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  1. noun idea
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (CCD '意' 1; FE '意' 1)
  2. proper noun Italy (abbreviation)
    Domain: Geography 地理 , Subdomain: Europe 欧洲 , Concept: Country 国家
    Notes: Abbreviation for 意大利 (yìdàlì)
  3. noun a wish / a desire / intention
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    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; CCD '意' 2; FE '意' 2)
  4. noun mind / a desire / inner heart
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonym discussion: in this sense 意 is the same as 胸怀 or 内心
  5. noun feeling / emotion / affection
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonym discussion: in this sense 意 is the same as 情意 or 感情
  6. noun bearing / spirit
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonym discussion: in this sense 意 is the same as 意气 or 气势
  7. verb to think of / to long for / to miss
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonym discussion: in this sense 意 is the same as 思念
  8. verb to anticipate / to expect
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonym discussion: in this sense 意 is the same as 意料 or 猜测 (CCD '意' 3; FE '意' 3)
  9. verb to doubt / to suspect
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonym discussion: in this sense 意 is the same as 怀疑
  10. noun meaning
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (FE '意' 4)
  11. noun a suggestion / a hint
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    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')

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意想不到意识生意意大利意义有意随意注意任意意见示意图同意恶意民意愿意意思满意中意惬意创意意料意识形态意愿意味意味着意外敬意好意没意思有意思主意不好意思故意意志心意情意粗心大意大意得意意蕴惹人注意歉意玩意儿诚心诚意诚意乐意留意全心全意如意特意无意

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《扁鵲倉公列傳》 Biographies of Bian Que and the Duke of Cang 130
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《中庸章句》 Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean 32
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《大學章句》 Commentary on Great Learning 32
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《盡心章句上》 Commentary on Jin Xin I 18
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《顏淵第十二》 Commentary on Yan Yuan XII 15
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《離婁章句上》 Commentary on Li Lou I 14
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 14
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《子罕第九》 Commentary on Zi Han IX 14
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《盡心章句下》 Commentary on Jin Xin II 14
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《梁惠王章句上》 Commentary on Liang Hui Wang I 13

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
志意 誌意 志意得廣焉 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《樂記》 Record of Music 3
意诚 意誠 知至而後意誠 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《大學》 The Great Learning 2

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
9. 《子罕》 Zi Han in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
輕重 《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《禮運》 Ceremonial Usages; their Origins, Development, and Intention in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《樂記》 Record of Music in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《祭義》 The Meaning of Sacrifices in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 3
《經解》 The Different Teachings of the Different Kings in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
有所 《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
知禮 《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 5
仁義非人 《外篇‧駢拇》 Outer Chapters - Webbed Toes in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
天下不然 《馬蹄》 Horses's Hoofs in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《胠篋》 Cutting open Satchels in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
以為 Sections from Records of the Historian in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 2
其二 《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 7
顓頊 《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 5
武王 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
寡人思念 《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 9
《卷一‧序》 Scroll 1, Preface in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 4
《示部》Shì Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《八部》 Bā Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《口部》 Kǒu Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《哭部》 Kū Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
不得 Bidding Adieu to a Friend in Selections of Tang Poetry 3
《大學章句序》 Preface to Commentary on Great Learning in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 3
至於 《大學章句》 Commentary on Great Learning in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 32