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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)

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此外之外对外外资外企外地外贸外汇外部海外国外以外外观中外外交外科外交部外包外长另外额外境外外国人外语意外外国外面外边内外例外除了_以外格外外联网外部网外部网络外头外场外界外衣外祖父外祖母除此之外除外分外涉外外表外宾外出外电外行外力

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《龜策列傳》 Biographies of Diviners 40
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《喪大記》 The Greater Record of Mourning Rites 20
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《中庸章句》 Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean 19
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《告子章句上》 Commentary on Gaozi I 15
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《祭統》 A Summary Account of Sacrifices 13
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《樂書》 Music 13
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu 13
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《天官書》 Astronomy 11
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《李斯列傳》 Biography of Li Si 11
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《蘇秦列傳》 Biography of Su Qin 11

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
外曰 外曰 於外曰公 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《曲禮下》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 2 4
门外 門外 則必拜送于門外 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 2

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 3
《曲禮下》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 2 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 5
《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 3
使 《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
諸侯 《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 4
《德充符》 The Seal of Virtue Complete in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 3
而後天下 《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 8
《應帝王》 The Normal Course for Rulers and Kings in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《外篇‧駢拇》 Outer Chapters - Webbed Toes in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
Selections from Zhuang Zi in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
王父 《釋親》 Explanation of Family Relations in Er Ya 《爾雅》 7
《釋宮》 Explanation of the Court in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋器》 Explanation of Utensils in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋地》 Explanation of Earth in Er Ya 《爾雅》 4
《釋丘》 Explanation of Hills in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
使 《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
十三 《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 7
《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 8
《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
賞罰 《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
《玉部》 Yù Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《牛部》 Niú Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《口部》 Kǒu Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《㕯部》 Nè Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1