Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

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)

Contained in

予以给予赋予赐予授予准予赠予施予罗予宰予寄予寄予厚望

Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷九十九中 王莽傳 Volume 99b: Wang Mang 2 38
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷八十四 翟方進傳 Volume 84: Zhai Fangjin 29
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷九十九下 王莽傳 Volume 99c: Wang Mang 3 24
Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 大誥 Zhou Shu - Great Announcement 22
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》 《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia 20
Mencius 《孟子》 公孫丑下 Gong Sun Chou II 19
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷五十五 列傳第二十五 夏侯湛 潘岳 張載 Volume 55 Biographies 25: Xiahou Zhan; Pan Yue; Zhang Zai 18
Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 洛誥 Zhou Shu - Announcement concerning Luo 18
Book of Documents 《尚書》 商書 盤庚上 Shang Shu - Pan Geng I 15

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
维予 維予 維予與女 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧邶‧谷風 Lessons from the states - Odes of Bei - Gu Feng 9
予小子 予小子 無曰予小子 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 大雅‧蕩之什‧江漢 Greater odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Dang - Jiang Han 9
予一 予一 爾尚輔予一人致天之罰 Book of Documents 《尚書》 商書 湯誓 Shang Shu - Speech of Tang 8
曰予 曰予 曰予未有室家 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧豳‧鴟鴞 Lessons from the states - Odes of Cao - Chi Xiao 6
予美 予美 予美亡此 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧唐‧葛生 Lessons from the states - Odes of Tang - Ge Sheng 5
弃予 棄予 女轉棄予 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧邶‧谷風 Lessons from the states - Odes of Bei - Gu Feng 4
予欲 予欲 予欲左右有民 Book of Documents 《尚書》 虞書 益稷 Yu Shu - Yi and Ji 4
闵予 閔予 閔予小子 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 周頌‧閔予小子之什‧閔予小子 Sacrificial odes of Zhou - Decade Of Min Yu Xiao Zi - Min Yu Xiao Zi 4
予曰 予曰 予曰有疏附 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 大雅‧文王之什‧緜 Greater odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Wen Wang - Mian 4
今予 今予 今予与有扈氏争一日之命 Book of Documents 《尚書》 夏書 禹誓(伪) Xia Shu - Yu Shi (forged) 3