Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

yǎn

  1. yǎn verb to lie / to lay down
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As a variant of 仰卧 (Guoyu '偃' v 1; Kroll '偃' 1; Unihan '偃')
  2. yǎn verb to decline / to cease / to diminish
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '偃' 1a; Unihan '偃')
  3. yǎn verb to fall down
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 仆倒 (Guoyu '偃' v 2; Kroll '偃' 1b)
  4. yǎn verb to adapt
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '偃' 1c)
  5. yǎn adjective below
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In a lower phyiscal position (Kroll '偃' 2)
  6. yǎn verb to rest / to pause / to stop
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 停止 of 平息 (Guoyu '偃' v 4; Kroll '偃' 3)
  7. yǎn noun Temminck's mole / Japanese mole
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As a variant of 鼴 in 鼴鼠 (Guoyu '偃鼠'; Kroll '偃' 5; Wikipedia '鼴鼠')
  8. yǎn verb to cover
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 覆盖 (Guoyu '偃' v 3)
  9. yǎn noun a dike / an embankment / a levee
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 堤防 (Guoyu '偃' n 1)
  10. yǎn proper noun Yan
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '偃' n 2)

Contained in

主父偃偃师偃寝云门文偃偃鼠

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 34
Old History of the Five Dynasties 《舊五代史》 卷一百三十三 世襲列傳二: 高季興 馬殷 劉言 錢鏐 Volume 133: Biographies of Descendents 2 - Gao Jixing, Ma Yin, Liu Yan, Qian Liu 22
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷六十四上 嚴朱吾丘主父徐嚴終王賈傳 Volume 64a: an, Zhu, Wuqiu, Zhufu, Xu, Yan, Zhong, Wang and Jia 1 19
History of Song 《宋史》 卷二百九十四 列傳第五十三 掌禹錫 蘇紳 王洙 胥偃 柳植 聶冠卿 馮元 趙師民 張錫 張揆 楊安國 Volume 294 Biographies 53: Zhang Yuxi, Su Shen, Wang Zhu, Xu Yan, Liu Zhi, Nie Guanqing, Feng Yuan, Zhao Shimin, Zhang Xi, Zhang Kui, Yang Anguo 18
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷五十九 列傳第十九 殷淳 張暢 何偃 江智淵 Volume 59 Biographies 19: Yin Chun, Zhang Chang, He Yan, Jiang Zhiyuan 17
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 16
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷六十四下 嚴朱吾丘主父徐嚴終王賈傳 Volume 64b: an, Zhu, Wuqiu, Zhufu, Xu, Yan, Zhong, Wang and Jia 2 16
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷六十五 東方朔傳 Volume 65: Dongfang Shuo 15
History of the Southern Dynasties 《南史》 卷三十  列傳第二十 何尚之 Volume 30 Biographies 20: He Shangzhi 15
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷二百零一 列傳第一百二十六 文藝上 袁朗 賀德仁 蔡允恭 謝偃 崔信明 劉延祐 張昌齡 崔行功 杜審言孫:杜甫 王勃附:楊炯 盧照鄰 駱賓王 元萬頃 Volume 201 Biographies 126: Literature and Arts 1 - Yuan Lang, He Deren, Cai Yungong, Xie Yan, Cui Xinming, Liu Yanyou, Zhang Changling, Cui Xinggong, Du Shenyan and grandson: Du Fu, Wang Bo and relative: Yang Jiong, Lu Zhaolin, Luo Binwang, Yuan Wanqing 12

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
荀偃 荀偃 荀偃佐之 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 成公 Lord Cheng 24
偃王 偃王 徐偃王被服慈惠 Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷十三 氾論訓 Chapter 13: Overflowing Discussions 18
偃元年 偃元年 魯景公偃元年 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《六國年表》 Yearly Chronicle of the Six States 16
徐偃 徐偃 徐偃王被服慈惠 Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷十三 氾論訓 Chapter 13: Overflowing Discussions 16
侯偃 侯偃 侯偃元年 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《高祖功臣侯者年表》 Yearly Table of the Officials who became Marquises in the Time of Gaozu 14
偃兵 偃兵 所以偃兵也 Guanzi 《管子》 兵法第十七 Chapter 17: Military Strategy 10
狐偃 狐偃 從者狐偃 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 9
偃曰 偃曰 公子偃曰 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 莊公 Lord Zhang 9
公子偃 公子偃 公子偃曰 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 莊公 Lord Zhang 8
中行偃 中行偃 胥童以甲劫欒書中行偃於朝 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 成公 Lord Cheng 8