Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

离 (離) lí chī

  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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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Jin 《金史》 卷七十二 列傳第十: 婁室子:活女 謀衍 仲(本名石古乃),族子:海里 銀朮可子:彀英(本名撻懶) 母弟:麻吉(子:沃側) 弟:拔離速 習古乃 Volume 72 Biographies 10: Lou Shi and son: Huonu, Mou Yan, Zhong (formerly named Shigunai),descendant: Haili, Yin Paike and son: Gou Ying (formerly named Talan), Mu younger brother: Maji (son: Woce), younger brother: Ba Lisu, Xi Gunai 39
History of Song 《宋史》 卷六十九 志第二十二 律曆二 Volume 69 Treatises 22: Measures and Calendar 2 38
New History of the Five Dynasties 《新五代史》 卷五十八 新五代史考第一 Volume 58 Examination on the New Five Dynasties : 37
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷十八 Scroll 18 35
History of Jin 《金史》 卷八十四 列傳第二十二: 杲本名撒離喝 耨碗溫敦思忠子:謙,侄:兀帶 昂 高楨 白彥敬 張景仁 Volume 84 Biographies 22: Gao former name Salihe, Nouwanwendunsizhong son: Qian, nephew: Wudai, Ang, Gao Zhen, Bai Yanjing, Zhang Jingren 31
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷五十四 志第六:  曆三 Volume 54 Treatises 7: Calendar 3 26
History of Ming 《明史》 卷三十七 志第十三 曆七 Volume 37 Treatises 13: Calendar 7 24
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷十五 Scroll 15 23
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷三十 Scroll 30 23
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷三十二 Scroll 32 23

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
离来朝 離來朝 鄧侯吾離來朝 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 桓公 Lord Huan 3
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
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
离德 離德 離心離德 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 泰誓中 Zhou Shu - Great Declaration II 3