Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

离 (離) chī lí

  1. verb to leave / to depart / to go away / to part
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Middle Chinese: lje; as in 分散 or 分开 (Kroll '離' 1; GHC '离' 2)
  2. noun a mythical bird
    Domain: Mythology 神话
    Notes: (GHC '离' 1)
  3. noun li / one of the eight divinatory trigrams
    Domain: Literature 文学 , Concept: Trigram 卦
    Notes: One of the 八卦 mentioned in the 《易經》 Book of Changes, symbolizing fire (GHC '离' 8; Kroll '離' lì 1a; Nylan 2001, p. 218)
  4. noun a band or kerchief worn when a woman left home to be married
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: The same as 缡 in some classical writings (GHC '离' 13; Kroll '離' lí 8).
  5. chī noun a dragon with horns not yet grown
    Domain: Mythology 神话
    Notes: In this sense 离 is synonomous with 螭 (GHC '离' 16).
  6. noun a mountain ash
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文 , Concept: Tree 树
    Notes: Used in place of 樆 in some classical writings.
  7. noun vanilla / a vanilla-like herb
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文 , Concept: Herb 草本
    Notes: Used in place of 蓠 in some classical writings (GHC '离' 10).
  8. verb to be scattered / to be separated
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 离 is synonomous with 离散. (Kroll '離' lí 5; GHC '离' 2)
  9. verb to cut off
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 离 is synonomous with 割取. (GHC '离' 3)
  10. verb to violate / to be contrary to
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 离 is synonomous with 违背.
  11. verb to be distant from
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 离 is synonomous with 距离 (Kroll '離' lí 5).
  12. number two
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 离 is synonomous with 二,两, or 双.
  13. verb to array / to align
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 阵列 (Kroll '離' lí 2; GHC '离' 5)
  14. verb to pass through / to experience
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 经历 (Kroll '離' lí 3; GHC '离' 6)
  15. noun transcendence
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: (FGDB '離微'; SH '離'; Sharf 2005, p. 3)

Contained in

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Truncated for common words

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Canon of Supreme Mystery 《太玄經》 Full Text 23
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷三十 魏書三十 烏丸鮮卑東夷傳 Volume 30: Book of Wei 30 - Biographies of the Wuhuan, Xianbei, and Dongyi 21
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷二十二 志第十二 樂四 Volume 22 Treatises 12: Music 4 18
Xunzi 《荀子》 性惡篇第二十三 Chapter 23: Human Nature is Evil 16
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷三十五 志第二十五 州郡一 Volume 35 Treatises 25: Administrative Districts 1 16
Xunzi 《荀子》 非十二子篇第六 Chapter 6: Against the Twelve Masters 15
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷五十九 張衡列傳 Volume 59: Biography of Zhang Heng 15
Daode Jing 《道德經》 With commentary by 王弼 Wang Bi 14
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 13
Songs of Chu 《楚辭》 卷第四 九章 Chapter 4: Nine Pieces 13

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
锺离 鍾離 公孫鍾離 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 文公 Lord Wen 11
离上 離上 乾下離上 Book of Changes 《易經》 大有 Da You 10
离肺 離肺 離肺實于鼎 The Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial 《儀禮》 士冠禮 第一 1. Capping rites for (the son of) a common officer 9
离离 離離 彼黍離離 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧王‧黍離 Lessons from the states - Odes of Wang - Shu Li 8
黍离 黍離 黍離 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧王‧黍離 Lessons from the states - Odes of Wang - Shu Li 6
离居 離居 正大夫離居 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧節南山之什‧雨無正 Minor odes of the kingdom - Jie Nan Shan Zhi Shen - Yu Wu Zheng 4
雉离 雉離 雉離于羅 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧王‧兔爰 Lessons from the states - Odes of Wang - Tu Yuan 3
离德 離德 離心離德 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 泰誓中 Zhou Shu - Great Declaration II 3
离署 離署 擅離署 Mozi 《墨子》 卷十五 號令 Book 15 - Commands and Orders 3
仳离 仳離 有女仳離 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧王‧中谷有蓷 Lessons from the states - Odes of Wang - Zhong Gu You Tui 3