Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

台 (臺) tái yí

  1. tái measure word unit
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
    Notes: Traditional form: 臺; measure word for 1. performances and 2. electrical appliances, such as computers, televisions, machines, and instruments (ABC 1 'tái' 台 mw; NCCED 3 '台'; Unihan '台')
  2. tái proper noun Taiwan
    Domain: Geography 地理学 , Subdomain: China 中国 , Concept: Province 省
    Notes: Traditional form: 台; abbreviation for 台湾 (ABC 1 'tái' n 台 4; NCCED 1 '台' 10)
  3. tái noun desk / platform / terrace
    Domain: Architecture 建筑学
    Notes: Traditional form: 檯 (ABC 2 'tái' 台 n; NCCED 1 '台' 2)
  4. tái noun platform / stage / terrace / stand / support / desk
    Domain: Architecture 建筑学
    Notes: Traditional form: 臺 (ABC 1 tái 台 n 1; Kroll '臺' 1; NCCED 1 '台' 2)
  5. tái noun typhoon
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Nature 大自然 , Concept: Weather 天气
    Notes: Traditional form: 颱; as part of the word 台风 (ABC 4 tái 台; NCCED 2 '台')
  6. tái noun desk / platform / terrace
    Domain: Architecture 建筑学
    Notes: Traditional form: 台 (ABC 1 tái 台 n 2; Kroll '台' 2; NCCED 1 '台' 5)
  7. pronoun you
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Traditional form: 台; first person pronoun used in preclassical Chinese (ABC 3 tái 台 pronoun; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 76; NCCED 1 '台' 8).
  8. tái noun station / broadcasting station
    Domain: Media 媒体
    Notes: Traditional form: 臺 (ABC 1 tái 台 n 3; NCCED 1 '台' 6)
  9. tái noun official post
    Domain: Government 政府
    Notes: Traditional form: 臺 (Kroll '臺' 4; NCCED 1 '台' 7)
  10. adjective eminent
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Traditional form: 台 (Kroll '台')
  11. tái noun elevated
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Traditional form: 臺; used to describe a tower-like object (Kroll '臺' 2)
  12. tái noun tribunal
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Traditional form: 臺; used as a suffix for state managed organizations in historic times (Kroll '臺' 3)
  13. tái noun capitulum
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Traditional form: 臺; a flower head (Kroll '臺' 4)

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Collection Document Title Occurrences
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷六十一    表第一   宰相上 Volume 61 Tables 1: Chancellors 1 119
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷四      本紀第四 則天皇后 中宗 Volume 4 Annals 4: Empress Wu Zetian, Zhongzong 86
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷106上 地形志二上 Volume 106a Treatise 2: Terrain 1 30
History of the Northern Dynasties 《北史》 卷五十五 列傳第四十三: 孫搴 陳元康 杜弼 子臺卿 房謨 子恭懿 張纂 張亮 趙起 徐遠 張曜 王峻 王紘 敬顯雋 平鑒 唐邕 白建 元文遙 趙彥深 赫連 子悅 馮子琮 子慈明 郎基 子茂 Volume 55 Biographies 43: Sun Qian, Chen Yuankang, Du Bi, Zi Taiqing, Fang Mo, Zi Gongyi, Zhang Zuan, Zhang Liang, Zhao Qi, Xu Yuan, Zhang Yao, Wang Jun, Wang Hong, Jing Xianjun, Ping Jian, Tang Yong, Bai Jian, Yuan Wenyao, Zhao Yanshen, He Lian, Zi Yue, Feng Zicong, Zi Ciming, Lang Ji, Zi Mao 28
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百六十四 志第一百十七 職官四 Volume 164 Treatises 117: Offical Posts 4 27
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷9 肅宗紀 Volume 9 Annals: Suzong (Emperor Xiaoming) 25
Book of Liang 《梁書》 卷五十六 列傳第五十 侯景 Volume 56: Hou Jing 24
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷10 孝莊紀 Volume 10 Annals: Xiaozhuang (Emperor Xiaozhuang) 24
Stratagems of the Warring States 《戰國策》 卷二十三 魏二 Chapter 23: Wei II 22
Book of Northern Qi 《北齊書》 卷二十 列傳第十二  張瓊 斛律羌 堯雄 宋顯 王則 慕容紹宗 薛脩義 叱列平 步大汗薩 慕容儼 Volume 20 Biographies 12: Zhang Qiong; Hu Luqiang; Yao Xiong; Song Xian; Wang Ze; Murong Shaozong; Xue Xiuyi; Chi Lieping; Buda Hansa; Murong Yan 22