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: Literary Chinese 文言文
    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: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: A humble way to refer to one's self (Sun 2006, loc. 1307)

Contained in

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学弟堂兄弟弟媳兄弟会杆弟幼弟老弟令弟弟妇舍弟内弟仁弟兄终弟及弟子职其弟

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷26 志第21 百官上 Volume 26 Treatises 21: Government Offices 1 84
History of the Northern Dynasties 《北史》 卷一百  列傳第八十八: 序傳 Volume 100 Biographies 88: Preface to Biographies 67
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷19下 景穆十二王下 Volume 19c: Emperor Jingmu Twelve Princes 3 54
History of the Northern Dynasties 《北史》 卷三十  列傳第十八: 盧玄 盧柔 盧觀 盧同 盧誕 Volume 30 Biographies 18: Lu Xuan, Lu Rou, Lu Guan, Lu Tong, Lu Dan 51
History of the Northern Dynasties 《北史》 卷二十六 列傳第十四: 宋隱 許彥 刁雍 辛紹先 韋閬 杜銓 Volume 26 Biographies 14: Song Yin, Xu Yan, Diao Yong, Xin Shaoxian, Weu Lang, Du Quan 49
History of the Northern Dynasties 《北史》 卷三十三 列傳第二十一: 李靈 李順 李孝伯 李裔 李義深 Volume 33 Biographies 21: 48
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷21上 獻文六王上 Volume 21a: Emperor Xianwen's Six Princes 1 47
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷95 匈奴劉聰 羯胡石勒 鐵弗劉虎 徒何慕容廆 臨渭氐苻健 羌姚萇 略陽氐吕光 Volume 95: Liu Cong of the Xiongnu, Shi Le of the Jie People, Liu Hu of the Tiefu, Murong Hui of the Tuhe, Fu Jian of the Linwei Di, Yao Chong of the Qiang, Lu Guang of the Lüeyang Di 45
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷32 高湖 崔逞 封懿 Volume 32: Gao Hu, Cui Cheng, Feng Yi 45
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷三十七 列傳第七 宗室 Volume 37 Biographies 7: Imperial Clan 44

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 62
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 32
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
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 16
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 13
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 8
称弟 稱弟 凡稱弟 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 宣公 Lord Xuan 7
弟招 弟招 陳侯之弟招 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 7
公弟 公弟 公弟叔肸卒 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 宣公 Lord Xuan 6
弟达 弟達 而弟達乎朝廷矣 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《祭義》 The Meaning of Sacrifices 5