Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

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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Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

Collection Document Title Occurrences
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
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
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷十一 魏書十一 袁張涼國田王邴管傳 Volume 11: Book of Wei 11 - Biographies of Yuan, Zhang, Liang, Guo, Tian, Wang, Bing, and Guan 60
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷七十五 列傳第四十五 王湛 荀崧 范汪 劉惔 張憑 韓伯 Volume 75 Biographies 45: Wang Zhan; Xun Song; Fan Wang; Liu Tan 40
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷十四 志第四 地理上 Volume 14 Treatises 4: Geography Part One 25
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 23
Stratagems of the Warring States 《戰國策》 卷二十一 趙四 Chapter 21: Zhao IV 17
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷九十九中 王莽傳 Volume 99b: Wang Mang 2 14
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷五十四 吳書九 周瑜魯肅呂蒙傳 Volume 54: Book of Wu 9 - Biographies of Zhou Yu, Lu Su, and Lü Meng 14
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《酷吏列傳》 Biographies of Cruel Officials 14

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
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
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
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
宁戚 寧戚 寧戚 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 3. 《八佾》 Ba Yi 4
咸宁 鹹寧 萬邦咸寧 Book of Documents 《尚書》 虞書 大禹謨 Yu Shu - Counsels of the Great Yu 3
前宁 前寧 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 3