Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

词 (詞)

  1. noun a word
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Language 语言
    Notes: In the sense of the smallest grammatical unit in natural language (CCD '词' 1; HSK '词' 1).
  2. noun a grammatical particle
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
  3. noun ci poetry
    Domain: Poetry 诗 , Subdomain: China 中国 , Concept: Genre 体裁
    Notes: In this sense, 词 is a genre of Chinese poetry dating from the Tang intended as lyrics for songs. 词 is an abbreviation for 曲子词, or song lyrics, although we mostly do not know how they were intended to be sung now (Idema and Haft 1997, p. 141; CCD '词' 2; FE '詞' 4; HSK '词' 3).
  4. noun works / phrases / diction
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Language 语言
    Notes: (CCD '词' 1; FE '詞' 1; HSK '词' 2)
  5. verb to talk / to speak
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Language 语言
    Notes: (FE '詞' 3)

Contained in

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Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
词曰 詞曰 其詞曰 Garden of Stories 《說苑》 卷五 貴德 Chapter 5: Valuing Virtue 32
楚词 楚詞 楚詞 Xunzi 《荀子》 不苟篇第三 Chapter 3: Nothing Carelessly 25
武帝词 武帝詞 武帝詞 Book of Song 《宋書》 卷二十一 志第十一 樂三 Volume 21 Treatises 11: Music 3 16
古词 古詞 凡樂章古詞 Book of Song 《宋書》 卷十九 志第九 樂一 Volume 19 Treatises 9: Music 1 12
文词 文詞 是時天子方好文詞 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《儒林列傳》 Biographies of Confucian Scholars 11
文帝词 文帝詞 文帝詞 Book of Song 《宋書》 卷二十一 志第十一 樂三 Volume 21 Treatises 11: Music 3 10
系词 系詞 易系詞曰 Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷四十下 班彪列傳 Volume 40b: Biography of Ban Biao 2 9
词赋 詞賦 僕少好詞賦 Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷十九 魏書十九 任城陳蕭王傳 Volume 19: Book of Wei 19 - Biographies of the princes of Rencheng, Chen, and Xiao 5
词理 詞理 譙周詞理淵通 Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷四十二 蜀書十二  杜周杜許孟來尹李譙郤傳 Volume 42: Book of Shu 12 - Biographies of Du, Zhou, Du, Xu, Meng, Lai, Yin, Li, Qiao, and Xi 5
明帝词 明帝詞 明帝詞 Book of Song 《宋書》 卷二十一 志第十一 樂三 Volume 21 Treatises 11: Music 3 5