Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

灭 (滅) miè

  1. miè verb to destroy / to wipe out / to exterminate
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Violence 暴力
    Notes: (FE '滅' 1; Guoyu '滅' v 2; Unihan '滅')
  2. miè noun the cessation of suffering
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: nirodha, Pāli: nirodha (Sharf 2005, p. 281)
  3. miè verb to submerge
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 淹没 (Guoyu '滅' v 4)
  4. miè proper noun Nirvāṇa / Nibbāna / Nirvana
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: See 涅槃
  5. miè verb to extinguish / to put out
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 熄掉, for example 滅火 'extinguish a fire' (FE '滅' 2; Guoyu '滅' v 1; Unihan '滅')
  6. miè verb to eliminate
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 除绝 (Guoyu '滅' v 2)
  7. miè verb to disappear / to fade away
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 消失 or 消逝 (Guoyu '滅' v 3)

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》 昭公 Lord Zhao 39
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷二十七下之下 五行志 Volume 27e: Treatise on the Five Elements 5 37
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷二十八下 地理志 Volume 28b: Treatise on Geography 2 35
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷三十六 志第十六: 天文下 Volume 36 Treatises 16: Astronomy 2 34
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷十三 志第三 天文下 Volume 13 Treatises 3: Astronomy Part Three 29
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《楚世家》 House of Chu 28
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷三十二    志第二十二  天文二 Volume 32 Treatises 26: Astronomy 2 26
Gongyang's Commentary on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋公羊傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 25
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 23
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《晉世家》 House of Jin 23

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
师灭 師滅 齊師滅譚 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 莊公 Lord Zhang 15
人灭 人滅 齊人滅遂 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 莊公 Lord Zhang 14
遂灭 遂滅 遂滅息 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 莊公 Lord Zhang 11
吴灭 吳滅 吳滅州來 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 5
楚灭 楚滅 楚滅黃 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 5
灭舒 滅舒 楚人滅舒蓼 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 宣公 Lord Xuan 5
灭蔡 滅蔡 楚師滅蔡 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 4
尽灭 儘滅 盡滅其族 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 宣公 Lord Xuan 4
侯灭 侯滅 楚子以蔡侯滅息 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 莊公 Lord Zhang 3
灭陈 滅陳 楚師滅陳 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 3