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圣 (聖) shèng

  1. shèng adjective divine / holy / sacred / ārya
    Domain: Religion 宗教
    Notes: In a Buddhist context translates ārya (BL 'ārya'; BCSD '聖'; GCED '聖')
  2. shèng adjective clever / wise / shrewd / alert
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Thought 思想
    Notes: Synonym discussion: in this sense 圣 has the same meaning as 乖觉.
  3. shèng noun a master / an expert
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: For example, chess master 棋圣 (FGDB '聖')
  4. shèng noun a sage / a wise man / a saint
    Domain: Religion 宗教
    Notes: Synonym discussion: in this sense 圣 has the same meaning as 圣人; in a Buddhist context, this translates the Sanskrit term ārya (BL 'ārya'; BCSD '聖'; FGDB '聖'; MW 'ārya').
  5. shèng noun a supernatural power / a remarkable ability / a magical power
    Domain: Mythology 神话
    Notes: Synonym discussion: in this sense 圣 has the same meaning as 神通.

Contained in

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《萬章章句下》 Commentary on Wan Zhang II 10
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《公孫丑章句上》 Commentary on Gong Sun Chou I 9
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang 8
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《盡心章句下》 Commentary on Jin Xin II 8
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《述而第七》 Commentary on Shu Er VII 8
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《離婁章句下》 Commentary on Li Lou II 5
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《范睢蔡澤列傳》 Biographies of Fan Sui and Cai Ze 5
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《中庸章句序》 Preface to Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean 5
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《子罕第九》 Commentary on Zi Han IX 4
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《太史公自序》 Autobiographical Afterword of the Grand Historian 4

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
圣主 聖主 而聖主明於成敗之事 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《范睢蔡澤列傳》 Biographies of Fan Sui and Cai Ze 6
圣德 聖德 高陽有聖德焉 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors 5
前圣 前聖 前聖之所以永保鴻名而常為稱首者用此 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《司馬相如列傳》 Biography of Sima Xiangru 5
圣门 聖門 子游聖門高弟 Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《為政第二》 Commentary on Wei Zheng II 5
明圣 明聖 聞夫子明聖 Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《說劍》 Delight in the Sword-fight 5
圣元年 聖元年 頃侯聖元年 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《高祖功臣侯者年表》 Yearly Table of the Officials who became Marquises in the Time of Gaozu 4
彦圣 彥聖 人之彥聖 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《大學》 The Great Learning 4
谓圣 謂聖 作者之謂聖 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《樂記》 Record of Music 4
圣治 聖治 願聞聖治 Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《天地》 Heaven and Earth 4
曰圣 曰聖 俎豆有數曰聖 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《鄉飲酒義》 The Meaning of the Drinking Festivity in the Districts 3

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
《多部》 Duō Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《心部》 Xīn Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《土部》 Tǔ Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2
6. 《雍也》 Yong Ye in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
7. 《述而》 Shu Er in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
9. 《子罕》 Zi Han in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
《禮運》 Ceremonial Usages; their Origins, Development, and Intention in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
作者 《樂記》 Record of Music in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
明王諸侯 《仲尼燕居》 Zhong-ni at Home at Ease in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《孔子閒居》 Confucius at Home at Leisure in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《緇衣》 The Black Robes in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 3
《胠篋》 Cutting open Satchels in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《在宥》 Letting Be, and Exercising Forbearance in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
博學 《天地》 Heaven and Earth in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 4
《天道》 The Way of Heaven in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 3
《天運》 The Revolution of Heaven in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《釋言》 Explanation of Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
高陽 《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
黃帝作為禮樂法度 《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
皇帝 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 8
《孝武本紀》 Annals of the Xiaowu Emperor in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《卷七‧木部》 Scroll 7, Mù Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《耳部》 Ěr Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2
孔子 《大學章句序》 Preface to Commentary on Great Learning in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
《大學章句》 Commentary on Great Learning in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 3
相承 《中庸章句序》 Preface to Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 5
至於 《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