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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).

Contained in

赤道几内亚几内亚巴布亚新几内亚几内亚法郎几乎几何庶几几部欧几里得几何原本几何学几何纹几何网格纹高几几近几何量几至几经几内亚比绍平面几何未几突瑟几理多

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Truncated for common words

CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men 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
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》 《離婁章句下》 Commentary on Li Lou II 4
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
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》 《中庸章句》 Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean 3
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《里仁第四》 Commentary on Li Ren IV 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
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

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
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 5
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 2

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 4
《曲禮下》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 2 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《曾子問》 The Questions of Zeng-zi in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 3
所行 《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
神農 《知北遊》 Knowledge Rambling in the North in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《徐無鬼》 Xu Wu-gui in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《孝文本紀》 Annals of the Xiaowen Emperor in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《表‧三代世表》 Tables - Genealogical Table of the Three Ages in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《書‧禮書》 Treatises - Rites in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《樂書》 Music in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《扁鵲倉公列傳》 Biographies of Bian Que and the Duke of Cang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《殳部》 Shū Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《肉部》 Ròu Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《食部》 Shì 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》 5
《邑部》 Yì Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
之下 《衛靈公第十五》 Commentary on Wei Ling Gong XV 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》 1
可能遇到方面问题 猴年 Year of the Monkey - Fragment a (2016-01-30) in Media articles 2
除了之外 春晚 Spring Festival Gala b (2016-01-25) in Media articles 1
孟山都过去不好就是普通消费者沟通不足 转基因食品 Genetically modified foods - Fragment e (2016-01-22) in Media articles 1
年来 新疟疾疫苗 New malaria vaccine - Fragment b (2015-07-25) in Media articles 1
父母 4. 《里仁》 Li Ren in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
不可若是 13. 《子路》 Zi Lu in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《曾子問》 The Questions of Zeng-zi in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 3
《樂記》 Record of Music in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
天下 《坊記》 Record of the Dykes in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
而後 《聘義》 The Meaning of the Interchange of Missions Beteween Different Courts in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
千里 《內篇‧逍遙遊》 Inner Chapters - Enjoyment in Untroubled Ease in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 5
無為 《至樂》 Perfect Enjoyment in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《達生》 The Full Understanding of Life in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《釋詁》 Explanation of Old Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 2
《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
不得 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《高祖本紀》 Annals of Gao Zu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 5
《玉部》 Yù Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《口部》 Kǒu Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《走部》 Zǒu Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《言部》 Yán Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《𢆶部》 Yōu Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《大學章句》 Commentary on Great Learning in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 2
《中庸章句》 Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 3