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  1. noun the past / former times
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Often begins a sentence that ends in 者 to mean 'formerly' in Literary Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 119).
  2. noun dried meat
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 昔 is synonymous with 干肉 in this sense.
  3. noun yesterday
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 昔 is synonymous with 昨日 in this sense.
  4. noun night fall / dusk / evening
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 昔 is synonymous with 傍晚 in this sense.

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往昔昔日昔叶波昔时

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《楚世家》 House of Chu 9
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I 8
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II 8
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《趙世家》 House of Zhao 8
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《魯仲連鄒陽列傳》 Biographies of Lu Zhonglian and Zou Yang 8
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《離婁章句上》 Commentary on Li Lou I 7
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《封禪書》 Religious sacrificial ceremonies 7
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《曾子問》 The Questions of Zeng-zi 7
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《范睢蔡澤列傳》 Biographies of Fan Sui and Cai Ze 7
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《梁惠王章句下》 Commentary on Liang Hui Wang II 7

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
干昔 乾昔 陳乾昔寢疾 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II 2
昔先王 昔先王 是故昔先王之制禮也 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《禮器》 Rites in the Formation of Character 2
昔三代 昔三代 昔三代明王之政 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《哀公問》 Questions of Duke Ai 2

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
從事 8. 《泰伯》 Tai Bo in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
先王以為 16. 《季氏》 Ji Shi in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
夫子 17. 《陽貨》 Yang Huo in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
文王武王 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 8
《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 8
《曾子問》 The Questions of Zeng-zi in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 7
周公 《文王世子》King Wen as Son and Heir in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 5
《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
齊國 《胠篋》 Cutting open Satchels in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 3
天下 《在宥》 Letting Be, and Exercising Forbearance in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 3
天下 《天地》 Heaven and Earth in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
Selections from Stratagems of the Warring States in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
《釋訓》 Explanation of Instructions in Er Ya 《爾雅》 2
《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
蚩尤與其大夫作亂百姓 《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
先王 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 4
酈山 《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 4
五帝地方千里 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《走部》 Zǒu Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《辵部》 Chuò Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《言部》 Yán Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《耒部》 Lěi Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《虎部》 Hǔ Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1