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kuì

  1. kuì noun shame / decorum / propriety
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教 , Concept: Mental Factor 心所
    Notes: From Sanskrit: apatrāpya, Pāli: ottappa
  2. kuì verb to be ashamed
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Middle Chinese: kwijH (Kroll '愧')

Contained in

惭愧不愧无愧

Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《孝文本紀》 Annals of the Xiaowen Emperor 4
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《公孫丑章句上》 Commentary on Gong Sun Chou I 2
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《刺客列傳》 Biographies of Assassins 2
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《表記》 The Record on Example 2
Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《讓王》 Kings who have wished to resign the Throne 1
Selections of Literary Chinese Prose Selections from Zhuang Zi 1
Er Ya 《爾雅》 《釋言》 Explanation of Words 1
Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《徐無鬼》 Xu Wu-gui 1
Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《至樂》 Perfect Enjoyment 1
Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《外篇‧駢拇》 Outer Chapters - Webbed Toes 1

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
愧遗 愧遺 愧遺父母妻子之醜 Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《至樂》 Perfect Enjoyment 2

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
不能 《表記》 The Record on Example in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《儒行》 The Conduct of the Scholar in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
所以 《聘義》 The Meaning of the Interchange of Missions Beteween Different Courts in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
道德 《外篇‧駢拇》 Outer Chapters - Webbed Toes in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
父母妻子 《至樂》 Perfect Enjoyment in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
黃帝 《徐無鬼》 Xu Wu-gui in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
子貢逡巡 《讓王》 Kings who have wished to resign the Throne in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
父母妻子 Selections from Zhuang Zi in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
《釋言》 Explanation of Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《孝文本紀》 Annals of the Xiaowen Emperor in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 4
不能 《陳丞相世家》 House of Chancellor Chen in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
天下後世為人二心 《刺客列傳》 Biographies of Assassins in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
《袁盎鼂錯列傳》 Biographies of Yuan Ang and Chao Cuo in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《魏其武安侯列傳》 Biographies of the Marquis of Weiqi and the Marquis of Wu'an in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《為政第二》 Commentary on Wei Zheng II in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
《衛靈公第十五》 Commentary on Wei Ling Gong XV in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
是以 《公孫丑章句上》 Commentary on Gong Sun Chou I in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 2
《離婁章句上》 Commentary on Li Lou I in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
《萬章章句上》 Commentary on Wan Zhang I in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1