Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

释 (釋) yì shì

  1. shì verb to release / to set free
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 放开 (Guoyu '釋' v 3; Kroll '釋' 1; Unihan '釋'; XHZD '释' 4)
  2. shì verb to explain / to interpret
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 说明; for example, 解释 'explain' (Guoyu '釋' v 1; Kroll '釋' 3; Unihan '釋'; XHZD '释' 1)
  3. shì verb to remove / to dispell / to clear up
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 解除 or 消散; for example, 如释重负 'as if relieved from a heavy burden' (Guoyu '釋' v 2; Kroll '釋' 1a; XHZD '释' 2)
  4. shì verb to give up / to abandon
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: This sense of the word is synonymous with 舍弃 or 抛弃 (Guoyu '釋' v 4; Kroll '釋' 1a)
  5. shì verb to put down
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: This sense of the word is synonymous with 放下 or 放开 (Kroll '釋' 1a; XHZD '释' 3)
  6. shì verb to resolve
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '釋' 2a)
  7. shì verb to melt
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: This sense of the word is synonymous with 溶化 or 消融 (Kroll '釋' 2)
  8. shì proper noun Śakra / Indra
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: (Ding '釋')
  9. shì proper noun Śākyamuni
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: This sense of the word is synonymous with 釋迦牟尼. See 釋迦牟尼 (Guoyu '釋' n 1; Kroll '釋' 4; XHZD '释' 5).
  10. shì noun Buddhism
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: In the sense of 佛教 (Guoyu '釋' n 2)
  11. shì proper noun Śākya / Shakya
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: The clan of Śākyamuni Buddha (Guoyu '釋' n 3)
  12. adjective pleased / glad
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As a variant of 译 (Kroll '釋' yì)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
The Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial 《儀禮》 鄉射禮 第五 5. Rites of the district archery meet 49
The Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial 《儀禮》 大射 第七 7. The great archery meet (state level) 42
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷32 志第27 經籍一 Volume 32 Treatises 27: Bibliography 1 31
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷五十 張馮汲鄭傳 Volume 50: Zhang, Feng, Ji and Zheng 29
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百〇五 志第五十八 禮八 Volume 105 Treatises 58: Rites 8 27
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《張釋之馮唐列傳》 Biographies of Zhang Shizhi and Feng Tang 26
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷二十四 志第四: 禮儀四 Volume 24 Treatises 4: Rites 4 23
History of Song 《宋史》 卷二百〇二 志第一百五十五 藝文一 Volume 202 Treatises 155: Arts and Literature 1 20
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷四十六 志第二十六: 經籍上 Volume 46 Treatises 26: Literature 1 19
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷十五     志第五    禮樂五 Volume 15 Treatises 5: Rites and Music 5 19

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
释获 釋穫 獲而未釋獲 The Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial 《儀禮》 鄉射禮 第五 5. Rites of the district archery meet 45
释弓 釋弓 司射不釋弓矢 The Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial 《儀禮》 鄉射禮 第五 5. Rites of the district archery meet 38
释服 釋服 不釋服而往 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II 7
释币 釋幣 宾朝服释币于祢 The Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial 《儀禮》 聘禮 第八 8. Rites of courtesy calls 6
释宋 釋宋 釋宋公 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 6
释奠 釋奠 釋奠于學 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《王制》 Royal Regulations 5
君释 君釋 請君釋憾於宋 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 隱公 Lord Yin 5
冻释 凍釋 然則在解而凍釋 Guanzi 《管子》 五行第四十一 Chapter 41: The Five Elements 4
命释 命釋 北面命釋獲者設中 The Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial 《儀禮》 鄉射禮 第五 5. Rites of the district archery meet 4
释菜 釋菜 釋菜 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months 4