Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

yí nǐ

  1. verb to doubt / to disbelieve
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Thought 思想
    Notes: In the sense of 不相信; for example, 半信半疑 'half believe and half disbelieve' (Guoyu '疑' v 2; Kroll '疑' 1; NCCED '疑' 1; Unihan '疑')
  2. noun doubt / uncertainty / skepticism / vicikitsā / vicikicchā
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: vicikitsā, Pāli: vicikicchā, Japanese: gi; one of the lower five fetters 五下分結 (BL 'vicikitsā'; FGDB '疑'; MW 'vicikitsA')
  3. verb to suspect / to wonder
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '疑' 2; NCCED '疑' 2; Unihan '疑')
  4. adjective puzzled
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 迷惑 (Guoyu '疑' v 1; NCCED '疑' 5)
  5. adverb to seem like
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 彷彿 or 好像 (Guoyu '疑' adv; Kroll '疑' 3)
  6. verb to hesitate
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 犹豫不决 (Guoyu '疑' v 3; Kroll '疑' 4; NCCED '疑' 3)
  7. verb to fix / to determine
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '疑' nǐ 1)
  8. verb to copy / to immitate / to emulate
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As a variant of 擬 (Kroll '疑' nǐ 2)
  9. verb to be strange
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 怪 (Guoyu '疑' v 4)
  10. verb to dread / to be scared
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 恐惧 (Guoyu '疑' v 5)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Bamboo Annals 《竹書紀年》 魏紀 Records of the Wei 41
History of Ming 《明史》 卷九十六 志第七十二 藝文一 Volume 96 Treatises 72: Arts and Literature 1 34
History of Song 《宋史》 卷三百九十三 列傳第一百五十二 彭龜年 黃裳 羅點 黃度 周南 林大中 陳騤 黃黼 詹體仁 Volume 393 Biographies 152: Peng Guinian, Huang Chang, Luo Dian, Huang Du, Zhou Nan, Lin Dazhong, Chen Kui, Huang Fu, Zhan Tiren 33
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷三十七 志第二十七 州郡三 Volume 37 Treatises 27: Administrative Districts 3 25
Han Feizi 《韓非子》 外儲說右上第三十四 Chapter 34: A Collection of Sayings V 24
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷114 釋老志十 Volume 114: Treatise 10 - Buddhism and Daoism 23
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷七十一 雋疏于薛平彭傳 Volume 71: Jun, Shu, Yu, Xue, Ping and Peng 22
History of Ming 《明史》 卷二百三十五 列傳第一百二十三 王汝訓 余懋學 張養蒙 孟一脈 何士晉 王德完 蔣允儀 鄒維璉 Volume 235 Biographies 123: Wang Ruxun, Yu Maoxue, Zhang Yangmeng, Meng Yimai, He Shijin, Wang Dewan, Jiang Yunyi, Zou Weilian 22
History of Ming 《明史》 卷二百五十八 列傳第一百四十六 許譽卿 華允誠 魏呈潤 毛羽健 吳執御 章正宸 黃紹杰 傅朝佑 姜埰 熊開元 詹爾選 湯開遠 成勇 陳龍正 Volume 258 Biographies 146: Xu Yuqing, Hua Yuncheng, Wei Chengrun, Mao Yujian, Wu Zhiyu, Zhang Zhengchen, Huang Shaojie, Fu Chaoyou, Jiang 埰, Xiong Kaiyuan, Zhan Erxuan, Tang Kaiyuan, Cheng Yong, Chen Longzheng 22
Canon of Supreme Mystery 《太玄經》 Full Text 21

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
疑立 疑立 婦疑立于席西 The Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial 《儀禮》 士昬禮 第二 2. Nuptial rites for a common officer 8
见疑 見疑 即謀當而見疑 Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷十一 齊俗訓 Chapter 11: Combining Customs 7
疑战 疑戰 疑戰也 Gongyang's Commentary on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋公羊傳》 莊公 Lord Zhang 6
辟疑 闢疑 墨辟疑赦 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 呂刑 Zhou Shu - Marquis of Lu on Punishments 5
疑赦 疑赦 墨辟疑赦 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 呂刑 Zhou Shu - Marquis of Lu on Punishments 5
疑众 疑眾 奇器以疑眾 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《王制》 Royal Regulations 4
参疑 參疑 五曰參疑內爭 Han Feizi 《韓非子》 內儲說下六微第三十一 Chapter 31: A Collection of Sayings II 4
上疑 上疑 賔西階上疑立 The Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial 《儀禮》 鄉飲酒禮 第四 4. Rites of the district symposium 4
传疑 傳疑 疑以傳疑 Gongyang's Commentary on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋公羊傳》 桓公 Lord Huan 4
疑神 疑神 無廣者疑神 Guanzi 《管子》 形勢第二 Chapter 2: Circumstances 4