Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

灵 (靈) líng

  1. líng adjective agile / nimble
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Thought 思想
    Notes: In the sense of 机敏 (Guoyu '靈' adj 3; NCCED '灵' 6; Unihan '靈')
  2. líng noun spirit / soul
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 魂魄 (Guoyu '靈' n 3; NCCED '灵' 2; Unihan '靈')
  3. líng noun the spiritual world
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Unihan '靈')
  4. líng noun a witch
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 女巫 (Guoyu '靈' n 1)
  5. líng noun spirits and devils / demons / gods
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 鬼神 (Guoyu '靈' n 2; NCCED '灵' 1)
  6. líng noun emotional spirit
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 精神 (Guoyu '靈' n 4)
  7. líng noun a very capable person
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '靈' n 5)
  8. líng noun a coffin containing a corpse
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 灵柩 (Guoyu '靈' n 6; NCCED '灵' 3)
  9. líng proper noun Ling
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '靈' n 7)
  10. líng verb to be reasonable
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '靈' v 1)
  11. líng verb to bless and protect
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 保佑 (Guoyu '靈' v 2)
  12. líng adjective wonderful
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 神妙 (Guoyu '靈' adj 1; NCCED '灵' 4)
  13. líng adjective as predicted
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 应验 (Guoyu '靈' adj 2)
  14. líng adjective beautiful / good
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 美好 (Guoyu '靈' adj 4)
  15. líng adjective quick witted / clever / alert / intelligent
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (NCCED '灵' 5)

Contained in

阿灵顿心灵灵活灵魂灵验机灵灵敏灵巧灵感灵丘灵光寺灵隐寺观音灵感真言灵机一动灵王汉灵帝谢灵运灵长类孙伯灵神灵灵塔灵武窑祖灵纹灵芝人杰地灵蕴识怀灵灵鹫山魂灵灵性生灵精灵灵山会灵动灵帝崩灵运灵谷寺灵嘉寺灵鹫寺灵味寺灵化寺灵曜寺灵基寺灵根寺灵异灵期寺灵建寺灵耀寺灵溪灵山失灵灵敏度

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百三十五 志第八十八 樂十 Volume 135 Treatises 88: Music 10 66
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百三十七 志第九十 樂十二 Volume 137 Treatises 90: Music 12 53
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百三十二 志第八十五 樂七 Volume 132 Treatises 85: Music 7 53
History of the Northern Dynasties 《北史》 卷四十五 列傳第三十三: 裴叔業 夏侯道遷 李元護 席法友 王世弼 江悅之 淳于誕 沈文秀 張讜 李苗 劉藻 傅永 傅竪眼 張烈 李叔彪 路恃慶 房亮 曹世表 潘永基 朱元旭 Volume 45 Biographies 33: Pei Shuye, Xiahou Daoqian, Li Yuanhu, Xi Fayou, Wang Shibi, Jiang Yuezhi, Chun Yudan, Shen Wenxiu, Zhang Dang, Li Miao, Liu Zao, Fu Yong, Fu Shuyan, Zhang Lie, Li Shubiao, Lu Shiqing, Fang Liang, Cao Shibiao, Pan Yongji, Zhu Yuanxu 50
Book of Southern Qi 《南齊書》 卷十一 志第三 樂 Volume 11 Treatises 3: Music 43
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷70 劉藻 傅永 傅竪眼 李神 Volume 70: Liu Zao, Fu Yong, Fu Shuyan, Li Shen 43
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百三十四 志第八十七 樂九 Volume 134 Treatises 87: Music 9 43
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷二十 志第十 樂二 Volume 20 Treatises 10: Music 2 41
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷三十二 Scroll 32 38
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷三十 志第十: 音樂三 Volume 30 Treatises 10: Music 3 36

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
灵公 靈公 刺靈公也 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧陳‧株林 Lessons from the states - Odes of Chen - Zhu Lin 82
陈灵 陳靈 陳靈公受盟于晉 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 宣公 Lord Xuan 11
许灵 許靈 許靈公為右 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 成公 Lord Cheng 9
君灵 君靈 敢藉君靈 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 宣公 Lord Xuan 7
子灵 子靈 宋公使向為人辭以子靈之難 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 成公 Lord Cheng 5
蔡灵 蔡靈 召蔡靈侯 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 5
灵龟 靈龜 舍爾靈龜 Book of Changes 《易經》 頤 Yi 5
齐灵 齊靈 君子是以知齊靈公之為靈也 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 5
弑灵 弒靈 弒靈公 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 宣公 Lord Xuan 4
灵渊 靈淵 去此靈淵 Canon of Supreme Mystery 《太玄經》 Full Text 4