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  1. proper noun Germany
    Domain: Geography 地理 , Subdomain: Germany 德国 , Concept: Country 国家
    Notes: Abbreviation for 德国 (FE '德' 5)
  2. noun virtue / goodness / morality / ethics / character
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 德 is synonymous with 道德 in this sense (CCD '德' 1; FE '德' 1). For example, 為政以德,譬如北辰 “He who exercises government by means of his virtue may be compared to the north polar star” (Lunyu 2:1; 《論語‧為政》)
  3. noun kindness / favor
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (CCD '德' 3; FE '德' 2)
  4. noun conduct / behavior
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (FE '德' 3)
  5. verb to be grateful
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (FE '德' 4)
  6. noun heart
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 德 is synonymous with 心意 in this sense (CCD '德' 2)
  7. proper noun De
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (CCD '德' 4)

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
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 66
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《孝文本紀》 Annals of the Xiaowen Emperor 43
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《大學章句》 Commentary on Great Learning 32
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《封禪書》 Religious sacrificial ceremonies 31
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《樂書》 Music 31
Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《天地》 Heaven and Earth 29
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 28
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang 27
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《樂記》 Record of Music 26
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《天官書》 Astronomy 23

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
崇德 崇德 子張問崇德 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 12. 《顏淵》 Yan Yuan 4
报德 報德 何以報德 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 14. 《憲問》 Xian Wen 2

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1. 《學而》 Xue Er in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
2. 《為政》 Wei Zheng in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
君子 4. 《里仁》 Li Ren in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
中庸 6. 《雍也》 Yong Ye in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
7. 《述而》 Shu Er in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 3
太上 《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
君子愛人 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 5
《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 5
《文王世子》King Wen as Son and Heir in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 9
合一 《內篇‧逍遙遊》 Inner Chapters - Enjoyment in Untroubled Ease in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 10
《德充符》 The Seal of Virtue Complete in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 14
《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《釋訓》 Explanation of Instructions in Er Ya 《爾雅》 3
《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 14
《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 14
《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 13
《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 20
《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 8
《卷一‧序》 Scroll 1, Preface in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《玉部》 Yù Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《彳部》 Chì Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《言部》 Yán Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1