Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

yé xié

  1. xié adjective demonic / iniquitous / nefarious / evil
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (CCD '邪' xié 1; Unihan '邪'; XHZD '邪' xié 1)
  2. particle interrogative particle
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: This final particle turns a sentence into a question in Literary Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 139; XHZD '邪' yé 1).
  3. xié adjective unhealthy
    Domain: Chinese Medicine 中医
    Notes: (CCD '邪' xié 3; XHZD '邪' xié 2)
  4. xié noun a disaster brought by an eviil spirit
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (CCD '邪' xié 4)
  5. noun grandfather
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Same as 爷 (XHZD '邪' yé 2).
  6. xié adjective abnormal / irregular
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (CCD '邪' xié 2)

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Collection Document Title Occurrences
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷二十二 志第十二 樂四 Volume 22 Treatises 12: Music 4 67
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷九十四下 匈奴傳 Volume 94b: Traditions of the Xiongnu 2 55
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷七十五 眭兩夏侯京翼李傳 Volume 75: Sui, two Xiahous, Jing, Ji and Li 29
Daode Jing 《道德經》 With commentary by 王弼 Wang Bi 21
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷八十九 南匈奴列傳 Volume 89: Treatise on the Southern Xiongnu 20
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷四 魏書四 三少帝紀 Volume 4: Book of Wei 4 - Annals of the three young emperors 18
Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies 18
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷二十三 魏書二十三 和常楊杜趙裴傳 Volume 23: Book of Wei 23 - Biographies of He, Chang, Yang, Du, Zhao, and Pei 18
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷六 魏書六 董二袁劉傳 Volume 6: Book of Wei 6 - Biographies of Dong, the two Yuans, and Liu 18
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷八十四 列傳第四十四 鄧琬 袁顗 孔覬 Volume 84 Biographies 44: Deng Wan, Yuan Yi, Kong Ji 18


Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
行邪 行邪 勞思盡知以行邪 Mozi 《墨子》 卷九 非儒下 Book 9 - Anti-Confucianism II 6
守邪 守邪 子問羊黔之守邪 Mozi 《墨子》 卷十四 備高臨 Book 14 - Defense against Attack from an Elevation 5
微邪 微邪 則微邪不可不禁也 Guanzi 《管子》 權修第三 Chapter 3: Cultivating Authority 5
奇邪 奇邪 雖有奇邪 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《祭義》 The Meaning of Sacrifices 5
邪臣 邪臣 則邪臣上通 Guanzi 《管子》 立政第四 Chapter 4: Establishing Governance 4
邪枉 邪枉 詭隨邪枉 Guanzi 《管子》 牧民第一 Chapter 1: Shepherding the People 4
塞邪 塞邪 不足以禁姦塞邪 Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷一 原道訓 Chapter 1: The Original Way 3
可邪 可邪 意者可邪 Mozi 《墨子》 卷六 節葬下 Book 6 - Simplicity in Funerals III 3
知邪 知邪 然則不知乃知邪 Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷十二 道應訓 Chapter 12: Responses of the Way 3
邪巧 邪巧 姦智生則邪巧作 Guanzi 《管子》 八觀第十三 Chapter 13: Eight Observations 3