Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

wáng wú

  1. wáng verb to die
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 死去 (Guoyu '亡' v 3; Unihan '亡')
  2. wáng verb to flee
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 逃跑 (Guoyu '亡' v 1)
  3. verb to not have
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 亡 is sometimes used as a negating word in the sense of 無 in Classical Chinese (Guoyu '亡' wú; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 109). For example, 問有餘,曰『亡矣』。'asked whether there was anything left, he would answer 'No;'' (Mengzi: 7.19/39/8, translation by Legge)
  4. wáng verb to lose
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 失去 (Guoyu '亡' v 2)
  5. wáng verb to perish / to be destroyed
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 消灭 (Guoyu '亡' v 4; Unihan '亡')
  6. wáng verb to leave
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 外出 (Guoyu '亡' v 5)
  7. wáng verb to forget
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 忘记 (Guoyu '亡' v 6)
  8. wáng adjective dead
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Guoyu '亡' adj)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷35 志第30 經籍四 Volume 35 Treatises 30: Bibliography 4 231
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷34 志第29 經籍三 Volume 34 Treatises 29: Bibliography 3 148
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷32 志第27 經籍一 Volume 32 Treatises 27: Bibliography 1 143
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 76
Han Feizi 《韓非子》 亡徵第十五 Chapter 15: The Journey to Destruction 54
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷七十二 王貢兩龔鮑傳 Volume 72: Wang, Gong, two Gongs and Bao 51
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 51
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷33 志第28 經籍二 Volume 33 Treatises 28: Bibliography 2 46
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷四十八 賈誼傳 Volume 48: Jia Yi 43
History of Song 《宋史》 卷二百〇四 志第一百五十七 藝文三 Volume 204 Treatises 157: Arts and Literature 3 42

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
亡人 亡人 而於未亡人之側 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 莊公 Lord Zhang 16
梁亡 梁亡 梁亡 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 序 Preface 9
几亡 幾亡 國幾亡 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 7
云海亡 雲海亡 人之云亡 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 大雅‧蕩之什‧瞻卬 Greater odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Dang - Zhan Yang 6
国亡 國亡 危國亡師之本 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧鄭‧清人 Lessons from the states - Odes of Zheng - Qing Ren 6
遂亡 遂亡 鄋瞞由是遂亡 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 文公 Lord Wen 5
氏亡 氏亡 季氏亡 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 閔公 Lord Min 5
亡一 亡一 亡一也 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 宣公 Lord Xuan 4
唇亡 唇亡 脣亡齒寒 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 4
后亡 後亡 可以後亡 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 4