贞 (貞) zhēn

  1. zhēn adjective virtuous / chaste / pure
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '貞' 2b, p. 599; Mathews 1931 '貞', p. 42; Unihan '貞')
  2. zhēn adjective loyal
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '貞' adj 1; Kroll 2015 '貞' 2, p. 599; Mathews 1931 '貞', p. 42; Unihan '貞'; XHZD '贞' 1, p. 966)
  3. zhēn noun divination
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '貞' n 1; XHZD '贞' 3, p. 966)
  4. zhēn noun chastity
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '貞' n 2; XHZD '贞' 2, p. 966)
  5. zhēn verb to divine
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 卜问 (Guoyu '貞' v; Kroll 2015 '貞' 1, p. 599; Mathews 1931 '貞', p. 42)
  6. zhēn adjective auspicious
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '貞' 1, p. 599; Mathews 1931 '貞', p. 42)
  7. zhēn adjective upright
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '貞' 3, p. 599; Mathews 1931 '貞', p. 42)
  8. zhēn noun lower part of the trigrams in the Yijing
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '貞' 4, p. 599; Mathews 1931 '貞', p. 42)
  9. zhēn number four
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Since 贞 is the fourth character in the Yijing (Mathews 1931 '貞', p. 42)

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  • 贞吉 (貞吉) 小貞吉 — Book of Changes 易經, 屯 Zhun — count: 50
  • 利贞 (利貞) 乃利貞 — Book of Changes 易經, 乾 Qian — count: 34
  • 公子贞 (公子貞) 戍陳楚公子貞帥師伐陳 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 春秋左氏傳, 襄公 Lord Xiang — count: 20
  • 贞帅 (貞帥) 戍陳楚公子貞帥師伐陳 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 春秋左氏傳, 襄公 Lord Xiang — count: 18
  • 贞厉 (貞厲) 貞厲 — Book of Changes 易經, 訟 Song — count: 11
  • 贞凶 (貞兇) 大貞凶 — Book of Changes 易經, 屯 Zhun — count: 11
  • 贞信 (貞信) 貞信之教興 — The Book of Songs 詩經, 國風‧召南‧行露 Lessons from the states - Odes Of Shao And The South - Xing Lu — count: 7
  • 可贞 (可貞) 可貞 — Book of Changes 易經, 坤 Kun — count: 7
  • 艰贞 (艱貞) 艱貞无咎 — Book of Changes 易經, 泰 Tai — count: 6
  • 贞虫 (貞蟲) 百獸貞蟲 — Mozi 墨子, 卷八 明鬼下 Book 8 - On Ghosts III — count: 6