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宁 (寧) níng nìng

  1. níng proper noun Ningxia
    Domain: Places 地方 , Subdomain: Ningxia 宁夏 , Concept: Autonomous Region 自治区
    Notes: Abbreviation for 宁夏 (Níngxià)
  2. nìng conjunction rather
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 宁 expressed a preference for one alternative over the other in this sense in Literary Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 125). For example, 禮,與其奢也,寧儉 'In festive ceremonies, it is better to be sparing than extravagant.' (Lunyu: 3.4/5/1, translation by Legge)
  3. níng adjective peaceful
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
  4. níng verb to mourn
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
  5. níng verb to settle down
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
  6. níng verb to return
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文

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贝宁邓华宁宁波列宁辽宁宁夏宁夏回族自治区南宁江宁安宁宁可宁静宁肯宁愿天宁寺西宁宋宁宗元宁宗康宁汉坤宁宫于志宁宜宁郡宁玛派宁越宁国寺济宁睢宁辽宁省贊宁崇宁乾宁义宁崇宁藏崇宁万寿藏普宁普宁藏大普宁寺本宁持戒而舍生命不破戒法而苟活宁乡县宁乡赵宁建宁丁宁宁陵大宁宁国宁阳贝宁休宁安宁病房天宁

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《酷吏列傳》 Biographies of Cruel Officials 14
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin 8
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《太史公自序》 Autobiographical Afterword of the Grand Historian 6
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《魯周公世家》 House of Lu Zhougong 5
Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《秋水》 The Floods of Autumn 4
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《淮陰侯列傳》 Biography of the Marquis of Huaiyin 4
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《宋微子世家》 House of Song Wei Zi 4
The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 3. 《八佾》 Ba Yi 3
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《魯仲連鄒陽列傳》 Biographies of Lu Zhonglian and Zou Yang 3
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《坊記》 Record of the Dykes 3

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
撄宁 攖寧 其名為攖寧 Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master 2

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
《釋宮》 Explanation of the Court in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《目部》 Mù Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《羊部》 Yáng Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《皿部》 Mǐn Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《貝部》 Bèi Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《卷九‧人部》 Scroll 9, Rén Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《鄉黨第十》 Commentary on Xiang Dang X in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 2
3. 《八佾》 Ba Yi in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 3
7. 《述而》 Shu Er in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
二三 9. 《子罕》 Zi Han 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》 1
邊境 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《內則》 The Pattern of the Family in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
天下 《樂記》 Record of Music in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
夫子 《德充符》 The Seal of Virtue Complete in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
名為 《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《在宥》 Letting Be, and Exercising Forbearance in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《天道》 The Way of Heaven in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《繕性》 Correcting the Nature in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
Selections from Zhuang Zi in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 3
《釋詁》 Explanation of Old Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 2
未嘗 《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
百姓 《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 8
《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《丂部》 Kǎo Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《大學章句》 Commentary on Great Learning in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 3
《八佾第三》 Commentary on Ba Yi III in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 3
《里仁第四》 Commentary on Li Ren IV in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
聖賢未嘗懈惰 《公冶長第五》 Commentary on Gong Ye Zhang V in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1