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fēi

  1. fēi adverb not / non- / un-
    Domain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: The pattern 非…不… is a pattern of double negation commonly used to emphasize a point.
  2. fēi noun Kangxi radical 175
    Domain: Radicals 部首
    Notes: Not (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7)
  3. fēi adjective untruthful
    Domain: Ethics 道德
  4. fēi adjective contrary to
    Domain: Function Words 虚词
  5. fēi verb not / to not have
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Negative copula used in noun predication in Literary Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 106). For example, 非我也,歲也。'It is not owing to me; it is owing to the year.' (Mengzi 1.3/2/8, translation by Legge)
  6. fēi verb to violate / to be contrary to
    Domain: Function Words 虚词
  7. fēi verb to blame / to rebuke
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonymous with 非难 in this sense.
  8. fēi verb to hate / to detest
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonymous with 讨厌 in this sense.
  9. fēi verb to ridicule / to mock
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonymous with 讥刺 in this sense.
  10. fēi verb to slander
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonymous with 诽 in this sense.
  11. fēi verb to avoid
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonymous with 躲开 in this sense.
  12. fēi verb must
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonymous with 必须 in this sense.
  13. fēi noun an error
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonymous with 错误 in this sense.
  14. fēi noun a problem / a question
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonymous with 问题 in this sense.
  15. fēi adjective evil
    Domain: Ethics 道德
    Notes: Synonymous with 邪 in this sense.
  16. fēi preposition besides / except / unless
    Domain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: Synonymous with 除了 in this sense. 非 in this sense acts in a subordinating function in Literary Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 154).

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《萬章章句下》 Commentary on Wan Zhang II 34
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《中庸章句》 Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean 32
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《盡心章句上》 Commentary on Jin Xin I 31
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《離婁章句上》 Commentary on Li Lou I 30
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《顏淵第十二》 Commentary on Yan Yuan XII 30
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《盡心章句下》 Commentary on Jin Xin II 28
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《雍也第六》 Commentary on Yong Ye VI 27
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang 27
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《公孫丑章句上》 Commentary on Gong Sun Chou I 27
Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies 26

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
2. 《為政》 Wei Zheng in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
5. 《公冶長》Gong Ye Chang in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
6. 《雍也》 Yong Ye in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 3
7. 《述而》 Shu Er in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
10. 《鄉黨》 Xiang Dang in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 15
《曲禮下》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 2 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 5
《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 12
後者 《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 9
《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 5
舉世 《內篇‧逍遙遊》 Inner Chapters - Enjoyment in Untroubled Ease in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 26
夫子 《養生主》 Nourishing the Lord of Life in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
所以 《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 4
《德充符》 The Seal of Virtue Complete in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
梧桐不止 Selections from Zhuang Zi in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 3
Sections from Records of the Historian in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 3
Selections from Han Feizi in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
Selections from Mencius in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
深思 《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 5
《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 8
《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 6
世人 《卷一‧序》 Scroll 1, Preface in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2