Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes


  1. mǒu pronoun some / certain
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: Has a similar use as an indefinite pronoun in Literary Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 97; Unihan '某').
  2. mǒu adverb not
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Ming 《明史》 卷五十五 志第三十一 禮九 Volume 55 Treatises 31: Rites 9 84
History of Liao 《遼史》 卷四十八 志第十七下: 百官志四 Volume 48 Treatises 18: Official Posts 4 72
History of Liao 《遼史》 卷四十六 志第十六:  百官志二 Volume 46 Treatises 16: Official Posts 2 71
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百十五 志第六十八 禮十八 Volume 115 Treatises 68: Rites 18 56
The Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial 《儀禮》 士昬禮 第二 2. Nuptial rites for a common officer 46
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百十一 志第六十四 禮十四 Volume 111 Treatises 64: Rites 14 36
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷十八     志第八    禮樂八 Volume 18 Treatises 8: Rites and Music 8 35
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷十五 志第五 禮二 Volume 15 Treatises 5: Rituals 2 35
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《雜記上》 Miscellaneous Records I 34
The Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial 《儀禮》 士相見禮 第三 3. Rites attendant on the meeting of common officers with each other 34