Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

wèi

  1. wèi noun taste / flavor
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Food and Drink 饮食 , Concept: Flavor 味道
    Notes: In the sense of 味道; for example, the idiom 食不知味 'eat without tasting the food [downhearted]' (Guoyu '味' n 1; Kroll '味' 1; Unihan '味'; XHZD '味' 1)
  2. wèi measure word measure word for ingredients in Chinese medicine
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
    Notes: (Guoyu '味' n 4; XHZD '味' 5)
  3. wèi noun significance
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As in 意味 (Guoyu '味' n 3; Kroll '味' 1a; XHZD '味' 3)
  4. wèi verb to taste
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 品尝 (Guoyu '味' v 1)
  5. wèi verb to ruminate / to mull over
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 研究 (CC-CEDICT '味'; Guoyu '味' v 2; XHZD '味' 3)
  6. wèi noun smell / odor
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Smell 气味
    Notes: In the sense of 气味; for example, 臭味 'bad smell' (Guoyu '味' n 2; Unihan '味'; XHZD '味' 2)
  7. wèi noun a delicacy
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 菜肴 (Guoyu '味' n 5; Unihan '味')

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
The Classic of Tea 《茶經》 卷下:五之煮、六之飲、七之事、八之出、九之略、十之圖 Final Scroll: 5. Boiling, 6. Drinking, 7. History, 8. Growing Regions, 9. Simplify, 10. Pictorialize 16
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷五 Scroll 5 14
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months 13
Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷五 時則訓 Chapter 5: Seasonal Standards 12
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷三十五 Scroll 35 12
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《告子章句上》 Commentary on Gaozi I 10
Guanzi 《管子》 幼官第八 Chapter 8: Young Officials 8
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷十七 Scroll 17 8
Guanzi 《管子》 幼官圖第九 Chapter 9: You Guan Tu 8
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷四十二 Scroll 42 8

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
重味 重味 九鼎重味 Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷二 俶真訓 Chapter 2: Starting with the Truth 14
味酸 味酸 其味酸 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months 8
味辛 味辛 其味辛 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months 8
好味 好味 昔者齊桓公好味 Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷九 主術訓 Chapter 9: The Sovereign's Methods 8
味咸 味鹹 其味咸 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months 8
肉味 肉味 三月不知肉味 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 7. 《述而》 Shu Er 7
味苦 味苦 其味苦 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months 6
知味 知味 鮮能知味也 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《中庸》 The State of Equilibrium and Harmony, also known as the Doctrine of the Mean 6
不二味 不二味 昔闔廬食不二味 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 哀公 Lord Ai 4
厚味 厚味 其為魚也博而厚味 Garden of Stories 《說苑》 卷七 政理 Chapter 7: Governance 4