Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

fēi fěi

  1. fēi adverb not / non- / un-
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: In the sense of 不; the pattern 非…不… is a pattern of double negation commonly used to emphasize a point (Guoyu '非' adv)
  2. fēi noun Kangxi radical 175
    Domain: Radicals 部首
    Notes: Not (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7)
  3. fēi adjective wrong / bad / untruthful
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '非' adj 1)
  4. fēi adjective different
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 不同的 (Guoyu '非' adj 2)
  5. fēi verb to not be / to not have
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Negative copula used in noun predication in literary Chinese, in the sense of 不是 (Guoyu '非' v 3; 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: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 反对 (Guoyu '非' v 2)
  7. fēi proper noun Africa
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Abbreviation for 非洲 (Guoyu '非' n 2)
  8. fēi verb to slander
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Synonymous with 诽 or 诋毁 in this sense (Guoyu '非' v 2)
  9. fěi verb to avoid
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 诽谤 (Guoyu '非' fěi)
  10. fēi verb must
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Synonymous with 必须 in this sense.
  11. fēi noun an error
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Synonymous with 错误 in this sense (Guoyu '非' 1)
  12. fēi noun a problem / a question
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Synonymous with 问题 in this sense.
  13. fēi noun evil
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Synonymous with 恶行 in this sense (Guoyu '非' n 1)
  14. fēi preposition besides / except / unless
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: 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).

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Song 《宋史》 卷三百六十二 列傳第一百二十一 朱勝非 呂頤浩 范宗尹 范致虛 呂好問 Volume 362 Biographies 121: Zhu Shengfei, Lu Yihao, Fan Zongyin, Fan Zhixu, Lu Haowen 63
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 55
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷五十五 Scroll 55 54
Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷十一 齊俗訓 Chapter 11: Combining Customs 54
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷四十五 Scroll 45 53
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷二十 志第十 禮中 Volume 20 Treatises 10: Rites Part Two 53
Stratagems of the Warring States 《戰國策》 卷二十一 趙四 Chapter 21: Zhao IV 52
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷二十五 Scroll 25 52
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷十三 志第三 歷下 Volume 13 Treatises 3: Calendar 2 51
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷六 Scroll 6 50