Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

zǐ zi

  1. noun child / son
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Family 家
  2. noun seed / egg
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Nature 大自然
  3. noun First earthly branch
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Time 时间 , Concept: Earthly Branch 地支
  4. noun 11 p.m.-1 a.m.
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Time 时间
  5. noun Kangxi radical 39
    Domain: Radicals 部首
    Notes: son, alternate form is 孑 (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7)
  6. zi suffix indicates that the the word is used as a noun
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Affixes 附类
    Notes: A suffix used in vernacular Chinese since ancient times (Norman 1988, p. 114)
  7. noun small pieces
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Form 形态
  8. noun a polite form of address / master
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Used in the second person in Classical Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 78)
  9. proper noun Viscount
    Domain: History 历史 , Subdomain: China 中国
    Notes: Forth of five orders of nobility 五等爵位
  10. zi foreign zi
    Domain: Foreign Language 外语
    Notes: Used to transliterate foreign names
  11. noun masters
    Domain: Literature 文学 , Subdomain: China 中国
    Notes: One of the four traditional classifications of literary genre: 经 classics, 子 masters, 史 histories, and 集 collections (Li 2017, p. 163)

Contained in

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Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

Collection Document Title Occurrences
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 839
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 828
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 哀公 Lord Ai 333
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 成公 Lord Cheng 230
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 227
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 定公 Lord Ding 207
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 宣公 Lord Xuan 190
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷一百二十 列傳第七十: 郭子儀 Volume 120 Biographies 70: Guo Ziyi 164
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《晉世家》 House of Jin 155
History of the Southern Dynasties 《南史》 卷四十四 列傳第三十四 齊武帝諸子 文惠諸子 明帝諸子 Volume 44 Biographies 34: Sons of Emperor Wu of Southern Qi, Sons of Emperor Wenhui of Southern Qi, Sons of Emperor Ming of Southern Qi 145

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
齐子 齊子 齊子由歸 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧齊‧南山 Lessons from the states - Odes of Qi - Nan Shan 9
厥子 厥子 厥子乃弗肯堂 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 大誥 Zhou Shu - Great Announcement 6
妇子 婦子 同我婦子 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧豳‧七月 Lessons from the states - Odes of Cao - Qi Yue 6
二子 二子 二子乘舟 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧邶‧二子乘舟 Lessons from the states - Odes of Bei - Er Zi Cheng Zhou 6
子归 子歸 之子歸 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧召南‧江有汜 Lessons from the states - Odes Of Shao And The South - Jiang You Si 6
仲子 仲子 將仲子 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧鄭‧將仲子 Lessons from the states - Odes of Zheng - Jiang Zhong Zi 6
子同 子同 甘與子同夢 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧齊‧雞鳴 Lessons from the states - Odes of Qi - Ji Ming 5
子乘 子乘 二子乘舟 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧邶‧二子乘舟 Lessons from the states - Odes of Bei - Er Zi Cheng Zhou 5
冲子 沖子 汝惟沖子 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 洛誥 Zhou Shu - Announcement concerning Luo 4
子衿 子衿 子衿 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧鄭‧子衿 Lessons from the states - Odes of Zheng - Zi Jin 4