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pronoun I / my
Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
Notes: A first person pronoun used in Literary Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 76). For example, 吾十有五而志于學 ‘At fifteen, I had my mind bent on learning.’ (Lunyu 2:4, trans. by Legge 1861)

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新疆维吾尔自治区维吾尔老吾老以及人之老幼吾幼以及人之幼维吾尔族存吾吾人

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《趙世家》 House of Zhao 52
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《孔子世家》 House of Confucius 45
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《晉世家》 House of Jin 44
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I 42
Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《徐無鬼》 Xu Wu-gui 40
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《高祖本紀》 Annals of Gao Zu 31
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II 30
Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《讓王》 Kings who have wished to resign the Throne 28
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu 26
Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《田子方》 Tian Zi-fang 25

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
1. 《學而》 Xue Er in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 3
2. 《為政》 Wei Zheng in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
3. 《八佾》 Ba Yi in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 8
道一 4. 《里仁》 Li Ren in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
未能 5. 《公冶長》Gong Ye Chang in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 10
不許 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 42
儼然之中 《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 30
老聃 《曾子問》 The Questions of Zeng-zi in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 7
《文王世子》King Wen as Son and Heir in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《禮運》 Ceremonial Usages; their Origins, Development, and Intention in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 4
自視 《內篇‧逍遙遊》 Inner Chapters - Enjoyment in Untroubled Ease in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 9
《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 18
《養生主》 Nourishing the Lord of Life in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 5
《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 16
《德充符》 The Seal of Virtue Complete in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 17
七十 Selections from Stories by Liu Xiang in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 6
殺人 Selections from Stratagems of the Warring States in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
Selections from Zhuang Zi in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 4
從此 Sections from Records of the Historian in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 3
Selections from Han Feizi in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 2
《釋詁》 Explanation of Old Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋親》 Explanation of Family Relations in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
可行 《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 4
天下四方 《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 6