Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

  1. noun knee
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 膝盖 (Guoyu '膝' n 1; Unihan '膝')
  2. verb to kneel
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 跪 (Guoyu '膝' v)

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Ming 《明史》 卷六十六 志第四十二 輿服二 Volume 66 Treatises 42: Carriages and Clothing 2 17
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百五十一 志第一百〇四 輿服三 Volume 151 Treatises 104: Carriages and Clothes 3 13
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷12 志第7 禮儀七 Volume 12 Treatises 7: Rites 7 13
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷七十八 志第二十八:  輿服一 Volume 78 Treatises 31: Carriages and Clothes 1 13
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷四十五 志第二十五: 輿服 Volume 45 Treatises 25: Carriages and Clothes 11
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷二十四    志第十四   車服 Volume 24 Treatises 15: Carraiges and Attire 10
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷七十九 志第二十九:  輿服二 Volume 79 Treatises 32: Carriages and Clothes 2 9
History of Ming 《明史》 卷六十七 志第四十三 輿服三 Volume 67 Treatises 43: Carriages and Clothing 3 9
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百五十二 志第一百〇五 輿服四 Volume 152 Treatises 105: Carriages and Clothes 4 6
History of Jin 《金史》 卷四十三 志第二十四: 輿服上 天子車輅、皇后妃嬪車輦、皇太子車制、王公以下車制及鞍勒飾 輿服中 天子袞冕 視朝之服 皇后冠服 皇太子冠服 宗室及外戚並一品命婦 臣下朝服 祭服 公服 輿服下 衣服通制 Volume 43 Treatises 24: Carriages and Clothing 1 - Emperor's Carriages, Empress' and Consorts' Carriages; Crown Prince's Carriages; Princes, Dukes, and below Carriages and Saddlery; Carriages and Clothing 2 - Emperors' Robes and Crowns; Clothing for those Accompanying the Emperor; Empresses' Crown and Clothing; Crown Princes' Crown and Clothing; Dress for the Imperial Clan, Families of Imperial Consorts, and Titled Nobility; Court Dress for Officials; Ceremonial Clothing; Official Clothing; Carriages and Clothing 3 - Tailoring 6


Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
蔽膝 蔽膝 布蔽膝 Book of Han 《漢書》 卷九十九上 王莽傳 Volume 99a: Wang Mang 1 21
过膝 過膝 手過膝 Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷三 帝紀第三 世祖武帝 Volume 3 Annals 3: Emperor Wu 15
膝行 膝行 無不膝行而前 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu 15
造膝 造膝 当造膝谏之 Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷二十 魏書二十 武文世王公傳 Volume 20: Book of Wei 20 - Biographies of nobles in Emperors Wu and Wen's time 13
膝上 膝上 膝上叩頭 Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷七 精神訓 Chapter 7: Spirit 11
隐膝 隱膝 隱膝 Book of Southern Qi 《南齊書》 卷十七 志第九 輿服 Volume 17 Treatises 9: Caraiges and Dress 6
接膝 接膝 與帝接膝共語 Book of Southern Qi 《南齊書》 卷十六 志第八 百官 Volume 16 Treatises 8: Official Posts 4
容膝 容膝 審容膝之易安 Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷九十四 列傳第六十四 隱逸 Volume 94 Biographies 64: Hermits and Recluses 4
肿膝 腫膝 踒肩而腫膝 Han Feizi 《韓非子》 說林下第二十三 Chapter 23: Collections of Persuasions II 4
置膝 置膝 寧引白削置膝上 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 4