Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

wáng

  1. wáng verb to die / to perish
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Life 生活
  2. wáng verb to leave / to flee
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
  3. wáng 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 (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)

Contained in

死亡灭亡亡国逃亡生死存亡亡故兴亡衰亡覆亡存亡流亡消亡流亡政府家破人亡伤亡亡者阵亡救亡亡命危亡身亡散亡破亡亡八伤亡亡灵死亡人数亡父早亡亡魂死亡率丧亡救亡图存沦亡夭亡导致死亡亡母亡国灭种败亡亡羊

Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

Collection Document Title Occurrences
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 77
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 54
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《龜策列傳》 Biographies of Diviners 30
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《楚世家》 House of Chu 27
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 成公 Lord Cheng 26
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《晉世家》 House of Jin 26
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu 23
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 哀公 Lord Ai 22
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 22
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《淮陰侯列傳》 Biography of the Marquis of Huaiyin 21

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 17
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
云亡 雲亡 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
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
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 Xi 5
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
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 4
亡君 亡君 側亡君師 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 成公 Lord Cheng 4
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
未亡 未亡 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 3