Glossary and Vocabulary for Zhuangzi 《莊子》

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
1 970 yuē to speak / to say
2 501 rén person / people / a human being 謂之至人
3 359 child / son 鄧陵子之屬
4 358 zhī to know 不謀於知
5 318 a man / a male adult 悲夫
6 255 天下 tiānxià China 天下
7 242 wèi to call 謂之天人
8 225 dào way / road / path 以道為門
9 224 yán to speak / to say / said 而所言之韙不免於非
10 224 thing / matter 不飾於物
11 205 tiān day 以天為宗
12 191 big / great / huge / large / major 小大精粗
13 184 jiàn to see 見侮不辱
14 169 shēng to be born / to give birth 聖有所生
15 168 xíng to walk / to move 以禮為行
16 166 Germany 以德為本
17 165 wén to hear 禽滑釐聞其風而說之
18 165 xié demonic / iniquitous / nefarious / evil 子豈治其痔邪
19 164 不知 bùzhī do not know 知不知
20 163 one 皆原於一
21 150 使 shǐ to make / to cause 使人憂
22 148 néng can / able 搢紳先生多能明之
23 146 wèn to ask 問天地所以不墜不陷
24 144 jīn today / modern / present / current / this / now 今墨子獨生不歌
25 138 xīn heart 反天下之心
26 134 jūn sovereign / monarch / lord / gentleman / ruler 有土之君與
27 133 to die 死無服
28 132 è evil / vice 果惡乎在
29 132 xíng appearance 而形勞天下也如此
30 125 以為 yǐwéi to believe / to think / to consider / to assume 以為法式
31 121 can / may / permissible 知萬物皆有所可
32 114 其所 qísuǒ its place / one's appointed place / the place for that 天下之人各為其所欲焉以自為方
33 111 聖人 shèngrén an ancient sage / an ancient saint 謂之聖人
34 107 不可 bù kě cannot / should not / must not / forbidden / prohibited 皆以其有為不可加矣
35 105 不能 bù néng cannot / must not / should not 不能相通
36 102 萬物 wànwù all living things 育萬物
37 101 shǐ beginning / start 接萬物以別宥為始
38 97 夫子 fūzǐ master 吾恐烏鳶之食夫子也
39 95 desire 天下之人各為其所欲焉以自為方
40 95 shì matter / thing / item 以事為常
41 95 mín the people / citizen / subjects 民之理也
42 93 to enter 及其牽而入於太廟
43 93 wáng Wang 王有所成
44 91 天地 tiān dì heaven and earth / the world 醇天地
45 90 chéng to finish / to complete / to accomplish / to succeed 王有所成
46 87 yóu to swim 上與造物者遊
47 85 孔子 Kǒngzi Confucius 孔子曰
48 82 fāng square / quadrilateral / one side 天下之人各為其所欲焉以自為方
49 82 shàng top / a high position 上說下教
50 81 wàng to forget / neglect / to miss / to omit 不忘天下
51 81 fǎn reverse / opposite / wrong side out or up 百家往而不反
52 81 莊子 Zhuāng Zǐ Zhuang Zi 莊子曰
53 78 shì to match 其行適至是而止
54 77 happy / glad / cheerful / joyful 以樂為和
55 77 shēn human body / torso 不以身假物
56 74 sān three 其數一二三四是也
57 73 zhì to rule / to govern / to manage / to control 天下之治方術者多矣
58 72 to give 予也
59 72 shuō to say / said / to speak / to talk / speaks 禽滑釐聞其風而說之
60 71 to go 其去王也遠矣
61 71 qiū Confucius 丘不肖
62 71 yòng to use / to apply 時有所用
63 70 míng bright / brilliant 明何由出
64 70 qiú to request 人皆求福
65 69 shī to lose 得焉者失
66 69 guān to look at / to watch / to observe 不見觀
67 69 無為 wúwèi to let things take their own course 無為也而笑巧
68 69 huà to make into / to change into / to transform 其應於化而解於物也
69 69 wǎng to go (in a direction) 百家往而不反
70 68 zhǐ to stop / to halt 人我之養畢足而止
71 67 duō over / indicates a number greater than the number preceding it 天下之治方術者多矣
72 65 lái to come 其來不蛻
73 65 wèi Eighth earthly branch 未敗墨子道
74 64 shì a generation 舊法世傳之史尚多有之
75 63 yáo Yao 堯有
76 63 zhōng middle 其言也不中
77 63 xìng gender 性服忠信
78 62 tóng like / same / similar 不與先王同
79 62 chù a place / location / a spot / a point 以與世俗處
80 62 wài outside 是故內聖外王之道
81 61 qióng poor / destitute / impoverished 南方無窮而有窮
82 61 仲尼 Zhòng Ní Zhong Ni 吾以仲尼為貞幹
83 61 ancient / old / palaeo- 古之所謂道術者
84 61 shuǐ water 其動若水
85 60 day of the month / a certain day 日取其半
86 60 different / other 不異
87 60 shàn virtuous / wholesome / benevolent / well-disposed 不擇善否
88 60 shì a gentleman / a knight 魯之士
89 60 residence / dwelling 澹然獨與神明居
90 59 alone / independent / single / sole 墨子雖能獨任
91 59 shén divine / mysterious / magical / supernatural 神何由降
92 58 mìng life 命之曰
93 58 仁義 rén yì benevolence and righteousness 仁義多責
94 57 shí food / food and drink 夫漿特為食羹之貨
95 56 xiǎo small / tiny / insignificant 小大精粗
96 55 biàn to dispute / to debate / to argue / to discuss 同異之辯相訾
97 54 zài in / at 果惡乎在
98 54 guó a country / a state / a kingdom 身勞於國而知盡於事
99 54 不足 bùzú insufficient / lacking / deficiency / not enough / inadequate / not worth 不足謂墨
100 54 nián year 祗三年而緩為儒
101 54 shí time / a period of time 時有所用
102 54 不為 bùwéi to not do 君子不為苛察
103 53 even / equal / uniform 齊萬物以為首
104 52 gain / advantage / benefit 墨子汎愛兼利而非鬥
105 52 soil / ground / land 地能載之而不能覆之
106 52 zhèng upright / straight 正考父一命而傴
107 52 dialect / language / speech 語心之容
108 51 luàn chaotic / disorderly 亂之上也
109 51 devoid of content / void / false / empty / vain 己獨取虛
110 50 所謂 suǒwèi so-called 古之所謂道術者
111 50 guò to cross / to go over / to pass 動靜無過
112 49 sufficient / enough 人我之養畢足而止
113 49 shì to look at / to see 闔胡嘗視其良
114 49 qīn relatives 以賤其親
115 49 idea 老弱孤寡為意
116 49 to secure / to be safe / to safeguard / to stabilize / to become solid 固不愛己
117 49 chén minister / statesman / official 使臣上說大王而逆王意
118 48 yǎng to raise / to bring up (children, animals) / to give birth 皆有以養
119 48 měi beautiful 判天地之美
120 47 zhòng many / numerous 猶百家眾技也
121 47 to leave / to depart / to go away / to part 不離於宗
122 46 gōng public/ common / state-owned 公而不當
123 46 cún to exist / to survive 施存雄而無術
124 46 shǔ to count 其數一二三四是也
125 46 horse 馬有卵
126 46 Shùn Emperor Shun 舜有
127 45 可以 kěyǐ can / may / possible / able to 苟可以免
128 45 easy / simple
129 45 shì clan / a branch of a lineage 鄭人緩也呻吟裘氏之地
130 45 qíng feeling / emotion 達生之情者傀
131 45 female / feminine 彼宜女與
132 45 meaning / sense 以義為理
133 43 guì expensive / costly / valuable 曰愈貴
134 43 huàn to suffer from a misfortune 無建己之患
135 43 quán perfect 察古人之全
136 42 jiàn sword / dagger / saber 說劍
137 42 dòng to move / to act 其動若水
138 42 shā to kill / to murder / to slaughter 武王殺紂
139 42 nán south 越之南是也
140 42 yáng sun 盜跖乃方休卒徒太山之陽
141 42 zhōng end / finish / conclusion 曲終而招子貢
142 42 ěr ear 皆愚陋恆民之謂耳
143 41 five 諸侯五重
144 41 fish 為魚鱉所食
145 41 dào to rob / to steal 盜跖
