Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

dīng

  1. dīng proper noun Ding
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '丁' n 7)
  2. dīng noun a cube / a square
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: Especially cubes of food in Chinese dishes (Guoyu '丁' n 6)
  3. dīng noun fourth heavenly stem
    Domain: \N Literary Chinese , Concept: 文言文 Earthly Branch
    Notes: (Guoyu '丁' n 1; Unihan '丁')
  4. dīng noun a nail
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As an archaic variant of 钉 (Han Dian '丁' n 2)
  5. dīng noun a male adult
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '丁' n 3; Unihan '丁')
  6. dīng noun a servant / a worker
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: For example, 园丁 'gardener' or 家丁 'servant' (Guoyu '丁' n 5)
  7. dīng adjective robust / vigorous
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '丁' adj 1; Unihan '丁')
  8. dīng noun the fourth
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: After 甲, 乙, and 丙 (Guoyu '丁' n 2)
  9. dīng noun a person / population
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As in 人 or 人口; for example, 帮丁 'helper' (Guoyu '丁' n 4)
  10. dīng verb to encounter / to suffer
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: To encounter adversity or something unpleasant; for example, 丁外艰 'suffer the loss of one's father' (Guoyu '丁' v)
  11. dīng adjective very small / very little
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 极小 or 极少 (Guoyu '丁' adj 2)

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Liao 《遼史》 卷三十六 志第六: 兵衞志下 Volume 36 Treatises 6: Military 3 142
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百九十一 志第一百四十四 兵五 Volume 191 Treatises 144: Military 5 81
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百九十二 志第一百四十五 兵六 Volume 192 Treatises 145: Military 6 55
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷九十八 志第四十六:  兵一 Volume 98 Treatises 51: Military 1 46
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷九十七下 外戚傳 Volume 97a: The Empresses and Imperial Affines 2 39
History of Ming 《明史》 卷七十八 志第五十四 食貨二 Volume 78 Treatises 54: Finance and Economics 2 31
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百九十 志第一百四十三 兵四 Volume 190 Treatises 143: Military 4 30
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷一百十二 表第六上: 宰相年表一 Volume 112 Tables 7: Chancellors 1 30
History of Liao 《遼史》 卷三十五 志第五: 兵衞志中 Volume 35 Treatises 5: Military 2 28
The Scholars 《儒林外史》 第五十四回 Chapter 54 27

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
丁公 丁公 徼福於大公丁公 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 23
丁壮 丁壯 丈夫丁壯而不耕 Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷十一 齊俗訓 Chapter 11: Combining Customs 13
丁明 丁明 封舅丁明為陽安侯 Book of Han 《漢書》 卷十一 哀帝紀 Volume 11: Annals of Emperor Ai 7
侯丁 侯丁 敬侯丁復元年 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《高祖功臣侯者年表》 Yearly Table of the Officials who became Marquises in the Time of Gaozu 7
丁立 丁立 子報丁立 Xunzi 《荀子》 成相篇第二十五 Chapter 25: Working Songs 6
沃丁 沃丁 沃丁既葬伊尹于亳 Book of Documents 《尚書》 商書 咸有一德 Shang Shu - Common Possession of Pure Virtue 6
丁崩 丁崩 沃丁崩 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin 5
丁氏 丁氏 衛人翦夏丁氏 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 哀公 Lord Ai 5
母丁 母丁 母丁反 Xunzi 《荀子》 非十二子篇第六 Chapter 6: Against the Twelve Masters 5
丁浪 丁浪 丁浪反 Xunzi 《荀子》 不苟篇第三 Chapter 3: Nothing Carelessly 5