Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

dìng

  1. dìng verb to decide
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: 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: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: 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: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: 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: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: 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: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: 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: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Frequently Used Words 常用词汇
    Notes: In the sense of 定做 (Ho, 2002, '定' 4)
  8. dìng verb still
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: 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选定

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Jin 《金史》 卷二十二 志第三: 曆下 步月離第五 步交會第六 步五星第七 Volume 22 Treatises 3: Calendar 2 - Phases of the Month 5, Phases of Convergence 6, Phases of the Five Planets 7 147
History of Song 《宋史》 卷七十五 志第二十八 律曆八 Volume 75 Treatises 28: Measures and Calendar 8 141
History of Song 《宋史》 卷七十 志第二十三 律曆三 Volume 70 Treatises 23: Measures and Calendar 3 128
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷三十四 志第十四: 曆三 Volume 34 Treatises 14: Calendar 3 120
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷17 志第12 律曆中 Volume 17 Treatises 12: Measures and the Calendar 2 111
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷三十三 志第十三: 曆二 Volume 33 Treatises 13: Calendar 2 106
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷五十五 志第七:  曆四 Volume 55 Treatises 8: Calendar 4 95
History of Song 《宋史》 卷八十 志第三十三 律曆十三 Volume 80 Treatises 33: Measures and Calendar 13 95
History of Song 《宋史》 卷七十三 志第二十六 律曆六 Volume 73 Treatises 26: Measures and Calendar 6 88
History of Song 《宋史》 卷七十二 志第二十五 律曆五 Volume 72 Treatises 25: Measures and Calendar 5 85

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
华定 華定 宋華定 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 20
前定 前定 前定之戰也 Gongyang's Commentary on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋公羊傳》 桓公 Lord Huan 13
定姒 定姒 葬我小君定姒 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 7
羹定 羹定 羹定詔於堂 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《禮器》 Rites in the Formation of Character 6
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
定危 定危 定危治亂乎 Mozi 《墨子》 卷六 節葬下 Book 6 - Simplicity in Funerals III 5
君定 君定 葬我小君定姒 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 5
葬定 葬定 葬定姒 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 定公 Lord Ding 4
定来 定來 宋公使華定來聘 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 4
定国 定國 唯則定國 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 4