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měi

  1. měi pronoun each / every
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词 , Concept: Demonstrative Pronoun 指示代词
    Notes: Also classified as a determiner. 每 is used in this sense in both modern and Literary Chinese. It is used to quantify the action rather than the subject of the sentence. It is frequently used in the initial time clause of a sentence (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 130). For example, 每人而悅之 'to please everybody' (Mengzi: 8.2/40/30, translation by Legge)
  2. měi adverb each / every
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量

Contained in

每逢每当每隔每天每年每每

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《八佾第三》 Commentary on Ba Yi III 4
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《滕文公章句上》 Commentary on Teng Wen Gong I 3
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《廉頗藺相如列傳》 Biographies of Lian Po and Lin Xiangru 3
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《絳侯周勃世家》 House of Zhou Bo, Marquis of Jiang 3
The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 3. 《八佾》 Ba Yi 2
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《鄉黨第十》 Commentary on Xiang Dang X 2
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《坊記》 Record of the Dykes 2
Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《雜篇‧庚桑楚》 Miscellaneous Chapters - Geng-sang Chu 2
Selections of Tang Poetry Clear Stream 青溪 2
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《子路第十三》 Commentary on Zi Lu XIII 2

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
3. 《八佾》 Ba Yi in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
10. 《鄉黨》 Xiang Dang in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
《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
《曾子問》 The Questions of Zeng-zi in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《內則》 The Pattern of the Family in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
至於 《養生主》 Nourishing the Lord of Life in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《田子方》 Tian Zi-fang in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《知北遊》 Knowledge Rambling in the North in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
不當 《雜篇‧庚桑楚》 Miscellaneous Chapters - Geng-sang Chu in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
成功 《外物》 What comes from Without in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《釋訓》 Explanation of Instructions in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
諸侯 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
中有 《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
高祖 《高祖本紀》 Annals of Gao Zu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《孝武本紀》 Annals of the Xiaowu Emperor in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《樂書》 Music in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《屮部》 Chè Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《言部》 Yán Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《攴部》 Pū Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《卜部》 Bǔ Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《卷七‧木部》 Scroll 7, Mù Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
Clear Stream 青溪 in Selections of Tang Poetry 2
人心 《中庸章句序》 Preface to Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1