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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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

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
History of Ming 《明史》 卷一百〇一 表第二 諸王世表二 Volume 101 Tables 2: Princes 2 562
History of Ming 《明史》 卷一百〇二 表第三 諸王世表三 Volume 102 Tables 3: Princes 3 561
History of Ming 《明史》 卷一百 表第一 諸王世表一 Volume 100 Tables 1: Princes 1 539
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 哀公 Lord Ai 333
History of Ming 《明史》 卷一百〇四 表第五 諸王世表五 Volume 104 Tables 5: Princes 5 314
History of Ming 《明史》 卷一百〇三 表第四 諸王世表四 Volume 103 Tables 4: Princes 4 292
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

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
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 13
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
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
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
厥子 厥子 厥子乃弗肯堂 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 大誥 Zhou Shu - Great Announcement 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
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
维子 維子 維子之故 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧鄭‧狡童 Lessons from the states - Odes of Zheng - Jiao Tong 4
冲子 沖子 汝惟沖子 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 洛誥 Zhou Shu - Announcement concerning Luo 4