Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

rǔ nǚ nǜ

  1. adjective female / feminine
    Domain: Health 健康
    Notes: A bound form in modern Chinese (ABC 'nǚ' 1; Kroll '女' 1; Unihan '女')
  2. noun female
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: A bound form in modern Chinese (ABC 'nǚ' 1; Kroll '女' 1; Unihan '女')
  3. noun Kangxi radical 38
    Domain: Radicals 部首
    Notes: Woman (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7; Unihan '女')
  4. verb to marry off a daughter
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 女 is synonymous with 嫁女 in this sense (Kroll '女' nǜ)
  5. noun daughter
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 女 is synonymous with 女儿 in this sense. It is a bound form in modern Chinese (ABC 'nǚ' 2; Kroll '女' 2).
  6. pronoun you / thou
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: A variant of 汝, used as a second person pronoun in Literary Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 77).
  7. adjective soft / feminine
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll '女' 3)
  8. proper noun the Maiden lunar lodging
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll '女' 4)
  9. pronoun you
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: As a variant of 汝 second person personal pronoun (Kroll '女' rǔ)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《女部》 Nǚ Radical 288
History of Liao 《遼史》 卷七十 表第八: 屬國表 Volume 70 Tables 8: Vassal States 87
History of Ming 《明史》 卷三百〇一 列傳第一百八十九 列女一 Volume 301 Biographies 189: Exemplary Women 1 84
History of Ming 《明史》 卷三百〇三 列傳第一百九十一 列女三 Volume 303 Biographies 191: Exemplary Women 3 82
History of Ming 《明史》 卷三百〇二 列傳第一百九十 列女二 Volume 302 Biographies 190: Exemplary Women 2 69
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 66
History of Jin 《金史》 卷五十七 志第三十八: 百官三 內命婦 宮人女職 東宮官屬 親王府屬 太后兩宮官屬 大興府 諸京留守司諸京城宮苑提舉等職 按察司 諸路總管府、諸府、諸節鎮、防禦、刺史、縣鎮等職 諸轉運泉谷等職 諸府鎮兵馬等職 諸猛安部族及群牧等職 Volume 57 Treatises 38: Official Posts 3 - Women of the Inner Court; Palace Women with Official Positions; East Palace officials; Prince's Residence Subordinates; Officials of the Empress Dowager's Two Palaces; Daxing Prefecture; Officials in Charge of Offices, Palaces, and Parks in the Capital; Surveillance Commissions; Circuit Inspectors; Prefecture Governments; Town Administration; Defenses; Magistrates; County and Town Officials; Transportation and Grain Officials; Officials in Charge of Military Forces in the Prefectures; Officals in Charge of Pacifying Savage Tribes and Pastoral Peoples 64
History of Ming 《明史》 卷一百二十一 列傳第九 公主 Volume 121 Biographies 9: Princesses 63
History of the Northern Dynasties 《北史》 卷十三  列傳第一: 后妃上 Volume 13 Biographies 1: Empresses and Consorts 1 60
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷二百〇一  列傳第八十八: 列女二 Volume 201 Biographies 88: Exemplary Women 2 57

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
女殷商 女殷商 咨女殷商 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 大雅‧蕩之什‧蕩 Greater odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Dang - Dang 7
女曰 女曰 女曰鷄鳴 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧鄭‧女曰鷄鳴 Lessons from the states - Odes of Zheng - Nu Yue Ji Ming 7
咨女 咨女 咨女殷商 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 大雅‧蕩之什‧蕩 Greater odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Dang - Dang 7
逆女 逆女 紀裂繻來逆女 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 隱公 Lord Yin 5
静女 靜女 靜女 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧邶‧靜女 Lessons from the states - Odes of Bei - Jing Nu 5
去女 去女 逝將去女 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧魏‧碩鼠 Lessons from the states - Odes of Wei - Shou Shu 3
二女 二女 觀厥刑于二女 Book of Documents 《尚書》 虞書 堯典 Yu Shu - Canon of Yao 3
士女 士女 以穀我士女 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧甫田之什‧甫田 Minor odes of the kingdom - Fu Tian Zhi Shen - Fu Tian 3
女仳 女仳 有女仳離 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧王‧中谷有蓷 Lessons from the states - Odes of Wang - Zhong Gu You Tui 3
君子女 君子女 彼君子女 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧魚藻之什‧都人士 Minor odes of the kingdom - Yu Zao Zhi Shen - Du Ren Shi 3