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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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臭名命名名字著名姓名签名用户名名胜古迹名单名称名义名誉名片名册名气名实臭名昭著名利名利双收署名名言报名排名起名名词名量词专有名词名胜人名有名名手名录名录服务域名域名系统闻名出名点名皈依法名法名顶级域名举世闻名统一资源命名名次名额名副其实名贵名牌名人名声莫名其妙

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《魚部》 Yú Radical 52
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《封禪書》 Religious sacrificial ceremonies 21
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《憲問第十四》 Commentary on Xian Wen XIV 18
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《太史公自序》 Autobiographical Afterword of the Grand Historian 15
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《卷七‧木部》 Scroll 7, Mù Radical 15
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《公冶長第五》 Commentary on Gong Ye Zhang V 14
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang 14
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《盡心章句下》 Commentary on Jin Xin II 13
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《告子章句下》 Commentary on Gaozi II 12
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《盡心章句上》 Commentary on Jin Xin I 12

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
4. 《里仁》 Li Ren in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
無能 8. 《泰伯》 Tai Bo in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
博學 9. 《子罕》 Zi Han in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
13. 《子路》 Zi Lu in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
君子 15. 《衛靈公》 Wei Ling Gong in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 6
國君 《曲禮下》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 2 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 9
《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
所以 《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 3
《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 6
《內篇‧逍遙遊》 Inner Chapters - Enjoyment in Untroubled Ease in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《養生主》 Nourishing the Lord of Life in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 10
《德充符》 The Seal of Virtue Complete in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
諸侯 Sections from Records of the Historian in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
Selections from Han Feizi in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
《釋訓》 Explanation of Instructions in Er Ya 《爾雅》 2
《釋天》 Explanation of Heaven in Er Ya 《爾雅》 3
《釋地》 Explanation of Earth in Er Ya 《爾雅》 3
《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
三國 《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 4
《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 4