Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

宝 (寶) bǎo Bǎo

  1. bǎo noun a jewel / gem / a treasure
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll '寶' 1; Ci Yuan '寶' 1)
  2. bǎo verb to treasure / to cherish
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 珍爱 (Kroll '寶' 1a)
  3. bǎo adjective noble
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: An epithet for Buddhist things or things relating to the emperor (Kroll '寶' 1b; Ci Yuan '寶' 5)
  4. bǎo noun an imperial seal
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 宝 is synonymous with 玺 in this sense (Kroll '寶' 2; Ci Yuan '寶' 2).
  5. bǎo noun a unit of currency
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Ci Yuan '寶' 3)
  6. Bǎo proper noun Bao
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Ci Yuan '寶' 6)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷六十七 志第十八:  禮樂一 Volume 67 Treatises 20: Rites and Music 1 210
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百五十四 志第一百〇七 輿服六 Volume 154 Treatises 107: Carriages and Clothes 6 142
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百三十九 志第九十二 樂十四 Volume 139 Treatises 92: Music 14 116
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷59 劉昶 蕭寶夤 蕭正表 Volume 59: Liu Chang, Xiao Baoyin, Xiao Zhengbiao 98
History of Jin 《金史》 卷三十六 志第十七: 禮九 國初即位儀 受尊號儀 元日聖誕上壽儀 朝參常朝儀 肆赦儀 臣下拜赦詔儀 Volume 36 Treatises 17: Rites 9 - Ceremonies for Succesion of the Throne; Ceremonies for Receiving Honorific Titles; New Year's Day Rituals; Participation in Regular Court Assemblies; Pardoning Ceremonies; Ceremonies for Pardoning by Officials with Imperial Decree 79
History of Ming 《明史》 卷七十四 志第五十 職官三 Volume 74 Treatises 50: Official Posts 3 71
History of Ming 《明史》 卷六十八 志第四十四 輿服四 Volume 68 Treatises 44: Carriages and Clothing 4 71
History of the Northern Dynasties 《北史》 卷二十九 列傳第十七: 司馬休之 司馬楚之 劉昶 蕭寶夤 蕭正表 蕭祗 蕭退 蕭泰 蕭撝 蕭圓肅 蕭大圜 Volume 29 Biographies 17: Sima Xiuzhi, Sima Chuzhi, Liu Chang, Xiao Baoyin, Xiao Zhengbiao, Xiao Zhi, Xiao Tui, Xiao Tai, Xiao Hui, Xiao Yuansu, Xiao Dahuan 70
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷一百二十四 載記第二十四 慕容寶 慕容盛 慕容熙 慕容雲 Volume 124 Records 24: Murong Bao; Murong Sheng; Murong Xi; Murong Yun 70
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷95 匈奴劉聰 羯胡石勒 鐵弗劉虎 徒何慕容廆 臨渭氐苻健 羌姚萇 略陽氐吕光 Volume 95: Liu Cong of the Xiongnu, Shi Le of the Jie People, Liu Hu of the Tiefu, Murong Hui of the Tuhe, Fu Jian of the Linwei Di, Yao Chong of the Qiang, Lu Guang of the Lüeyang Di 63

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
宝鼎 寶鼎 汾陰得寶鼎而獻之於甘泉宮 Garden of Stories 《說苑》 卷十一 善說 Chapter 11: Virtuous Speech 25
宝器 寶器 取其寶器而還 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 莊公 Lord Zhang 19
重宝 重寶 故不為重寶虧其命 Guanzi 《管子》 七法第六 Chapter 6: Seven Methods 15
以为宝 以為寶 玉人以為寶也 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 13
陈宝 陳寶 陳寶 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 顧命 Zhou Shu - Testamentary Charge 8
货宝 貨寶 無總于貨寶 Book of Documents 《尚書》 商書 盤庚下 Shang Shu - Pan Geng III 6
宝币 寶幣 寶幣奚爲 Guanzi 《管子》 形勢第二 Chapter 2: Circumstances 6
卫宝 衛寶 齊人來歸衛寶 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 莊公 Lord Zhang 5
良宝 良寶 此諸侯之所謂良寶也 Mozi 《墨子》 卷十一 耕柱 Book 11 - Geng Zhu 5
器重宝 器重寶 雖出名器重寶以事鄰敵 Guanzi 《管子》 形勢解第六十四 Chapter 64: Resolving a Situation 4