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岂不 (豈不) qǐbù

qǐbù adverb how can it be that?
Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
Notes: Used in rhetorical questions

Word is mentioned most frequently in

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《范睢蔡澤列傳》 Biographies of Fan Sui and Cai Ze 4
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《司馬相如列傳》 Biography of Sima Xiangru 4
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《滕文公章句下》 Commentary on Teng Wen Gong II 3
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《公孫丑章句下》 Commentary on Gong Sun Chou II 3
Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《讓王》 Kings who have wished to resign the Throne 3
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《憲問第十四》 Commentary on Xian Wen XIV 2
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《梁惠王章句下》 Commentary on Liang Hui Wang II 2
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu 2
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《子路第十三》 Commentary on Zi Lu XIII 2
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang 2

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
岂不夫妻 《離婁章句下》 Commentary on Li Lou II in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
豈不 9. 《子罕》 Zi Han in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
豈不得以 《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
豈不 《曾子問》 The Questions of Zeng-zi in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
武王豈不 《表記》 The Record on Example in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
豈不送死 《三年問》 Questions about the Mourning for Three Years in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
豈不 《知北遊》 Knowledge Rambling in the North in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
豈不 《讓王》 Kings who have wished to resign the Throne in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 3
豈不 《列御寇》 Lie Yu-kou in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
豈不 Sections from Records of the Historian in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
豈不 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
豈不 《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
豈不 《高祖本紀》 Annals of Gao Zu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
豈不 《孝文本紀》 Annals of the Xiaowen Emperor in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
豈不 《孝景本紀》 Annals of the Xiaojing Emperor in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
豈不 《卷一‧序》 Scroll 1, Preface in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
豈不 《中庸章句》 Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 2
豈不可以 《為政第二》 Commentary on Wei Zheng II in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
夫子豈不不可 《八佾第三》 Commentary on Ba Yi III in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
豈不 《雍也第六》 Commentary on Yong Ye VI in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 2
豈不 《子罕第九》 Commentary on Zi Han IX in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1