Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

  1. pronoun self
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In Literary Chinese this reflexive personal pronoun may be used in subject or object position (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 83; Guoyu '己' pronoun). For example, 其恕乎!己所不欲,勿施於人。 'Is not reciprocity such a word? What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others.' (Lunyu 17:24, trans. by Legge 1861)
  2. noun sixth of 10 heavenly trunks
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文 , Concept: Heavenly Stem 天干
    Notes: (Guoyu '己' n 1)
  3. noun Kangxi radical 49
    Domain: Radicals 部首
    Notes: (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7; Guoyu '己' n 3)
  4. ordinal sixth
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: As an ordinal number (Guoyu '己' n 2)

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Song 《宋史》 卷五十五 志第八 天文八 Volume 55 Treatises 8: Astronomy 8 144
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷三十二 Scroll 32 142
History of Song 《宋史》 卷五十四 志第七 天文七 Volume 54 Treatises 7: Astronomy 7 104
History of Song 《宋史》 卷五十三 志第六 天文六 Volume 53 Treatises 6: Astronomy 6 100
History of Ming 《明史》 卷二十六 志第二 天文二 Volume 26 Treatises 2: Astronomy 2 81
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷四十八 志第一:  天文一 Volume 48 Treatises 1: Astronomy 1 71
History of Song 《宋史》 卷五十六 志第九 天文九 Volume 56 Treatises 9: Astronomy 9 61
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷三十三 Scroll 33 54
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷五十二 志第四:  曆一 Volume 52 Treatises 5: Calendar 1 51
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷十一 本紀第十一: 代宗 Volume 11 Annals 11: Daizong 47