礼 (禮)

  1. noun propriety; social custom; manners; courtesy; etiquette
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Middle Chinese: lejX; In this sense, 礼 has the same meaning as 礼节. It is a central principle in Confucianism (FE '禮' 1; Guoyu '禮' n 1; Kroll 2015 '禮' 2; GHC '礼' 3; Sun 2006, loc. 1296). For example, 惡勇而無禮者 'He hates those who have valor merely, and are unobservant of propriety.' (Lunyu 17:24, trans. by Legge)
  2. noun a ritual; a ceremony; a rite
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Especially, in the context of Confucianism (FE '禮' 2; GHC '礼' 1; Guoyu '禮' n 3; Yao 2000, p. 22) For example, 喪禮 'funeral rites' (Legge, 1885, 'Tan Gong II' in ”Classic of Rites”; 禮記‧檀弓下)
  3. noun a present; a gift
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (FE '禮' 3; GHC '礼' 4; Guoyu '禮' n 4)
  4. noun a bow
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (GHC '礼' 2; Guoyu '禮' n 2)
  5. proper noun Li; Zhou Li; Yi Li; Li Ji
    Domain: Literature 文学 , Concept: Book 书
    Notes: An abbreviation for one of the books Rites of Zhou 周礼, Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial 仪礼, or the Classic of Rites 礼记 (GHC '礼' 5; Guoyu '禮' n 5)
  6. proper noun Li
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: A surname (FE '禮' 4; GHC '礼' 6; Guoyu '禮' n 6)
  7. verb to give an offering in a religious ceremony
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 祭 (Guoyu '禮' v 1)
  8. verb to respect; to revere
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 尊敬 (Guoyu '禮' v 2)

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Truncated for common words

  • Scroll 2 Ji Zhu Jing Li Chan Yi 集諸經禮懺儀 — count: 138
  • Scroll 1 Wangsheng Lizan Ji 往生禮讚偈 — count: 130
  • Scroll 3 Si Fen Lu Shan Fan Bu Que Xingshi Chao 四分律刪繁補闕行事鈔 — count: 82
  • Scroll 20 Fa Yuan Zhu Lin 法苑珠林 — count: 72
  • Scroll 3 Shi Shi Ji Gu Lue 釋氏稽古略 — count: 72
  • Scroll 5 The Baizhang Zen Monastic Regulations 勅修百丈清規 — count: 70
  • Scroll 3 Si Fen Lu Xingshi Chao Zi Chi Ji 四分律行事鈔資持記 — count: 67
  • Scroll 1 Verse in Praise of Amitābha Buddha (Zan Emituo Fo Ji) 讚阿彌陀佛偈 — count: 64
  • Scroll 1 Ji Zhu Jing Li Chan Yi 集諸經禮懺儀 — count: 59
  • Scroll 33 Madhyamāgama 中阿含經 — count: 57 , has English translation , has parallel version

Collocations

  • 稽首礼 (稽首禮) 我今稽首禮 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 4 — count: 207
  • 礼足 (禮足) 禮足而歸 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 2 — count: 189
  • 礼事 (禮事) 當得供養恭敬禮事 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 8 — count: 178
  • 礼世尊 (禮世尊) 禮世尊足 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 2 — count: 34
  • 恭敬礼 (恭敬禮) 當得供養恭敬禮事 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 8 — count: 25
  • 供养礼 (供養禮) 長夜奉敬供養禮事 — Madhyamāgama 中阿含經, Scroll 3 — count: 24
  • 礼尊者 (禮尊者) 郁伽長者禮尊者阿難足 — Madhyamāgama 中阿含經, Scroll 9 — count: 13
  • 礼觐 (禮覲) 我等宜往禮覲世尊 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 10 — count: 8
  • 事礼 (事禮) 當恭敬承事禮事供養 — Mo Rao Luan Jing 魔嬈亂經, Scroll 1 — count: 8
  • 六方礼 (六方禮) 汝當叉手向六方禮 — Madhyamāgama 中阿含經, Scroll 33 — count: 6