Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

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 / division
    Domain: Biology 生物学 , Subdomain: Taxonomy 分类学
    Notes: (Guoyu '門' n 8)
  3. mén noun sect / school
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 派别 or 宗派 (GHDC '门' 7; Guoyu '門' n 5; 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: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: 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: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: 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)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷六十三    表第三   宰相下 Volume 63 Tables 3: Chancellors 3 186
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷六十二    表第二   宰相中 Volume 62 Tables 2: Chancellors 2 105
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《門部》 Mén Radical 95
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百二十一 志第七十四 禮二十四 Volume 121 Treatises 74: Rites 24 88
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷六十一    表第一   宰相上 Volume 61 Tables 1: Chancellors 1 76
History of Ming 《明史》 卷六十八 志第四十四 輿服四 Volume 68 Treatises 44: Carriages and Clothing 4 74
History of Ming 《明史》 卷七十四 志第五十 職官三 Volume 74 Treatises 50: Official Posts 3 73
History of Song 《宋史》 卷八十五 志第三十八 地理一 Volume 85 Treatises 38: Geography 1 66
History of Song 《宋史》 卷二百十二 表第三 宰輔三 Volume 212 Tables 3: Chancellors 3 65
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷八      本紀第八 穆宗 敬宗 文宗 武宗 宣宗 Volume 8 Annals 8: Muzong, Jingzong, Wenzong, Wuzong, Xuanzong 64

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
门之外 門之外 席於軍門之外 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 宣公 Lord Xuan 12
雉门 雉門 雉門及兩觀災 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 定公 Lord Ding 6
墓门 墓門 墓門 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧陳‧墓門 Lessons from the states - Odes of Chen - Mu Men 6
门及 門及 雉門及兩觀災 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 定公 Lord Ding 5
桐门 桐門 圍宋門于桐門 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 5
衡门 衡門 衡門 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧陳‧衡門 Lessons from the states - Odes of Chen - Heng Men 4
稷门 稷門 能投蓋於稷門 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 莊公 Lord Zhang 4
门中 門中 死於門中 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 莊公 Lord Zhang 4
寝门 寢門 寢門闢矣 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 宣公 Lord Xuan 4
门闺 門閨 篳門閨竇之人 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 3