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Glossary and Vocabulary for The Book of Songs 《詩經》, 小雅‧節南山之什‧小宛 Minor odes of the kingdom - Jie Nan Shan Zhi Shen - Xiao Wan

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 5 rén person / people / a human being 念昔先人
2 4 wǎn winding 小宛
3 3 xiǎo small / tiny / insignificant 小宛
4 2 valley / gorge / ravine 式穀似之
5 2 zhāng chapter / seal / section / article 六章
6 2 míng bright / brilliant 明發不寐
7 2 liù six 六章
8 2 day of the month / a certain day 壹醉日富
9 2 child / son 螟蛉有子
10 2 zhuì afraid / apprehensive / nervous 惴惴小心
11 2 unhusked millet 率場啄粟
12 2 nián year
13 2 整理 zhěnglǐ to arrange / to tidy up 李學勤等人整理之十三經注疏整理本中說明
14 2 yuè month 而月斯征
15 2 fēi to fly 翰飛戾天
16 2 zài to carry / to convey / to load / to hold 載飛載鳴
17 2 proper / suitable / appropriate 宜岸宜獄
18 2 jiāo to deliver / to turn over / to pay 交交桑扈
19 1 xuān to declare / to announce
20 1 mài to take a big stride 我日斯邁
21 1 one 壹醉日富
22 1 hàn a writing brush / a pen / a pencil 翰飛戾天
23 1 jìng to respect /to honor 各敬爾儀
24 1 shì style 式穀似之
25 1 中說 zhōng shuō Zhong Shuo 李學勤等人整理之十三經注疏整理本中說明
26 1 鳴鳩 míngjiū turtledove 宛彼鳴鳩
27 1 天命 tiānmìng tianming / Mandate of Heaven 天命不又
28 1 báo thin / slight / weak 如履薄冰
29 1 àn bank / shore 宜岸宜獄
30 1 戰戰兢兢 zhàn zhàn jīng jīng trembling with fear / with fear and trepidation 戰戰兢兢
31 1 註解 zhùjiě to annotate 註解
32 1 Hu 交交桑扈
33 1 tián to fill in / to fill up 哀我填寡
34 1 to gather / to collect 如集于木
35 1 to tread on 如履薄冰
36 1 guǎ few 哀我填寡
37 1 毛詩 Máojīng Mao Shi 毛詩序
38 1 cǎi to pick / to pluck / to collect / to select / to choose / to gather 庶民采之
39 1 valley / gorge / ravine 如臨于谷
40 1 rich / wealthy 壹醉日富
41 1 脊令 jǐlìng wagtail 題彼脊令
42 1 夙興夜寐 sù xīng yè mèi to rise and dawn and to sleep at night 夙興夜寐
43 1 教誨 jiāohuì to instruct / to teach 教誨爾子
44 1 Li 李學勤等人整理之十三經注疏整理本中說明
45 1 大夫 dàifu doctor 大夫刺宣王也
46 1 past / former times 念昔先人
47 1 螟蛉 mínglíng a green insect 螟蛉有子
48 1 bīng ice 如履薄冰
49 1 訛誤 éwù error in a text / text corruption 之訛誤
50 1 divination / fortune telling 握粟出卜
51 1 xīn heart 我心憂傷
52 1 hair 明發不寐
53 1 xué to study / to learn 李學勤等人整理之十三經注疏整理本中說明
54 1 tiān day 翰飛戾天
55 1 qín diligent 李學勤等人整理之十三經注疏整理本中說明
56 1 北京大學 Běijīng Dàxué Peking University 據北京大學出版
57 1 to hold / to grasp / to shake hands 握粟出卜
58 1 huái bosom / breast 有懷二人
59 1 āi to be sad / to be mournful / to be pitiful 哀我填寡
60 1 xiān first 念昔先人
61 1 蜾蠃 guǒluǒ wasp 蜾蠃負之
62 1 根據 gēnjù basis / foundation 根據清代阮元考證
63 1 shū beans and peas 中原有菽
64 1 shèng divine / holy / sacred / ārya 人之齊聖
65 1 小心 xiǎoxīn to be careful / to be cautious 惴惴小心
66 1 mèi to sleep soundly 明發不寐
67 1 wēn warm / lukewarm 飲酒溫克
68 1 hūn dusk / nightfall / twilight 彼昏不知
69 1 lín to face / to overlook 如臨于谷
70 1 děng et cetera / and so on 李學勤等人整理之十三經注疏整理本中說明
71 1 to bend / to violate / to go against 翰飛戾天
72 1 tiǎn to shame 毋忝爾所生
73 1 néng can / able 自何能穀
74 1 sentence 章六句
75 1 even / equal / uniform 人之齊聖
76 1 to resemble / to similar to to 式穀似之
77 1 niàn to read aloud / to recite 念昔先人
78 1 庶民 shùmín the common people / plebeian 庶民采之
79 1 míng to cry / to chirp (of birds) 載飛載鳴
80 1 chǎng a place / an open space / a field / a courtyard 率場啄粟
81 1 prison 宜岸宜獄
82 1 ruǎn Ruan 根據清代阮元考證
83 1 preface / introduction 毛詩序
84 1 宣王 Xuān Wáng King Xuan of Zhou 大夫刺宣王也
85 1 wood / lumber 如集于木
86 1 清代 Qīngdài Qing Dynasty 根據清代阮元考證
87 1 十三經 shísānjīng Thirteen Confucian Classics 李學勤等人整理之十三經注疏整理本中說明
88 1 出版 chūbǎn to publish 據北京大學出版
89 1 注疏 zhùshū commentary and subcommentary 李學勤等人整理之十三經注疏整理本中說明
90 1 中原 zhōng yuán the Central Plains of China 中原有菽
91 1 topic / subject 題彼脊令
92 1 zhēng to march / to journey 而月斯征
93 1 zuì to be intoxicated / drunk 壹醉日富
94 1 apparatus 各敬爾儀
95 1 shí real / true 實為
96 1 yōu quiet / secluded / tranquil / serene
97 1 飲酒 yǐn jiǔ to consume alchoholic beverages 飲酒溫克
98 1 不知 bùzhī do not know 彼昏不知
99 1 rate / frequency 率場啄粟
100 1 èr two 有懷二人
101 1 考證 kǎozhèng to do textual research / to make textual criticism 根據清代阮元考證
102 1 sāng mulberry tree 交交桑扈
103 1 shēng to be born / to give birth 毋忝爾所生
104 1 zhuó to peck 率場啄粟
105 1 to bear / to carry 蜾蠃負之
106 1 gōng respectful / polite / reverent 溫溫恭人
107 1 thorn / sting / prick 大夫刺宣王也
108 1 憂傷 yōu shāng distressed / grieved 我心憂傷
109 1 溫溫 wēnwēn mild 溫溫恭人

