Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

xī xì

  1. noun evening / night
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 夜晚; for example, 一朝一夕 'one morning and one evening' referring to short period of time (Guoyu '夕' n 2; Uniha '夕')
  2. noun dusk
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Nature 大自然
    Notes: In the sense of 傍晚 (Guoyu '夕' n 1; Uniha '夕')
  3. noun Kangxi radical 36
    Domain: Radicals 部首
    Notes: Evening (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7)

Contained in

前夕除夕夕照新年前夕七夕朝夕夕阳一夕宾夕法法亚州月夕一朝一夕

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Ming 《明史》 卷三十六 志第十二 曆六 Volume 36 Treatises 12: Calendar 6 59
History of Song 《宋史》 卷七十 志第二十三 律曆三 Volume 70 Treatises 23: Measures and Calendar 3 32
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷17 志第12 律曆中 Volume 17 Treatises 12: Measures and the Calendar 2 31
History of Song 《宋史》 卷七十三 志第二十六 律曆六 Volume 73 Treatises 26: Measures and Calendar 6 28
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷107下 律曆志三下 Volume 107b Treatise 3: Treatise on Music and Calendars 2 23
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷二十九    志第十九   曆五 Volume 29 Treatises 22: Calendar 5 21
History of Ming 《明史》 卷四十九 志第二十五 禮三 Volume 49 Treatises 25: Rites 3 19
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷三十二 Scroll 32 18
History of Song 《宋史》 卷八十 志第三十三 律曆十三 Volume 80 Treatises 33: Measures and Calendar 13 18
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷三十三 志第十三: 曆二 Volume 33 Treatises 13: Calendar 2 18

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
旦夕 旦夕 以旦夕承弼厥辟 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 冏命 Zhou Shu - Charge to Jiong 12
今夕 今夕 今夕何夕 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧唐‧綢繆 Lessons from the states - Odes of Tang - Chou Mo 9
夕夕 夕夕 夕夕月 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《孝武本紀》 Annals of the Xiaowu Emperor 6
夕月 夕月 夕夕月 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《孝武本紀》 Annals of the Xiaowu Emperor 6
夕见 夕見 夕見漆十士 Mozi 《墨子》 卷十二 貴義 Book 12 - Esteem for Righteousness 5
谋夕 謀夕 朝不謀夕 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 4
夕惕 夕惕 夕惕若 Book of Changes 《易經》 乾 Qian 4
不及夕 不及夕 朝不及夕 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 4
夕失 夕失 夕失其功 Guanzi 《管子》 形勢第二 Chapter 2: Circumstances 3
夕死 夕死 夕死可矣 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 4. 《里仁》 Li Ren 3