Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

yǎn

yǎn verb to spread out / to develop / to overflow / to amplify
Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Motion 运动

Contained in

敷衍繁衍司马衍罗摩衍那邹衍罗摩衍那梵衍那国邬闍衍那驮衍那衍生摩诃衍摩诃衍那摩诃衍宝严经迦多衍尼子迦陀衍那子迦陀衍尼释摩诃衍论上衍夏衍衍化箧衍大衍历推衍敷衍塞责衍变蕃衍

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷98 島夷蕭道成 島夷蕭衍 Volume 98: Xiao Daocheng of the Daoyi People, Xiaoyan of the Daoyi 181
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷106中 地形志二中 Volume 106b Treatise 2: Terrain 2 114
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷8 世宗紀 Volum 8 Annals: Shizong (Emperor Xuanwu) 95
Stratagems of the Warring States 《戰國策》 卷二十二 魏一 Chapter 22: Wei I 63
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷四十三 列傳第十三 山濤 王戎 郭舒 樂廣 Volume 43 Biographies 13: Shan Tao; Wang Rong; Guo Shu; Yue Guang 57
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷12 孝静紀 Volume 12 Annals: (Emperor) Xiaojing 55
New History of the Five Dynasties 《新五代史》 卷六十三 前蜀世家第三: 王建 Volume 63: Hereditary House of Former Shu 48
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷71 裴叔業 夏侯道遷 李元護 席法友 王世弼 江悦之 淳于誕 李苗 Volume 71: Pei Shuye, Xiahou Daoqian, Li Yuanhu, Xi Fayou, Wang Shibi, Jiang Yuezhi, Chun Yudan, Li Miao 46
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷三十四 志第十四: 曆三 Volume 34 Treatises 14: Calendar 3 46
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷9 肅宗紀 Volume 9 Annals: Suzong (Emperor Xiaoming) 39

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
垣衍 垣衍 魏王使客將軍新垣衍閒入邯鄲 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《魯仲連鄒陽列傳》 Biographies of Lu Zhonglian and Zou Yang 15
衍曰 衍曰 胡衍曰 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《樗里子甘茂列傳》 Biographies of Shu Lizi and Gan Mao 9
公孙衍 公孫衍 公孫衍 Mencius 《孟子》 滕文公下 Teng Wen Gong II 9
驺衍 騶衍 騶衍以陰陽主運顯於諸侯 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《封禪書》 Religious sacrificial ceremonies 8
中衍 中衍 中衍人面鳥喙 Garden of Stories 《說苑》 卷六 復恩 Chapter 6: Repaying Kindness 6
坟衍 墳衍 墳衍 Rites of Zhou 《周禮》 地官司徒 第二 2. Office of Earth and Minster of Education and Social Welfare 5
胡衍 鬍衍 請胡衍 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《樗里子甘茂列傳》 Biographies of Shu Lizi and Gan Mao 5
公衍 公衍 公賜公衍羔裘 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 4
衍氏 衍氏 楊端和攻衍氏 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang 4
衍侯 衍侯 封王翳為杜衍侯 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu 3