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gǎn

  1. gǎn verb to dare
    Domain: Emotion 感情
  2. gǎn auxiliary verb to dare to
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: 敢 is used as a modal auxiliary verb in this sense in both modern and Literary Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 122).

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不敢当勇敢敢于果敢

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《內則》 The Pattern of the Family 29
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang 22
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《范睢蔡澤列傳》 Biographies of Fan Sui and Cai Ze 22
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《萬章章句下》 Commentary on Wan Zhang II 19
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu 18
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《祭義》 The Meaning of Sacrifices 17
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《魯周公世家》 House of Lu Zhougong 15
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《楚世家》 House of Chu 15
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《刺客列傳》 Biographies of Assassins 14
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《李斯列傳》 Biography of Li Si 14

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
敢问 敢問 敢問死 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 11. 《先進》 Xian Jin 5

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
5. 《公冶長》Gong Ye Chang in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
6. 《雍也》 Yong Ye in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
7. 《述而》 Shu Er in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
9. 《子罕》 Zi Han in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
10. 《鄉黨》 Xiang Dang 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》 7
自稱 《曲禮下》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 2 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 6
《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 8
《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 6
無有 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 3
《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 5
《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 3
《應帝王》 The Normal Course for Rulers and Kings in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
是以仁義 《外篇‧駢拇》 Outer Chapters - Webbed Toes in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
Selections from Stories by Liu Xiang in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 4
左右 Sections from Records of the Historian in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 2
親戚 《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
家門 《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
小子 《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 10
《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
𧻕 《走部》 Zǒu Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《辵部》 Chuò Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《足部》 Zú Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1