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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: Military 军事
    Notes: 围 is synonymous with 守 in this sense. 圍:守也。(Shuo Wen)
  3. wéi noun a defensive wall
    Domain: Military 军事
  4. wéi noun a restricted area
    Domain: History 历史
    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: Agriculture 农业
    Notes: Synonym discussion: 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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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《十二諸侯年表》 Yearly Chronicle of the Feudal Lords 31
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《趙世家》 House of Zhao 21
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《六國年表》 Yearly Chronicle of the Six States 20
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《楚世家》 House of Chu 16
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《匈奴列傳》 Treatise on the Xiongnu 13
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu 12
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《晉世家》 House of Jin 11
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《高祖本紀》 Annals of Gao Zu 10
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin 10
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《魏世家》 House of Wei 9

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
百围 百圍 大木百圍之竅穴 Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies 2

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
國君 《曲禮下》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 2 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
天子不合 《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
帝命 《孔子閒居》 Confucius at Home at Leisure in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《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》 5
邯鄲 《胠篋》 Cutting open Satchels in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《天運》 The Revolution of Heaven in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
至大不可 《秋水》 The Floods of Autumn in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 4
《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 4
《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 10
邯鄲 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
鉅鹿 《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 12
《高祖本紀》 Annals of Gao Zu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 10
《𠬞部》 Gǒng Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《䀠部》 Qú Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《卷七‧木部》 Scroll 7, Mù Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《囗部》 Wéi Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《衣部》 Yī Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《論語集注‧論語序說》 Collected Notes on the Analects of Confucius - Preface in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 3
《子罕第九》 Commentary on Zi Han IX in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
《公孫丑章句下》 Commentary on Gong Sun Chou II in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 2
兩手 《告子章句上》 Commentary on Gaozi I in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1