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给 (給) gěi jǐ

  1. gěi verb to give
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Condition 状况
    Notes: In this sense 给 means 交付 as a transient verb with two arguments: 1. the person given to and 2. the object given, in addition to the subject. For example, 送给我碗茶喝 'Give me a cup of tea to drink.' (Lao She, 2010, p. 12; Guoyu '給' gěi v 1; Unihan '給')
  2. gěi preposition to / for / for the benefit of
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词 , Concept: Object 对象
    Notes: Used in this sense as a preposition, 给 can (1) introduce the object of an action with the meaning of for or to, (2) introduce an agent to express the passive. It may occur after the main verb when the focus is more on the object of the verb. For example, 我送给你 'I am giving this to you.' It may only be used in this sense for a small number of verbs (Norman 1988, p. 131; Guoyu '給' gěi prep 2; Unihan '給').
  3. verb to supply / to provide
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 供应 (Guoyu '給' jǐ v 1; Sun 2006, loc. 1296)
  4. noun salary for government employees
    Domain: Government 政府
    Notes: (Guoyu '給' jǐ n)
  5. verb to confer / to award
    Domain: Government 政府
    Notes: In the sense of 授与 (Guoyu '給' jǐ v 2)
  6. adjective prosperous / abundant / plentiful
    Domain: Government 政府
    Notes: In the sense of 富裕 or 丰足 (Guoyu '給' jǐ adj 1)
  7. adjective agile / nimble
    Domain: Government 政府
    Notes: In the sense of 敏捷 (Guoyu '給' jǐ adj 2)
  8. gěi auxiliary verb an auxilliary verb adding emphasis
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: (Guoyu '給' gěi aux 1)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Śrīsarvabhūtaḍāmaratantrasūtra (Fo Shuo Jingang Shou Pusa Xiangfu Yiqie Bu Duo Da Jiao Wang Jing) 《佛說金剛手菩薩降伏一切部多大教王經》 Scroll 3 18
Mūlasarvāstivādavinayavibhaṅga (Genben Shuo Yiqie You Bu Pi Nai Ye) 《根本說一切有部毘奈耶》 Scroll 5 17
Supplement to the Biographies of Eminent Monks 《續高僧傳》 Scroll 4 17
Si Fen Lu Xingshi Chao Zi Chi Ji 《四分律行事鈔資持記》 Scroll 3 16
Avataṃsakasūtra / Flower Garland Sūtra (Dafang Guang Fo Huayan Jing) 《大方廣佛華嚴經》 Scroll 18 15
Record of the Teaching and Practices of Siming (Siming Zunzhe Jiao Xing Lu) 《四明尊者教行錄》 Scroll 6 14
Madhyamāgama 《中阿含經》 Scroll 15 14
Supplement to the Biographies of Eminent Monks 《續高僧傳》 Scroll 25 14
Shi Jian Ji Gu Lue Xu Ji 《釋鑑稽古略續集》 Scroll 2 14
Shi Shi Ji Gu Lue 《釋氏稽古略》 Scroll 3 13

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
给使 給使 我等當給使左右 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 3 29
给恤 給恤 給恤瞻視 Madhyamāgama 《中阿含經》 Scroll 6 14
给侍 給侍 給侍佛左右 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 3 11
给活 給活 以自給活 Brahmajālasūtra 《梵網六十二見經》 Scroll 1 11
给施 給施 一者給施 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 11 10
给财宝 給財寶 王給財寶 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 6 5
不能给 不能給 是為困貧無財物者不能給恤 Madhyamāgama 《中阿含經》 Scroll 15 5
难给 難給 難給者 Saṃyukta Āgama (Saṁyukatāgamasūtra) 《別譯雜阿含經》 - one scroll by an unknown translator Scroll 1 4
给足 給足 給足兄弟 Saṃyuktāgama 《雜阿含經》 Scroll 32 4
给王 給王 取給王用 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 3 4