Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

bái

  1. bái adjective white
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Color 颜色 , Concept: Color 颜色
    Notes: White in color, in the sense of 白色 (CCD 1 '白' 1; FE '白' 1; GHDC '白' 1). For example, 白云 'white clouds.' (XHW 2016-02-04)
  2. bái noun Kangxi radical 106
    Domain: Radicals 部首
    Notes: (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7)
  3. bái adjective plain
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (CCD 1 '白' 1; FE '白' 2). For example, 白文 (plain text).
  4. bái verb to make clear / to state / to explain / to say / to address
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Language 语言
    Notes: In this sense 白 has a similar meaning to 说明 (CCD 3 '白' 1; FE '白' 6)
  5. bái adjective pure / clean / stainless
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Form 形态
    Notes: In this sense 白 has a similar meaning to 纯洁 (FE '白' 1; GHDC '白' 4)
  6. bái adjective bright
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Optics 光学
    Notes: In this sense 白 has a similar meaning to 明亮 (CCD 1 '白' 2; FE '白' 1; GHDC '白' 5).
  7. bái adjective a wrongly written character
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (CCD 2 '白'; GHDC '白' 9)
  8. bái adjective clear
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 白 has a similar meaning to 清楚 (GHDC '白' 6)
  9. bái adjective true / sincere / genuine
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Morality 道德
    Notes: In this sense 白 has a similar meaning to 真诚.
  10. bái adjective reactionary
    Domain: Politics 政治
    Notes: For example, 白军 (CCD 1 '白' 7)
  11. bái noun a wine cup
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: For drinking illegal alcohol in historic times (GHDC '白' 10)
  12. bái noun a spoken part in an opera
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Drama 戏剧
    Notes: (CCD 3 '白' 2; FE '白' 5)
  13. bái noun a dialect
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Language 语言
    Notes: In this sense 白 has a similar meaning to 方言 (CCD 3 '白' 3)
  14. bái verb to understand
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Thought 思想
    Notes: In this sense 白 has a similar meaning to 清楚 or 明白.
  15. bái verb to report
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Language 语言
    Notes: In this sense 白 has a similar meaning to 报告.
  16. bái verb to accuse / to charge / to sue / to indict
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Law 法律
    Notes: In this sense 白 has a similar meaning to 控告 (GHDC '白' 7)
  17. bái adverb in vain / to no purpose / for nothing
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Condition 状况
    Notes: In this sense 白 has a similar meaning to 平白 or 白白 (CCD 1 '白' 5; FE '白' 3)
  18. bái adverb merely / simply / only
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: In this sense 白 has a similar meaning to 单单 or 只是.
  19. bái adjective empty / blank
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Condition 状况
    Notes: In this sense 白 has a similar meaning to 一无所有 (CCD 1 '白' 4; FE '白' 2; GHDC '白' 8)
  20. bái adjective free
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Spoken Language 口语
    Notes: In this sense 白 has a similar meaning to 免费 (CCD 1 '白' 6; FE '白' 4)
  21. bái bound form to stare coldly / a scornful look
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As in 白眼 (CCD 1 '白' 9)
  22. bái noun relating to funerals
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As in 红白事 'weddings and funerals' (CCD 1 '白' 8; GHDC '白' 2)
  23. bái proper noun Bai
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (CCD 1 '白' 10; FE '白' 7)
  24. bái noun vernacular / spoken language
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Language 语言
    Notes: In this sense 白 has a similar meaning to 白话 (CCD 3 '白' 4)
  25. bái noun a symbol for silver
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (GHDC '白' 11)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷112下 靈徵志八下 Volume 112b Treatise 8: The Spiritual World 2 352
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷二十九 志第十九 符瑞下 Volume 29 Treatises 19: Auspicious Signs 3 200
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷二十八 志第十八 符瑞中 Volume 28 Treatises 18: Auspicious Signs 2 114
History of Song 《宋史》 卷六十六 志第十九 五行四 Volume 66 Treatises 19: Five Elements 4 78
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷十二 志第二 天文中 Volume 12 Treatises 2: Astronomy Part Two 65
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷12 志第7 禮儀七 Volume 12 Treatises 7: Rites 7 63
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷二十四    志第十四   車服 Volume 24 Treatises 15: Carraiges and Attire 61
History of Song 《宋史》 卷六十四 志第十七 五行二下 Volume 64 Treatises 17: Five Elements 2b 61
History of Song 《宋史》 卷六十 志第十三 天文十三 Volume 60 Treatises 13: Astronomy 13 61
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷七十八 志第二十八:  輿服一 Volume 78 Treatises 31: Carriages and Clothes 1 61

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
白狄 白狄 郤缺獲白狄子 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 17
白公 白公 為白公 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 哀公 Lord Ai 16
白马 白馬 公子地有白馬四 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 定公 Lord Ding 9
白华 白華 白華 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧鹿鳴之什‧白華 Minor odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Lu Ming - Bai Hua 8
白驹 白駒 白駒 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧鴻鴈之什‧白駒 Minor odes of the kingdom - Hong Yan Zhi Shen - He Ming 7
白羽 白羽 許遷于白羽 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 7
坚白 堅白 堅白 Mozi 《墨子》 卷十 經上 Book 10 - Canon I 6
白黑 白黑 則必以此人不知白黑之辯矣 Mozi 《墨子》 卷五 非攻上 Book 5 - Condemnation of Offensive War I 6
白牡 白牡 白牡騂剛 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 魯頌‧駉之什‧閟宮 Sacrificial odes of Zhou - Decade Of Jiong - Bi Gong 5
白圭 白圭 白圭之玷 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 大雅‧蕩之什‧抑 Greater odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Dang - Yi 5