Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

眼睛 yǎnjing

yǎnjing noun eye
Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Health 健康
Notes: Measure word: 只 one or 双 pair. The eyes are often used as a metaphor for knowledge. For example, 闭拢眼睛说假话 'to close one's eyes and tell a lie [about something inconvenient]' (Suyu, p. 45; CC-CEDICT '眼睛')

Contained in

闭拢眼睛说假话眨眼睛髑髅裏眼睛只赢得眼睛也落地

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
The Scholars 《儒林外史》 第四回 Chapter 4 2
The Scholars 《儒林外史》 第十二回 Chapter 12 2
The Scholars 《儒林外史》 第四十五回 Chapter 45 2
The Scholars 《儒林外史》 第四十二回 Chapter 42 2
The Scholars 《儒林外史》 第三回 Chapter 3 2
The Scholars 《儒林外史》 第二十四回 Chapter 24 1
The Scholars 《儒林外史》 第六回 Chapter 6 1
A small number of phrases from the writings of Ye Shengtao A Scarecrow 《稻草人》 1
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷97 島夷桓玄 海夷馮跋 島夷劉裕 Volume 97: Huan Xuan of the Daoyi People, Feng Ba of the Haiyi, Liu Yu of the Daoyi 1
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百八十六 志第一百三十九 食貨下八 Volume 186 Treatises 139: Finance and Economics 2h 1

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
大眼睛 大眼睛 兩隻大眼睛 The Scholars 《儒林外史》 第十二回 Chapter 12 2
眼睛裏 眼睛裏 不覺眼睛裏一陣酸酸的 The Scholars 《儒林外史》 第二回 Chapter 2 2