Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

wài

  1. wài noun outside / in addition / foreign / external
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Position 位
  2. wài preposition outside
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: May be classified as a localizer because it can be appended to some nouns as a suffix to indicate location. For example, 户外 'outdoors.' (Sun 2006, loc. 903)

Contained in

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Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《龜策列傳》 Biographies of Diviners 38
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 30
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷十三 志第三 歷下 Volume 13 Treatises 3: Calendar 2 28
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷八十六 南蠻西南夷列傳 Volume 86: Treatise on the Nanman, Southwestern Barbarians 25
Canon of Supreme Mystery 《太玄經》 Full Text 24
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷十四 魏書十四 程郭董劉蔣劉傳 Volume 14: Book of Wei 14 - Biographies of Cheng, Dong, Guo, Liu, Jiang, and Liu 24
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷四十一 列傳第一 后妃 Volume 41 Biographies 1: Emperesses and Consorts 22
Han Feizi 《韓非子》 解老第二十 Chapter 20: Commentaries on Laozi's Teachings 21
Rites of Zhou 《周禮》 夏官司馬 第四 4. Offices of Summer and Minister of War 21
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷十二 志第二 歷上 Volume 12 Treatises 2: Calendar 1 20

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
外内 外內 外內惡之 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 16
外取 外取 請外取 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 哀公 Lord Ai 9
外夫人 外夫人 外夫人不卒 Gongyang's Commentary on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋公羊傳》 莊公 Lord Zhang 6
外灾 外災 外災不書 Gongyang's Commentary on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋公羊傳》 莊公 Lord Zhang 5
外大夫 外大夫 外大夫不卒 Gongyang's Commentary on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋公羊傳》 隱公 Lord Yin 5
外异 外異 外異不書 Gongyang's Commentary on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋公羊傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 5
外嬖 外嬖 賂外嬖梁五 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 莊公 Lord Zhang 4
外为主 外為主 外為主焉爾 Gongyang's Commentary on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋公羊傳》 隱公 Lord Yin 4
通外 通外 通外內之言以事君 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 4
外仆 外僕 外僕髡屯禽之以獻 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 3