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变 (變) biàn

  1. biàn verb to change / to alter
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Change 变化
    Notes: (CCD '变' 1; FE '變' 1; Guoyu '變' v 1; Unihan '變')
  2. biàn foreign bian
    Domain: Foreign Language 外语
    Notes: Used to transliterate foreign names
  3. biàn verb to become
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Change 变化
    Notes: (CCD '变' 2; FE '變' 3)
  4. biàn adjective uncommon
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Comparison 比较
    Notes: (FE '變' 4)
  5. biàn noun a misfortune
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Change 变化
    Notes: (FE '變' 5; Guoyu '變' n 2)
  6. biàn adjective variable / changeable
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Change 变化
    Notes: (FE '變' 5)
  7. biàn verb to move / to change position
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Guoyu '變' v 2)
  8. biàn noun turmoil / upheaval / unrest
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Guoyu '變' n 1)
  9. biàn noun a plan / a scheme / a power play
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 权术 (Guoyu '變' n 1)
  10. biàn adjective strange / weird
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 怪诞 (Guoyu '變' adj)

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变化变成变革转变改变变异变更随需而变演变变迁变动变换变形变质叛变事变政变质变随机应变形变变速器变为变量陈桥兵变变法嬗变商鞅变法靖康事变土木堡之变土木之变九一八事变渐变经变佛经变相变相经变相变色变音符号变格不变化词词形变化变位神变不完全变化多变变卖变异量数变异量变数随机变数变体

Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《天官書》 Astronomy 17
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《中庸章句》 Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean 13
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《趙世家》 House of Zhao 12
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 12
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《太史公自序》 Autobiographical Afterword of the Grand Historian 8
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《滕文公章句上》 Commentary on Teng Wen Gong I 7
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 7
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II 5
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《刺客列傳》 Biographies of Assassins 5
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《范睢蔡澤列傳》 Biographies of Fan Sui and Cai Ze 5

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
一变 一變 齊一變 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 6. 《雍也》 Yong Ye 2

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
时代 文学 Literature - Fragment a (2016-02-04) in Media articles 2
困难起来 狮子会上树 Lions can climb trees - Fragment a (2015-11-02) in Media articles 1
只是转基因这个过程更为精确 转基因食品 Genetically modified foods - Fragment d (2016-01-22) in Media articles 2
什么白发 Selections from News Articles 2015 in Media articles 1
6. 《雍也》 Yong Ye in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
10. 《鄉黨》 Xiang Dang in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 3
君子 19. 《子張》 Zi Zhang in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
食肉 《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《曲禮下》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 2 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
不可 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 5
《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
不得 《德充符》 The Seal of Virtue Complete in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《胠篋》 Cutting open Satchels in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
夫子失色 《天地》 Heaven and Earth in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《天道》 The Way of Heaven in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《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》 4
《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
天下 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 5
《高祖本紀》 Annals of Gao Zu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
即為 《呂太后本紀》Annals of Empress Dowager Lü in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
常行 《卷一‧序》 Scroll 1, Preface in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《示部》Shì Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《𠬞部》 Gǒng Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《𠬜部》 Pān Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《攴部》 Pū Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《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》 13