Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

不得 bùdé

  1. bùdé adverb must not / may not / not be allowed / cannot
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 不能 or 不可以 (Guoyu '不得' 1)
  2. bùdé adverb must not / may not / not be allowed / cannot
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 不会 (Guoyu '不得' 2)

Contained in

不得不不得了怪不得恨不得舍不得不得已顾不得中后不得饮浆求不得苦中午后不得饮浆万不得已迫不得已使不得

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《龜策列傳》 Biographies of Diviners 65
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷十八 志第八 禮五 Volume 18 Treatises 8: Rituals 5 32
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷二十 志第十 禮中 Volume 20 Treatises 10: Rites Part Two 26
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷六十一 列傳第二十一 武三王 Volume 61 Biographies 21: Wu Sanwang 25
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷十五 志第五 禮二 Volume 15 Treatises 5: Rituals 2 24
History of the Southern Dynasties 《南史》 卷十三  列傳第三 宋宗室及諸王上 Volume 13 Biographies 3: Members of the Song Imperial Family 1 23
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷三十 志第二十 刑法 Volume 30 Treatises 20: Punishment and Law 21
Canon of Supreme Mystery 《太玄經》 Full Text 20
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷一百七十八  列傳第一百零三 劉蕡 Volume 178 Biographies 103: Liu Fen 19
Guanzi 《管子》 明法解第六十七 Chapter 67: Explanation of Wise Edicts 19