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  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)

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我们我国无我自我我人我等我执我见观法无我如是我闻我相超我本我五空泽问我乐我语取非我外道问圣大乘法无我义经尼干子问无我义经我德法无我诸法无我我辈我颠倒我法二执我空

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《十二諸侯年表》 Yearly Chronicle of the Feudal Lords 199
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《六國年表》 Yearly Chronicle of the Six States 118
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《趙世家》 House of Zhao 60
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《魏世家》 House of Wei 46
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 42
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《楚世家》 House of Chu 39
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《晉世家》 House of Jin 34
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《韓世家》 House of Han 33
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《公孫丑章句上》 Commentary on Gong Sun Chou I 27
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《子罕第九》 Commentary on Zi Han IX 26

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
2. 《為政》 Wei Zheng in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
3. 《八佾》 Ba Yi in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 3
仁者 4. 《里仁》 Li Ren in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 3
5. 《公冶長》Gong Ye Chang in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 4
6. 《雍也》 Yong Ye in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 3
之前 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 19
《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 14
不可 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《文王世子》King Wen as Son and Heir in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 8
《禮運》 Ceremonial Usages; their Origins, Development, and Intention in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 3
《內篇‧逍遙遊》 Inner Chapters - Enjoyment in Untroubled Ease in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 7
《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 23
《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》 9
《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 21
Selections from Zhuang Zi in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
Selections from Mencius in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 9
《釋詁》 Explanation of Old Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋親》 Explanation of Family Relations in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋畜》 Explanation of Domestic Animals in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 9
《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 18
酈山 《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 20
《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 13