敛 (斂) liǎn

  1. liǎn verb to collect
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Unihan '斂')
  2. liǎn verb to draw back / to fold back
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Unihan '斂')

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  • 聚敛(聚斂) to accumulate / to gather / to amass wealth by heavy taxation or other unscrupulous means ; convergent
  • 收敛(收斂) to vanish / to moderate / to exercise restraint / to curb (one's mirth, arrogance etc) / to astringe / (math.) to converge
  • 敛衽(斂衽) old-fashioned women's obeisance
  • 敛财(斂財) to accumulate wealth / to rake in money
  • 内敛(內斂) introverted / reserved / (artistic style) understated
  • 暴敛(暴斂) to overtax / to extort
  • 敛迹(斂跡) to refrain / to give up evil (temporarily) / to cover one's traces / to lie low / to retire (from view)
  • 敛钱(斂錢) to collect money / to raise funds (for charity)
  • 横征暴敛(橫征暴斂) to tax by force and extortion

Also contained in

敛口佛灭度后棺敛葬送经

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