1. noun younger brother
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain: Family
    Notes: (CC-CEDICT '弟'; Guoyu '弟' n 1; Unihan '弟'; Sun 2006, loc. 1307)
  2. noun junior male
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Family
    Notes: (Unihan '弟')
  3. noun order; rank
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '弟' n 2)
  4. noun disciple
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '弟' n 3)
  5. verb to do one's duty as a younger brother
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: A variant of 悌. For example, 孝弟也者,其為仁之本與 'Filial piety and fraternal submission! - are they not the root of all benevolent actions?.' (Lunyu 1:2; Guoyu '弟' tì v)
  6. noun me
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: A humble way to refer to one's self (Sun 2006, loc. 1307)
  7. adverb but
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '弟' tì adv)
  8. noun disciple; śiṣya
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: śiṣya, Japanese: de (BCSD '弟', p. 807; DJBT '弟', p. 434; MW 'śiṣya')
  9. noun younger brother; kanīyān bhrātā
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: kanīyān bhrātā, Tibetan: nu bo (Mahāvyutpatti 'kanīyān bhrātā'; SH '弟', p. 236)

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  • Scroll 1 Shi Shi Ji Gu Lue 釋氏稽古略 — count: 57
  • Scroll 2 Shi Shi Ji Gu Lue 釋氏稽古略 — count: 29
  • Scroll 3 He Bu Jin Guangming Jing 合部金光明經 — count: 24
  • Scroll 1 San Guo Yi Shi 三國遺事 — count: 24
  • Scroll 2 Fo Zu Lidai Tong Zai 佛祖歷代通載 — count: 23
  • Scroll 3 Shijia Pu 釋迦譜 — count: 17
  • Scroll 119 Abhidharmamahāvibhāṣaśāstra (Apidamo Dapiposha Lun) 阿毘達磨大毘婆沙論 — count: 17
  • Scroll 1 Shijia Pu 釋迦譜 — count: 17
  • Scroll 3 Shi Shi Ji Gu Lue 釋氏稽古略 — count: 16
  • Scroll 1 Za Baozang Jing 雜寶藏經 — count: 16

Collocations

  • 二弟 (二弟) 優為迦葉有二弟 — Taizi Rui Ying Ben Qi Jing 太子瑞應本起經, Scroll 2 — count: 24
  • 佛弟 (佛弟) 稱是佛弟 — An Alternative Translation of the Saṃyukta Āgama (Saṁyukatāgamasūtra) 別譯雜阿含經, Scroll 1 — count: 8
  • 王弟 (王弟) 哥路王弟是 — Aluohan Ju De Jing 佛說阿羅漢具德經, Scroll 1 — count: 7
  • 弟恶友 (弟惡友) 見弟惡友 — Dafangbian Fo Bao'en Jing 大方便佛報恩經, Scroll 4 — count: 6
  • 弟曰 (弟曰) 弟曰 — Sutra of the Collection of the Six Perfections (Liu Du Ji Jing) 六度集經, Scroll 4 — count: 4
  • 姉弟 (姉弟) 姉弟二人 — Jātaka stories (Sheng Jing) 生經, Scroll 2 — count: 4
  • 女兄弟 (女兄弟) 是女兄弟必於其邊有邪私意 — Fo Ben Xing Ji Jing (Abhiniṣkramaṇasūtra) 佛本行集經, Scroll 45 — count: 4
  • 弟难陀 (弟難陀) 時佛弟難陀亦作沙門 — Pu Yao Jing (Lalitavistara) 普曜經, Scroll 8 — count: 3
  • 伊弟 (伊弟) 伊弟阿陀 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 12 — count: 3
  • 异母弟 (異母弟) 殺異母弟 — An Alternative Translation of the Saṃyukta Āgama (Saṁyukatāgamasūtra) 別譯雜阿含經, Scroll 3 — count: 3