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zǐ zi

  1. bound form child / son
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Family 家
    Notes: For example, 子女 sons and daughters (ABC 'zǐ' 子 bf 1; Guoyu '子' n 3; NCCED '子' 1)
  2. noun egg / newborn
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Nature 大自然
    Notes: (ABC 'zǐ' 子 bf 4; Guoyu '子' n 5; NCCED '子' 7)
  3. noun first earthly branch
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain: Time 时间 , Concept: Earthly Branch 地支
    Notes: (ABC 'zǐ' 子 n 3; Guoyu '子' n 1)
  4. noun 11 p.m.-1 a.m.
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain: Time 时间
    Notes: (Guoyu '子' n 2)
  5. noun Kangxi radical 39
    Domain: Radicals 部首
    Notes: son, alternate form is 孑 (ABC back cover; Guoyu '子' n 13; GHC p. 7)
  6. zi suffix indicates that the the word is used as a noun
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Affixes 附类
    Notes: A suffix used in vernacular Chinese since ancient times; for example, 剪子 scissors (ABC 'zi' 子; Guoyu '子' zi; Norman 1988, p. 114)
  7. bound form pellet / something small and hard
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: For example, 子弹 bullet (ABC 'zǐ' 子 bf 9; NCCED '子' 10)
  8. noun master
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: A polite form of address, used in the second person in Classical Chinese; for example 孔子 [Master] Confucius (ABC 'zǐ' 子 n 1; Guoyu '子' n 8; NCCED '子' 3; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 78)
  9. noun viscount
    Domain: History 历史 , Subdomain: China 中国
    Notes: Forth of five orders of nobility 五等爵位 (ABC 'zǐ' 子 n 2; Guoyu '子' n 12; NCCED '子' 4)
  10. zi noun you / your honor
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 你 (ABC 'zǐ' 子 pr 1; Guoyu '子' pronnoun 7; NCCED '子' 5)
  11. noun masters
    Domain: Literature 文学 , Subdomain: China 中国
    Notes: One of the four traditional classifications of literary genre: 经 classics, 子 masters, 史 histories, and 集 collections (Guoyu '子' n 11; Li 2017, p. 163; NCCED '子' 6)
  12. bound form person
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As in 君子 or 男子 (ABC 'zǐ' 子 bf 2; NCCED '子' 2)
  13. adjective young
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 幼小的 (ABC 'zǐ' 子 bf 11; Guoyu '子' adj 1; NCCED '子' 8)
  14. noun seed
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Nature 大自然
    Notes: In the sense of 种子; for example, 瓜子 'mellon seed' (ABC 'zǐ' 子 bf 3; Guoyu '子' n 6; NCCED '子' 9)
  15. noun subordinate / subsidiary
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '子' adj 2, 3; NCCED '子' 11)
  16. noun a copper coin
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (ABC 'zǐ' 子 bf 5; NCCED '子' 12)
  17. measure word bundle
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: A bundle of something long and thin; for example, thin noodles or knitting wool (ABC 'zǐ' 子 m 1; NCCED '子' 13)
  18. bound form female dragonfly
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Biology 生物学
    Notes: (ABC 'zǐ' 子 bf 7)
  19. bound form constituent
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (ABC 'zǐ' 子 bf 10)
  20. noun offspring / descendants
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 后代 or 子孙 (Guoyu '子' n 4)
  21. noun dear
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: A familiar form of address used between husband and wife; for example, 內子 'wife' and 外子 'husband' (Guoyu '子' n 9)
  22. noun little one
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: A form of address used by an elder person towards a younger person (Guoyu '子' n 10)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Shi Shi Ji Gu Lue 《釋氏稽古略》 Scroll 1 315
Shijia Pu 《釋迦譜》 Scroll 1 256
Shi Shi Ji Gu Lue 《釋氏稽古略》 Scroll 3 202
The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 《大般若波羅蜜多經》 Scroll 345 199
The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 《大般若波羅蜜多經》 Scroll 343 188
Fa Hua Yi Shu 《法華義疏》 Scroll 7 184
The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 《大般若波羅蜜多經》 Scroll 344 175
Fa Hua Jing Yi Ji 《法華經義記》 Scroll 6 170
Miaofa Lianhua Jing Wen Ju 《妙法蓮華經文句》 Scroll 6 124
Shi Shi Ji Gu Lue 《釋氏稽古略》 Scroll 2 124

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
释种子 釋種子 彼眾中有釋種子 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 4 15
日天子 日天子 日天子所止正殿 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 22 12
子出家 子出家 沸伽羅娑羅婆羅門聞沙門瞿曇釋種子出家成道 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 13 9
大智慧子 大智慧子 有大智慧子 Sutra of the Seven Buddhas 《七佛經》 Scroll 1 7
梵志子 梵志子 與五百梵志子俱止彼林 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 8 6
子字 子字 子字無延 Qi Fo Fumu Xing Zi Jing 《七佛父母姓字經》 Scroll 1 6
其弟子 其弟子 人民稱其弟子號曰慈子 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 6 5
姓子 姓子 諸族姓子常有四念 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 4 5
千子 千子 千子勇健 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 1 5
子闻 子聞 尼俱陀梵志及五百梵志子聞佛所說 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 8 5