146 41 nèi inside / interior 是故內聖外王之道
147 41 tōng to go through / to open 決江河而通四夷九州也
148 40 shī teacher 不師知慮
149 40 xiān first 人皆取先
150 40 先生 xiānsheng Mr. / sir / mister / teacher / title of respect / gentleman 搢紳先生多能明之
151 39 jìn to the greatest extent / utmost 未之盡者
152 39 足以 zúyǐ sufficient to / so much so that 莫足以歸
153 39 zhēn real / true / genuine 不離於真
154 39 rén a kernel / a pit 以仁為恩
155 39 to resemble / to similar to to 似有道者
156 38 wood / lumber 金與木也
157 38 qǐng to ask / to inquire 請欲置之以為主
158 38 guǒ a result / a consequence 果惡乎在
159 38 shí real / true 以空虛不毀萬物為實
160 38 clothes / dress / garment 死無服
161 38 ān calm / still / quiet / peaceful 聖人安其所安
162 37 apprentice / disciple 相里勤之弟子五侯之徒
163 37 zhōu Zhou Dynasty 太子何以教周
164 37 chéng to mount / to climb onto 而況於萬乘之主乎
165 37 to stand 立有間
166 37 past / former times 昔者禹之湮洪水
167 37 shēng sound 是窮響以聲
168 37 君子 jūnzi junzi / a nobleman / a person of noble character / a person of virtue / sovereign 謂之君子
169 36 gǎn bold / brave 孰敢不軌
170 36 黃帝 Huáng Dì The Yellow Emperor 黃帝有
171 35 shān a mountain / a hill / a peak 山與澤平
172 35 words / speech / expression / phrase / dialog 以觭偶不仵之辭相應
173 35 bēi sadness / sorrow / grief 悲夫
174 35 子曰 zǐyuē Confucius says 其父謂其子曰
175 35 shǎo few 其自為太少
176 35 gào to tell / to say / said / told 賓者以告列子
177 34 dài to treat / to entertain / to receive guests 竊待於下風
178 34 yōu to worry / to be concerned 使人憂
179 34 未始 wèishǐ not necessarily / may not turn out to be / maybe not 夫聖人未始有天
180 34 wáng to die 芴乎若亡
181 33 láo to toil 而形勞天下也如此
182 33 cáng to hide 蕃息畜藏
183 33 shǒu to defend / to protect / to guard / to keep safe 守其雌
184 33 hǎo good 天下多得一察焉以自好
185 33 róng to hold / to contain / to allow / to permit 稱神明之容
186 33 nán difficult / arduous / hard 勿言難
187 32 to abandon / to relinquish / to discard / to throw away 棄知去己
188 32 to take / to get / to fetch 雖天下不取
189 32 yuǎn far / distant 其去王也遠矣
190 32 fēng wind 禽滑釐聞其風而說之
191 32 是非 shìfēi right and wrong 不譴是非
192 32 four 其數一二三四是也
193 32 èr two 二人俱對
194 32 之間 zhījiān between / among 子審仁義之間
195 32 bìng ailment / sickness / illness / disease 除病瘦
196 31 shòu to suffer / to be subjected to 受天下之垢
197 31 father's elder brother / uncle 伯夷
198 31 guī to go back / to return 莫足以歸
199 31 jīng essence 不離於精
200 31 huò to confuse / to mislead / to baffle 皆以利惑其真而強反其情性
201 31 lèi to be tired 夫不累於俗
202 31 anger / rage / fury 其道不怒
203 31 biàn to change / to alter 客悽然變容曰
204 31 Shandong 魯之士
205 30 huí to go back / to return 回有郭外之田五十畝
206 30 niǎo bird 東海有鳥焉
207 30 yuàn to hope / to wish / to desire 皆願為之尸
208 30 為人 wéirén behavior / personal conduct 其為人太多
209 30 to attain / to reach 有順懁而達
210 30 qián front 日夜相擊於前
211 30 不見 bújiàn to not see 不幸不見天地之純
212 30 mèng a dream 其父夢之
213 30 an item 目不見
214 30 popular / common 夫不累於俗
215 30 zhí to tread 盜跖
216 29 何謂 héwèi what is the meaning of 何謂中德
217 29 治天下 zhì tiānxià to rule all under Heaven 未暇治天下也
218 29 móu to plan / to scheme 不謀於知
219 29 無有 wú yǒu there is not 建之以常無有
220 29 shě to give 舍是與非
221 29 to die 卒以善辯為名
222 29 jiāo to teach / to educate / to instruct 以此教人
223 29 jìng still / calm 其靜若鏡
224 29 gas / vapour / fumes 大王安坐定氣
225 28 相與 xiāngyǔ each other 豪桀相與笑之曰
226 28 guǐ a ghost / spirit of dead 若告我以鬼事
227 28 fēn to separate / to divide into parts 以法為分
228 28 tīng to listen 右手持頤以聽
229 28 bǎi one hundred 益車百乘
230 28 cháng to taste 概乎皆嘗有聞者也
231 28 jìn to enter 再拜而進
232 28 mén door / gate / doorway / gateway 以道為門
233 27 shùn to obey 順於兵
234 27 xiū to rest 不若休之
235 27 諸侯 zhū hóu the feudal lords 諸侯五重
236 27 zhēng to compete / to struggle / to fight / to contend / to strive 是以足而不爭
237 27 xìn to believe / to trust 急與之期而觀其信
238 27 reason / logic / truth 以義為理
239 27 zhì sign / mark / flag 以道志
240 27 zhòng heavy 天子棺槨七重
241 27 propriety / social custom / manners / courtesy / etiquette 以禮為行
242 27 to arise / to get up 孔子推琴而起曰
243 27 zhí straight 非直九重之淵也
244 27 inside / interior 相里勤之弟子五侯之徒
245 27 chē a vehicle 其書五車
246 26 hài to injure / to harm to 為天下害
247 26 子貢 Zǐ Gòng Zi Gong 曲終而招子貢
248 26 hair 鬱而不發
249 26 sàng to lose / to die 處喪則悲哀
250 26 弟子 dìzi disciple / follower / student 相里勤之弟子五侯之徒
251 26 xiào to smile / to laugh 謑髁無任而笑天下之尚賢也
252 26 zūn to honor / to respect 見賢不尊
253 26 father 正考父一命而傴
254 26 to reach 賢人之所不能及
255 26 不可以 bù kě yǐ may not 恐其不可以為聖人之道
256 26 惠子 Huì Zǐ Hui Zi 莊子謂惠子曰
257 26 to join / to combine 以聏合驩
258 26 dài dangerous / perilous 殆哉圾乎
259 26 jiě to loosen / to unfasten / to untie 其應於化而解於物也
260 26 gōng merit 彼將任我以事而效我以功
261 26 to be fond of / to like 昔趙文王喜劍
262 25 不敢 bùgǎn to not dare 外不敢獨行
263 25 sòng Song dynasty 宋鈃
264 24 shí ten 吾嘗食於十漿
265 24 zhǐ to point 指不至
266 24 道者 dàozhě a devotee / a practioner / a follower / a monk 而況有道者乎
267 24 至人 zhìrén fully realized human being / sage / saint 彼至人者
268 24 shèng to beat / to win / to conquer 能勝人之口
269 24 rèn to bear / to undertake 墨子雖能獨任
270 24 hóu marquis / lord 相里勤之弟子五侯之徒
271 24 liú to flow / to spread / to circulate 流豕
272 24 liù six 形有六府
273 24 至於 zhìyú as for / as to say / speaking of 至於若無知之物而已
274 24 無窮 wúqióng endless / inexhaustible 南方無窮而有窮
275 24 increase / benefit 益之以怪
276 23 ài to love 墨子汎愛兼利而非鬥
277 23 míng dark 而甘冥乎無何有之鄉
278 23 陰陽 yīn yáng Yin and Yang 以道陰陽
279 23 tián field / farmland 田駢
280 23 yuān a gulf / an abyss 其子沒於淵
281 23 a human or animal body 安體
282 23 wén writing / text 尹文聞其風而悅之
283 23 to lift / to hold up / to raise 舉足愈數而跡愈多
284 23 to allow / to permit
285 23 不亦 bùyì is that not also? 不亦悲乎
286 23 xué to study / to learn 學於彭蒙
287 23 color 雜之以處而觀其色
288 23 sàn to scatter / to break up / to disperse / to adjourn 其數散於天下而設於中國者
289 23 suí to follow 達大命者隨
290 22 zǒu to walk / to go / to move 跣而走
291 22 shāng to injure / to wound / to be injured 將薄知而後鄰傷之者也
292 22 zhī a branch / a twig 冠枝木之冠
293 22 to cut down 擅相攘伐
294 22 老子 lǎozǐ Laozi 至於梁而遇老子