Frequencies of all Words

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Rank Frequency Chinese Pinyin English Usage
1 6 zhī him / her / them / that 人之齊聖
2 5 rén person / people / a human being 念昔先人
3 4 wǎn winding 小宛
4 3 yǒu is / are / to exist 有懷二人
5 3 ěr thus / so / like that 各敬爾儀
6 3 xiǎo small / tiny / insignificant 小宛
7 3 such as / for example / for instance 如集于木
8 3 that / those 宛彼鳴鳩
9 3 I / me / my 我心憂傷
10 2 in / at 如集于木
11 2 valley / gorge / ravine 式穀似之
12 2 zhāng chapter / seal / section / article 六章
13 2 míng bright / brilliant 明發不寐
14 2 liù six 六章
15 2 day of the month / a certain day 壹醉日富
16 2 child / son 螟蛉有子
17 2 zhuì afraid / apprehensive / nervous 惴惴小心
18 2 unhusked millet 率場啄粟
19 2 not / no 明發不寐
20 2 nián year
21 2 整理 zhěnglǐ to arrange / to tidy up 李學勤等人整理之十三經注疏整理本中說明
22 2 yuè month 而月斯征
23 2 this / such 我日斯邁
24 2 fēi to fly 翰飛戾天
25 2 zài to carry / to convey / to load / to hold 載飛載鳴
26 2 proper / suitable / appropriate 宜岸宜獄
27 2 jiāo to deliver / to turn over / to pay 交交桑扈
28 1 xuān to declare / to announce
29 1 mài to take a big stride 我日斯邁
30 1 one 壹醉日富
31 1 Kangxi radical 80 毋忝爾所生
32 1 hàn a writing brush / a pen / a pencil 翰飛戾天
33 1 jìng to respect /to honor 各敬爾儀
34 1 shì style 式穀似之
35 1 中說 zhōng shuō Zhong Shuo 李學勤等人整理之十三經注疏整理本中說明
36 1 鳴鳩 míngjiū turtledove 宛彼鳴鳩
37 1 天命 tiānmìng tianming / Mandate of Heaven 天命不又
38 1 báo thin / slight / weak 如履薄冰
39 1 also / too 大夫刺宣王也
40 1 àn bank / shore 宜岸宜獄
41 1 戰戰兢兢 zhàn zhàn jīng jīng trembling with fear / with fear and trepidation 戰戰兢兢
42 1 註解 zhùjiě to annotate 註解
43 1 Hu 交交桑扈
44 1 tián to fill in / to fill up 哀我填寡
45 1 to gather / to collect 如集于木
46 1 to tread on 如履薄冰
47 1 guǎ few 哀我填寡
48 1 毛詩 Máojīng Mao Shi 毛詩序
49 1 cǎi to pick / to pluck / to collect / to select / to choose / to gather 庶民采之
50 1 valley / gorge / ravine 如臨于谷
51 1 rich / wealthy 壹醉日富
52 1 脊令 jǐlìng wagtail 題彼脊令
53 1 夙興夜寐 sù xīng yè mèi to rise and dawn and to sleep at night 夙興夜寐
54 1 教誨 jiāohuì to instruct / to teach 教誨爾子
55 1 Li 李學勤等人整理之十三經注疏整理本中說明
56 1 yuán monetary unit / dollar 根據清代阮元考證
57 1 大夫 dàifu doctor 大夫刺宣王也
58 1 past / former times 念昔先人
59 1 螟蛉 mínglíng a green insect 螟蛉有子
60 1 bīng ice 如履薄冰
61 1 訛誤 éwù error in a text / text corruption 之訛誤
62 1 divination / fortune telling 握粟出卜
63 1 xīn heart 我心憂傷
64 1 each 各敬爾儀
65 1 hair 明發不寐
66 1 xué to study / to learn 李學勤等人整理之十三經注疏整理本中說明
67 1 tiān day 翰飛戾天
68 1 qín diligent 李學勤等人整理之十三經注疏整理本中說明
69 1 北京大學 Běijīng Dàxué Peking University 據北京大學出版
70 1 to hold / to grasp / to shake hands 握粟出卜
71 1 huái bosom / breast 有懷二人
72 1 āi to be sad / to be mournful / to be pitiful 哀我填寡
73 1 wèi for / to 實為
