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陛下 bì xià

bì xià phrase your majesty
Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
Notes: Literally, beneath the throne, this expression was used by a subject to refer to his ruler (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 78).

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《袁盎鼂錯列傳》 Biographies of Yuan Ang and Chao Cuo 25
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《留侯世家》 House of Marquis of Liu 24
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《李斯列傳》 Biography of Li Si 23
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《劉敬叔孫通列傳》 Biographies of Liu Jing and Shusun Tong 20
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《三王世家》 House of the Three Kings 17
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《平津侯主父列傳》 Biographies of the Marquis of Pingjin and Zhufu 12
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《淮陰侯列傳》 Biography of the Marquis of Huaiyin 10
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《司馬相如列傳》 Biography of Sima Xiangru 10
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《陳丞相世家》 House of Chancellor Chen 10
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang 10

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
今陛下 今陛下 今陛下興義兵 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang 4
陛下神灵 陛下神靈 今海內賴陛下神靈一統 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang 2
赖陛下 賴陛下 今海內賴陛下神靈一統 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang 2

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
陛下興義 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 10
陛下 《高祖本紀》 Annals of Gao Zu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 5
陛下加大 《孝文本紀》 Annals of the Xiaowen Emperor in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
陛下 《孝武本紀》 Annals of the Xiaowu Emperor in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 6
陛下 《樂書》 Music in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1