295 22 lùn to comment / to discuss 論以刑德
296 22 clothes / clothing 使後世之墨者多以裘褐為衣
297 22 zào to make / to build / to manufacture 上與造物者遊
298 22 xián virtuous / worthy 謑髁無任而笑天下之尚賢也
299 22 yǐn to hide / to conceal 其隱巖穴也
300 22 jiǔ nine 禹親自操稿耜而九雜天下之川
301 22 qiǎo opportune / coincidental / as it happens / timely 無為也而笑巧
302 22 shēn deep 以深為根
303 22 tāng soup 湯有
304 22 wàn ten thousand 而況於萬乘之主乎
305 21 chǔ state of Chu
306 21 shí a rock / a stone 取石來鍛之
307 21 guǎng wide / large / vast 以寓言為廣
308 21 死生 sǐshēng life or death / critical (event) 而下與外死生
309 21 stupid / doltish / foolish / ignorant 而愚者恃其所見入於人
310 21 liǎng two 趣物而不兩
311 21 to associate with / be near 先生不羞而比之服役
312 21 寡人 guǎ rén the lone one / a ruler's way of refering to himself 子欲何以教寡人
313 21 zhōu boat / ship 汎若不繫之舟
314 21 sāng mulberry tree 桑以為樞而甕牖
315 21 zhí to implement / to carry out / to execute a plan 執轡三失
316 21 bīng soldier / troops 禁攻寢兵
317 21 xián liesure 夫子行不閒
318 21 to happen upon / to meet with by chance 遇伯昏瞀人
319 21 天子 tiānzǐ the rightful Emperor / the Son of Heaven 天子棺槨七重
320 21 zuì crime / sin / vice 子之罪大極重
321 21 to store 以有積為不足
322 20 to hasten / to hurry / to be attracted to 莊子入殿門不趨
323 20 feeble 而不敖倪於萬物
324 20 āi to be sad / to be mournful / to be pitiful 故強哭者雖悲不哀
325 20 shé snake 龜長於蛇
326 20 xiū to decorate / to embellish 謹修而身
327 20 to avoid / to shun 避席反走
328 20 zhǔ owner 請欲置之以為主
329 20 beard / mustache 闔胡嘗視其良
330 20 honor / reputation 是以終身無譽
331 20 guest / visitor 客指孔子曰
332 20 zuò to sit 休坐乎杏壇之上
333 20 end / final stage / latter part 係於末度
334 20 知者 zhī zhě the wise 巧者勞而知者憂
335 20 suì to comply with / to follow along 可謂稠適而上遂矣
336 20 bái white 以堅白
337 20 Jié Emperor Jie 豪桀相與笑之曰
338 19 yǒu friend / companion 無終始者為友
339 19 guī rules / regulations / customs / law 規不可以為圓
340 19 bèi to prepare / get ready 古之人其備乎
341 19 song / lyrics 生不歌
342 19 子路 zǐlù Zi Lu 子路
343 19 yún cloud 雲者為雨乎
344 19 chá to examine / to inquire / to inspect 天下多得一察焉以自好
345 19 tune / song 一曲之士也
346 19 zuò to do 周公作
347 19 之上 zhīshàng above 亂之上也
348 19 black ink / inkstick 不足謂墨
349 19 xùn to be buried with the dead / to die for a cause 小人殉財
350 19 gāo high / tall 聞將軍高義
351 19 fán ordinary / common 凡天下有三德
352 19 dìng to decide 待水波定
353 19 qiáng strong / powerful 強聒而不舍者也
354 19 列子 Lièzǐ Liezi 賓者以告列子
355 19 guāng light 形諜成光
356 19 jīn gold 金與木也
357 19 rich / wealthy 無恥者富
358 18 wèi Wei Dynasty 魏然而已矣
359 18 mēng to deceive / to cheat / to hoodwink / to knock unconscious 彭蒙
360 18 season / period 孔子與柳下季為友
361 18 yáng sheep / goat 犬可以為羊
362 18 shòu old age / long life 人上壽百歲
363 18 huǐ to destroy 毀古之禮樂
364 18 a river / a stream 潤河九里
365 18 ràng to allow / to permit / to yield / to concede 讓王
366 18 終身 zhōngshēn lifelong 是以終身無譽
367 18 日月 rì yuè the sun and moon 以日月為連璧
368 18 真人 zhēnrén an immortal 古之博大真人哉
369 18 hòu after / later 己獨取後
370 18 shèng divine / holy / sacred / ārya 聖有所生
371 18 to leave behind 此吾父母之遺德也
372 18 niú an ox / a cow / a bull 驪牛三
373 18 a scholar 祗三年而緩為儒
374 18 proper / suitable / appropriate 彼宜女與
375 18 pond / pool / marsh / swamp 山與澤平
376 18 ancient barbarian tribes 伯夷
377 18 jié festival / a special day 節用
378 18 四時 sì shí the four seasons 裹以四時
379 18 kǒng fearful / apprehensive 恐不愛人
380 18 kuáng insane / mad 狂狂汲汲
381 17 lǎo old / aged / elderly / aging 老弱孤寡為意
382 17 gōu hook character stroke 任公子為大鉤巨緇
383 17 Emperor Yu 禹有
384 17 a door 闔胡嘗視其良
385 17 wěi to delegate / to commission 委之以財而觀其仁
386 17 contrary / opposite / backwards / upside down 今漁者杖拏逆立
387 17 several 道幾矣
388 17 wéi to surround / to encircle / to corral 鑿不圍枘
389 17 固有 gùyǒu inherent 物固有所然
390 17 jiā house / home / residence 單千金之家
391 17 huǒ fire / flame 火不熱
392 17 qiè to steal / to usurp / to encroach on / to endanger 竊待於下風
393 17 wilderness 與蚩尤戰於涿鹿之野
394 17 shǒu head 齊萬物以為首
395 17 disease / sickness / ailment 鏃矢之疾而有不行不止之時
396 17 qīng clear / pure / clean 寂乎若清
397 17 chén Chen 圍於陳
398 17 jiē to join 接萬物以別宥為始
399 17 shì room / bedroom 故田荒室露
400 17 xíng punishment / penalty 古者謂之遁天之刑
401 16 之所以 zhī suǒyǐ the reason why 吾請釋吾之所有而經子之所以
402 16 xún to follow / to adhere to / to abide by 己之大循
403 16 不受 bùshòu to not accept 弟不受兄之教
404 16 在於 zàiyú in / consist of 其在於
405 16 suì age 六十九歲矣
406 16 zhào to call together / to summon / to convene 秦王有病召醫
407 16 supreme ruler / emperor 舜為帝而雍
408 16 shū father's younger brother 食以芻叔
409 16 xiāng village / township 而甘冥乎無何有之鄉
410 16 jīng to go through / to experience 墨經
411 16 qīng light / not heavy 使人輕乎貴老
412 16 無用 wúyòng useless / worthless 無用知之累
413 16 liáng a bridge 尾生與女子期於梁下
414 16 method / way 以法為分
415 16 wèi to fear / to dread 困畏不若人
416 16 chú \N 南榮趎蹴然正坐曰
417 16 to cry / to weep / to wail 哭而非哭
418 16 yuán source / origin 皆原於一
419 16 jiāo to deliver / to turn over / to pay 須眉交白
420 16 jīng to be surprised / to be frightened / to be scared 吾驚焉
421 16 lóng dragon 朱泙漫學屠龍於支離益
422 16 bitterness / bitter flavor 南方之墨者苦獲
423 16 道德 dàodé moral / morality / ethics 道德不一
424 16 seven 天子棺槨七重
425 16 kuī to lose 而不可以虧
426 16 yóu to swim 顏成子游謂東郭子綦曰
427 16 guān an office 官治其職
428 16 zài to carry / to convey / to load / to hold 天能覆之而不能載之
429 16 若然 ruòrán if / if so 夫若然者
430 15 名為 míngwèi to be called 以名為表
431 15 dark gray 王謂司馬子綦曰
432 15 chí to go quickly or swiftly 忽然無異騏驥之馳過隙也
433 15 earth / soil / dirt 有土之君與
434 15 cái money / wealth / riches / valuables 委之以財而觀其仁
435 15 jiàn mean / low / base 以賤其親
436 15 不得已 bù déyǐ have no choice but to 而緣不得已
437 15 shī the practice of selfless giving / dāna 施存雄而無術
438 15 shū book
439 15 無形 wúxíng formless / invisible 芴漠無形
440 15 顏回 Yán Huí Yan Hui 顏回為御
441 15 之中 zhīzhōng inside 我知天下之中央
442 15 shāng commerce / trade 宋人有曹商者
443 15 shuāi to weaken / to decline 國衰
444 15 tuī to push / to shove 推而後行
445 15 píng flat / level / smooth 山與澤平
446 15 to walk on / to tread 願望履幕下
