Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

  1. adverb all
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 皆 or 都 (Guoyu '胥' adv 2; Unihan '胥')
  2. verb to wait
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 等待 (Guoyu '胥' v 1)
  3. adverb each other / mutually
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 胥 may be used in this sense in a similar way to 互相 in Literary Chinese (Guoyu '胥' adv 1; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 137; Unihan '胥').
  4. noun a clerk
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '胥' n 1)
  5. proper noun Xu
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '胥' n 2)
  6. verb to inspect
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 视察 (Guoyu '胥' v 2)
  7. particle a particle expressing tone
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: A final particle (Guoyu '胥' particle)

Contained in

大胥

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《伍子胥列傳》 Biography of Wu Zixu 52
Rites of Zhou 《周禮》 地官司徒 第二 2. Office of Earth and Minster of Education and Social Welfare 43
Rites of Zhou 《周禮》 春官宗伯 第三 3. Office of Spring and Minister of Rites 39
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷六十三 武五子傳 Volume 63: The five sons of Emperor Wu 32
Rites of Zhou 《周禮》 夏官司馬 第四 4. Offices of Summer and Minister of War 30
Rites of Zhou 《周禮》 秋官司寇 第五 5. Office of Autumn and Minister of Justice 25
Garden of Stories 《說苑》 卷九 正諫 Chapter 9: Direct Advice 22
Rites of Zhou 《周禮》 天官冢宰 第一 1. Office of the Heaven and Prime Minister 20
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷五十五 Scroll 55 17
Guoyu 《國語》 吳語 Discourses of Wu 16