Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

太初历 (太初曆) tài chū lì

tài chū lì proper noun Grand Inception Calendar System
Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
Notes: The first complete calendric system used in China, described in 104 BCE by 邓平 Deng Ping and 落下閎 Luo Xiahong (Cullen 2017, p. 32; Guoyu '太初曆'; Wikipedia '太初曆')

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷二十一 律曆志 Volume 21: Treatise on Rhythm and the Calendar 5
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷二十七上   志第十七上  曆三上 Volume 27a Treatises 18: Calendar 3a 4
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷十二 志第二 歷上 Volume 12 Treatises 2: Calendar 1 4
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷二十六 天文志 Volume 26: Treatise on Astronomy 2
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷17 志第12 律曆中 Volume 17 Treatises 12: Measures and the Calendar 2 2
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷十八 志第八 律曆下 Volume 18 Treatises 8: Rhythm and the Calendar Part Three 2
Book of Southern Qi 《南齊書》 卷五十二 列傳第三十三 文學 Volume 52 Biographies 33: Men of Letters 1
History of Song 《宋史》 卷七十六 志第二十九 律曆九 Volume 76 Treatises 29: Measures and Calendar 9 1
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷五十八 公孫弘卜式兒寬傳 Volume 58: Gongsun Hong, Bu Shi and Er Kuan 1
History of the Northern Dynasties 《北史》 卷八十九 列傳第七十七: 藝術上 Volume 89 Biographies 77: Diviners 1 1

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
太初历第一 太初曆第一 太初曆第一 Book of Han 《漢書》 卷二十一 律曆志 Volume 21: Treatise on Rhythm and the Calendar 2