mìng

  1. mìng noun life
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: For example, 爱财不爱命 'to love wealth more than life' (Guoyu '命' n 1; Suyu, p. 3; Unihan '命')
  2. mìng verb to order
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 差遣 or 下命令 (Guoyu '命' v 1)
  3. mìng noun destiny; fate; luck
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: A Confucian and general Chinese belief (Guoyu '命' n 2; Unihan '命'; Yao 2000, p. 26)
  4. mìng noun an order
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Administration
    Notes: (Guoyu '命' n 3; Unihan '命')
  5. mìng verb to name; to assign
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 取定; for example, 命名 'to give a name' (Guoyu '命' v 2)
  6. mìng noun livelihood
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
  7. mìng verb to think
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 以为 (Guoyu '命' v 3)

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