Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

鳏 (鰥) guān

guān noun a widower
Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文

Contained in

鳏寡孤独鳏夫

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷二 顯宗孝明帝紀 Volume 2: Annals of Emperor Xianzong Xiaoming 8
History of the Northern Dynasties 《北史》 卷三  魏本紀第三:  高祖孝文帝 Volume 3 Wei Annals 3: Emperor Gaozu Xiaowen 7
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷7下 高祖紀下 Volume 7b Annals: Gaozu 2 (Emperor Xiaowen) 7
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷四 孝和孝殤帝紀 Volume 4: Annals of Emperor Xiaohe; Emperor Xiaoshang 7
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷一下 光武帝紀 Volume 1b: Annals of Emperor Guangwu 5
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷二      本紀第二 太宗 Volume 2 Annals 2: Taizong 4
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷六 孝順孝沖孝質帝紀 Volume 6: Annals of Emperor Xiaoshun; Emperor Xiaochong; Emperor Xiaozhi 4
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷9 肅宗紀 Volume 9 Annals: Suzong (Emperor Xiaoming) 3
History of the Southern Dynasties 《南史》 卷十  陳本紀下第十 宣帝 後主 Volume 10 Chen Annals 2: Emperor Xuan, Later Rulers 3
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷五 孝安帝紀 Volume 5: Annals of Emperor Xiao'an 3

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
鳏寡 鰥寡 哀此鰥寡 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧鴻鴈之什‧鴻鴈 Minor odes of the kingdom - Hong Yan Zhi Shen - Hong Yan 160
恤鳏 恤鰥 恤鰥寡 Guanzi 《管子》 五輔第十 Chapter 10: Wu Fu 19
赐鳏 賜鰥 賜鰥寡 Guanzi 《管子》 禁藏第五十三 Chapter 53: Jin Cang 13
侮鳏 侮鰥 不敢侮鰥寡 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 康誥 Zhou Shu - Announcement to the Prince of Kang 10
孤老鳏 孤老鰥 孤老鰥寡谷人三石 Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷一百〇五 載記第五 石勒下 Volume 105 Records 5: Shi Le Part Two 7
哀鳏 哀鰥 哀鰥寡 Book of Han 《漢書》 卷六十四上 嚴朱吾丘主父徐嚴終王賈傳 Volume 64a: an, Zhu, Wuqiu, Zhufu, Xu, Yan, Zhong, Wang and Jia 1 6
孤寡鳏 孤寡鰥 哀夫老眊孤寡鰥獨或匱於衣食 Book of Han 《漢書》 卷六 武帝紀 Volume 6: Annals of Emperor Wu 5
鳏贫 鰥貧 鰥貧疾老 Book of Song 《宋書》 卷六 本紀第六 孝武帝 Volume 6 Annals 6: Emperor Xiao Wu 5
逮鳏 逮鰥 逮鰥 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 成公 Lord Cheng 5
存鳏 存鰥 存鰥寡 Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷五 時則訓 Chapter 5: Seasonal Standards 4