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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)

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弟子兄弟弟弟弟兄师弟徒弟子弟弟子规十大弟子兄弟阋墙云兄水弟佛五百弟子自说本起经家弟称兄道弟小弟愚弟小弟龙王兄弟经佛说三品弟子经三品弟子经弟子死复生经释迦十大弟子十弟子佛门弟子五品弟子位七众弟子堂弟盟兄弟贤弟师兄弟小弟弟弟妹

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《十二諸侯年表》 Yearly Chronicle of the Feudal Lords 37
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
Er Ya 《爾雅》 《釋親》 Explanation of Family Relations 21
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《晉世家》 House of Jin 20
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《楚世家》 House of Chu 20
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》 《衛康叔世家》 House of Wei Kang Shu 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》 《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin 16
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《鄭世家》 House of Zheng 16

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
昆弟 昆弟 人不間於其父母昆弟之言 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 11. 《先進》 Xian Jin 10
孝弟 孝弟 其為人也孝弟 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1. 《學而》 Xue Er 5
弟游 弟游 子辱與彌牟之弟游 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I 3
弟死 弟死 公叔木有同母異父之昆弟死 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I 3

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
為人 1. 《學而》 Xue Er in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 3
父母 11. 《先進》 Xian Jin in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
13. 《子路》 Zi Lu in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
14. 《憲問》 Xian Wen in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
請問 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 8
後者 《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《曾子問》 The Questions of Zeng-zi in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《文王世子》King Wen as Son and Heir in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
以為 《應帝王》 The Normal Course for Rulers and Kings in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《天地》 Heaven and Earth in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《天道》 The Way of Heaven in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《天運》 The Revolution of Heaven in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《讓王》 Kings who have wished to resign the Throne in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《釋詁》 Explanation of Old Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋親》 Explanation of Family Relations in Er Ya 《爾雅》 21
《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 8
《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
於是 《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 14
王父 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 16
周宣王 《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 16
《攴部》 Pū Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2
《目部》 Mù Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《豊部》 Lǐ Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2
《弟部》 Dì Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 6