447 15 chéng honesty / sincerity 夫內誠不解
448 15 不成 bùchéng unsuccessful 子路欲殺衛君而事不成
449 15 wèi position / location / place 四者離位而亂莫大焉
450 15 interest 蕃息畜藏
451 15 service 由得為役久矣
452 15 eight 窮有八極
453 15 yán color 魯哀公問於顏闔曰
454 15 wing 搏幣而扶翼
455 15 a cliff / a precipice 無端崖之辭
456 15 調 tiáo to harmonize 以調海內
457 15 壺子 húzǐ Huzi 歸以告壺子
458 15 大王 dàwáng king 使臣上說大王而逆王意
459 15 chí to grasp / to hold 右手持頤以聽
460 15 shì to rely upon 恃之則亡
461 15 yùn to move / to transport / to use / to apply 其運無乎不在
462 15 不同 bùtóng different / distinct / not the same 而倍譎不同
463 14 hòu thick 無厚不可積也
464 14 machine 執而圓機
465 14 Tu 其塗隩矣
466 14 bài to bow / to pay respect to 再拜而進
467 14 tàn to sigh 孔子愀然而歎
468 14 yāo to die prematurely 雖有壽夭
469 14 níng Nanjing 惠施不能以此自寧
470 14 táo to escape / to run away / to flee 逃乎丹穴
471 14 to butcher / to slaughter / to massacre 朱泙漫學屠龍於支離益
472 14 zhēng to march / to travel on a long journey 九徵至
473 14 yōng ordinary / normal 其於物也何庸
474 14 之外 zhīwài outside / excluding 予又且復遊於六合之外
475 14 to record 以約為紀
476 14 chéng to fill 君亦必無盛鶴列於麗譙之間
477 14 Xu 徐而不費
478 14 guǎ few 寡能備於天地之美
479 14 滿 mǎn full 則戶外之屨滿矣
480 14 xiào to be filial 事親則慈孝
481 14 jué to decide / to determine / to judge 以稽為決
482 14 chēng to call / to address 稱神明之容
483 14 chuán to transmit 舊法世傳之史尚多有之
484 14 róng glory / honor 中民之士榮官
485 14 shěn to examine / to investigate / to analyze to judge 子審仁義之間
486 14 líng agile / nimble 復靈以生
487 14 quē be short of / to lack 齧缺遇許由
488 14 奈何 nàihé to deal with / to cope 奈何
489 14 yīn cloudy / overcast 不知處陰以休影
490 14 wěi false / fake / forged / bogus 今使民離實學偽
491 14 xiàn county 可謂無所縣其罪乎
492 14 無人 wú rén unmanned / uninhabited 無人道也
493 14 skill / ability / talent 猶百家眾技也
494 14 to defend / to resist 夫子所御杖
495 14 chè to pervade / to penetrate 目徹為明
496 13 xiàng figure / image / appearance 體不待象而安之
497 13 affairs / business / matter / activity 勞者之務也
498 13 to calculate / to compute / to count 計之利
499 13 所為 suǒwèi what one does / doings 世俗之所為也
500 13 lín a wood / a forest / a grove 孔子遊乎緇帷之林

Frequencies of all Words

Top 500

Rank Frequency Chinese Pinyin English Usage
1 2884 zhī him / her / them / that 天下之治方術者多矣
2 1965 ér and / as well as / but (not) / yet (not) 其明而在數度者
3 1682 also / too 其數一二三四是也
4 1063 his / hers / its / theirs 皆以其有為不可加矣
5 1026 zhě used after a verb to indicate a person who does the action 天下之治方術者多矣
6 970 yuē to speak / to say
7 821 so as to / in order to 皆以其有為不可加矣
8 805 expresses question or doubt 果惡乎在
9 743 not / no 不離於宗
10 734 in / at 皆原於一
11 637 wèi for / to 以天為宗
12 579 yǒu is / are / to exist 皆有以養
13 501 rén person / people / a human being 謂之至人
14 469 no 無乎不在
15 453 otherwise / but / however 其行則非也
16 438 final particle 天下之治方術者多矣
17 420 I 吾驚焉
18 412 and 不與先王同
19 359 child / son 鄧陵子之屬
20 358 zhī to know 不謀於知
21 318 a man / a male adult 悲夫
22 281 purposely / intentionally / deliberately / knowingly 故曰
23 272 shì is / are / am / to be 其數一二三四是也
24 269 ruò to seem / to be like / as 若飄風之還
25 259 fēi not / non- / un- 非樂
26 255 天下 tiānxià China 天下
27 252 suǒ measure word for houses, small buildings and institutions 而所言之韙不免於非
28 242 wèi to call 謂之天人
29 225 dào way / road / path 以道為門
30 224 yán to speak / to say / said 而所言之韙不免於非
31 224 thing / matter 不飾於物
32 206 this / these 此之謂小同異
33 205 tiān day 以天為宗
34 202 rán correct / right / certainly 薰然慈仁
35 199 yān where / how 天下多得一察焉以自好
36 191 big / great / huge / large / major 小大精粗
37 188 I / me / my 我必得活哉
38 184 jiàn to see 見侮不辱
39 182 de potential marker 天下多得一察焉以自好
40 169 shēng to be born / to give birth 聖有所生
41 168 xíng to walk / to move 以禮為行
42 166 Germany 以德為本
43 165 wén to hear 禽滑釐聞其風而說之
44 165 xié demonic / iniquitous / nefarious / evil 子豈治其痔邪
45 164 不知 bùzhī do not know 知不知
46 163 one 皆原於一
47 155 what / where / which 神何由降
48 150 使 shǐ to make / to cause 使人憂
49 148 néng can / able 搢紳先生多能明之
50 146 jiāng will / shall (future tense) 道術將為天下裂
51 146 wèn to ask 問天地所以不墜不陷
52 145 naturally / of course / certainly 天下多得一察焉以自好
53 144 jīn today / modern / present / current / this / now 今墨子獨生不歌
54 140 that / those 彼其充實不可以已
55 138 xīn heart 反天下之心
56 137 qiě moreover / also 必且有感
57 134 jūn sovereign / monarch / lord / gentleman / ruler 有土之君與
58 133 to die 死無服
59 133 zāi exclamatory particle 我必得活哉
60 132 è evil / vice 果惡乎在
61 132 xíng appearance 而形勞天下也如此
62 128 zhì to / until 其行適至是而止
63 125 also / too 田駢亦然
64 125 以為 yǐwéi to believe / to think / to consider / to assume 以為法式
65 121 can / may / permissible 知萬物皆有所可
66 120 xiāng each other / one another / mutually 百官以此相齒
67 116 yòu again / also 又好學而博
68 114 already / afterwards 已齒
69 114 其所 qísuǒ its place / one's appointed place / the place for that 天下之人各為其所欲焉以自為方
70 111 聖人 shèngrén an ancient sage / an ancient saint 謂之聖人
71 107 不可 bù kě cannot / should not / must not / forbidden / prohibited 皆以其有為不可加矣
72 105 不能 bù néng cannot / must not / should not 不能相通
73 102 萬物 wànwù all living things 育萬物
74 101 shǐ beginning / start 接萬物以別宥為始
75 101 you / thou 則汝何為驚已
76 97 夫子 fūzǐ master 吾恐烏鳶之食夫子也
77 96 jiē all / each and every / in all cases 皆以其有為不可加矣
78 95 desire 天下之人各為其所欲焉以自為方
79 95 shì matter / thing / item 以事為常
80 95 mín the people / citizen / subjects 民之理也
81 94 certainly / must / will / necessarily 必不合矣
82 93 to enter 及其牽而入於太廟
83 93 wáng Wang 王有所成
84 93 xià next 上說下教
85 91 天地 tiān dì heaven and earth / the world 醇天地
86 90 chéng to finish / to complete / to accomplish / to succeed 王有所成
87 87 yóu to swim 上與造物者遊
88 85 yóu also / as if / still 猶百家眾技也
89 85 孔子 Kǒngzi Confucius 孔子曰
90 83 self 己之大循
91 82 fāng square / quadrilateral / one side 天下之人各為其所欲焉以自為方
92 82 shàng top / a high position 上說下教
93 81 wàng to forget / neglect / to miss / to omit 不忘天下
94 81 fǎn reverse / opposite / wrong side out or up 百家往而不反
95 81 莊子 Zhuāng Zǐ Zhuang Zi 莊子曰
96 80 nǎi thus / so / therefore / then / only / thereupon 客乃笑而還行
