Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

饕餮 tāotiè

  1. tāotiè proper noun taotie / a ferocious mythological animal
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Mythology 神话
    Notes: The mythological animal was the fifth son of the dragon king and is a zoomorphic mask motif, found on Shang and Zhou ritual bronzes
  2. tāotiè adjective gluttonous / sumptuous
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Food and Drink 饮食

Contained in

饕餮纹

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷四十四 Scroll 44 3
Decorative Designs in Chinese Art 中国文物的纹饰 Summary 总结 2
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷五十四 Scroll 54 2
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 文公 Lord Wen 2
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷五十五 Scroll 55 2
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷六十九 竇何列傳 Volume 69: Biographies of Dou, He 1
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷一 魏書一 武帝紀 Volume 1: Book of Wei 1 - Annals of Emperor Wu 1
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors 1
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷一百七十八  列傳第一百零三 劉蕡 Volume 178 Biographies 103: Liu Fen 1
History of the Southern Dynasties 《南史》 卷五十九 列傳第四十九 江淹 任昉 王僧孺 Volume 59 Biographies 49: Jiang Yan, Ren Fang, Wang Sengru 1

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
饕餮放 饕餮放 操祖父騰饕餮放橫 Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷七十 鄭孔荀列傳 Volume 70: Biographies of Zheng, Kong, Xun 5
陷饕餮 陷饕餮 名陷饕餮 Book of Liang 《梁書》 卷十四 列傳第八 江淹 任昉 Volume 14: Jiang Yan; Ren Fang 3
饕餮氏 饕餮氏 賜姓饕餮氏 Book of Liang 《梁書》 卷五十五 列傳第四十九 豫章王綜 武陵王紀 臨賀王正德 河東王譽 Volume 55: Zong, Prince of Yuzhang; Ji, Prince of Wuling; Zhengde, Prince of Linhe; Yu, Prince of Hedong 2
赐姓饕餮 賜姓饕餮 賜姓饕餮氏 Book of Liang 《梁書》 卷五十五 列傳第四十九 豫章王綜 武陵王紀 臨賀王正德 河東王譽 Volume 55: Zong, Prince of Yuzhang; Ji, Prince of Wuling; Zhengde, Prince of Linhe; Yu, Prince of Hedong 2