Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

钳 (鉗) qián

  1. qián noun pincers / pliers / tongs / claw
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Unihan '鉗')
  2. qián verb to grasp with pincers / to pinch / to clamp / to restrain / to restrict / to gag
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷25 志第20 刑法 Volume 25 Treatises 20: Punishment and Law 6
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷四十三下   志第三十三下 地理七下 Volume 43b Treatises 38: Gepgraphy 7b 5
History of Song 《宋史》 卷八十九 志第四十二 地理五 Volume 89 Treatises 42: Geography 5 4
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷一下 光武帝紀 Volume 1b: Annals of Emperor Guangwu 4
History of the Northern Dynasties 《北史》 卷九十三 列傳第八十一: 僭偽附庸 Volume 93 Biographies 81: Vassal States 3
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷三十七 Scroll 37 3
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷二 顯宗孝明帝紀 Volume 2: Annals of Emperor Xianzong Xiaoming 3
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷五十六    志第四十六  刑法 Volume 56 Treatises 52: Punishment and Law 3
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷二十三 刑法志 Volume 23: Treatise on Punishment and Law 3
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷三十七 季布欒布田叔傳 Volume 37: Ji Bu, Luan Bu and Tian Shu 3


Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
髡钳 髡鉗 皆自髡鉗 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《張耳陳餘列傳》 Biographies of Zhang Er and Chen Yu 38
钳耳 鉗耳 鉗耳 Book of Southern Qi 《南齊書》 卷四十七 列傳第二十八 王融 謝朓 Volume 47 Biographies 28: Wang Rong, Xie Tiao 11
钳川 鉗川 有鉗川山 Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷29 志第24 地理上 Volume 29 Treatises 24: Geography 1 6
钳敦 鉗敦 鉗敦國 Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷102 西域 Volume 102: Western Regions 5
钳徒 鉗徒 有一鉗徒相青曰 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《衛將軍驃騎列傳》 Biography of Cavalry General Wei 4
铜钳 銅鉗 烧何豪有妇人比铜钳者 Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷八十七 西羌傳 Volume 87: Treatise on the Western Qiang 4
释钳 釋鉗 旣釋鉗鎖 Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷十三 魏書十三 鍾繇華歆王朗傳 Volume 13: Book of Wei 13 - Biographies of Zhong Yao, Hua Xin, and Wang Lang 4
州钳 州鉗 嘉梁州東石孔州西石孔州林波州涉邛州汶東州金林州費林州徐渠州會野州雉州中川州鉗矢州強雞州長臂州楊常州林燒州當仁州當馬州皆天寶已前 Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷四十一 志第二十一: 地理四 Volume 41 Treatises 21: Geography 4 4
钳凿 鉗鑿 鉗鑿錐鋸 History of the Southern Dynasties 《南史》 卷三  宋本紀下第三 明帝 後廢帝 順帝 Volume 3 Liu Song Annals 3: Emperor Ming, Later Deposed Emperor, Emperor Shun 3
钳城 鉗城 右趾至髡鉗城旦舂十匹 Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷二 顯宗孝明帝紀 Volume 2: Annals of Emperor Xianzong Xiaoming 3