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诵 (誦) sòng

  1. sòng verb to recite / to read aloud / to recite from memory
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 诵 is the same as 背诵, emphasing memorization, or 朗诵, emphasizing performance, in this sense (GHC '诵' 1, 3). 誦:諷也。 'Sòng: to recite.' (Shuo Wen, Yán Radical 《說文解字‧言部》) 讀:誦書也。 'Dú: to recite a text.' (Shuo Wen, Yán Radical 《說文解字‧言部》) For example, 俱誦《墨經》 'all repeated the texts of Mo' (Zhuangzi, Tian Xia 《莊子‧天下》) Also, in the Diamond Sūtra, 受持讀誦此經 'receive, retain, read and recite this sūtra' (T 235)
  2. sòng verb to recount / to narrate
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 诵 is the same as 陈述 or 述说 in this sense (GHC '诵' 2).
  3. sòng noun a poem
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 诵 is the same as 诗篇 in this sense (GHC '诵' 4).

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang 9
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《儒林列傳》 Biographies of Confucian Scholars 4
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《言部》 Yán Radical 3
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《子路第十三》 Commentary on Zi Lu XIII 3
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《太史公自序》 Autobiographical Afterword of the Grand Historian 3
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《子罕第九》 Commentary on Zi Han IX 3
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《大學章句序》 Preface to Commentary on Great Learning 2
Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master 2
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou 2
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《公孫丑章句上》 Commentary on Gong Sun Chou I 2

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
洛诵 洛誦 副墨之子聞諸洛誦之孫 Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master 2

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
終身 9. 《子罕》 Zi Han in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
三百 13. 《子路》 Zi Lu in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《文王世子》King Wen as Son and Heir in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《禮器》 Rites in the Formation of Character in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《內則》 The Pattern of the Family in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《樂記》 Record of Music in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《讓王》 Kings who have wished to resign the Throne in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《天下》 Tian Xia in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
太子 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
功德 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 9
成王 《表‧三代世表》 Tables - Genealogical Table of the Three Ages in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《樂書》 Music in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
孔子 《孔子世家》 House of Confucius in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《言部》 Yán Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 3
後世 《大學章句序》 Preface to Commentary on Great Learning in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 2
夫子 《中庸章句》 Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
《讀論語孟子法》 How to Read the Analects of Confucius and Mengzi in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
不過文辭之間 《雍也第六》 Commentary on Yong Ye VI in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
而已 《述而第七》 Commentary on Shu Er VII in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1