97 78 shì to match 其行適至是而止
98 77 chū to go out / to leave 明何由出
99 77 happy / glad / cheerful / joyful 以樂為和
100 77 shēn human body / torso 不以身假物
101 76 suī although / even though 墨子雖能獨任
102 74 sān three 其數一二三四是也
103 73 do not 至於莫之是
104 73 zhì to rule / to govern / to manage / to control 天下之治方術者多矣
105 72 to give 予也
106 72 shuō to say / said / to speak / to talk / speaks 禽滑釐聞其風而說之
107 71 to go 其去王也遠矣
108 71 qiū Confucius 丘不肖
109 71 yòng to use / to apply 時有所用
110 71 míng measure word for people 而欲以勝人為名
111 70 what? / where? / why? 奚方而反
112 70 míng bright / brilliant 明何由出
113 70 qiú to request 人皆求福
114 69 shī to lose 得焉者失
115 69 guān to look at / to watch / to observe 不見觀
116 69 無為 wúwèi to let things take their own course 無為也而笑巧
117 69 huà to make into / to change into / to transform 其應於化而解於物也
118 69 wǎng to go (in a direction) 百家往而不反
119 68 zhǐ to stop / to halt 人我之養畢足而止
120 67 duō over / indicates a number greater than the number preceding it 天下之治方術者多矣
121 67 shú which 何相孰也
122 65 lái to come 其來不蛻
123 65 wèi Eighth earthly branch 未敗墨子道
124 64 shì a generation 舊法世傳之史尚多有之
125 63 yáo Yao 堯有
126 63 zhōng middle 其言也不中
127 63 xìng gender 性服忠信
128 62 tóng like / same / similar 不與先王同
129 62 chù a place / location / a spot / a point 以與世俗處
130 62 wài outside 是故內聖外王之道
131 61 qióng poor / destitute / impoverished 南方無窮而有窮
132 61 仲尼 Zhòng Ní Zhong Ni 吾以仲尼為貞幹
133 61 ancient / old / palaeo- 古之所謂道術者
134 61 shuǐ water 其動若水
135 61 不得 bùdé must not / may not / not be allowed / cannot 先生恐不得飽
136 60 day of the month / a certain day 日取其半
137 60 different / other 不異
138 60 shàn virtuous / wholesome / benevolent / well-disposed 不擇善否
139 60 shì a gentleman / a knight 魯之士
140 60 residence / dwelling 澹然獨與神明居
141 59 alone / independent / single / sole 墨子雖能獨任
142 59 shén divine / mysterious / magical / supernatural 神何由降
143 58 mìng life 命之曰
144 58 仁義 rén yì benevolence and righteousness 仁義多責
145 57 shí food / food and drink 夫漿特為食羹之貨
146 56 xiǎo small / tiny / insignificant 小大精粗
147 55 biàn to dispute / to debate / to argue / to discuss 同異之辯相訾
148 54 zài in / at 果惡乎在
149 54 guó a country / a state / a kingdom 身勞於國而知盡於事
150 54 不足 bùzú insufficient / lacking / deficiency / not enough / inadequate / not worth 不足謂墨
151 54 nián year 祗三年而緩為儒
152 54 shí time / a period of time 時有所用
153 54 不為 bùwéi to not do 君子不為苛察
154 53 even / equal / uniform 齊萬物以為首
155 53 and 以樂為和
156 52 而後 érhòu after that / then 將薄知而後鄰傷之者也
157 52 gain / advantage / benefit 墨子汎愛兼利而非鬥
158 52 soil / ground / land 地能載之而不能覆之
159 52 zhèng upright / straight 正考父一命而傴
160 52 dialect / language / speech 語心之容
161 51 yīn because 因以是窮
162 51 luàn chaotic / disorderly 亂之上也
163 51 devoid of content / void / false / empty / vain 己獨取虛
164 50 所謂 suǒwèi so-called 古之所謂道術者
165 50 guò to cross / to go over / to pass 動靜無過
166 49 sufficient / enough 人我之養畢足而止
167 49 shì to look at / to see 闔胡嘗視其良
168 49 qīn relatives 以賤其親
169 49 idea 老弱孤寡為意
170 49 to secure / to be safe / to safeguard / to stabilize / to become solid 固不愛己
171 49 chén minister / statesman / official 使臣上說大王而逆王意
172 48 yǎng to raise / to bring up (children, animals) / to give birth 皆有以養
173 48 所以 suǒyǐ therefore / as a result / so 問天地所以不墜不陷
174 48 měi beautiful 判天地之美
175 47 zhòng many / numerous 猶百家眾技也
176 47 to leave / to depart / to go away / to part 不離於宗
177 47 yīng should / ought 其應若響
178 46 gōng public/ common / state-owned 公而不當
179 46 老聃 Lǎo Dān Lao Zi / Lao Tze 老聃聞其風而悅之
180 46 cún to exist / to survive 施存雄而無術
181 46 shǔ to count 其數一二三四是也
182 46 horse 馬有卵
183 46 Shùn Emperor Shun 舜有
184 46 again / more / repeatedly 孔子復通曰
185 45 可以 kěyǐ can / may / possible / able to 苟可以免
186 45 easy / simple
187 45 shì clan / a branch of a lineage 鄭人緩也呻吟裘氏之地
188 45 kuàng moreover / how much the more 而況於萬乘之主乎
189 45 qíng feeling / emotion 達生之情者傀
190 45 female / feminine 彼宜女與
191 45 meaning / sense 以義為理
192 43 guì expensive / costly / valuable 曰愈貴
193 43 huàn to suffer from a misfortune 無建己之患
194 43 quán perfect 察古人之全
195 43 wěi yes 唯真人能之
196 42 jiàn sword / dagger / saber 說劍
197 42 dòng to move / to act 其動若水
198 42 shā to kill / to murder / to slaughter 武王殺紂
199 42 yóu follow / from / it is for...to 神何由降
200 42 nán south 越之南是也
201 42 有所 yǒusuǒ somewhat / to some extent 聖有所生
202 42 yáng sun 盜跖乃方休卒徒太山之陽
203 42 zhōng end / finish / conclusion 曲終而招子貢
204 42 ěr ear 皆愚陋恆民之謂耳
205 42 而已 éryǐ that is all 至於若無知之物而已
206 42 such as / for example / for instance 如而夫者
207 41 five 諸侯五重
208 41 fish 為魚鱉所食
209 41 dào to rob / to steal 盜跖
210 41 nèi inside / interior 是故內聖外王之道
211 41 tōng to go through / to open 決江河而通四夷九州也
212 40 shī teacher 不師知慮
213 40 未嘗 wèi cháng not yet once / not yet 未嘗有罪
214 40 xiān first 人皆取先
215 40 先生 xiānsheng Mr. / sir / mister / teacher / title of respect / gentleman 搢紳先生多能明之
216 39 jìn to the greatest extent / utmost 未之盡者
217 39 足以 zúyǐ sufficient to / so much so that 莫足以歸
218 39 zhēn real / true / genuine 不離於真
219 39 rén a kernel / a pit 以仁為恩
220 39 to resemble / to similar to to 似有道者
221 38 wood / lumber 金與木也
222 38 qǐng to ask / to inquire 請欲置之以為主
223 38 guǒ a result / a consequence 果惡乎在
224 38 shí real / true 以空虛不毀萬物為實
225 38 clothes / dress / garment 死無服
226 38 ān calm / still / quiet / peaceful 聖人安其所安
227 37 apprentice / disciple 相里勤之弟子五侯之徒
228 37 zhōu Zhou Dynasty 太子何以教周
229 37 cháng always / ever / often / frequently / constantly 以事為常
230 37 chéng to mount / to climb onto 而況於萬乘之主乎
231 37 to stand 立有間
232 37 past / former times 昔者禹之湮洪水
233 37 shēng sound 是窮響以聲
234 37 君子 jūnzi junzi / a nobleman / a person of noble character / a person of virtue / sovereign 謂之君子
235 36 gǎn bold / brave 孰敢不軌
236 36 cóng from 而從車百乘者
237 36 黃帝 Huáng Dì The Yellow Emperor 黃帝有
238 35 是以 shìyǐ therefore / thus / so / hence 是以終身無譽
239 35 běn measure word for books 以德為本
240 35 shān a mountain / a hill / a peak 山與澤平
