Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

归 (歸) guī

  1. guī verb to go back / to return
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 返回 (Guoyu '歸' v 2; Rouzer 2007, p. 27; Unihan '歸')
  2. guī verb to belong to / to be classified as
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense 属于 (Guoyu '歸' v 5)
  3. guī verb to rely on / to depend on
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 依附 (Guoyu '歸' v 4)
  4. guī verb used between a repeated verb to indicate contrast
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: (Guoyu '歸' v 7)
  5. guī verb to revert to / to give back to
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: ((Guoyu '歸' v 3; Rouzer 2007, p. 27; Unihan '歸')
  6. guī verb (of a woman) to get married
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '歸' v 1)
  7. guī verb to assemble / to meet together
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 聚 (Guoyu '歸' v 6)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 125
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 123
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷一百二十五 載記第二十五 乞伏國仁 乞伏乾歸 乞伏熾磐 馮跋 Volume 125 Records 25: Qifu Guoren; Qifu Gangui; Qifu Chipan; Feng Ba 81
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 62
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 成公 Lord Cheng 58
History of Ming 《明史》 卷二百八十二 列傳第一百七十 儒林一 Volume 282 Biographies 170: Confucian Scholars 1 53
History of Ming 《明史》 卷二百八十三 列傳第一百七十一 儒林二 Volume 283 Biographies 171: Confucian Scholars 2 52
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷三十三 Scroll 33 49
Old History of the Five Dynasties 《舊五代史》 卷十六 梁書16: 列傳六 葛從周 謝彥章 胡真 張歸霸 張歸厚 張歸弁 Volume 16 Book of Later Liang 16: Biographies 6 - Ge Congzhou, Xie Yanzhang, He Zhen, Zhang Guiba, Zhang Guihou, Zhang Guibian 48
History of the Northern Dynasties 《北史》 卷五十一 列傳第三十九: 齊宗室諸王上 Volume 51 Biographies 39: The Northern Qi Imperial Family 1 47

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
子归 子歸 之子歸 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧召南‧江有汜 Lessons from the states - Odes Of Shao And The South - Jiang You Si 10
来归 來歸 來歸自鎬 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧南有嘉魚之什‧六月 Minor odes of the kingdom - Nan You Jia Yu Zhi Shen - Liu Yue 10
曰归 曰歸 既曰歸止 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧齊‧南山 Lessons from the states - Odes of Qi - Nan Shan 8
怀归 懷歸 豈不懷歸 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧鹿鳴之什‧四牡 Minor odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Lu Ming - Si Mu 8
言归 言歸 言告言歸 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧周南‧葛覃 Lessons from the states - Odes Of Zhou And The South - Ge Tan 8
公归 公歸 公歸無所 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧豳‧九罭 Lessons from the states - Odes of Cao - Jiu Yu 5
逃归 逃歸 鄭伯逃歸 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 5
同归 同歸 攜手同歸 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧邶‧北風 Lessons from the states - Odes of Bei - Bei Feng 5
归止 歸止 既曰歸止 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧齊‧南山 Lessons from the states - Odes of Qi - Nan Shan 5
人归 人歸 衛人歸之 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 莊公 Lord Zhang 4