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zōng

  1. zōng proper noun Zong
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (ABC 'zōng' 宗 n 2; GHC '宗' 6)
  2. zōng noun school / sect
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: In the sense of 宗派 (Kroll '宗' 5; NCCED '宗' 3)
  3. zōng noun ancestor
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 祖宗 or 祖先 (ABC 'zōng' 宗 bf 1; GHC '宗' 2; Kroll '宗' 1; NCCED '宗' 1)
  4. zōng measure word a measure word for transaction or business related things
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
    Notes: For example, used for 款子 'a sum of money' (ABC 'zōng' 宗 m; GHC '宗' 5; NCCED '宗' 7)
  5. zōng verb to take as one's model as
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (ABC 'zōng' 宗 bf 10; NCCED '宗' 5)
  6. zōng noun purpose
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (ABC 'zōng' 宗 bf 3; NCCED '宗' 4)
  7. zōng noun an ancestral temple
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 宗 is synonymous with 祖庙 in this sense (ABC 'zōngm' 宗 bf 6; GHC '宗' 1; Kroll '宗' 1b). Etymology: 宗,尊祖庙也。 'Zong: the temple of a respected ancestor.' (Shuo Wen)
  8. zōng verb to respect / to revere / to admire / to honor
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 宗 is synonymous with 尊崇 in this sense (ABC 'zōng' 宗 bf 8; GHC '宗' 3; Kroll '宗' 2)
  9. zōng noun clan / family
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 同族 or 宗族 (ABC 'zōng' 宗 bf 2; GHC '宗' 4; Kroll '宗' 1a; NCCED '宗' 2)
  10. zōng noun a model
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (ABC 'zōng' 宗 bf 5; Kroll '宗' 3; NCCED '宗' 6)
  11. zōng noun a county
    Domain: Administration 管理
    Notes: In the sense of 县, used in Tibet (ABC 'zōng' 宗 n 1; NCCED 2 '宗')
  12. zōng noun religion
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (ABC 'zōng' 宗 bf 7)
  13. zōng adjective essential / necessary
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll '宗' 3a)
  14. zōng noun summation
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll '宗' 3b)
  15. zōng verb a visit by feudal lords
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll '宗' 4)

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Truncated for common words

CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《大傳》 The Great Treatise 19
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《曾子問》 The Questions of Zeng-zi 15
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《太史公自序》 Autobiographical Afterword of the Grand Historian 11
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《晉世家》 House of Jin 11
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《喪服小記》 Record of Small Matters in the Dress of Mourning 10
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《祭法》 The Law of Sacrifices 7
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《內則》 The Pattern of the Family 6
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《趙世家》 House of Zhao 6
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《雜記上》 Miscellaneous Records I 5
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《雜記下》 Miscellaneous Records II 5

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
宗人 宗人 宰宗人從 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《曾子問》 The Questions of Zeng-zi 2

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
1. 《學而》 Xue Er in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
《曲禮下》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 2 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
天下 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《曾子問》 The Questions of Zeng-zi in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 15
《文王世子》King Wen as Son and Heir in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 4
《禮運》 Ceremonial Usages; their Origins, Development, and Intention in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《德充符》 The Seal of Virtue Complete in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
未始 《應帝王》 The Normal Course for Rulers and Kings in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
天地 《天道》 The Way of Heaven in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《達生》 The Full Understanding of Life in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
漢朝 《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
故稱 《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 4
妻子 《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
《示部》Shì Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《玉部》 Yù Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《貝部》 Bèi Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《邑部》 Yì Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《宀部》 Mián Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《大學章句序》 Preface to Commentary on Great Learning in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
《中庸章句序》 Preface to Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
《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》 4
《學而第一》 Commentary on Xue Er I in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 3