Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

mǐ Mǐ

  1. measure word meter
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
    Notes: (Sun 2006, loc. 1531)
  2. noun rice
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Food and Drink 饮食 , Concept: Grains 粮食
    Notes: This applies to uncooked rice. For example, 種種藥草。合和米麯甘蔗汁中。能變成酒。 'Take many kinds of medicinal herbs and mix them together with rice, yeast, and sugar cane juice and they will turn into wine.' (Collection of Meanings and Terms in Translation, Scroll 3, T 2131 《翻譯名義集‧卷第三》)
  3. proper noun Mi
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
  4. noun Kangxi radical 119
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Radicals 部首
    Notes: Rice (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7)

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷九十六 志第四十五上: 食貨四 Volume 96 Treatises 49: Finance and Economics 4 293
History of Ming 《明史》 卷八十二 志第五十八 食貨六 Volume 82 Treatises 58: Finance and Economics 6 77
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百七十五 志第一百二十八 食貨上三 Volume 175 Treatises 128: Finance and Economics 1c 63
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《米部》 Mǐ Radical 60
History of Ming 《明史》 卷七十八 志第五十四 食貨二 Volume 78 Treatises 54: Finance and Economics 2 50
History of Ming 《明史》 卷七十九 志第五十五 食貨三 Volume 79 Treatises 55: Finance and Economics 3 47
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷十五 本紀第十五: 世祖十二 Volume 15 Annals 15: Shizu 12 45
History of Jin 《金史》 卷五十八 志第三十九: 百官四 符制 印製 鐵券 官誥 百官俸給 Volume 58 Treatises 39: Official Posts 4 - Counting Systems, Printing, Iron Certificates, Official Proclamations, Official Salaries 44
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百七十八 志第一百三十一 食貨上六 Volume 178 Treatises 131: Finance and Economics 1f 41
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百七十二 志第一百二十五 職官十二 Volume 172 Treatises 125: Offical Posts 12 37