Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

míng

  1. míng adjective bright / brilliant
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Guoyu '明' a 1; Unihan '明')
  2. míng proper noun Ming
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Name 名字
    Notes: (Guoyu '明' n 5)
  3. míng proper noun Ming Dynasty
    Domain: History 历史 , Concept: Dynasty 朝代
    Notes: 1368-1644 (GCED, p. 1364; Guoyu '明' n 4)
  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 (Guoyu '明' a 2; Unihan '明').
  5. míng adjective intelligent / clever / wise
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonymous with 明慧,聪明 (Guoyu '明' a 3).
  6. míng verb to illuminate / to shine
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonymous with 照亮 (Guoyu '明' v 4).
  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 (Guoyu '明' v 3).
  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 (Guoyu '明' n 1).
  13. míng noun a god / a spirit
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonymous with 神 or 神灵 (Guoyu '明' n 3).
  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 (Guoyu '明' a 4).
  16. míng adjective clear
    Domain: Optics 光学
  17. míng verb to become proficient
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 使通晓 (Guoyu '明' v 2)
  18. míng verb to be proficient
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 通晓 (Guoyu '明' v 1)
  19. míng adjective virtuous
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 才德高显的 (Guoyu '明' a 5)
  20. míng adjective open and honest
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 磊落 (Guoyu '明' a 6)
  21. míng adjective clean / neat
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 干净 (Guoyu '明' a 7)
  22. míng adjective remarkable / outstanding / notable
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 显著 (Guoyu '明' a 8)
  23. míng adjective afterwards
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Guoyu '明' a 9)
  24. míng noun positive
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 阳 (Guoyu '明' n 2)
  25. míng noun wisdom / vidyā
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit: vidyā, Pali: vijjā (FGDB '明' ; Wikipedia '明 (佛教)')

Contained in

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Collection Document Title Occurrences
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷十一 志第一 天文上 Volume 11 Treatises 1: Astronomy Part One 73
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷十九 志第九 禮上 Volume 19 Treatises 9: Rites Part One 43
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 42
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷二十九 魏書二十九 方技傳 Volume 29: Book of Wei 29 - Biographies of fangshis and artisans 37
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷四十下 班彪列傳 Volume 40b: Biography of Ban Biao 2 36
Guanzi 《管子》 明法解第六十七 Chapter 67: Explanation of Wise Edicts 36
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷二 魏書二 文帝紀 Volume 2: Book of Wei 2 - Annals of Emperor Wen 35
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 第二 律曆中 賈逵論曆 永元論曆 延光論曆 漢安論曆 熹平論曆 論月食 Volume 91: Rhythm and the Calendar Part Two 35
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷一百〇四 載記第四 石勒上 Volume 104 Records 4: Shi Le Part One 35
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷十六 魏書十六 任蘇杜鄭倉傳 Volume 16: Book of Wei 16 - Biographies of Ren, Su, Du, Zheng, and Cang 35

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
孟明 孟明 召孟明 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 14
明神 明神 敬恭明神 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 大雅‧蕩之什‧雲漢 Greater odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Dang - Yun Han 8
大明 大明 大明 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 大雅‧文王之什‧大明 Greater odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Wen Wang - Da Ming 6
丘明 丘明 退不守丘明之傳 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 序 Preface 6
昭明 昭明 介爾昭明 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 大雅‧生民之什‧既醉 Greater odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Sheng Min - Ji Jiu 5
明听 明聽 明聽予一人誥 Book of Documents 《尚書》 商書 湯誥 Shang Shu - Announcement of Tang 4
明征 明徵 明徵定保 Book of Documents 《尚書》 夏書 胤征 Xia Shu - Punitive Expedition of Yin 4
明曰 明曰 孟明曰 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 4
未明 未明 東方未明 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧齊‧東方未明 Lessons from the states - Odes of Qi - Dong Fang Wei Ming 4
小明 小明 小明 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧谷風之什‧小明 Minor odes of the kingdom - Gu Feng Zhi Shen - Xiao Ming 3