Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

āi

  1. āi adjective sad / mournful / pitiful
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
  2. āi noun pity
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷五十七 Scroll 57 37
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷五十八 Scroll 58 34
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百二十四 志第七十七 禮二十七 Volume 124 Treatises 77: Rites 27 33
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷二十 志第十 禮中 Volume 20 Treatises 10: Rites Part Two 33
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷二十三 Scroll 23 29
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷五十六 Scroll 56 29
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷九十七下 外戚傳 Volume 97a: The Empresses and Imperial Affines 2 29
Stratagems of the Warring States 《戰國策》 卷二十七 韓二 Chapter 27: Han II 27
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷十五 志第五 禮二 Volume 15 Treatises 5: Rituals 2 24
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷108之三 禮志四之三 Volume 108c Treatise 4: Rituals 3 22

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
尽哀 儘哀 盡哀 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《奔喪》 Rules on Hurrying to the Mourning Rites 18
哀姜 哀姜 哀姜之娣叔姜之子也 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 閔公 Lord Min 10
哀侯 哀侯 而立哀侯于翼 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 隱公 Lord Yin 10
子哀 子哀 兄亦不念鞠子哀 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 康誥 Zhou Shu - Announcement to the Prince of Kang 7
礼哀 禮哀 以兇禮哀邦國之憂 Rites of Zhou 《周禮》 春官宗伯 第三 3. Office of Spring and Minister of Rites 5
哀来 哀來 宋子哀來奔 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 文公 Lord Wen 4
哀哀 哀哀 哀哀父母 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧谷風之什‧蓼莪 Minor odes of the kingdom - Gu Feng Zhi Shen - Liao E 4
哀荐 哀薦 哀荐祫事 The Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial 《儀禮》 士虞禮 第十四 14. Post burial rites for a common officer 4
音哀 音哀 亡國之音哀以思 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 序 Preface 3
君哀 君哀 葬我小君哀姜 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 3