Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

围 (圍) wéi

  1. wéi verb to circle / to surround / to enclose
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Position 位
  2. wéi verb to defend
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Military 军事
    Notes: 围 is synonymous with 守 in this sense. 圍:守也。(Shuo Wen)
  3. wéi noun a defensive wall
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Military 军事
  4. wéi noun a restricted area
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Especially, in historic times, a region forbidden by the emperor for other people without permission.
  5. wéi noun a low lying rice paddy
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Agriculture 农业
    Notes: In this sense 围 has the same meaning as 围田.
  6. wéi noun periphery / circumference
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Form 形态

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Rites of Zhou 《周禮》 冬官考工記 第六 6. Office of Winter and Inspection Records 53
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 39
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 39
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 36
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《十二諸侯年表》 Yearly Chronicle of the Feudal Lords 31
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷一 魏書一 武帝紀 Volume 1: Book of Wei 1 - Annals of Emperor Wu 25
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百四十九 志第一百〇二 輿服一 Volume 149 Treatises 102: Carriages and Clothes 1 25
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 哀公 Lord Ai 25
History of Ming 《明史》 卷二百六十九 列傳第一百五十七 艾萬年 李卑 湯九州 陳于王 侯良柱 張令 猛如虎 虎大威 孫應元 姜名武 尤世威 侯世祿 劉國能 Volume 269 Biographies 157: Ai Wannian, Li Bei, Tang Jiuzhou, Chen Yuwang, Hou Liangzhu, Zhang Ling, Meng Ruhu, Hu Dawei, Sun Yingyuan, Jiang Mingwu, You Shiwei, Hou Shilu, Liu Guoneng 24
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 定公 Lord Ding 22

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
师围 師圍 秦師圍魏 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 桓公 Lord Huan 22
人围 人圍 楚人圍許 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 16
围郑 圍鄭 秦人圍鄭 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 11
围许 圍許 楚人圍許 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 9
侯围 侯圍 晉侯圍聚 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 莊公 Lord Zhang 9
围宋 圍宋 許男圍宋 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 9
遂围 遂圍 遂圍陳 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 8
子围 子圍 楚子圍許 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 6
围陈 圍陳 楚人圍陳 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 6
围曹 圍曹 宋人圍曹 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 5