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yǔ yú

  1. verb to give
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Actions 行为
  2. pronoun I
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Used as a first person pronoun in preclassical and classical Chinese. For example, 予助苗長矣 (I have been helping the sprouts grow) [Meng 2A/2] (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 76)

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予以给予赋予赐予授予准予赠予施予罗予

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Truncated for common words

CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia 20
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《公孫丑章句下》 Commentary on Gong Sun Chou II 20
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《廉頗藺相如列傳》 Biographies of Lian Po and Lin Xiangru 13
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《孔子世家》 House of Confucius 12
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin 11
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I 10
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《萬章章句上》 Commentary on Wan Zhang I 10
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《平原君虞卿列傳》 Biographies of Lord Pingyuan and Yu Qing 9
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《予部》 Yǔ Radical 9
Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master 9

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
启予 啟予 啟予足 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 8. 《泰伯》 Tai Bo 2
丧予 喪予 天喪予 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 11. 《先進》 Xian Jin 2

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
3. 《八佾》 Ba Yi in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
5. 《公冶長》Gong Ye Chang in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 3
6. 《雍也》 Yong Ye in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
天生 7. 《述而》 Shu Er in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
8. 《泰伯》 Tai Bo in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 3
《曲禮下》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 2 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
無罪 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 10
《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 8
天子 《玉藻》 The Jade-Bead Pendants of the Royal Cap in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《祭義》 The Meaning of Sacrifices in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
天下 《內篇‧逍遙遊》 Inner Chapters - Enjoyment in Untroubled Ease in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
妄言 《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》 6
為此 《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 9
為人 《應帝王》 The Normal Course for Rulers and Kings in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 3
《釋詁》 Explanation of Old Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 3
《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 7
《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 20
《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 11
《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 7
《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 5
古人 《卷一‧序》 Scroll 1, Preface in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《艸部》 Cǎo Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《口部》 Kǒu Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《足部》 Zú Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1