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买 (買) mǎi

  1. mǎi verb to buy / to purchase
    Domain: Economics 经济
    Notes: (Unihan '買')
  2. mǎi verb to bribe / to persuade
    Domain: Ethics 道德
    Notes: (Unihan '買')

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购买买方买卖孟买购买力收买买主牙买加

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《龜策列傳》 Biographies of Diviners 24
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《酷吏列傳》 Biographies of Cruel Officials 10
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《平準書》 Equalization 9
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《惠景閒侯者年表》 Yearly Table of the Officials who became Marquises between the Reigns of Emperor Hui and Emperor Jing 5
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《高祖功臣侯者年表》 Yearly Table of the Officials who became Marquises in the Time of Gaozu 5
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《貝部》 Bèi Radical 4
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《絳侯周勃世家》 House of Zhou Bo, Marquis of Jiang 3
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《建元已來王子侯者年表》 Yearly Table of the Nobles' Sons who became Marquises since the Jianyuan period 3
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《司馬相如列傳》 Biography of Sima Xiangru 2
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《蕭相國世家》 House of Chancellor Xiao 2

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
买妾 買妾 故買妾不知其姓則卜之 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 2

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
家人 文学 Literature - Fragment d (2016-02-04) in Media articles 1
知道 Teahouse - Act III (Part) 《茶馆》 第三幕 (部分) in A small number of phrases from the writings of Lao She 2
《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《坊記》 Record of the Dykes in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《內篇‧逍遙遊》 Inner Chapters - Enjoyment in Untroubled Ease in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《釋言》 Explanation of Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《呂太后本紀》Annals of Empress Dowager Lü in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
元年 《漢興以來諸侯王年表》 Yearly Table of the Nobles of the Imperial Clan since the Han Dynasty's Founding in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
元年 《高祖功臣侯者年表》 Yearly Table of the Officials who became Marquises in the Time of Gaozu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 5
元年 《惠景閒侯者年表》 Yearly Table of the Officials who became Marquises between the Reigns of Emperor Hui and Emperor Jing in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 5
元年 《建元以來侯者年表》 Yearly Table of the Officials who became Marquises since the Jianyuan Period in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《目部》 Mù Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《夂部》 Zhǐ Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《出部》 Chū Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《貝部》 Bèi Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 4
《卷十二‧水部》 Scroll 12, Shuǐ Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《鄉黨第十》 Commentary on Xiang Dang X in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
《先進第十一》 Commentary on Xian Jin XI in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
一方 《滕文公章句上》 Commentary on Teng Wen Gong I in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1