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门 (門) mén

  1. mén noun door / gate / doorway / gateway
    Domain: Architecture 建筑学
    Notes: In this sense 门 is an architectural feature. For example, 有人敲门 'someone knocked at the door.' (Lao She, 2003, p. 174) 门 is also used in old Chinese in this sense (ABCE '門'; GHDC '门' 1; FE '門' 1). When used in Buddhism 门 translates dvāra (FGDB '門'; MW 'dvāra').
  2. mén noun phylum or division
    Domain: Biology 生物学 , Subdomain: Taxonomy 分类学
  3. mén noun sect / school
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 派别 or 宗派 (GHDC '门' 7; FE '門' 3)
  4. mén noun Kangxi radical 169
    Domain: Radicals 部首
    Notes: Gate (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7)
  5. mén measure word measure word for lessons, subjects, large guns, etc
    Domain: Quantity 数量
    Notes: Used for (1) large guns (2) lessons and skills and (3) marriage and relatives (GHDC '门' 10; FE '門' 6)
  6. mén noun a door-like object
    Domain: Form 形态
    Notes: In this sense 门 is an object that performs the function of a gate or door. For example, 闸门 'sluice gate.' (GHDC '门' 2)
  7. mén noun an opening
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Especially, an opening in the body (GHDC '门' 3).
  8. mén noun an access point / a border entrance
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 门径 (GHDC '门' 4, 5)
  9. mén noun a household / a clan
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 家族 (GHDC '门' 6; FE '門' 2)
  10. mén noun a kind / a category
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 类别 (GHDC '门' 8; FE '門' 4)
  11. mén verb to guard a gate
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 守门 (GHDC '门' 9; FE '門' 7)
  12. mén proper noun Men
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (GHDC '门' 11)
  13. mén noun a turning point
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (FE '門' 5; FE '門' 8)

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Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《門部》 Mén Radical 103
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《喪大記》 The Greater Record of Mourning Rites 16
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《滑稽列傳》 Biographies of Jesters 13
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《平原君虞卿列傳》 Biographies of Lord Pingyuan and Yu Qing 11
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《絳侯周勃世家》 House of Zhou Bo, Marquis of Jiang 10
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《匈奴列傳》 Treatise on the Xiongnu 10
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《雜記下》 Miscellaneous Records II 10
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months 10
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《雜記上》 Miscellaneous Records I 10
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《鄉黨第十》 Commentary on Xiang Dang X 9

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
门弟子 門弟子 召門弟子曰 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 8. 《泰伯》 Tai Bo 2
塞门 塞門 邦君樹塞門 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 3. 《八佾》 Ba Yi 2

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
有人 Luotuo Xiangzi 《骆驼祥子》 in A small number of phrases from the writings of Lao She 1
北京茶馆先后相继 Teahouse - Act II (Part) 《茶馆》 第二幕 (部分) in A small number of phrases from the writings of Lao She 2
3. 《八佾》 Ba Yi in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
弟子 8. 《泰伯》 Tai Bo in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
弟子 9. 《子罕》 Zi Han in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
10. 《鄉黨》 Xiang Dang in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
不及 11. 《先進》 Xian Jin in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 9
《曲禮下》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 2 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 3
《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 6
《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 8
《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 10
《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 3
先生 《德充符》 The Seal of Virtue Complete in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
諸侯 《胠篋》 Cutting open Satchels in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《在宥》 Letting Be, and Exercising Forbearance in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
Sections from Records of the Historian in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
之間 《釋宮》 Explanation of the Court in Er Ya 《爾雅》 8
西 《釋地》 Explanation of Earth in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
至于西 《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 8
大驚 《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 8
《高祖本紀》 Annals of Gao Zu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 4
《示部》Shì Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
閏月 《王部》 Wáng Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 3