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  1. adjective proper / suitable / appropriate
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 合适 (CCD '宜' 1; GHDC '宜' 2)
  2. noun boiled meat
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
  3. noun a suitable thing
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: For example, in the idiom 因地制宜 'to accord with local customs using appropriate measures' (CCI '因地制宜'; GHDC '宜' 3)
  4. noun a bumper harvest
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
  5. auxiliary verb should
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: In the sense of 应当 (CCD '宜' 2; GHDC '宜' 5)
  6. adverb no doubt / of course
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 当然 (CCD '宜' 3; GHDC '宜' 6)
  7. proper noun Yi
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (CCD '宜' 3; GHDC '宜' 7)
  8. noun cooking of meat and fish
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (GHDC '宜' 1)
  9. adjective nearly / almost
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 殆 or 大概 (GHDC '宜' 4)

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《樂書》 Music 12
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《樂記》 Record of Music 12
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《孝文本紀》 Annals of the Xiaowen Emperor 11
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《內則》 The Pattern of the Family 11
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《中庸章句》 Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean 10
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou 10
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《六國年表》 Yearly Chronicle of the Six States 10
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《蘇秦列傳》 Biography of Su Qin 9
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《大學章句》 Commentary on Great Learning 9
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《樗里子甘茂列傳》 Biographies of Shu Lizi and Gan Mao 8

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
19. 《子張》 Zi Zhang in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 6
丘陵土地 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 3
《文王世子》King Wen as Son and Heir in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
地理 《禮器》 Rites in the Formation of Character in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
耳目 《德充符》 The Seal of Virtue Complete in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《天地》 Heaven and Earth in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
賞罰 《天道》 The Way of Heaven in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《釋詁》 Explanation of Old Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋言》 Explanation of Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋天》 Explanation of Heaven in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋畜》 Explanation of Domestic Animals in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
所有 《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《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》 5
《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 7
鳥獸 《卷一‧序》 Scroll 1, Preface in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《示部》Shì Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
令人 《艸部》 Cǎo Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《言部》 Yán Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 3
改名 《邑部》 Yì Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1