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nǚ nǜ rǔ

  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)

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Truncated for common words

CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《女部》 Nǚ Radical 293
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《外戚世家》 Houses of the External Relatives 36
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《晉世家》 House of Jin 24
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin 20
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《十二諸侯年表》 Yearly Chronicle of the Feudal Lords 19
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《宋微子世家》 House of Song Wei Zi 17
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《曾子問》 The Questions of Zeng-zi 17
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin 17
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia 15
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《呂太后本紀》Annals of Empress Dowager Lü 13

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
女安 女安 於女安乎 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 17. 《陽貨》 Yang Huo 3
今女 今女 今女畫 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 6. 《雍也》 Yong Ye 2

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
2. 《為政》 Wei Zheng in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
3. 《八佾》 Ba Yi in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
5. 《公冶長》Gong Ye Chang in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 3
6. 《雍也》 Yong Ye in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 3
7. 《述而》 Shu Er in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
天子 《曲禮下》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 2 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 4
《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 3
父母 《曾子問》 The Questions of Zeng-zi in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 17
《內篇‧逍遙遊》 Inner Chapters - Enjoyment in Untroubled Ease in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 8
《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
日中何以 《應帝王》 The Normal Course for Rulers and Kings in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
Selections from Stories by Liu Xiang in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
《釋親》 Explanation of Family Relations in Er Ya 《爾雅》 3
《釋草》 Explanation of Plants in Er Ya 《爾雅》 2
《釋木》 Explanation of Trees in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋蟲》 Explanation of Insects in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
西 《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 13
水土 《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 15
《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 20
《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 11
顓頊 《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 17