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: Literary Chinese 文言文
    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: Literary Chinese 文言文
    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: Literary Chinese 文言文
    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: Literary Chinese 文言文
    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: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '名' 1; NCCED '名' 1)
  8. míng verb to express / to describe
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (NCCED '名' 3)
  9. míng verb to be called / to have the name
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (NCCED '名' 4)
  10. míng verb to own / to possess
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (NCCED '名' 6)
  11. míng adjective famous / renowned
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (ABC 'míng' 名 bf 4; Kroll '名' 2a; NCCED '名' 8)
  12. míng adjective moral
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '名' 3)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷四十三上   志第三十三上 地理七上 Volume 43a Treatises 37: Gepgraphy 7a 122
History of Song 《宋史》 卷八十七 志第四十 地理三 Volume 87 Treatises 40: Geography 3 122
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷四十一    志第三十一  地理五 Volume 41 Treatises 35: Gepgraphy 5 116
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷三十九    志第二十九  地理三 Volume 39 Treatises 33: Gepgraphy 3 112
History of Jin 《金史》 卷二十四 志第五: 地理上 上京路 咸平路 東京路 北京路 西京路 中都路 Volume 24 Treatises 5: Geography 1 - Shangjing Circuit, Xianping Circuit, Dongjing Circuit, Beijing Circuit, Xijing Circuit, Zhongbu Circuit 100
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷四十     志第三十   地理四 Volume 40 Treatises 34: Gepgraphy 4 96
History of Ming 《明史》 卷四十四 志第二十 地理五 Volume 44 Treatises 20: Geography 5 82
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷三十五 志第二十五 州郡一 Volume 35 Treatises 25: Administrative Districts 1 80
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷四十 志第二十: 地理三 Volume 40 Treatises 20: Geography 3 78
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷八十三 志第三十三:  選舉三 Volume 83 Treatises 36: Selection of Officials 3 77