Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

dì tì

  1. noun younger brother
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Family 家
    Notes: (Unihan '弟'; Sun 2006, loc. 1307)
  2. noun junior male
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Family 家
    Notes: (Unihan '弟')
  3. verb to do one's duty as a younger brother
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: A variant of 悌. For example, 孝弟也者,其為仁之本與 'Filial piety and fraternal submission! - are they not the root of all benevolent actions?.' (Lunyu 1:2)
  4. noun me
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: A humble way to refer to one's self (Sun 2006, loc. 1307)

Contained in

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Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《十二諸侯年表》 Yearly Chronicle of the Feudal Lords 37
Er Ya 《爾雅》 《釋親》 Explanation of Family Relations 21
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《學而第一》 Commentary on Xue Er I 21
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《楚世家》 House of Chu 20
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《晉世家》 House of Jin 20
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 19
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 19
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《齊太公世家》 House of Duke Tai of Qi 18
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《魯周公世家》 House of Lu Zhougong 18
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《衛康叔世家》 House of Wei Kang Shu 18

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
昆弟 昆弟 昆弟五人須于洛汭 Book of Documents 《尚書》 夏書 五子之歌 Xia Shu - Songs of the Five Sons 24
母弟 母弟 昏棄厥遺王父母弟 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 牧誓 Zhou Shu - Speech at Mu 23
弟君子 弟君子 豈弟君子 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧南有嘉魚之什‧湛露 Minor odes of the kingdom - Nan You Jia Yu Zhi Shen - Zhan Lu 19
晜弟 晜弟 父之晜弟 Er Ya 《爾雅》 《釋親》 Explanation of Family Relations 15
孝弟 孝弟 共儉孝弟 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 成公 Lord Cheng 13
弟辰 弟辰 與母弟辰 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 7
弟达 弟達 而弟達乎朝廷矣 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《祭義》 The Meaning of Sacrifices 5
令兄弟 令兄弟 此令兄弟 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧魚藻之什‧角弓 Minor odes of the kingdom - Yu Zao Zhi Shen - Jiao Gong 4
弟死 弟死 余弟死而子來 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 4
弟叔 弟叔 弟叔失道而公弗制 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧鄭‧將仲子 Lessons from the states - Odes of Zheng - Jiang Zhong Zi 4