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wēi wéi

  1. wēi adjective dangerous / precarious
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
  2. wéi adjective dangerous, precarious
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Middle Chinese pronunciation

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危地马拉危害危及危险危机危急危难岌岌可危危惧危及生命十分危险

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《李斯列傳》 Biography of Li Si 13
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《張儀列傳》 Biography of Zhang Yi 13
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《天官書》 Astronomy 10
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《范睢蔡澤列傳》 Biographies of Fan Sui and Cai Ze 8
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《蘇秦列傳》 Biography of Su Qin 7
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang 7
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《老子韓非列傳》 Biographies of Laozi and Han Fei 6
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《平津侯主父列傳》 Biographies of the Marquis of Pingjin and Zhufu 6
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《中庸章句序》 Preface to Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean 5
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《危部》 Wēi Radical 5

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
见危 見危 見危授命 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 14. 《憲問》 Xian Wen 2
危行 危行 危言危行 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 14. 《憲問》 Xian Wen 2
危身 危身 毀不危身 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II 2

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
8. 《泰伯》 Tai Bo in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
14. 《憲問》 Xian Wen in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 4
16. 《季氏》 Ji Shi in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
19. 《子張》 Zi Zhang in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
君位 《禮運》 Ceremonial Usages; their Origins, Development, and Intention in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 4
《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 3
《天地》 Heaven and Earth in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《繕性》 Correcting the Nature in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《秋水》 The Floods of Autumn in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《山木》 The Tree on the Mountain in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
Sections from Records of the Historian in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
《釋詁》 Explanation of Old Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋訓》 Explanation of Instructions in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 7
國家 《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
《示部》Shì Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《口部》 Kǒu Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《足部》 Zú Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1