241 35 words / speech / expression / phrase / dialog 以觭偶不仵之辭相應
242 35 bēi sadness / sorrow / grief 悲夫
243 35 子曰 zǐyuē Confucius says 其父謂其子曰
244 35 shǎo few 其自為太少
245 35 gào to tell / to say / said / told 賓者以告列子
246 34 shén what 沐甚雨
247 34 dài to treat / to entertain / to receive guests 竊待於下風
248 34 zhǎng director / chief / head / elder 皆有所長
249 34 no 莊子弗受
250 34 yōu to worry / to be concerned 使人憂
251 34 未始 wèishǐ not necessarily / may not turn out to be / maybe not 夫聖人未始有天
252 34 wáng to die 芴乎若亡
253 33 不然 bùrán or else / otherwise / if not 不然
254 33 láo to toil 而形勞天下也如此
255 33 若是 ruòshì if 若是
256 33 cáng to hide 蕃息畜藏
257 33 shǒu to defend / to protect / to guard / to keep safe 守其雌
258 33 hǎo good 天下多得一察焉以自好
259 33 róng to hold / to contain / to allow / to permit 稱神明之容
260 33 nán difficult / arduous / hard 勿言難
261 32 to abandon / to relinquish / to discard / to throw away 棄知去己
262 32 to take / to get / to fetch 雖天下不取
263 32 yuǎn far / distant 其去王也遠矣
264 32 fēng wind 禽滑釐聞其風而說之
265 32 是非 shìfēi right and wrong 不譴是非
266 32 four 其數一二三四是也
267 32 èr two 二人俱對
268 32 之間 zhījiān between / among 子審仁義之間
269 32 bìng ailment / sickness / illness / disease 除病瘦
270 31 shòu to suffer / to be subjected to 受天下之垢
271 31 father's elder brother / uncle 伯夷
272 31 guī to go back / to return 莫足以歸
273 31 jīng essence 不離於精
274 31 huò to confuse / to mislead / to baffle 皆以利惑其真而強反其情性
275 31 lèi to be tired 夫不累於俗
276 31 anger / rage / fury 其道不怒
277 31 biàn to change / to alter 客悽然變容曰
278 31 Shandong 魯之士
279 31 然而 ránér however / yet / but 魏然而已矣
280 31 extremely / very 以自苦為極
281 30 huí to go back / to return 回有郭外之田五十畝
282 30 何以 héyǐ why 何以加此
283 30 niǎo bird 東海有鳥焉
284 30 yuàn to hope / to wish / to desire 皆願為之尸
285 30 為人 wéirén behavior / personal conduct 其為人太多
286 30 to attain / to reach 有順懁而達
287 30 qián front 日夜相擊於前
288 30 不見 bújiàn to not see 不幸不見天地之純
289 30 mèng a dream 其父夢之
290 30 an item 目不見
291 30 popular / common 夫不累於俗
292 30 zhí to tread 盜跖
293 29 何謂 héwèi what is the meaning of 何謂中德
294 29 治天下 zhì tiānxià to rule all under Heaven 未暇治天下也
295 29 móu to plan / to scheme 不謀於知
296 29 無有 wú yǒu there is not 建之以常無有
297 29 shě to give 舍是與非
298 29 to die 卒以善辯為名
299 29 jiāo to teach / to educate / to instruct 以此教人
300 29 jìng still / calm 其靜若鏡
301 29 gas / vapour / fumes 大王安坐定氣
302 28 相與 xiāngyǔ each other 豪桀相與笑之曰
303 28 guǐ a ghost / spirit of dead 若告我以鬼事
304 28 fēn to separate / to divide into parts 以法為分
305 28 雖然 suīrán although / even though 雖然
306 28 tīng to listen 右手持頤以聽
307 28 然則 ránzé then / in that case 然則廁足而墊之
308 28 bǎi one hundred 益車百乘
309 28 cháng to taste 概乎皆嘗有聞者也
310 28 jìn to enter 再拜而進
311 28 mén door / gate / doorway / gateway 以道為門
312 28 zài again / once more / re- / second / another 士再重
313 27 shùn to obey 順於兵
314 27 xiū to rest 不若休之
315 27 諸侯 zhū hóu the feudal lords 諸侯五重
316 27 zhēng to compete / to struggle / to fight / to contend / to strive 是以足而不爭
317 27 xìn to believe / to trust 急與之期而觀其信
318 27 reason / logic / truth 以義為理
319 27 zhì sign / mark / flag 以道志
320 27 zhòng heavy 天子棺槨七重
321 27 propriety / social custom / manners / courtesy / etiquette 以禮為行
322 27 to arise / to get up 孔子推琴而起曰
323 27 zhí straight 非直九重之淵也
324 27 inside / interior 相里勤之弟子五侯之徒
325 27 chē a vehicle 其書五車
326 26 hài to injure / to harm to 為天下害
327 26 子貢 Zǐ Gòng Zi Gong 曲終而招子貢
328 26 hair 鬱而不發
329 26 sàng to lose / to die 處喪則悲哀
330 26 弟子 dìzi disciple / follower / student 相里勤之弟子五侯之徒
331 26 xiào to smile / to laugh 謑髁無任而笑天下之尚賢也
332 26 zūn to honor / to respect 見賢不尊
333 26 father 正考父一命而傴
334 26 to reach 賢人之所不能及
335 26 不可以 bù kě yǐ may not 恐其不可以為聖人之道
336 26 於是 yúshì thereupon / as a result / consequently / thus / hence 於是文王不出宮三月
337 26 惠子 Huì Zǐ Hui Zi 莊子謂惠子曰
338 26 to join / to combine 以聏合驩
339 26 dài dangerous / perilous 殆哉圾乎
340 26 jiě to loosen / to unfasten / to untie 其應於化而解於物也
341 26 gōng merit 彼將任我以事而效我以功
342 26 to be fond of / to like 昔趙文王喜劍
343 25 是故 shìgù therefore / so / consequently 是故內聖外王之道
344 25 huò or / either / else 或聘於莊子
345 25 不敢 bùgǎn to not dare 外不敢獨行
346 25 dāng to be / to act as / to serve as 莊子當能
347 25 sòng Song dynasty 宋鈃
348 24 kǒu measure word for people, pigs, and kitcheware 能勝人之口
349 24 shí ten 吾嘗食於十漿
350 24 zhǐ to point 指不至
351 24 道者 dàozhě a devotee / a practioner / a follower / a monk 而況有道者乎
352 24 至人 zhìrén fully realized human being / sage / saint 彼至人者
353 24 shèng to beat / to win / to conquer 能勝人之口
354 24 莫不 mò bù none doesn't / there is none who isn't 物莫不然
355 24 rèn to bear / to undertake 墨子雖能獨任
356 24 hóu marquis / lord 相里勤之弟子五侯之徒
357 24 zhū all / many / various 三命而名諸父
358 24 liú to flow / to spread / to circulate 流豕
359 24 liù six 形有六府
360 24 至於 zhìyú as for / as to say / speaking of 至於若無知之物而已
361 24 無窮 wúqióng endless / inexhaustible 南方無窮而有窮
362 24 increase / benefit 益之以怪
363 23 ài to love 墨子汎愛兼利而非鬥
364 23 míng dark 而甘冥乎無何有之鄉
365 23 陰陽 yīn yáng Yin and Yang 以道陰陽
366 23 tián field / farmland 田駢
367 23 yuān a gulf / an abyss 其子沒於淵
368 23 a human or animal body 安體
369 23 wén writing / text 尹文聞其風而悅之
370 23 to lift / to hold up / to raise 舉足愈數而跡愈多
371 23 to allow / to permit
372 23 不亦 bùyì is that not also? 不亦悲乎
373 23 xué to study / to learn 學於彭蒙
374 23 color 雜之以處而觀其色
375 23 sàn to scatter / to break up / to disperse / to adjourn 其數散於天下而設於中國者
376 23 suí to follow 達大命者隨
377 22 zǒu to walk / to go / to move 跣而走
378 22 shāng to injure / to wound / to be injured 將薄知而後鄰傷之者也
379 22 zhī a branch / a twig 冠枝木之冠
380 22 to cut down 擅相攘伐
381 22 之至 zhīzhì extremely 謂之至人
382 22 老子 lǎozǐ Laozi 至於梁而遇老子
383 22 lùn to comment / to discuss 論以刑德
384 22 clothes / clothing 使後世之墨者多以裘褐為衣
385 22 zào to make / to build / to manufacture 上與造物者遊
386 22 xián virtuous / worthy 謑髁無任而笑天下之尚賢也
387 22 yǐn to hide / to conceal 其隱巖穴也
388 22 jiǔ nine 禹親自操稿耜而九雜天下之川
