1. noun idea
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (CC-CEDICT '意'; CCD '意' 1; FE '意' 1; Guoyu '意' n 3; Kroll 2015 '意' 1, p. 548; XHZD '意' 1, p. 893)
  2. proper noun Italy (abbreviation)
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Europe 欧洲 , Concept: Country 国家
    Notes: Abbreviation for 意大利 (CC-CEDICT '意')
  3. noun a wish / a desire / intention
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 意 is the same as 愿望. For example, 所謂誠其意者,毋自欺也 What is meant by 'making the thoughts sincere.' is the allowing no self-deception.' (The Classic of Rites, The Great Learning《禮記‧大學》, trans. by Legge 1885; CC-CEDICT '意'; CCD '意' 2; FE '意' 2; Guoyu '意' n 6; Kroll 2015 '意' 2, p. 548; XHZD '意' 2, p. 893)
  4. noun mood / feeling
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 情感 (Guoyu '意' n 5; Kroll 2015 '意' 2a, p. 548)
  5. noun will / willpower / determination
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 意志 (Wu and Tee 2015, loc. 1351)
  6. noun bearing / spirit
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 意 is the same as 意气 or 气势 (Kroll 2015 '意' 2b, p. 548)
  7. verb to think of / to long for / to miss
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 意 is the same as 思念 (CC-CEDICT '意'; Guoyu '意' v 3; Kroll 2015 '意' 4, p. 548; )
  8. verb to anticipate / to expect
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 意 is the same as 意料 or 猜测 (CC-CEDICT '意'; CCD '意' 3; FE '意' 3; Guoyu '意' v 2; Kroll 2015 '意' 3, p. 548; XHZD '意' 3, p. 893)
  9. verb to doubt / to suspect
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 意 is the same as 怀疑 (Guoyu '意' v 1)
  10. noun meaning
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 意思 (CC-CEDICT '意'; FE '意' 4; Guoyu '意' n 1; Kroll 2015 '意' 1b, p. 548; )
  11. noun a suggestion / a hint
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (FE '意' 5)
  12. noun manas / mind / mentation
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: manas, Pali: manas, Japanese: i (BL 'manas'; FGDB '意'; Kroll 2015 '意' 1a, p. 548; )
  13. noun an understanding / a point of view
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 看法 (Guoyu '意' n 2)
  14. adverb or
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 或 (Guoyu '意' adv)
  15. proper noun Yi
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '意' n 8)

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Collocations

  • 孙意 (孫意) 季孫意如 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 昭公 Lord Zhao — count: 15
  • 意恢 (意恢) 莒殺其公子意恢 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 昭公 Lord Zhao — count: 9
  • 公子意 (公子意) 莒殺其公子意恢 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 昭公 Lord Zhao — count: 6
  • 志意 (誌意) 志意得廣焉 — The Book of Rites 《禮記》, 《樂記》 Record of Music — count: 5
  • 荡意 (盪意) 司城蕩意諸來奔 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 文公 Lord Wen — count: 5
  • 成公意 (成公意) 成公意也 — Gongyang's Commentary on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋公羊傳》, 隱公 Lord Yin — count: 4
  • 顺天意 (順天意) 順天意者 — Mozi 《墨子》, 卷七 天志上 Book 7 - Will of Heaven I — count: 4
  • 上意 (上意) 量上意 — Guanzi 《管子》, 八觀第十三 Chapter 13: Eight Observations — count: 4
  • 意行 (意行) 謂之不善意行 — Mozi 《墨子》, 卷七 天志中 Book 7 - Will of Heaven II — count: 4
  • 意茲 (意茲) 邴意茲曰可 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 定公 Lord Ding — count: 3