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xián jiàn

  1. xián noun liesure
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Guoyu '閒' xián n 1; Unihan '閒')
  2. xián adjective peaceful / tranquil / calm
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Guoyu '閒' xián adj 2; Unihan '閒')
  3. xián noun an easy job posting
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Guoyu '閒' xián n 2; Unihan '閒')
  4. xián adjective idle
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Guoyu '閒' xián adj 1; Unihan '閒')
  5. xián adjective unrelated to proper business
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Guoyu '閒' xián adj 3)
  6. xián adverb arbitrarily / as one pleases
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Guoyu '閒' xián adv)
  7. jiàn noun interstice
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 中间 (Guoyu '閒' jiàn)

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu 15
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《天官書》 Astronomy 13
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《太史公自序》 Autobiographical Afterword of the Grand Historian 13
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《太史公自序》 Biographies of Usurers 12
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《李斯列傳》 Biography of Li Si 12
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《樂毅列傳》 Biography of Yue Yi 12
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《盡心章句下》 Commentary on Jin Xin II 11
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《建元已來王子侯者年表》 Yearly Table of the Nobles' Sons who became Marquises since the Jianyuan period 11
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《封禪書》 Religious sacrificial ceremonies 11
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《司馬相如列傳》 Biography of Sima Xiangru 10

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
閒居 閒居 孔子閒居 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《孔子閒居》 Confucius at Home at Leisure 3
孔子閒 孔子閒 孔子閒居 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《孔子閒居》 Confucius at Home at Leisure 2
閒閒 閒閒 小知閒閒 Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies 2

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
9. 《子罕》 Zi Han in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
18. 《微子》 Wei Zi in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
孔子 《孔子閒居》 Confucius at Home at Leisure in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
三月 《在宥》 Letting Be, and Exercising Forbearance in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
天下無道 《天地》 Heaven and Earth in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
以此退居 《天道》 The Way of Heaven in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
Sections from Records of the Historian in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
《釋言》 Explanation of Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
武乙 《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
孝王使 《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 7
《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 6
《玨部》 Jué Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《口部》 Kǒu Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2
《言部》 Yán Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《目部》 Mù Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2
《鳥部》 Niǎo Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
一有聰明睿智出於 《大學章句序》 Preface to Commentary on Great Learning in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 3
竊取 《大學章句》 Commentary on Great Learning in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 4
《中庸章句序》 Preface to Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 2
動作威儀 《中庸章句》 Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 2
學者 《為政第二》 Commentary on Wei Zheng II in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1