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wèi

  1. wèi noun Eighth earthly branch
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文 , Concept: Earthly Branch 地支
    Notes: (GHC '未' 2; Kroll '未' 4; NCCED 2 '未')
  2. wèi adverb not yet / still not
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: As an aspectual negative (Kroll '未' 1; NCCED 1 '未' 1; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 109)
  3. wèi adverb not / did not / have not
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 未 is a simple not in the sense of 不. For example, 見牛未見羊也 'You saw the ox, and had not seen the sheep' (Mengzi: 1.7/4/19, translation by Legge; GHC '未' 3; Kroll '未' 2; NCCED 1 '未' 2; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 109).
  4. wèi particle or not?
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 未 is used at as a final particle to form a question (GHC '未' 5; Kroll '未' 3).
  5. wèi noun 1-3 p.m.
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: A two hour time period in historic China (Kroll '未' 4a)
  6. wèi verb to taste
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 未 means 滋味. It is an early form. later written as 味. (GHC '未' 1)

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
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
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《趙世家》 House of Zhao 18
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《高祖本紀》 Annals of Gao Zu 18
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《淮南衡山列傳》 Biographies of Huainan and Hengshan 15
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《晉世家》 House of Jin 15
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《滕文公章句上》 Commentary on Teng Wen Gong I 15
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang 15
Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies 14
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 13
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《扁鵲倉公列傳》 Biographies of Bian Que and the Duke of Cang 13

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
未见 未見 我未見好仁者 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 4. 《里仁》 Li Ren 6

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
1. 《學而》 Xue Er in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 3
3. 《八佾》 Ba Yi in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
仁者 4. 《里仁》 Li Ren in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 4
5. 《公冶長》Gong Ye Chang in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 3
學者 6. 《雍也》 Yong Ye in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
主人 《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《曲禮下》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 2 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 3
之前 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 12
《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 10
《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 4
數數 《內篇‧逍遙遊》 Inner Chapters - Enjoyment in Untroubled Ease in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 3
《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 14
達人 《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 8
《德充符》 The Seal of Virtue Complete in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 5
《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 5
Selections from Stories by Liu Xiang in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
《釋天》 Explanation of Heaven in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋山》 Explanation of Mountains in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
天下 《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
太子 《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
西 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 4
中國 《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
歿 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 15
說文 《卷一‧序》 Scroll 1, Preface in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《艸部》 Cǎo Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 5