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xiōng

  1. xiōng noun elder brother
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Sun 2006, loc. 1307; Unihan '兄')
  2. xiōng suffix brother / comrade / appended after a male's name
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense, 兄 is often appended after somebody's name in the Confucian practice of 称兄道弟 'to call each other brothers.' For example, 陈兄 'brother Chen.' (Sun 2006, loc. 1307)

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兄弟弟兄堂兄师兄兄弟阋墙女兄云兄水弟家兄称兄道弟老兄龙王兄弟经

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《高祖本紀》 Annals of Gao Zu 11
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《滕文公章句下》 Commentary on Teng Wen Gong II 11
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《呂太后本紀》Annals of Empress Dowager Lü 8
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《滕文公章句上》 Commentary on Teng Wen Gong I 7
Er Ya 《爾雅》 《釋親》 Explanation of Family Relations 7
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《離婁章句上》 Commentary on Li Lou I 7
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《兄部》 Xiōng Radical 6
Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《盜跖》 The Robber Zhi 6
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《淮南衡山列傳》 Biographies of Huainan and Hengshan 6
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《公孫丑章句下》 Commentary on Gong Sun Chou II 6

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
父兄 父兄 入則事父兄 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 9. 《子罕》 Zi Han 9
兄在 兄在 有父兄在 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 11. 《先進》 Xian Jin 2

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
5. 《公冶長》Gong Ye Chang in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
9. 《子罕》 Zi Han in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
孔子 11. 《先進》 Xian Jin in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 3
《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
成人 《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《曾子問》 The Questions of Zeng-zi in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《天地》 Heaven and Earth in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《天道》 The Way of Heaven in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《天運》 The Revolution of Heaven in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
大臣 《田子方》 Tian Zi-fang in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《雜篇‧庚桑楚》 Miscellaneous Chapters - Geng-sang Chu in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
Selections from Mencius in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
男子先生 《釋親》 Explanation of Family Relations in Er Ya 《爾雅》 7
《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
二世子嬰 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 4
𥊽 《弟部》 Dì Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《貝部》 Bèi Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《兄部》 Xiōng Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 6
《卷十二‧水部》 Scroll 12, Shuǐ Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《女部》 Nǚ Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2