Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

  1. verb to gather / to collect
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: Wade-Giles: chi (GCED '集'; Guoyu '集' v 2)
  2. noun collected works / collection
    Domain: Literature 文学 , Subdomain: China 中国
    Notes: 集 is one of the four traditional classifications of literary genre: 经 classics, 子 masters, 史 histories, and 集 collections. There are three kinds of anthology: 楚辭 Songs of Chu the first and defining member of the genre, 别集 'separate collections', and 总集 'comprehensive collections' or anthologies (Guoyu '集'n 3; Li 2017, p. 163; Tian 2017, p. 219).
  3. measure word volume / part
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
    Notes: Used for a part in a television series, or a volume of a collection of books (Guoyu '集' n 4)
  4. verb to desire / to crave
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
  5. noun the origin of suffering
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: samudaya, Pāli: samudaya; the second of the Four Noble Truths
  6. noun desire / greed / craving
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
  7. verb to mix / to blend
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (GCED '集')
  8. verb to hit the mark
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (GCED '集')
  9. verb to compile
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (GCED '集')
  10. verb to finish / to accomplish
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (GCED '集')
  11. verb to rest / to perch
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 栖息 (Guoyu '集' v 1)
  12. noun a market
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 市场 (Guoyu '集' n 1)

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷六十     志第五十   藝文四 Volume 60 Treatises 56: The Arts 4 1074
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷35 志第30 經籍四 Volume 35 Treatises 30: Bibliography 4 965
History of Song 《宋史》 卷二百〇八 志第一百六十一 藝文七 Volume 208 Treatises 161: Arts and Literature 7 864
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷四十七 志第二十七: 經籍下 Volume 47 Treatises 27: Literature 2 789
History of Ming 《明史》 卷九十九 志第七十五 藝文四 Volume 99 Treatises 75: Arts and Literature 4 560
History of Song 《宋史》 卷二百〇九 志第一百六十二 藝文八 Volume 209 Treatises 162: Arts and Literature 8 376
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 第三 律曆下 曆法 Volume 93: Rhythm and the Calendar Part Three 141
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 第二 律曆中 賈逵論曆 永元論曆 延光論曆 漢安論曆 熹平論曆 論月食 Volume 91: Rhythm and the Calendar Part Two 89
Bamboo Annals 《竹書紀年》 魏紀 Records of the Wei 80
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷五十九    志第四十九  藝文三 Volume 59 Treatises 55: The Arts 3 73


Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
未集 未集 大勛未集 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 泰誓上 Zhou Shu - Great Declaration I 14
集大 集大 用集大命 Book of Documents 《尚書》 商書 太甲上 Shang Shu - Tai Jia I 7
乌集 烏集 謂之烏集之交 Guanzi 《管子》 形勢解第六十四 Chapter 64: Resolving a Situation 5
安集 安集 安集之 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧鴻鴈之什‧鴻鴈 Minor odes of the kingdom - Hong Yan Zhi Shen - Hong Yan 4
集谷 集谷 必還山集谷 Guanzi 《管子》 宙合第十一 Chapter 11: Zhou He 3
降集 降集 時雨降集 Han Feizi 《韓非子》 解老第二十 Chapter 20: Commentaries on Laozi's Teachings 3
鸟集 鳥集 木茂而鳥集 Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷九 主術訓 Chapter 9: The Sovereign's Methods 3
可以集 可以集 可以集事 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 桓公 Lord Huan 2
隼集 隼集 有隼集於陳侯之廷而死 Garden of Stories 《說苑》 卷十八 辨物 Chapter 18: Distinguishes Things 2
集厥 集厥 惟時上帝集厥命于文王 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 文侯之命 Zhou Shu - Charge to the Marquis Wen 2