Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

bèi

  1. bèi measure word -fold / times (multiplier)
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
    Notes: The measure word 倍 can be used to represent multiples. For example, 三倍 'three times' (Guoyu '倍' n; Kroll '倍' 2; Unihan '倍'; XHZD '倍' 1).
  2. bèi verb to double
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
    Notes: (Kroll '倍' 1; XHZD '倍' 2)
  3. bèi verb to add to / to augment
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '倍' v 3; Kroll '倍' 1a)
  4. bèi adverb contrary to / to defy
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 违背 or 反叛 (Guoyu '倍' v 1; Kroll '倍' 3)
  5. bèi adverb to turn away from
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 背向 (Guoyu '倍' v 2; Kroll '倍' 3)

Contained in

倍数最小公倍数百倍事半功倍加倍精神百倍信心百倍倍增

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Liao 《遼史》 卷七十二 列傳第二: 宗室 義宗倍 章肅皇帝李胡 順宗濬 晉王敖盧斡 Volume 72 Biographies 2: Imperial Family - Yi Zongbei, the foreign emperor Zhang Su, Shun Zongjun, Jin Wangaoluwo 23
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷十一 志第一 律志序 Volume 11 Treatises 1: Lu Treatises Preface 21
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷三十四 志第十四: 曆三 Volume 34 Treatises 14: Calendar 3 21
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百八十五 志第一百三十八 食貨下七 Volume 185 Treatises 138: Finance and Economics 2g 17
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷十六 志第六 律曆上 Volume 16 Treatises 6: Rhythm and the Calendar Part One 17
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷一百〇四 志第五十二: 刑法三 Volume 104 Treatises 57: Punishment and Law 3 15
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 15
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《十二諸侯年表》 Yearly Chronicle of the Feudal Lords 14
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百八十二 志第一百三十五 食貨下四 Volume 182 Treatises 135: Finance and Economics 2d 14
History of Song 《宋史》 卷七十五 志第二十八 律曆八 Volume 75 Treatises 28: Measures and Calendar 8 13