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xiào

  1. xiào verb to be filial
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 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)
  2. xiào noun filial piety
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 孝 is a key ideal in Confucianism (Sun 2006, loc. 1300).

Contained in

孝顺孝悌忠信孝敬孝经光孝寺孝子孝王晋孝武帝宋孝宗忠孝孝文帝孝德天皇不孝支孝龙孝文魏孝明晋孝武宋孝武孝庄帝孝悌方孝孺孝经佛说孝子经孝子经

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Truncated for common words

CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《祭義》 The Meaning of Sacrifices 31
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《呂太后本紀》Annals of Empress Dowager Lü 27
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 20
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《商君列傳》 Biography of Lord Shang 20
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《淮南衡山列傳》 Biographies of Huainan and Hengshan 20
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《為政第二》 Commentary on Wei Zheng II 19
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《五宗世家》 House of the Five Clans 17
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《惠景閒侯者年表》 Yearly Table of the Officials who became Marquises between the Reigns of Emperor Hui and Emperor Jing 16
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《高祖功臣侯者年表》 Yearly Table of the Officials who became Marquises in the Time of Gaozu 16
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《魏其武安侯列傳》 Biographies of the Marquis of Weiqi and the Marquis of Wu'an 14

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
问孝 問孝 孟懿子問孝 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2. 《為政》 Wei Zheng 5
孝弟 孝弟 其為人也孝弟 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1. 《學而》 Xue Er 4

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
為人 1. 《學而》 Xue Er in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 4
2. 《為政》 Wei Zheng in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 10
可謂 4. 《里仁》 Li Ren in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
鬼神 8. 《泰伯》 Tai Bo in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
11. 《先進》 Xian Jin in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
州閭 《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
以致 《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《曾子問》 The Questions of Zeng-zi in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《文王世子》King Wen as Son and Heir in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 5
《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
不足 《天運》 The Revolution of Heaven in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 7
莫不 《外物》 What comes from Without in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 3
富貴 《盜跖》 The Robber Zhi in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《釋詁》 Explanation of Old Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋訓》 Explanation of Instructions in Er Ya 《爾雅》 2
《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 5
鬼神 《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
文武 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 9
《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 6
皇帝 《卷一‧序》 Scroll 1, Preface in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2
《口部》 Kǒu Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《教部》 Jiāo Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1