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盖 (蓋) gě gài

  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')

Contained in

覆盖比尔盖茨盖子掩盖膝盖秃宝盖宝盖遮盖铺盖宝盖头盖印华盖盖罐伞盖五盖除盖障幡盖除盖障菩萨所问经白伞盖大佛顶王最胜无比大威德金刚无碍大道场陀罗尼念诵法要佛顶大白伞盖陀罗尼经佛说大白伞盖总持陀罗尼经大白伞盖总持陀罗尼经福盖正行所集经惟盖竺

Word is mentioned most frequently in

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
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
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
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
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《滕文公章句上》 Commentary on Teng Wen Gong I 18
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《衛靈公第十五》 Commentary on Wei Ling Gong XV 17
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《雍也第六》 Commentary on Yong Ye VI 16
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 16
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《子罕第九》 Commentary on Zi Han IX 15
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I 15

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
子盖 子蓋 子蓋言子之志於公乎 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I 3

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
4. 《里仁》 Li Ren in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
7. 《述而》 Shu Er in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
13. 《子路》 Zi Lu in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
16. 《季氏》 Ji Shi in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
《曲禮下》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 2 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 15
而後 《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 3
百官 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《曾子問》 The Questions of Zeng-zi in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 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》 1
善處 《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
天下自己 《應帝王》 The Normal Course for Rulers and Kings in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《天地》 Heaven and Earth in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
Sections from Records of the Historian in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
《釋言》 Explanation of Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 2
《釋器》 Explanation of Utensils in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
西 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 5
五帝 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
《呂太后本紀》Annals of Empress Dowager Lü in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
天道 《孝文本紀》 Annals of the Xiaowen Emperor in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 5
《卷一‧序》 Scroll 1, Preface in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 5
《玉部》 Yù Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《艸部》 Cǎo Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 4