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请 (請) qǐng

  1. qǐng verb to ask
    Domain: Language 语言
    Notes: (Unihan '請')
  2. qǐng noun circumstances / state of affairs / situation
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
  3. qǐng verb to buy
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
  4. qǐng verb please
    Domain: Social Interaction 交际
    Notes: In modern Chinese, 请 is used to make a polite request in an imperative sentense (Sun, 2006, loc. 1445). 请 is not used as frequently or casually as the word please in English. 请 may be used in Literary Chinese in a similar sense to this sense in modern Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 138). For example, 王請度之!'I beg your Majesty to measure it.' (Mengzi: 1.7/5/12, translation by Legge)
  5. qǐng verb to invite / to request
    Domain: Social Interaction 交际
    Notes:

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《齊太公世家》 House of Duke Tai of Qi 23
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《晉世家》 House of Jin 22
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《淮南衡山列傳》 Biographies of Huainan and Hengshan 22
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《龜策列傳》 Biographies of Diviners 21
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《楚世家》 House of Chu 20
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang 20
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《廉頗藺相如列傳》 Biographies of Lian Po and Lin Xiangru 20
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《仲尼弟子列傳》 Biographies of the disciples of Zhongni 17
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《趙世家》 House of Zhao 17
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《張儀列傳》 Biography of Zhang Yi 16

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
请益 請益 請益 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 6. 《雍也》 Yong Ye 2
请事 請事 請事斯語矣 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 12. 《顏淵》 Yan Yuan 2
路请 路請 子路請禱 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 7. 《述而》 Shu Er 2

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
Clear Stream 青溪 in Selections of Tang Poetry 1
首先时事经纬 红色清真寺 The Red Mosque - Fragment a (2007-7-5) in Media articles 1
3. 《八佾》 Ba Yi in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
6. 《雍也》 Yong Ye in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
7. 《述而》 Shu Er in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
以為 11. 《先進》 Xian Jin in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
12. 《顏淵》 Yan Yuan in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
主人 《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 6
《曲禮下》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 2 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 11
《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 11
墓地 《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
天下 《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》 2
顏回仲尼 《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《德充符》 The Seal of Virtue Complete in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
從而 《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
Sections from Records of the Historian in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 2
Selections from Mencius in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
《釋詁》 Explanation of Old Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋言》 Explanation of Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 12
《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 10
《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 20
《言部》 Yán Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1