389 22 qiǎo opportune / coincidental / as it happens / timely 無為也而笑巧
390 22 shēn deep 以深為根
391 22 tāng soup 湯有
392 22 wàn ten thousand 而況於萬乘之主乎
393 21 chǔ state of Chu
394 21 jiù right away 夫子休就舍
395 21 shí a rock / a stone 取石來鍛之
396 21 guǎng wide / large / vast 以寓言為廣
397 21 死生 sǐshēng life or death / critical (event) 而下與外死生
398 21 stupid / doltish / foolish / ignorant 而愚者恃其所見入於人
399 21 liǎng two 趣物而不兩
400 21 to associate with / be near 先生不羞而比之服役
401 21 already / since 先生既來
402 21 寡人 guǎ rén the lone one / a ruler's way of refering to himself 子欲何以教寡人
403 21 zhōu boat / ship 汎若不繫之舟
404 21 sāng mulberry tree 桑以為樞而甕牖
405 21 zhí to implement / to carry out / to execute a plan 執轡三失
406 21 bīng soldier / troops 禁攻寢兵
407 21 xián liesure 夫子行不閒
408 21 to happen upon / to meet with by chance 遇伯昏瞀人
409 21 天子 tiānzǐ the rightful Emperor / the Son of Heaven 天子棺槨七重
410 21 zuì crime / sin / vice 子之罪大極重
411 21 to store 以有積為不足
412 20 to hasten / to hurry / to be attracted to 莊子入殿門不趨
413 20 feeble 而不敖倪於萬物
414 20 āi to be sad / to be mournful / to be pitiful 故強哭者雖悲不哀
415 20 no 民其无如矣
416 20 shé snake 龜長於蛇
417 20 xiū to decorate / to embellish 謹修而身
418 20 to avoid / to shun 避席反走
419 20 zhǔ owner 請欲置之以為主
420 20 beard / mustache 闔胡嘗視其良
421 20 honor / reputation 是以終身無譽
422 20 guest / visitor 客指孔子曰
423 20 zuò to sit 休坐乎杏壇之上
424 20 end / final stage / latter part 係於末度
425 20 知者 zhī zhě the wise 巧者勞而知者憂
426 20 suì to comply with / to follow along 可謂稠適而上遂矣
427 20 bái white 以堅白
428 20 Jié Emperor Jie 豪桀相與笑之曰
429 19 yǒu friend / companion 無終始者為友
430 19 guī rules / regulations / customs / law 規不可以為圓
431 19 有人 yǒurén a person / anyone / someone 今且有人於此
432 19 無不 wúbù not lacking 無不賓服而聽從君命者矣
433 19 bèi to prepare / get ready 古之人其備乎
434 19 song / lyrics 生不歌
435 19 子路 zǐlù Zi Lu 子路
436 19 yún cloud 雲者為雨乎
437 19 chá to examine / to inquire / to inspect 天下多得一察焉以自好
438 19 tune / song 一曲之士也
439 19 zuò to do 周公作
440 19 之上 zhīshàng above 亂之上也
441 19 black ink / inkstick 不足謂墨
442 19 xùn to be buried with the dead / to die for a cause 小人殉財
443 19 yuè more 今日適越而昔來
444 19 do not 勿言難
445 19 可謂 kěwèi it could even be said 可謂至極
446 19 gāo high / tall 聞將軍高義
447 19 fán ordinary / common 凡天下有三德
448 19 dìng to decide 待水波定
449 19 qiáng strong / powerful 強聒而不舍者也
450 19 列子 Lièzǐ Liezi 賓者以告列子
451 19 guāng light 形諜成光
452 19 jīn gold 金與木也
453 19 rich / wealthy 無恥者富
454 18 wèi Wei Dynasty 魏然而已矣
455 18 mēng to deceive / to cheat / to hoodwink / to knock unconscious 彭蒙
456 18 season / period 孔子與柳下季為友
457 18 yáng sheep / goat 犬可以為羊
458 18 shòu old age / long life 人上壽百歲
459 18 shàng still / yet / to value 舊法世傳之史尚多有之
460 18 huǐ to destroy 毀古之禮樂
461 18 a river / a stream 潤河九里
462 18 以此 yǐcǐ hence 百官以此相齒
463 18 ràng to allow / to permit / to yield / to concede 讓王
464 18 how can it be that? 子豈治其痔邪
465 18 終身 zhōngshēn lifelong 是以終身無譽
466 18 日月 rì yuè the sun and moon 以日月為連璧
467 18 真人 zhēnrén an immortal 古之博大真人哉
468 18 不若 bùruò not as good as 不若休之
469 18 hòu after / later 己獨取後
470 18 shèng divine / holy / sacred / ārya 聖有所生
471 18 to leave behind 此吾父母之遺德也
472 18 niú an ox / a cow / a bull 驪牛三
473 18 bìng and / furthermore / also 天地並與
474 18 a scholar 祗三年而緩為儒
475 18 proper / suitable / appropriate 彼宜女與
476 18 pond / pool / marsh / swamp 山與澤平
477 18 ancient barbarian tribes 伯夷
478 18 jié festival / a special day 節用
479 18 entirely / without exception 俱誦
480 18 四時 sì shí the four seasons 裹以四時
481 18 kǒng fearful / apprehensive 恐不愛人
482 18 kuáng insane / mad 狂狂汲汲
483 18 duì to / toward 不慮而對
484 17 lǎo old / aged / elderly / aging 老弱孤寡為意
485 17 gōu hook character stroke 任公子為大鉤巨緇
486 17 Emperor Yu 禹有
487 17 a door 闔胡嘗視其良
488 17 wěi to delegate / to commission 委之以財而觀其仁
489 17 contrary / opposite / backwards / upside down 今漁者杖拏逆立
490 17 several 道幾矣
491 17 wéi to surround / to encircle / to corral 鑿不圍枘
492 17 固有 gùyǒu inherent 物固有所然
493 17 jiā house / home / residence 單千金之家
494 17 huǒ fire / flame 火不熱
495 17 qiè to steal / to usurp / to encroach on / to endanger 竊待於下風
496 17 wilderness 與蚩尤戰於涿鹿之野
497 17 shǒu head 齊萬物以為首
498 17 disease / sickness / ailment 鏃矢之疾而有不行不止之時
499 17 qīng clear / pure / clean 寂乎若清
500 17 久矣 jiǔyǐ already for a long time 夫明之不勝神也久矣

People, places

and other proper nouns

Simplified Traditional Pinyin English
哀公 哀公 āigōng Aigong / Lord Ai
爱民 愛民 àimín Aimin
安藏 ān zàng An Zang
安化 ānhuà Anhua
八德 bā dé Eight Virtues
bǎi
  1. cypress / cedar
  2. Berlin
  3. Bai
北方 běi fāng The North
北海 Běi Hǎi Bohai Sea
北门 北門 Běi mén North Gate
北极 北極 běijí north pole
彼得 bǐde Peter
比干 bìgān Bi Gan (Chinese god of wealth)
Bīn Bin
Bǐng Bing
渤海 Bó Hǎ Bohai Sea
伯昏 bóhūn Bohun
苍梧 蒼梧 Cāngwú Cangwu
曾子 céngzǐ Ceng Zi
常山 chángshān Changshan
成都 Chéngdū Chengdu
蚩尤 Chī Yóu Chi You
赤水 chìshuǐ Chishui
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
大通 Dà Tōng Da Tong reign
大观 大觀 dàguān Daguan
大和 Dàhé
  1. Yamato
  2. Dahe
dài Mount Tai
大匠 dàjiàng master craftsman / Han dynasty official title
大理 Dàlǐ Dali
大林 dàlín Dalin / Talin
大明 dàmíng
  1. the sun
  2. the moon
  3. Da Ming
  4. Da Ming reign
  5. Ming dynasty
大宁 大寧 dàníng Daning
大顺 大順 dàshùn Dashun
大同 Dàtóng
  1. Datong
  2. datong / Grand Unity
大夏 Dàxià Bactria
大祥 dàxiáng Daxiang
大冶 dàyě Daye
大运 大運 dàyùn
  1. Mandate of Heaven
  2. Grand Canal
dèng Deng
德仁 dérén Naruhito
dǒng
  1. Dong
  2. to supervise / to direct
东海 東海 Dōng Hǎi
  1. East China Sea
  2. Donghae
东门 東門 Dōng mén East Gate
东方 東方 dōngfāng The East / The Orient
东陵 東陵 dōnglíng
  1. Eastern tombs
  2. Dongling
法天 Fǎ Tiān Fa Tian
fén Fen
封人 fēngrén Duiren
伏羲 Fú Xī Fu Xi
伏犧氏 fú xī shì Fu Xi Shi
傅说 傅說 Fùshuō Fu Shuo
伏羲氏 fúxīshì Fuxi / Fu Hsi
告子 Gào Zǐ Gao Zi
gēng 7th heavenly stem
共工 gònggōng God of Water
公使 gōngshǐ minister / diplomat performing ambassadorial role in Qing times, before regular diplomatic relations
公孙龙 公孫龍 Gōngsūn Lóng Gongsun Long
