Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

dìng

  1. dìng verb to decide
    Domain: Frequently Used Words 常用词汇
    Notes: In the sense of 决定 (Liu Lianli, 1999, '定' 2; Ho, 2002, '定' 3) 定 is the 180th most frequently used word in the Beijing Language Institute frequency wordlist (1985).
  2. dìng verb certainly / definitely
    Domain: Frequently Used Words 常用词汇
    Notes: (Ho, 2002, '定' 5)
  3. dìng noun meditative concentration / meditation
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教 , Concept: Paramita 波罗蜜
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: dhyāna, Pāli: jhāna; the fifth of the six paramitas
  4. dìng verb to determine
    Domain: Frequently Used Words 常用词汇
    Notes: In the sense of 约定 (Liu Lianli, 1999, '定' 3)
  5. dìng verb to calm down
    Domain: Frequently Used Words 常用词汇
    Notes: In the sense of 定下来 (Liu Lianli, 1999, '定' 3; Ho, 2002, '定' 2)
  6. dìng verb to set / to fix
    Domain: Frequently Used Words 常用词汇
    Notes: For example, 眼睛定在目标 'fix your eyes on a target' (Ho, 2002, '定' 1)
  7. dìng verb to book / to subscribe to / to order
    Domain: Frequently Used Words 常用词汇
    Notes: In the sense of 定做 (Ho, 2002, '定' 4)
  8. dìng verb still
    Domain: Frequently Used Words 常用词汇
    Notes: As a verb complement (Ho, 2002, '定' 6)

Contained in

决定制定固定稳定奠定规定设定肯定定期一定确定定于法定定制判定约定定义定位特定注定稳定性否定坚定假定定语不定定律不一定安定必定文档类型定义鉴定环球定位系统说不定协定测定定点定额定价定居定理定量定向定性断定定位笔统一资源定位器拟定评定认定审定

Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《高祖功臣侯者年表》 Yearly Table of the Officials who became Marquises in the Time of Gaozu 79
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《樊酈滕灌列傳》 Biographies of Fan, Li, Teng and Guan 27
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang 18
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《高祖本紀》 Annals of Gao Zu 15
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《陳丞相世家》 House of Chancellor Chen 13
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《孔子世家》 House of Confucius 12
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《絳侯周勃世家》 House of Zhou Bo, Marquis of Jiang 11
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《晉世家》 House of Jin 10
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《十二諸侯年表》 Yearly Chronicle of the Feudal Lords 10
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《曹相國世家》 House of Chancellor Cao 10

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
定天下 定天下 先王之所以定天下也 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《祭義》 The Meaning of Sacrifices 7
大定 大定 天下大定 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 武成 Zhou Shu - Successful Completion of the War 7
定厥 定厥 文定厥祥 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 大雅‧文王之什‧大明 Greater odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Wen Wang - Da Ming 5
定公 定公 定公問 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 3. 《八佾》 Ba Yi 5
遂定 遂定 王翦遂定荊江南地 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang 4
前定 前定 言前定則不跲 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《中庸》 The State of Equilibrium and Harmony, also known as the Doctrine of the Mean 3
能定 能定 用能定爾子孫于下地 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 金縢 Zhou Shu - Metal-bound Coffer 3
定代 定代 令樊噲止定代地 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《高祖本紀》 Annals of Gao Zu 3
定国 定國 故必舉其定國之數 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《禮器》 Rites in the Formation of Character 2
一心定 一心定 一心定而王天下 Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《天道》 The Way of Heaven 2