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).
  3. noun Kangxi radical 16
    Domain: Radicals 部首
    Notes: A small table (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7)

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几年十几几年来几点几谏几千几微几天几时好几几分前几天好几年几岁几许几天来几样几多近几年新几内亚解析几何几欲几内亚比索几案刘知几

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Stratagems of the Warring States 《戰國策》 卷二十七 韓二 Chapter 27: Han II 61
History of Song 《宋史》 卷三百八十二 列傳第一百四十一 張燾 黃中 孫道夫 曾幾 勾濤 李彌遜 Volume 382 Biographies 141: Zhang Dao, Huang Zhong, Sun Daofu, Ceng Ji, Gou Tao, Li Mixun 20
Book of Liang 《梁書》 卷五十 列傳第四十四 文學下 Volume 50: Men of Letters 2 17
History of the Southern Dynasties 《南史》 卷十九  列傳第九 謝晦 謝裕 謝方明 謝靈運 Volume 19 Biographies 9: Xie Hui, Xie Yu, Xie Fangming, Xie Lingyun 17
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷五十九 Scroll 59 15
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百二十八 志第八十一 樂三 Volume 128 Treatises 81: Music 3 15
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷四十六 Scroll 46 15
History of Song 《宋史》 卷四百十七 列傳第一百七十六 喬行簡 范鍾 游似 趙葵 謝方叔 Volume 417 Biographies 176: Qiao Xingjian, Fan Zhong, You Si, Zhao Kui, Xie Fangshu 14
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷一百〇二 列傳第五十二: 馬懷素 褚無量 劉子玄 徐堅 元行沖 吳兢 韋述 Volume 102 Biographies 52: Ma Huaisu, Chu Wuliang, Liu Zixuan, Xu Jian, Yuan Xingchong, Wu Jing, Wei Shu 13
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 13

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
仲几 仲幾 仲幾為左師 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 15
筵几 筵幾 皆主人筵几於廟 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《昏義》 The Meaning of the Marriage Ceremony 8
几筵 幾筵 圍布几筵 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 8
几亡 幾亡 國幾亡 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 7
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 6
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 6
国几 國幾 國幾亡 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 5
右几 右幾 右几 The Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial 《儀禮》 士昬禮 第二 2. Nuptial rites for a common officer 5
玉几 玉幾 憑玉几 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 顧命 Zhou Shu - Testamentary Charge 5
执几 執幾 执几従 The Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial 《儀禮》 士虞禮 第十四 14. Post burial rites for a common officer 4