Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

一边 (一邊) yībiān

  1. yībiān noun one side / either side
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Position 位
  2. yībiān adverb on the one hand / on the other hand / doing while
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词 , Concept: Correlative 关联词
    Notes: The form 一边…一边… is usually used to indicate that two actions are occuring at the same time. It is often used in coordinate complex sentences. When the following verb is monosyllabic 一边 can be abbreviated to 边 (Sun 2006, loc. 2089).

Contained in

一边_一边

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧周南‧卷耳 Lessons from the states - Odes Of Zhou And The South - Juan Er 4
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷三十 志第二十 五行一 Volume 30 Treatises 20: Five Elements 1 1
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷84 列傳第49 北狄 Volume 84 Biographies 49: The Beidi 1
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 第十三 五行一 貌不恭 淫雨 服妖 雞禍 青眚 屋自壞 訛言 旱 謠 狼食人 Volume 103: Five Elements Part One 1
History of the Southern Dynasties 《南史》 卷三十二 列傳第二十二 張邵 Volume 32 Biographies 22: Zhang Shao 1
History of Ming 《明史》 卷二百四十六 列傳第一百三十四 滿朝薦 江秉謙 侯震暘 王允成 Volume 246 Biographies 134: Man Chaojian, Jiang Bingqian, Hou Zhenyang, Wang Yuncheng 1
History of Ming 《明史》 卷一百六十七 列傳第五十五 曹鼐 鄺埜 王佐 孫祥 袁彬 Volume 167 Biographies 55: Cao Nai, Kuang Ye, Wang Zuo, Sun Xiang, Yuan Bin 1
History of the Northern Dynasties 《北史》 卷九十九 列傳第八十七: 突厥 鐵勒 Volume 99 Biographies 87: Tujie, Tiele 1
Han Feizi 《韓非子》 外儲說右下第三十五 Chapter 35: A Collection of Sayings VI 1

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
减一边 減一邊 思減一邊之防 Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷84 列傳第49 北狄 Volume 84 Biographies 49: The Beidi 2