Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

寡人 guǎ rén

guǎ rén noun the lone one / a ruler's way of refering to himself
Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Stratagems of the Warring States 《戰國策》 卷十九 趙二 Chapter 19: Zhao II 25
Stratagems of the Warring States 《戰國策》 卷三十 燕二 Chapter 30: Yan II 25
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《蘇秦列傳》 Biography of Su Qin 22
Stratagems of the Warring States 《戰國策》 卷三十一 燕三 Chapter 31: Yan III 21
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《范睢蔡澤列傳》 Biographies of Fan Sui and Cai Ze 18
Guanzi 《管子》 輕重丁第八十三 Chapter 83: Weight IV 18
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 18
Garden of Stories 《說苑》 卷一 君道 Chapter 1: The Way of the Ruler 17
Han Feizi 《韓非子》 十過第十 Chapter 10: Ten Faults 17
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 隱公 Lord Yin 17

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
寡人愿 寡人願 寡人願事君 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 7
寡人闻 寡人聞 寡人聞之 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 莊公 Lord Zhang 6
谓寡人 謂寡人 據與款謂寡人能事鬼神 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 6
教寡人 教寡人 子教寡人 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 5
使寡人 使寡人 二三子皆使寡人 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 4
寡人欲 寡人欲 寡人欲問 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《哀公問》 Questions of Duke Ai 4
寡人请 寡人請 寡人請攝 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 定公 Lord Ding 4
告寡人 告寡人 或告寡人曰 Mencius 《孟子》 梁惠王下 King Hui of Liang II 4
语寡人 語寡人 多語寡人辰 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 3
曰寡人 曰寡人 曰寡人與子有言矣 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 哀公 Lord Ai 3