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qiè

qiè adjective afraid / rustic
Domain: Classical Chinese 古文

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怯生生胆怯怯弱毘舍怯

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《廉頗藺相如列傳》 Biographies of Lian Po and Lin Xiangru 5
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《淮陰侯列傳》 Biography of the Marquis of Huaiyin 4
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《孫子吳起列傳》 Biographies of Sun Tzu and Wu Qi 2
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《魯仲連鄒陽列傳》 Biographies of Lu Zhonglian and Zou Yang 2
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《張儀列傳》 Biography of Zhang Yi 2
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《樂記》 Record of Music 1
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《老子韓非列傳》 Biographies of Laozi and Han Fei 1
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《商君列傳》 Biography of Lord Shang 1
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《管晏列傳》 Biographies of Guan and Yan 1
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《白起王翦列傳》 Biographies of Bai Qi and Wang Jian 1

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
苦怯 苦怯 勇者苦怯 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《樂記》 Record of Music 2
怯懦 怯懦 則曰怯懦而不盡 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《老子韓非列傳》 Biographies of Laozi and Han Fei 2

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
《樂記》 Record of Music in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《樂書》 Music in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《天官書》 Astronomy in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
孔丘知禮 《齊太公世家》 House of Duke Tai of Qi in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《管晏列傳》 Biographies of Guan and Yan in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《老子韓非列傳》 Biographies of Laozi and Han Fei in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《心部》 Xīn Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1