Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

盖 (蓋) gài gě

  1. gài noun lid / top / cover / canopy
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Form 形态
    Notes: (Unihan '蓋')
  2. gài verb to build
    Domain: Architecture 建筑学
  3. proper noun Ge
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
  4. gài noun a hindrance / an obstacle / nivāraṇa / nīvaraṇāni
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: nivāraṇa, Pāli: nīvaraṇāni (BL 'nivāraṇa')
  5. gài conjunction because
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonymous with 因为 and 由于 in this sense
  6. gài adverb roughly / approximately
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonymous with 大概 in this sense
  7. gài adverb but / yet
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonymous with 却 and 则 in this sense
  8. gài adjective probably / about
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 盖 may be used as an introductory particle to affirm the truth or to open the possibility of doubt (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 124). For example, 蓋有之矣,我未之見也。 'Should there possibly be any such case, I have not seen it.' (Lunyu: 4.6/7/19, translation by Legge)
  9. gài verb to hide / to protect
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Unihan '蓋')

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Truncated for common words

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《中庸章句》 Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean 29
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷十八 志第八 禮五 Volume 18 Treatises 8: Rituals 5 24
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《述而第七》 Commentary on Shu Er VII 24
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷九十五 列傳第五十五 索虜 Volume 95 Biographies 55: Suo Lu 22
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷五十五 吳書十 程黃韓蔣周陳董甘淩徐潘丁傳 Volume 55: Book of Wu 10 - Biographies of Cheng, Huang, Han, Jiang, Zhou, Chen, Dong, Gan, Ling, Xu, Pan, and Ding 21
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷二十五 志第十五 輿服 Volume 25 Treatises 15: Travel and Dress 21
Stratagems of the Warring States 《戰國策》 卷十八 趙一 Chapter 18: Zhao I 20
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 19
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《先進第十一》 Commentary on Xian Jin XI 19
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷四十上 班彪列傳 Volume 40a: Biography of Ban Biao 1 19

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
子盖 子蓋 吾聞子蓋將不欲立我也 Gongyang's Commentary on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋公羊傳》 哀公 Lord Ai 4
盖幂 蓋冪 蓋幂加勺 The Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial 《儀禮》 大射 第七 7. The great archery meet (state level) 4
执盖 執蓋 使華寅肉袒執蓋 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 4
盖狄 蓋狄 蓋狄滅之 Gongyang's Commentary on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋公羊傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 2
盖用 蓋用 君蓋用漆 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《喪大記》 The Greater Record of Mourning Rites 2
盖去 蓋去 蓋去者半 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《射義》 The Meaning of the Ceremony of Archery 2
盖云 蓋雲 蓋云歸哉 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧魚藻之什‧黍苗 Minor odes of the kingdom - Yu Zao Zhi Shen - Shu Miao 2
盖战 蓋戰 此蓋戰也 Gongyang's Commentary on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋公羊傳》 莊公 Lord Zhang 2
盖言 蓋言 子蓋言子之志於公乎 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I 2
欲盖 欲蓋 欲蓋而章 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 序 Preface 2