart 心亦憂止
28 2 suì age 歲亦莫止
29 2 do not 歲亦莫止
30 2 zhāng a chapter / a section 六章
31 2 不遑 bùhuáng to have no time to 不遑啟居
32 2 jià to drive / to sail / to fly 戎車既駕
33 2 what / where / which 彼爾維何
34 2 遣戍 qiǎnshù to banish 遣戍役也
35 2 fēi falling of snow and rain 雨雪霏霏
36 2 also / too 遣戍役也
37 2 nián year
38 2 service / labor 遣戍役也
39 2 lái to come 我行不來
40 2 suǒ measure word for houses, small buildings and institutions 君子所依
41 2 憂心 yōuxīn concerned / worried / disturbed / anxious 憂心烈烈
42 2 君子 jūnzi junzi / a nobleman / a person of noble character / a person of virtue / sovereign 君子之車
43 2 hungry 載飢載渴
44 1 yuè month
45 1 huàn to suffer from a misfortune 西有昆夷之患
46 1 rate / frequency / proportion / ratio 命將率
47 1 róu soft 薇亦柔止
48 1 this 彼路斯何
49 1 文王 Wén Wáng King Wen of Zhou 文王之時
50 1 preface / introduction 毛詩序
51 1 中國 zhōngguó China 以守衞中國
52 1 clothes / dress / garment 象弭魚服
53 1 road / path / way 彼路斯何
54 1 wáng Wang 王事靡盬
55 1 to stop / to repress 象弭魚服
56 1 西 The West 西有昆夷之患
57 1 alone 杕杜以勤歸也
58 1 xiàng figure / image / appearance 象弭魚服
59 1 chù a place / location / a spot / a point 不遑啟處
60 1 sān three 一月三捷
61 1 豈敢 qǐgǎn how could one dare? / I don't deserve such praise 豈敢定居
62 1 ancient barbarian tribes 西有昆夷之患
63 1 past / former times 昔我往矣
64 1 chē a vehicle 君子之車
65 1 ěr thus / so / like that 彼爾維何
66 1 wèi to guard / to protect / to defend 以守衞中國
67 1 fish 象弭魚服
68 1 遲遲 chíchí late (with a task etc) / slow 行道遲遲
69 1 pìn to engage / to hire 靡使歸聘
70 1 cháng always / ever / often / frequently / constantly 維常之華
71 1 final particle 昔我往矣
72 1 not / no 我行不來
73 1 qín diligently / industriously 杕杜以勤歸也
74 1 jīn today / modern / present / current / this / now 今我來思
75 1 liù six 六章
76 1 jié quick / nimble / prompt 一月三捷
77 1 song / lyrics 故歌采薇以遣之
78 1 day of the month / a certain day 豈不日戒
79 1 jiè to quit 豈不日戒
80 1 戎車 róngchē military vehicle 戎車既駕
81 1 yáng sun 歲亦陽止
82 1 使 shǐ to make / to cause 靡使歸聘
83 1 亦作 yì zuò also written as 薇亦作止
84 1 eight 章八句
85 1 xuě snow 雨雪霏霏
86 1 residence / dwelling 不遑啟居
87 1 already / since 戎車既駕
88 1 láo to toil 出車以勞還
89 1 thorns / brambles 玁狁孔棘
90 1 shì room / bedroom 靡室靡家
91 1 qiǎn to send / to dispatch 故歌采薇以遣之
92 1 huá Chinese 維常之華
93 1 yōu to worry / to be concerned 心亦憂止
94 1 未定 wèidìng undecided / indeterminate / still in doubt 我戍未定
95 1 jiù chronic disease / guilt / remorse 憂心孔疚
96 1 wǎng to go (in a direction) 昔我往矣
97 1 楊柳 yángliǔ willow 楊柳依依
98 1 běi north 北有玁狁之難
99 1 āi to be sad / to be mournful / to be pitiful 莫知我哀
100 1 定居 dìngjū to settle / to fix a place to live 豈敢定居
101 1 出車 chūchē to dispatch a vehicle / (of a vehicle or its driver) to set off 出車以勞還
102 1 according to 君子所依
103 1 天子 tiānzǐ the rightful Emperor / the Son of Heaven 以天子之命
104 1 shí time / a point or period of time 文王之時
105 1 nán difficult / arduous / hard 北有玁狁之難
106 1 hái also / in addition / more 出車以勞還
107 1 傷悲 shāngbēi sad / sorrowful 我心傷悲
108 1 shù to guard a border 我戍未定
109 1 毛詩 Máojīng Mao Shi 毛詩序
110 1 zhī to know 莫知我哀
111 1 行道 xíng dào to practice the Way 行道遲遲
112 1 gāng just / barely / exactly 薇亦剛止
113 1 a covered pot 王事靡盬
114 1 xíng to walk / to move 我行不來
115 1 to stop / to prevent 杕杜以勤歸也
116 1 翼翼 yìyì cautious / prudent 四牡翼翼
117 1 féi calf of leg 小人所腓
118 1 kūn elder brother 西有昆夷之患
119 1 豈不 qǐbù how can it be that? 豈不日戒
120 1 依依 yīyī leaves stirring in the wind 楊柳依依
121 1 sentence 章八句
122 1 jiāng will / shall (future tense) 命將率
123 1 jiā house / home / residence 靡室靡家
124 1 shì matter / thing / item 王事靡盬
125 1 小人 xiǎorén a vulgar person / a person of little virtue / xiaoren 小人所腓
126 1 to think / consider / to ponder 今我來思
127 1 rain 雨雪霏霏
128 1 一月 yīyuè January / the First Month 一月三捷
129 1 shǒu to defend / to protect / to guard / to keep safe 以守衞中國

People, places

and other proper nouns

Simplified Traditional Pinyin English
毛诗 毛詩 Máojīng Mao Shi
文王 Wén Wáng King Wen of Zhou
yǔn Yun people
中国 中國 zhōngguó
  1. China
  2. Middle Kingdom

Glossary

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

Simplified Traditional Pinyin English