Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

语 (語) yǔ yù

  1. noun dialect / language / speech
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 语言 (CCD '语' 1; FE '語' 1; Guoyu '語' n 1)
  2. verb to speak / to tell
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 语 is synonymous with 说话 in this sense. Etymology - Shuo Wen: 語:論也。 For example, 默默不语 'to keep siltent and not speak' (CCD '语' 2; Guoyu '語' v 1; FE '語' 5)
  3. noun verse / writing
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (FE '語' 2; Guoyu '語' n 2)
  4. verb to speak / to tell
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '語' yù)
  5. noun proverbs / common sayings / old expressions
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 古语、谚语、俗语 (CCD '语' 3; FE '語' 3; Guoyu '語' n 3)
  6. noun a signal
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (CCD '语' 4; FE '語' 4; Guoyu '語' n 4)
  7. verb to chirp / to tweet
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Of bird and insects (Guoyu '語' v 2)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷二十八 魏書二十八 王毌丘諸葛鄧鍾傳 Volume 28: Book of Wei 28 - Biographies of Wang, Guanqiu, Zhuge, Deng and Zhong 30
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷四十五 Scroll 45 28
History of Ming 《明史》 卷二百五十八 列傳第一百四十六 許譽卿 華允誠 魏呈潤 毛羽健 吳執御 章正宸 黃紹杰 傅朝佑 姜埰 熊開元 詹爾選 湯開遠 成勇 陳龍正 Volume 258 Biographies 146: Xu Yuqing, Hua Yuncheng, Wei Chengrun, Mao Yujian, Wu Zhiyu, Zhang Zhengchen, Huang Shaojie, Fu Chaoyou, Jiang 埰, Xiong Kaiyuan, Zhan Erxuan, Tang Kaiyuan, Cheng Yong, Chen Longzheng 27
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷五 Scroll 5 25
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷三十九 Scroll 39 25
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷六 Scroll 6 25
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷二十九 魏書二十九 方技傳 Volume 29: Book of Wei 29 - Biographies of fangshis and artisans 24
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷一 魏書一 武帝紀 Volume 1: Book of Wei 1 - Annals of Emperor Wu 24
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷十六 Scroll 16 23
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷三十七 Scroll 37 22

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
语曰 語曰 與之語曰 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 15
语女 語女 吾語女 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 17. 《陽貨》 Yang Huo 6
语人 語人 孟孺子語人曰 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 哀公 Lord Ai 5
语子 語子 子產喜以語子大叔 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 5
语寡人 語寡人 多語寡人辰 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 4
尽语 儘語 仲父不當盡語我昔者有道之君乎 Guanzi 《管子》 四稱第三十三 Chapter 33: Four Appraisals 4
公语 公語 公語之故 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 隱公 Lord Yin 4
语王 語王 子木歸以語王 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 3
语大 語大 故君子語大 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《中庸》 The State of Equilibrium and Harmony, also known as the Doctrine of the Mean 3
谈语 談語 談語終日不歸 Guanzi 《管子》 輕重丁第八十三 Chapter 83: Weight IV 3