Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

该 (該) gāi

  1. gāi verb should / ought to
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: (Kroll '該' 2; NNCED 1 '该' 1; Unihan'該')
  2. gāi adverb most likely
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: (NNCED 1 '该' 5)
  3. gāi pronoun that / above-mentioned
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: Also classified as a determiner (Guoyu '該' pronoun; NNCED 3 '该').
  4. gāi adverb should
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Condition 状况
    Notes: In the sense of 应当; used to modify another verb (Guoyu '該' adv; NNCED 1 '该' 4)
  5. gāi verb to owe
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Spoken Language 口语
    Notes: In the sense of 欠 (Guoyu '該' v 3; NNCED 2 '该')
  6. gāi verb to serve someone right / to deserve
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Condition 状况
    Notes: (NNCED 1 '该' 3)
  7. gāi adverb wholly / completely
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '該' 1)
  8. gāi verb to be somebody's turn
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: (NNCED 1 '该' 2)
  9. gāi verb to possess
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 具备 (Guoyu '該' v 1)
  10. gāi verb to bring together
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 囊括 (Guoyu '該' v 2)
  11. gāi verb to be doomed / to be destined
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 注定 (Guoyu '該' v 4)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷六十三 列傳第三十三 邵續 李矩 段匹磾 魏浚 郭默 Volume 63 Biographies 33: Shao Xu; Li Ju; Duan Pidi; Wei Jun 20
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷九十九 列傳第六十九 桓玄 卞範之 殷仲文 Volume 99 Biographies 69: Huan Xuan; Bian Fanzhi; Duan Zhongwen 11
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷九十七 志第四十五下: 食貨五 Volume 97 Treatises 50: Finance and Economics 5 9
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷六十五 志第十七上: 河渠二 Volume 65 Treatises 18: Rivers and Canals 2 9
History of Song 《宋史》 卷二百十三 表第四 宰輔四 Volume 213 Tables 4: Chancellors 4 7
The Scholars 《儒林外史》 第四十五回 Chapter 45 7
The Scholars 《儒林外史》 第二十四回 Chapter 24 7
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷七十九下 儒林列傳 Volume 79b: Biographies of Confucian Scholars 2 7
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷一 本紀第一: 太祖 Volume 1 Annals 1: Taizu 7
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷八十九 列傳第五十九 忠義 Volume 89 Biographies 59: Loyalty and Righteousness 7

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
冯该 馮該 揚威將軍馮該擊斬之 Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷九 帝紀第九 太宗簡文帝 孝武帝 Volume 9 Annals 9: Emperor Jianwen; Emperor Xiaowu 9
该览 該覽 博涉多該覽 Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷七十 鄭孔荀列傳 Volume 70: Biographies of Zheng, Kong, Xun 7
王该 王該 新都王該薨 Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷三 帝紀第三 世祖武帝 Volume 3 Annals 3: Emperor Wu 6
谢该 謝該 謝該 Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷七十九下 儒林列傳 Volume 79b: Biographies of Confucian Scholars 2 5
周该 周該 周該 Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷八十九 列傳第五十九 忠義 Volume 89 Biographies 59: Loyalty and Righteousness 4
魏该 魏該 平北將軍魏該帥衆奔襄陽 Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷七 帝紀第七 顯宗成帝 康帝 Volume 7 Annals 7: Emperor Cheng; Emperor Kang 4
该通 該通 該通物理 Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷四十八 列傳第十八 向雄 段灼 閻纘 Volume 48 Biographies 18: Xiang Xiong; Duan Zhuo; Yan Zuan 3
该等 該等 遣馮該等攻曆陽 Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷三十七 列傳第七 宗室 Volume 37 Biographies 7: Imperial Clan 3
该字 該字 謝該字文儀 Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷七十九下 儒林列傳 Volume 79b: Biographies of Confucian Scholars 2 3
子该 子該 族子該領其眾 Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷六十三 列傳第三十三 邵續 李矩 段匹磾 魏浚 郭默 Volume 63 Biographies 33: Shao Xu; Li Ju; Duan Pidi; Wei Jun 3