Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

  1. pronoun I / me / my
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词 , Concept: Personal Pronoun 人称代词
    Notes: 我 is used as a first person pronoun in both modern (NCCED '我' 1) and literary Chinese. For example, in modern Chinese: 我比你岁数大点 'I am a little older than you.' (Lao She, 2003, p. 174) In literary Chinese, 我 was used as a first person pronoun as early as preclassical times in the Shang Dynasty (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 76). 我 is the fifth most frequently used word in the Beijing Language Institute's 1985 frequency wordlist (Ho, 2002, '我').
  2. noun self / ātman / attan
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: ātman, Pali: attan; Japanese: ga; the agent controlling the mind and body that passes from lifetime to lifetime, in contrast to anātman (BL 'ātman'; FGDB '我')
  3. pronoun our
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词 , Concept: Personal Pronoun 人称代词
    Notes: For example, 我国 'our country' (Ho, 2002, '我'; NCCED '我' 2)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《十二諸侯年表》 Yearly Chronicle of the Feudal Lords 199
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 185
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 117
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《六國年表》 Yearly Chronicle of the Six States 117
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 成公 Lord Cheng 95
The Scholars 《儒林外史》 第三十二回 Chapter 32 90
The Scholars 《儒林外史》 第五十四回 Chapter 54 85
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷三十二 Scroll 32 80
The Scholars 《儒林外史》 第三十一回 Chapter 31 73
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷二十四 Scroll 24 73