Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

几 (幾)

  1. number several
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
    Notes: 几 can represent an approximate number between one and nine. For example, in spoken Chinese, 你帮几天忙好了 'Please help for a few days.' (Lao She, 2003, p. 176)
  2. pronoun how many
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量 , Concept: Interrogative Pronoun 疑问代词
    Notes: 几 may be used when an integer number between 1 and 9 is expected. It is used in this sense as an interrogative pronoun in both modern and Literary Chinese (Norman 1988, p. 119; Sun 2006, loc 2442).

Contained in

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Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men 5
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《高祖本紀》 Annals of Gao Zu 5
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《子路第十三》 Commentary on Zi Lu XIII 5
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《述而第七》 Commentary on Shu Er VII 4
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《離婁章句下》 Commentary on Li Lou II 4
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《曾子問》 The Questions of Zeng-zi 3
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《告子章句上》 Commentary on Gaozi I 3
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《盡心章句上》 Commentary on Jin Xin I 3
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《趙世家》 House of Zhao 3
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 3

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
几声 幾聲 御瞽几聲之上下 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《玉藻》 The Jade-Bead Pendants of the Royal Cap 21
几杖 幾杖 則必賜之几杖 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 9
隐几 隱幾 南郭子綦隱几而坐 Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies 6
利几 利幾 利幾反 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《高祖本紀》 Annals of Gao Zu 6
几死 幾死 幾死 Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men 5
王几 王幾 而王幾頓乎 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou 3
玉几 玉幾 憑玉几 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 顧命 Zhou Shu - Testamentary Charge 3
几筵 幾筵 有司以几筵舍奠於墓左 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II 3
几代 幾代 幾代太子者數矣 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《呂太后本紀》Annals of Empress Dowager Lü 2
授几 授幾 授几有緝御 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 大雅‧生民之什‧行葦 Greater odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Sheng Min - Xing Wei 2