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Zēng céng zēng

  1. céng adverb once / already / former / previously
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Time 时间
    Notes: 曾 has a similar meaning in Literary Chinese to Modern Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 119). For example, 帝嚳高辛者,黃帝之曾孫也。 'Emperor Ku, or Gaoxin was Huangdi's great grandson' (Shiji: Five Emperors 8, translation by Allen)
  2. zēng adjective great-grand
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Family 家
  3. Zēng proper noun Zeng
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏

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Truncated for common words

CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《曾子問》 The Questions of Zeng-zi 41
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I 39
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《公孫丑章句上》 Commentary on Gong Sun Chou I 23
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《離婁章句上》 Commentary on Li Lou I 19
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《先進第十一》 Commentary on Xian Jin XI 14
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《泰伯第八》 Commentary on Tai Bo VIII 13
Er Ya 《爾雅》 《釋親》 Explanation of Family Relations 12
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II 10
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《里仁第四》 Commentary on Li Ren IV 10
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《離婁章句下》 Commentary on Li Lou II 9

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
子曰 1. 《學而》 Xue Er in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
是以 2. 《為政》 Wei Zheng in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
泰山 3. 《八佾》 Ba Yi in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
子曰 4. 《里仁》 Li Ren in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
8. 《泰伯》 Tai Bo in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 6
外事 《曲禮下》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 2 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
子曰 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 39
《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 10
《曾子問》 The Questions of Zeng-zi in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 41
子曰 《禮器》 Rites in the Formation of Character in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
無知 《應帝王》 The Normal Course for Rulers and Kings in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《外篇‧駢拇》 Outer Chapters - Webbed Toes in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《胠篋》 Cutting open Satchels in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《在宥》 Letting Be, and Exercising Forbearance in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 3
《天地》 Heaven and Earth in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
Selections from Stratagems of the Warring States in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 4
《釋言》 Explanation of Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
王父王父 《釋親》 Explanation of Family Relations in Er Ya 《爾雅》 12
黃帝 《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
不得帝位 《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
藩籬 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《呂太后本紀》Annals of Empress Dowager Lü in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
聖者高祖 《孝武本紀》 Annals of the Xiaowu Emperor in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《八部》 Bā Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2
《足部》 Zú Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1