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wéi wēi

  1. wēi adjective micro / tiny / miniature
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
  2. wēi adjective feeble / weak
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
  3. wéi adverb if it had not been for
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Sometimes used as a negating word, tone is Middle Chinese pronunciation (Pulleyblank 1995, p 110)
  4. wēi verb to decline / to wane
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
  5. wēi adjective humble
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
  6. wēi adverb slightly
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 微 is synonymous with 稍微 in this sense.
  7. wēi adjective secret
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 微 is synonymous with 暗暗 in this sense.
  8. wēi noun subtlety
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: (FGDB '離微'; SH '離'; Sharf 2005, p. 3)

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《宋微子世家》 House of Song Wei Zi 16
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《中庸章句》 Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean 9
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《天官書》 Astronomy 7
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 6
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《中庸章句序》 Preface to Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean 6
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《憲問第十四》 Commentary on Xian Wen XIV 5
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 5
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou 5
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《公冶長第五》 Commentary on Gong Ye Zhang V 5
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《微子第十八》 Commentary on Wei Zi XVIII 5

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
微子 微子 微子 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 18. 《微子》 Wei Zi 3
微生 微生 孰謂微生高直 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 5. 《公冶長》Gong Ye Chang 2

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
5. 《公冶長》Gong Ye Chang in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
管仲 14. 《憲問》 Xian Wen in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
16. 《季氏》 Ji Shi in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
18. 《微子》 Wei Zi in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
君子 《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 4
所以 《禮運》 Ceremonial Usages; their Origins, Development, and Intention in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《禮器》 Rites in the Formation of Character in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
天子 《郊特牲》 The Single Victim at the Border Sacrifices in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
動刀 《養生主》 Nourishing the Lord of Life in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
老聃 《天運》 The Revolution of Heaven in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《秋水》 The Floods of Autumn in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
夫子 《田子方》 Tian Zi-fang in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
羿使 《雜篇‧庚桑楚》 Miscellaneous Chapters - Geng-sang Chu in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
Sections from Records of the Historian in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 2
《釋詁》 Explanation of Old Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋訓》 Explanation of Instructions in Er Ya 《爾雅》 4
未及 《釋山》 Explanation of Mountains 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》 3
《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 5
《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 5
《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
咸陽 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
聖人 《卷一‧序》 Scroll 1, Preface in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《艸部》 Cǎo Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1