74 1 xiān first 念昔先人
75 1 蜾蠃 guǒluǒ wasp 蜾蠃負之
76 1 根據 gēnjù basis / foundation 根據清代阮元考證
77 1 shū beans and peas 中原有菽
78 1 shèng divine / holy / sacred / ārya 人之齊聖
79 1 小心 xiǎoxīn to be careful / to be cautious 惴惴小心
80 1 mèi to sleep soundly 明發不寐
81 1 wēn warm / lukewarm 飲酒溫克
82 1 hūn dusk / nightfall / twilight 彼昏不知
83 1 lín to face / to overlook 如臨于谷
84 1 děng et cetera / and so on 李學勤等人整理之十三經注疏整理本中說明
85 1 to bend / to violate / to go against 翰飛戾天
86 1 tiǎn to shame 毋忝爾所生
87 1 néng can / able 自何能穀
88 1 sentence 章六句
89 1 even / equal / uniform 人之齊聖
90 1 to resemble / to similar to to 式穀似之
91 1 chū to go out 握粟出卜
92 1 niàn to read aloud / to recite 念昔先人
93 1 庶民 shùmín the common people / plebeian 庶民采之
94 1 míng to cry / to chirp (of birds) 載飛載鳴
95 1 ér and / as well as / but (not) / yet (not) 而月斯征
96 1 chǎng a place / an open space / a field / a courtyard 率場啄粟
97 1 prison 宜岸宜獄
98 1 ruǎn Ruan 根據清代阮元考證
99 1 preface / introduction 毛詩序
100 1 宣王 Xuān Wáng King Xuan of Zhou 大夫刺宣王也
101 1 wood / lumber 如集于木
102 1 清代 Qīngdài Qing Dynasty 根據清代阮元考證
103 1 十三經 shísānjīng Thirteen Confucian Classics 李學勤等人整理之十三經注疏整理本中說明
104 1 出版 chūbǎn to publish 據北京大學出版
105 1 注疏 zhùshū commentary and subcommentary 李學勤等人整理之十三經注疏整理本中說明
106 1 中原 zhōng yuán the Central Plains of China 中原有菽
107 1 topic / subject 題彼脊令
108 1 zhēng to march / to journey 而月斯征
109 1 naturally / of course / certainly 自何能穀
110 1 běn measure word for books 李學勤等人整理之十三經注疏整理本中說明
111 1 gram 飲酒溫克
112 1 zuì to be intoxicated / drunk 壹醉日富
113 1 apparatus 各敬爾儀
114 1 shí real / true 實為
115 1 yōu quiet / secluded / tranquil / serene
116 1 what / where / which 自何能穀
117 1 飲酒 yǐn jiǔ to consume alchoholic beverages 飲酒溫克
118 1 不知 bùzhī do not know 彼昏不知
119 1 according to 據北京大學出版
120 1 rate / frequency 率場啄粟
121 1 èr two 有懷二人
122 1 考證 kǎozhèng to do textual research / to make textual criticism 根據清代阮元考證
123 1 yòu again / also 天命不又
124 1 sāng mulberry tree 交交桑扈
125 1 suǒ measure word for houses, small buildings and institutions 毋忝爾所生
126 1 shēng to be born / to give birth 毋忝爾所生
127 1 zhuó to peck 率場啄粟
128 1 to bear / to carry 蜾蠃負之
129 1 gōng respectful / polite / reverent 溫溫恭人
130 1 thorn / sting / prick 大夫刺宣王也
131 1 憂傷 yōu shāng distressed / grieved 我心憂傷
132 1 溫溫 wēnwēn mild 溫溫恭人

People, places

and other proper nouns

Simplified Traditional Pinyin English
北京大学 北京大學 Běijīng Dàxué Peking University
毛诗 毛詩 Máojīng Mao Shi
清代 Qīngdài Qing Dynasty
ruǎn
  1. Ruan
  2. Nguyen
  3. an ancient musical instrument
天命 tiānmìng tianming / Mandate of Heaven
宣王 Xuān Wáng King Xuan of Zhou
中说 中說 zhōng shuō Zhong Shuo
中原 zhōng yuán the Central Plains of China