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便 biàn pián

  1. biàn adjective convenient / handy / easy
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 便 is synonymous with 简便 or 简易 in this sense (GHC '便' 3; Kroll '便' 1; NCCED '便' 2)
  2. biàn adjective advantageous
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 有利 (GHC '便' 1; Kroll '便' 2)
  3. biàn verb to pass stool / to excrete / to relieve oneself / to urinate
    Domain: Health 健康
    Notes: In the sense of 小便 'to urinate' or 大便 'to pass stool' (GHC '便' 5; Kroll '便' 4; NCCED '便' 5)
  4. pián adjective fat / obese
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 便 is synonymous with 肥胖 in this sense (Kroll '便' pián 2)
  5. biàn verb to make easy
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll '便' 1b)
  6. biàn noun an unearned advantage
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
  7. biàn adjective ordinary / plain
    Domain: Characteristic 特点
    Notes: (NCCED '便' 4)
  8. biàn conjunction if only / so long as / to the contrary
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 便 is synonymous with 只要 in this sense (GHC '便' 7; Kroll '便' 7; NCCED '便' 8)
  9. biàn adjective in passing
    Domain: Characteristic 特点
    Notes: 便 is synonymous with 顺便 in this sense (NCCED '便' 4)
  10. biàn adjective informal
    Domain: Characteristic 特点
    Notes: 便 is synonymous with 非正式 in this sense (Kroll '便' 5)
  11. biàn adverb right away / only / precisely / right after
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 便 is synonymous with 就 in this sense (GHC '便' 6; Kroll '便' 6; NCCED '便' 7)
  12. biàn adjective appropriate / suitable
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (NCCED '便' 1)
  13. biàn noun an advantageous occasion
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (GHC '便' 2; NCCED '便' 3)
  14. biàn noun stool
    Domain: Health 健康
    Notes: (NCCED '便' 6)
  15. pián adjective quiet / quiet and comfortable
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 安适 (GHC '便' 9)
  16. biàn adjective proficient / skilled
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (GHC '便' 4; Kroll '便' 3)
  17. biàn adverb already
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll '便' 6b)
  18. pián adjective shrewd / slick / good with words
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (GHC '便' 10; Kroll '便' pián 1)

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《趙世家》 House of Zhao 10
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang 7
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《張儀列傳》 Biography of Zhang Yi 7
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《平準書》 Equalization 6
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《季氏第十六》 Commentary on Ji Shi XVI 6
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors 6
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《匈奴列傳》 Treatise on the Xiongnu 5
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《孟子序說》 Preface to Commentary on Mengzi 5
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《酷吏列傳》 Biographies of Cruel Officials 4
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《雍也第六》 Commentary on Yong Ye VI 4

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
友便 友便 友便辟 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 16. 《季氏》 Ji Shi 2
便操 便操 則未嘗見舟而便操之也 Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《達生》 The Full Understanding of Life 2

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
便 16. 《季氏》 Ji Shi in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
不可便 《郊特牲》 The Single Victim at the Border Sacrifices in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
便 《表記》 The Record on Example in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
便 《應帝王》 The Normal Course for Rulers and Kings in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
便山林 《天地》 Heaven and Earth in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
便 《秋水》 The Floods of Autumn in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
未嘗便 《達生》 The Full Understanding of Life in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
便 《山木》 The Tree on the Mountain in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
便百姓 《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 6
便 《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
群臣以為便 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 7
少年便 《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
以為便 《高祖本紀》 Annals of Gao Zu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
便 《言部》 Yán Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
便 《卷六‧角部》 Scroll 6, Jiǎo Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
便 《竹部》 Zhú Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
便 《卷九‧人部》 Scroll 9, Rén Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2
便 《尸部》 Shī Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
自然便慈愛 《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》 1
學者論語弟子便自己 《讀論語孟子法》 How to Read the Analects of Confucius and Mengzi in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 4
便 《雍也第六》 Commentary on Yong Ye VI in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 4
聖人便中和 《述而第七》 Commentary on Shu Er VII in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
便不可 《泰伯第八》 Commentary on Tai Bo VIII in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
便产生魔力 文学 Literature - Fragment g (2016-02-04) in Media articles 1
加勒比系列小说一发便再版 文学 Literature - Fragment i (2016-02-04) in Media articles 1