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mìng

  1. mìng noun life
    Domain: Life 生活
  2. mìng verb to order
    Domain: Administration 管理
  3. mìng noun destiny / fate
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: A Confucian and general Chinese belief (Yao, 2000, p. 26)
  4. mìng noun an order
    Domain: Administration 管理
  5. mìng verb to name / to call
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
  6. mìng noun livelihood
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文

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命令革命命名命运寿命生命革命家辛亥革命使命算命生命力拼命人命相依为命出人命苦命反革命统一资源命名命题任命性命要命司命正命生命线自命不凡维他命共命之鸟生命周期命令行害命一命呜呼慧命命根命浊文化大革命武周革命法国大革命大革命资产阶级革命光荣革命工业革命宿命静命命令法续命宿命通命终短命丧命主命鬼王

Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months 66
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《龜策列傳》 Biographies of Diviners 34
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《喪大記》 The Greater Record of Mourning Rites 33
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《王制》 Royal Regulations 27
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou 27
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《魯周公世家》 House of Lu Zhougong 25
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《晉世家》 House of Jin 22
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《雜記上》 Miscellaneous Records I 20
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《封禪書》 Religious sacrificial ceremonies 20
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《盡心章句下》 Commentary on Jin Xin II 16

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
受命 受命 賜不受命 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 11. 《先進》 Xian Jin 4
君命 君命 君命召 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 10. 《鄉黨》 Xiang Dang 2

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
6. 《雍也》 Yong Ye in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
可以 8. 《泰伯》 Tai Bo in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
9. 《子罕》 Zi Han in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
10. 《鄉黨》 Xiang Dang in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
11. 《先進》 Xian Jin in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 6
《曲禮下》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 2 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 6
《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 9
天子 《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 27
《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 6
《德充符》 The Seal of Virtue Complete in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 6
《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 4
天下莫不仁義 《外篇‧駢拇》 Outer Chapters - Webbed Toes in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《馬蹄》 Horses's Hoofs in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
Selections from Han Feizi in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
《釋詁》 Explanation of Old Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
官名 《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 12
名曰 《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 14
《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 13
西 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 27
《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《口部》 Kǒu Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2
《吅部》 Xuān Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《冊部》 Cè Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1