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Míng míng

  1. míng adjective bright / brilliant
    Domain: Light 光纤
  2. Míng proper noun Ming
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Name 名字
  3. Míng proper noun Ming Dynasty
    Domain: History 历史 , Concept: Dynasty 朝代
    Notes: 1368-1644 (GCED, p. 1364)
  4. míng adjective obvious / explicit / clear
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense that an explanation is clear. Synonymous with 明白 or 清楚.
  5. míng adjective intelligent / clever / wise
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonymous with 明慧,聪明.
  6. míng verb to illuminate / to shine
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonymous with 照亮.
  7. míng verb to ignite
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonymous with 点燃 or 点亮.
  8. míng verb to understand / to comprehend
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonymous with 懂得 or 了解.
  9. míng verb to explain / to clarify
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonymous with 阐明 or 表明.
  10. míng noun a pine torch
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonymous with 松明.
  11. míng noun the world / the human world / the world of the living
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonymous with 人世 or 阳世.
  12. míng noun sight / eyesight / vision
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonymous with 视力.
  13. míng noun a god / a spirit
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonymous with 神 or 神灵.
  14. míng noun fame / renown
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonymous with 声名 or 名誉.
  15. míng adjective open / public
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonymous with 公开.
  16. míng adjective clear
    Domain: Light 光纤

Contained in

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Truncated for common words

CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
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 44
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《大學章句》 Commentary on Great Learning 33
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《太史公自序》 Autobiographical Afterword of the Grand Historian 25
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《李斯列傳》 Biography of Li Si 22
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《封禪書》 Religious sacrificial ceremonies 22
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《卷八‧日部》 Scroll 8, Rì Radical 19
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《祭統》 A Summary Account of Sacrifices 19
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《孝武本紀》 Annals of the Xiaowu Emperor 17
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《中庸》 The State of Equilibrium and Harmony, also known as the Doctrine of the Mean 16
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《天官書》 Astronomy 16

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
公明 公明 子問公叔文子於公明賈曰 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 14. 《憲問》 Xian Wen 2
明贾 明賈 子問公叔文子於公明賈曰 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 14. 《憲問》 Xian Wen 2
曰明 曰明 兔曰明視 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《曲禮下》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 2 2

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
6. 《雍也》 Yong Ye in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
10. 《鄉黨》 Xiang Dang in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
12. 《顏淵》 Yan Yuan in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
文子 14. 《憲問》 Xian Wen in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
16. 《季氏》 Ji Shi in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
是非 《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《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》 9
《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 4
《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
莫若 《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 6
不止 《德充符》 The Seal of Virtue Complete in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 3
《應帝王》 The Normal Course for Rulers and Kings in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
是故 《外篇‧駢拇》 Outer Chapters - Webbed Toes in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 3
Selections from Stories by Liu Xiang in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 2
《釋詁》 Explanation of Old Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋言》 Explanation of Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 4
《釋天》 Explanation of Heaven in Er Ya 《爾雅》 2
《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 10
《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 8
《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 4
《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 5
使 《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 6
《卷一‧序》 Scroll 1, Preface in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2