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lìng

  1. lìng verb to make / to cause to be / to lead
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Actions 行为
    Notes: In this sense 令 is synonymous with 使 or 让. In Literary Chinese 令 can be used as a transitory verb with two arguments in a pivot construction. This has the pattern A 令 B C, where A leads B to do C (Pulleyblank 1995, pp. 40-41).
  2. lìng noun a leader of a region of 10 000 people or more
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
  3. lìng verb to name
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 纵 is synonymous with 命名.
  4. lìng noun an order / a command
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 令 is synonymous with 命令 or 法令.
  5. lìng noun a season
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 令 is synonymous with 时令 or 季节.
  6. lìng noun reputation
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 令 is synonymous with 名声.
  7. lìng adjective good
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 令 is synonymous with 美善.
  8. lìng adjective lucky
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 令 is synonymous with 吉祥 or 吉利.
  9. lìng conjunction if
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 令 is synonymous with 假使.

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《高祖本紀》 Annals of Gao Zu 46
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang 37
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《平準書》 Equalization 35
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《封禪書》 Religious sacrificial ceremonies 28
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《呂太后本紀》Annals of Empress Dowager Lü 22
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《李斯列傳》 Biography of Li Si 22
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《孝文本紀》 Annals of the Xiaowen Emperor 21
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《張耳陳餘列傳》 Biographies of Zhang Er and Chen Yu 21
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu 21
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《趙世家》 House of Zhao 21

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
令民 令民 令民毋艾藍以染 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months 2
令成王 令成王 欲令成王之知父子 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《文王世子》King Wen as Son and Heir 2

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
5. 《公冶長》Gong Ye Chang in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
13. 《子路》 Zi Lu in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
20. 《堯曰》 Yao Yue in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 7
成王父子 《文王世子》King Wen as Son and Heir in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
父母 《內則》 The Pattern of the Family in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《經解》 The Different Teachings of the Different Kings in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《孔子閒居》 Confucius at Home at Leisure in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
天下 《在宥》 Letting Be, and Exercising Forbearance in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《田子方》 Tian Zi-fang in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《外物》 What comes from Without in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《讓王》 Kings who have wished to resign the Throne in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
中有 Selections from Stories by Liu Xiang in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
Sections from Records of the Historian in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 3
《釋詁》 Explanation of Old Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 2
天子 《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》 3
《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 10
《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 11
《卷一‧序》 Scroll 1, Preface in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 5
《玉部》 Yù Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《艸部》 Cǎo 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