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kēng

  1. kēng noun a pit
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Middle Chinese: khaeng (Kroll '坑' 1)
  2. kēng verb to entrap / to bury alive
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll '坑' 2)

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水坑焚书坑儒彭坑无底坑

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《天官書》 Astronomy 1
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《𣦼部》 Cán Radical 1
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《中庸章句》 Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean 1
Media articles 秦始皇陵及兵马俑坑 Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor (1987) 1

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
西 《天官書》 Astronomy in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《𣦼部》 Cán Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《中庸章句》 Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
秦始皇兵马俑 秦始皇陵及兵马俑坑 Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor (1987) in Media articles 1