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Chinese Notes

国语 (國語) Guóyǔ

  1. Guóyǔ noun Standard Chinese / Mandarin
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Language 语言
    Notes: This term emphasizes its national character, as opposed to 中文 'Chinese', which could include dialects. This is an older term than 普通话 and, in historic times, may have referred to Manchu, in the Qing, or Mongolian, in the Yuan (Norman 1988, p. 133; Shei 2014, loc. 141; Sun 2006, loc. 139).
  2. Guóyǔ proper noun Guoyu / Book of Historical Narrative
    Domain: History 历史 , Subdomain: China 中国 , Concept: Book 书
    Notes: An historic Chinese text on conversations and speeches during the Spring and Autumn period (Idema and Haft, 1997, p. 78)

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Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《卷九‧人部》 Scroll 9, Rén Radical 2
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《手部》 Shǒu Radical 2
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《立部》 Lì Radical 2
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors 1
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《牛部》 Niú Radical 1
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《言部》 Yán Radical 1
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《鳥部》 Niǎo Radical 1
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《竹部》 Zhú Radical 1
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《艸部》 Cǎo Radical 1
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《山部》 Shān Radical 1


Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
春秋国语 春秋國語 春秋國語 Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《玉部》 Yù Radical 10