Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

饕餮 tāotiè

  1. tāotiè proper noun taotie / a ferocious mythological animal
    Domain: Mythology 神话 , Subdomain: Shang Dynasty 商朝
    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
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷五十五 Scroll 55 2
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷五十四 Scroll 54 2
Decorative Designs in Chinese Art 中国文物的纹饰 Summary 总结 2
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 文公 Lord Wen 2
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷六 魏書六 董二袁劉傳 Volume 6: Book of Wei 6 - Biographies of Dong, the two Yuans, and Liu 1
History of the Northern Dynasties 《北史》 卷四十四 列傳第三十二: 崔光 崔亮 Volume 44 Biographies 32: Cui Guang, Cui Liang 1
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷六十九 竇何列傳 Volume 69: Biographies of Dou, He 1
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷67 崔光 Volume 67: Cui Guang 1
Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷十五 兵略訓 Chapter 15: Military Planning 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