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谓 (謂) wèi

  1. wèi verb to call
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In literary Chinese this transitory verb takes two arguments: the first object is the thing that is being called, and the second the thing that the first object is called (Pulleyblank 1995, pp. 33-34).
  2. wèi verb to speak of / to tell
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In literary Chinese this transitory verb takes two arguments: the person being told something and the thing spoken of. The subject is the person doing the speaking (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 33).

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所谓称谓可谓谓语无所谓主谓词组主谓句非主谓句动词谓语句形容词谓语句名词谓语句主谓谓语句主谓何谓谓言主谓短语罗谓娑迦遮延意谓

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Er Ya 《爾雅》 《釋器》 Explanation of Utensils 120
Er Ya 《爾雅》 《釋宮》 Explanation of the Court 78
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 57
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《盡心章句上》 Commentary on Jin Xin I 48
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《梁惠王章句下》 Commentary on Liang Hui Wang II 40
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《大學章句》 Commentary on Great Learning 39
Er Ya 《爾雅》 《釋樂》 Explanation of Music 36
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《萬章章句上》 Commentary on Wan Zhang I 35
Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《天地》 Heaven and Earth 34
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《告子章句上》 Commentary on Gaozi I 32

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
子谓 子謂 子謂冉有曰 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 3. 《八佾》 Ba Yi 2

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
1. 《學而》 Xue Er in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
2. 《為政》 Wei Zheng in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
孔子 3. 《八佾》 Ba Yi in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 6
5. 《公冶長》Gong Ye Chang in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 8
6. 《雍也》 Yong Ye in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
善行 《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 4
伯父 《曲禮下》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 2 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 5
公子 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 6
《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 22
《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 4
《內篇‧逍遙遊》 Inner Chapters - Enjoyment in Untroubled Ease in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 4
是非 《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 25
《養生主》 Nourishing the Lord of Life in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
童子 《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 6
子產 《德充符》 The Seal of Virtue Complete in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 8
惠子 Selections from Zhuang Zi in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
本心 Selections from Mencius in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
《釋詁》 Explanation of Old Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋訓》 Explanation of Instructions in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
男子女子 《釋親》 Explanation of Family Relations in Er Ya 《爾雅》 18
《釋宮》 Explanation of the Court in Er Ya 《爾雅》 78
《釋器》 Explanation of Utensils in Er Ya 《爾雅》 120
《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 7
《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
天神 《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2