Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

míng

  1. míng measure word measure word for people
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
    Notes: (ABC 'míng' m; NCCED '名' 10)
  2. míng noun fame / renown / reputation
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 名誉; FGS translation standard: fame (ABC 'míng' 名 bf 2; Kroll '名' 2; NCCED '名' 7)
  3. míng noun a name / personal name / designation
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 名 means 名字. For example, 君子去仁,惡乎成名? 'If a superior man [junzi] abandon virtue, how can he fulfill the requirements of that name?' (Lunyu 4:5, trans. by Legge 1861; ABC 'míng' 名 bf 1; Kroll '名' 1; NCCED '名' 1; Unihan '名')
  4. míng noun rank / position
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Especially, in a competition or exam; in the sense of 名次 (ABC 'míng' 名 bf 3; NCCED '名' 9; Unihan '名')
  5. míng verb an excuse
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (NCCED '名' 5)
  6. míng noun life
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Life 生活
  7. míng verb to name / to call
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll '名' 1; NCCED '名' 1)
  8. míng verb to express / to describe
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (NCCED '名' 3)
  9. míng verb to be called / to have the name
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (NCCED '名' 4)
  10. míng verb to own / to possess
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (NCCED '名' 6)
  11. míng adjective famous / renowned
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (ABC 'míng' 名 bf 4; Kroll '名' 2a; NCCED '名' 8)
  12. míng adjective moral
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll '名' 3)

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Collection Document Title Occurrences
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷三十五 志第二十五 州郡一 Volume 35 Treatises 25: Administrative Districts 1 86
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷一上 光武帝紀 Volume 1a: Annals of Emperor Guangwu 74
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷三十七 志第二十七 州郡三 Volume 37 Treatises 27: Administrative Districts 3 62
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷三十六 志第二十六 州郡二 Volume 36 Treatises 26: Administrative Districts 2 58
Daode Jing 《道德經》 With commentary by 王弼 Wang Bi 56
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《魚部》 Yú Radical 52
Guoyu 《國語》 周語下 Discourses of Zhou III 43
Xunzi 《荀子》 正名篇第二十二 Chapter 22: Correcting Names 42
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷十九 百官公卿表 Volume 19: Table of nobility ranks and government offices 41
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷三十 魏書三十 烏丸鮮卑東夷傳 Volume 30: Book of Wei 30 - Biographies of the Wuhuan, Xianbei, and Dongyi 39