Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

宁 (寧) níng nìng

  1. níng proper noun Nanjing
    Domain: Places 地方 , Subdomain: Ningxia 宁夏 , Concept: City 城市
    Notes: Another name for 南京 (Guoyu '寧' 1; XHZD '宁' 4)
  2. nìng adverb rather
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 宁 expressed a preference for one alternative over the other in this sense in Literary Chinese. 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; Guoyu '寧' adv 1; Kroll '寧' nìng 1; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 125; XHZD '宁' nìng 1)
  3. níng adjective peaceful
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As in 安宁 (Guoyu '寧' adj; Kroll '寧' 1; Unihan '寧'; XHZD '宁' 1)
  4. níng noun repose / serenity / peace
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Unihan '寧')
  5. níng verb to pacify
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 平息 (Guoyu '寧' v 3; XHZD '宁' 3)
  6. níng verb to return home
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 回家 (Guoyu '寧' v 2)
  7. nìng proper noun Ning
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (XHZD '宁' nìng 2)
  8. níng verb to visit
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 省视 (Guoyu '寧' v 1; Kroll '寧' 2)
  9. níng verb to mourn for parents
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '寧' 3)
  10. nìng adverb in this way
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '寧' nìng 3)
  11. nìng adverb don't tell me ...
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 豈 or 难道 (Guoyu '寧' adv 2)
  12. nìng adverb unexpectedly
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 乃 or 竟然 (Guoyu '寧' adv 3)
  13. níng proper noun Ningxia
    Domain: Places 地方 , Subdomain: Ningxia 宁夏 , Concept: Autonomous Region 自治区
    Notes: Another name for 宁夏 (Guoyu '寧' 2)
  14. nìng particle particle without meaning
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '寧' particle)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Song 《宋史》 卷八十七 志第四十 地理三 Volume 87 Treatises 40: Geography 3 96
History of Jin 《金史》 卷九十二 列傳第三十: 毛碩 李上達 曹望之 大懷貞 盧孝儉 盧庸 李偲 徒單克寧本名習顯 Volume 92 Biographies 30: Mao Shuo, Li Shangda, Cao Wangzhi, Da Huaizhen, Lu Xiaojian, Lu Yong, Li Cai, Tudan Kening former name Xixian 94
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百八十八 志第一百四十一 兵二 Volume 188 Treatises 141: Military 2 87
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷五十五 吳書十 程黃韓蔣周陳董甘淩徐潘丁傳 Volume 55: Book of Wu 10 - Biographies of Cheng, Huang, Han, Jiang, Zhou, Chen, Dong, Gan, Ling, Xu, Pan, and Ding 73
History of Song 《宋史》 卷八十六 志第三十九 地理二 Volume 86 Treatises 39: Geography 2 69
History of Song 《宋史》 卷八十九 志第四十二 地理五 Volume 89 Treatises 42: Geography 5 68
History of Jin 《金史》 卷八十七 列傳第二十五: 紇石烈志寧 僕散忠義 徒單合喜 Volume 87 Biographies 25: Geshiliezhining, Pusan Zhongyi, Tu Danhexi 63
Book of Zhou 《周書》 卷28 列傳第20 史寧 陸騰 賀若敦 權景宣 Volume 28 Biographies 20: Shi Ning; Lu Teng; He Ruodun; Quan Jingxuan 61
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷十 魏書十一 袁張涼國田王邴管傳 Volume 10: Book of Wei 10 - Biographies of Xun Yu, Xun You, and Jia Xu 60
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷一百四十四  列傳第六十九    來田侯崔嚴 Volume 144 Biographies 69: Lai, Tian, Hou, Cui, Yan 60

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
宁王 寧王 寧王遺我大寶龜 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 大誥 Zhou Shu - Great Announcement 8
公孙宁 公孫寧 陳公孫寧 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 文公 Lord Wen 7
子宁 子寧 子寧不嗣音 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧鄭‧子衿 Lessons from the states - Odes of Zheng - Zi Jin 6
敢宁 敢寧 我亦不敢寧于上帝命 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 君奭 Zhou Shu - Prince Shi 6
国宁 國寧 國寧 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 哀公 Lord Ai 5
宁卒 寧卒 鄭伯寧卒 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 4
宁戚 寧戚 寧戚 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 3. 《八佾》 Ba Yi 4
宁人 寧人 予曷其不于前寧人圖功攸終 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 大誥 Zhou Shu - Great Announcement 4
宁居 寧居 是以不敢寧居 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 3
胡宁 鬍寧 胡寧忍予 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧谷風之什‧四月 Minor odes of the kingdom - Gu Feng Zhi Shen - Si Yue 3