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独 (獨)

  1. adjective alone / independent / single / sole
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 独 is used in this sense as an adjective and as an adverb in Literary Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 133). For example, 孟子獨不與驩言 'There is only Mencius who does not speak to me ...' (Mengzi: 8.27/43/27, translation by Legge)
  2. verb to be independent
    Domain: Characteristic 特点

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《李斯列傳》 Biography of Li Si 10
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《趙世家》 House of Zhao 10
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《梁惠王章句下》 Commentary on Liang Hui Wang II 10
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《魏其武安侯列傳》 Biographies of the Marquis of Weiqi and the Marquis of Wu'an 9
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu 9
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《大學章句》 Commentary on Great Learning 8
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《高祖本紀》 Annals of Gao Zu 8
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《司馬相如列傳》 Biography of Sima Xiangru 8
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《外戚世家》 Houses of the External Relatives 8
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《淮南衡山列傳》 Biographies of Huainan and Hengshan 8

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
然而 Song on Ascending the Youzhou Terrace in Selections of Tang Poetry 2
Bamboo Grove Cabin in Selections of Tang Poetry 1
宿 Crows Croaking at Dusk in Selections of Tang Poetry 1
12. 《顏淵》 Yan Yuan in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《禮運》 Ceremonial Usages; their Origins, Development, and Intention in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
是故君子 《禮器》 Rites in the Formation of Character in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《學記》 Record on the Subject of Education in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《樂記》 Record of Music in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
不見 《內篇‧逍遙遊》 Inner Chapters - Enjoyment in Untroubled Ease in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 5
使 《養生主》 Nourishing the Lord of Life in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 3
《德充符》 The Seal of Virtue Complete in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 4
高祖 Sections from Records of the Historian in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
Selections from Mencius in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
《釋山》 Explanation of Mountains in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
尚書以來 《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
天子 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 9
高祖 《高祖本紀》 Annals of Gao Zu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 8
《呂太后本紀》Annals of Empress Dowager Lü in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《走部》 Zǒu Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《足部》 Zú Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《目部》 Mù Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《犬部》 Quǎn Dog in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 4
然而 Song on Ascending the Youzhou Terrace in Selections of Tang Poetry 1
Bamboo Grove Cabin in Selections of Tang Poetry 2