Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

mìng

  1. mìng noun life
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Life 生活
    Notes: For example, 爱财不爱命 'to love wealth more than life' (Suyu, p. 3; Unihan '命')
  2. mìng verb to order
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
  3. mìng noun destiny / fate / luck
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: A Confucian and general Chinese belief (Unihan '命'; Yao, 2000, p. 26)
  4. mìng noun an order
    Domain: Administration 管理
    Notes: (Unihan '命')
  5. mìng verb to name / to call
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
  6. mìng noun livelihood
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文

Contained in

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Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

Collection Document Title Occurrences
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 128
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 97
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months 66
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 65
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 哀公 Lord Ai 64
The Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial 《儀禮》 大射 第七 7. The great archery meet (state level) 61
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷二 魏書二 文帝紀 Volume 2: Book of Wei 2 - Annals of Emperor Wen 58
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 成公 Lord Cheng 56
Guoyu 《國語》 周語上 Discourses of Zhou I 55
Rites of Zhou 《周禮》 春官宗伯 第三 3. Office of Spring and Minister of Rites 48

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
王命 王命 王命南仲 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧鹿鳴之什‧出車 Minor odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Lu Ming - Chu Che 17
厥命 厥命 無越厥命以自覆 Book of Documents 《尚書》 商書 太甲上 Shang Shu - Tai Jia I 14
大命 大命 大命以傾 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 大雅‧蕩之什‧蕩 Greater odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Dang - Dang 9
命召 命召 王命召伯 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 大雅‧蕩之什‧崧高 Greater odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Dang - Song Gao 5
成命 成命 昊天有成命 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 周頌‧清廟之什‧昊天有成命 Sacrificial odes of Zhou - Decade Of Qing Miao - Hao Tian You Cheng Ming 4
申命 申命 申命羲叔 Book of Documents 《尚書》 虞書 堯典 Yu Shu - Canon of Yao 3
命羲 命羲 乃命羲和 Book of Documents 《尚書》 虞書 堯典 Yu Shu - Canon of Yao 3
命不易 命不易 駿命不易 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 大雅‧文王之什‧文王 Greater odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Wen Wang - Wen Wang 3
恭命 恭命 汝不恭命 Book of Documents 《尚書》 夏書 甘誓 Xia Shu - Speech at Gan 3
请命 請命 其大夫為之請命乎天子之使 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧唐‧無衣 Lessons from the states - Odes of Tang - Wu Yi 3