公子 gōngzǐ son of an official / son of nobility / your son (honorific)
管仲 Guǎn Zhòng Guanzi / Guan Zhong
光曜 guāngyào Radiance / Pabhāvatī / Prabhāvatī
灌河 guànhé Guanhe
guì
  1. Guangxi
  2. cassia / cinnamon
  3. Gui
hàn
  1. Han Chinese
  2. Han Dynasty
  3. Milky Way
  4. Later Han Dynasty
  5. a man
  6. Chinese language
  7. Han River
hán
  1. Korea / South Korea
  2. State of Han
邯郸 邯鄲 Hándān Handan
汉阴 漢陰 hànyīn Hanyin
河伯 hébó name or river God associated with Yellow river
和静 和靜 Héjìng Hejing
合水 héshuǐ Heshui
黄帝 黃帝 Huáng Dì The Yellow Emperor
桓公 huángōng Huangong / Lord Huan
黄泉 黃泉 huángquán Yellow Springs
华山 華山 huàshān
  1. Huashan
  2. Huashan
惠子 Huì Zǐ Hui Zi
惠施 huìshī Hui Shi
壶子 壺子 húzǐ Huzi
  1. Hebei
  2. to hope
  3. Jizhou
建德 jiàndé Jiande
jiāng
  1. a large river
  2. Yangtze River
  3. Jiang
  4. Jiangsu
  5. Jiang
江海 jiānghǎi Jianghai
jiāo
  1. suburbs / outskirts
  2. Jiao
  3. Jiao
Jié Emperor Jie
jìn
  1. shanxi
  2. jin [dynasty]
  3. to move forward / to promote / to advance
  4. to raise
  5. Jin [state]
  6. Jin
晋国 晉國 Jìn Guó state of Jin
静居 靜居 Jìng Jū Jing Ju
九里 jiǔlǐ Liuli
箕子 jīzǐ Jizi
句践 句踐 jùjiàn Ju Jian
孔丘 Kǒng Qiū Confucius
孔子 Kǒngzi Confucius
会稽 會稽 Kuàijī Kuaiji Mountain
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
列御寇 列禦寇 liè yùkòu Lie Yukou
列子 Lièzǐ
  1. Liezi
  2. Liezi / Lie Yukou
六月 liùyuè June / the Sixth Month
lóu
  1. to wear
  2. Lou
  3. Lou
  1. Shandong
  2. Lu
  3. foolish / stupid / rash / vulgar
  4. the State of Lu
鲁哀公 魯哀公 lǔ āigōng Lu Aigong / Lord Ai
鲁国 魯國 Lǔguó Luguo
鲁君 魯君 Lǔjūn the lord of Lu
luò
  1. Luo
  2. Luo River
卢氏 盧氏 lúshì Lushi
吕梁 呂梁 lǚliáng Lüliang
孟子 Mèng Zǐ
  1. Mencius / Mengzi
  2. Mencius / Mengzi
明王 Míng Wáng Vidyaraja / Wisdom King
明仁 míngrén Akihito
墨翟 Mò Dí Mo Zi / Mo Di
墨子 Mò Zǐ Mo Zi
墨者 mòzhě Mohist / follower of Mohist school
南海 Nán Hǎi
  1. South China Sea
  2. Canton / Guangzhou
  3. Southern Ocean
南郭 nánguō Nanguo
南越 Nányuè Nanyue
暖暖 nuǎnnuǎn Nuannuan
女神 nǚshén Goddess
péng
  1. Peng
  2. Peng
彭阳 彭陽 Péngyáng Pengyang
彭祖 Péngzǔ Peng Zu
平陆 平陸 pínglù Pinglu
辟雍 pìyōng Piying
  1. Pu River
  2. Pu
齐国 齊國 Qí guó state of Qi
齐桓公 齊桓公 Qí Huán Gōng Duke Huan of Qi
齐物论 齊物論 qí wùlùn Qi Wulun
qín
  1. Shaanxi
  2. Qin Dynasty
  3. State of Qin
  4. Qin
秦穆公 qín mùgōng Duke Mu of Qin
清江 qīngjiāng Qingjiang
岐山 Qíshān Mount Qi
蘧伯玉 qú bóyù Qu Boyu
人大 Rén Dà
  1. National Peoples Congress (in China) / Great Hall of the People
  2. Renmin University of China
仁贤 仁賢 rénxián Bhadrika / Bhaddiya
忍性 rěnxìng Ninshō
容成氏 Róng Chéng Shì Rong Cheng Shi
  1. you / thou
  2. Ru River
  3. Ru
如观 如觀 Rú Guān Ru Guan
儒者 rúzhě Confucian
Shè She County
慎到 shèn dào Shen Dao
神农 神農 Shén Nóng Emperor Shen Nong
神龟 神龜 shénguī Shengui reign
师旷 師曠 Shī Kuàng Shi Kuang
史鰌 shǐ qiū Shi Qiu
世主 shì zhǔ Lord of the world / Brahmā
石城 shíchéng Shicheng
十月 shíyuè October / the Tenth Month
shǔ
  1. Sichuan
  2. Shu Kingdom
Shùn Emperor Shun
司命 Sī Mìng Overseer of Destiny
sòng
  1. Song dynasty
  2. Song
  3. Liu Song Dynasty
燧人 Suìrén Suiren
孙叔敖 孫叔敖 Sūn Shū áo Sun Shu ao
孙休 孫休 Sūn Xiū Sun Xiu
泰山 Tài Shān Mount Tai
太一 tài yī
  1. Great Unity
  2. Taiyi
  3. Taiyi
  4. Taiyi
太和 tàihé
  1. Taihe reign
  2. Taihe reign
太极 太極 Tàijí
  1. Absolute / Supreme Ultimate
  2. Taiji
太山 tàishān Taishan
天道 Tiān Dào Heavenly Realm / Deva Realm
天门 天門 tiānmén Tianmen
同德 tóngdé Tongde
Wèi
  1. Wei Dynasty
  2. State of Wei
  3. Cao Wei
  4. tall and big
卫灵公 衛靈公 wèi línggōng Duke Ling of Wei
魏文侯 wèi wénhóu Marquess Wen of Wei
卫东 衛東 wèidōng Weidong
尾生 wěishēng Wei Sheng
文王 Wén Wáng King Wen of Zhou
文公 wéngōng Wengong / Lord Wen of Lu
  1. Wu
  2. Jiangsu
  3. Wu
  4. Wu dialect
  5. Eastern Wu
  6. to speak loudly
无德 無德 Wú Dé Shan Zhao / Fenyang Wude
五帝 Wǔ Dì Five Emperors
武丁 Wǔ Dīng Wu Ding
武王 Wǔ Wáng Wu Wang / King Wu of Zhou
无忧 無憂 wú yōu No Suffering / Aśoka / Asoka / Ashoka
伍员 伍員 wǔ yuán Wu Yuan
伍子胥 wǔ zǐxū Wu Zixu
武侯 wǔhóu Wuhou
五月 wǔyuè May / the Fifth Month
  1. what? / where? / why?
  2. a slave / a servant
  3. Kumo Xi / Xi / Tatabi
  4. Kumo Xi / Xi / Tatabi
  5. Xi
西王母 Xī Wáng Mǔ Xi Wangmu / Queen Mother of the West
Xiàn Xian
襄城 xiāngchéng Xiangcheng
西北方 xīběi fāng northwest / northwestern
西江 Xījiāng Xijiang
西施 Xīshī Xishi
西藏 Xīzàng Tibet
  1. Xu
  2. slowly / gently
  3. Xu
  4. Xuzhou
轩辕氏 軒轅氏 xuānyuánshì Xuanyuanshi
学道 學道 xuédào examiner
颜回 顏回 Yán Huí Yan Hui
颜渊 顏淵 yányuān Yan Yuan
yáo Yao
羿 Yi
一乘 yī shèng ekayāna / one vehicle
Yǐng Ying
以太 yǐtài Ether-
伊尹 yīyǐn Yi Yin
义真 義真 yìzhēn Gishin
有巢氏 Yǒu Cháo Shì You Chao Shi
  1. Emperor Yu
  2. Yu
渔父 漁父 yúfù Yufu / The Fisherman
宰相 zǎixiàng chancellor / prime minister
曾参 曾參 Zēng Shēn Zeng Shen
zhào
  1. Zhao
  2. Zhao Dynasty
  3. State of Zhao
  4. to rush
  5. to visit
  6. Zhao
  7. to dig
赵国 趙國 Zhào Guó State of Zhao
昭王 Zhāo Wáng King Zhao of Zhou
zhèng
  1. Zheng
  2. Zheng
正德 Zhèngdé Emperor Zhengde
正平 zhèngpíng Zhengping reign
正生 zhèngshēng Zhengsheng
知礼 知禮 Zhī Lǐ Zhi Li
知藏 zhī zàng Librarian / Chief of Sutra Repository
至大 Zhìdà Zhida reign
至德 Zhìdé Zhide reign
至治 Zhìzhì Zhizhi reign
中国 中國 Zhōngguó
  1. China
  2. Middle Kingdom
中和 zhōnghé Zhonghe
中山 zhōngshān
  1. Dr Sun Yat-sen / Zhongshan, prefecture-level city in Guangdong, close to Sun Yat-sen's birthplace / Nakayama (Japanese surname)
  2. Zhongshan
  3. Nakayama
zhòu
  1. daytime
  2. Zhou
  3. Zhou
zhòu Emperor Zhou
周公 Zhōu Gōng Duke Zhou
祝融 Zhù Róng Zhu Rong
颛顼 顓頊 Zhuān xū Zhuan Xu
庄周 莊周 Zhuāng Zhōu Zhuang Zi / Zhuang Zhou
庄子 莊子 Zhuāng Zǐ Zhuang Zi
庄公 莊公 zhuānggōng Zhuanggong / Lord Zhuang
涿鹿 Zhuōlù Zhuolu
子贡 子貢 Zǐ Gòng Zi Gong
子张 子張 zǐ zhāng Zi Zhang
子产 子產 zǐchǎn Zi Chan
子路 zǐlù Zi Lu
zōu
  1. Zou
  2. Zou

Glossary

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

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