Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

yān

  1. yān pronoun where / how
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 焉 is a interrogative pronoun used to mark a locative object (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 96).
  2. yān pronoun here / this
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Used to refer to a person or place in Liteary Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 80).
  3. yān particle used for emphasis
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
  4. yān adverb only
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
  5. yān particle in it / there
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: A post-verbal particle in Liteary Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 81).

Contained in

焉耆焉夷国尼焉若提子刘焉吉凶焉在

Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

Collection Document Title Occurrences
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 235
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷30 志第25 地理中 Volume 30 Treatises 25: Geography 2 211
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 192
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷31 志第26 地理下 Volume 31 Treatises 26: Geography 3 175
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷29 志第24 地理上 Volume 29 Treatises 24: Geography 1 147
Classic of Mountains and Seas 《山海經》 卷五 中山經 Chapter 5: Classic of the Mountains - Central 129
Classic of Mountains and Seas 《山海經》 卷三 北山經 Chapter 3: Classic of the Mountains - North 113
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 哀公 Lord Ai 111
Classic of Mountains and Seas 《山海經》 卷二 西山經 Chapter 2: Classic of the Mountains - West 100
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 99