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禅 (禪) chán shàn

  1. chán proper noun Chan / Zen
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: In the sense of Chan Buddhism (FE '禪' 1)
  2. chán noun meditative concentration / dhyāna / jhāna
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: From Sanskrit: dhyāna, Pāli: jhāna, Middle Chinese: dzyen; (FE '禪' 2; Kroll '禪' chán; MW 'dhyAna')
  3. shàn noun an imperial sacrificial ceremony
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Middle Chinese: dzyenH (Kroll '禪' shàn 1)
  4. shàn noun to abdicate
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll '禪' shàn 2)
  5. shàn bound form Xiongnu supreme leader
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Bound in 禪于 (Kroll '禪' shàn 3)

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禅师禅修禅那禅宗禅定柏林禅寺禅堂大觉禅寺大悲禅寺归元禅寺宝通禅寺兴国禅寺能仁禅寺四禅八定禅机念佛禅禅源诸诠集都序文字禅修习止观坐禅法要坐禅刘禅禅让禅定印禅林禅寺禅怛罗乞答班禅禅定波罗蜜禅波罗蜜禅那波罗蜜禅度无极禅提尼连禅禅菴四禅生活禅参禅初禅二禅三禅普济禅院了菴清欲禅师语录禅刹禅苑清规禅院次第禅门禅门语录禅師禅知寺禅冈寺禅阁寺

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《封禪書》 Religious sacrificial ceremonies 57
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《孝武本紀》 Annals of the Xiaowu Emperor 28
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《萬章章句上》 Commentary on Wan Zhang I 5
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《太史公自序》 Autobiographical Afterword of the Grand Historian 5
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《司馬相如列傳》 Biography of Sima Xiangru 4
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang 2
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《孝文本紀》 Annals of the Xiaowen Emperor 2
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《惠景閒侯者年表》 Yearly Table of the Officials who became Marquises between the Reigns of Emperor Hui and Emperor Jing 2
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《河渠書》 Rivers and canals 2
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《平準書》 Equalization 1

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
封禅 封禪 而鬼神山川封禪與為多焉 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors 25

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
《玉藻》 The Jade-Bead Pendants of the Royal Cap in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《喪大記》 The Greater Record of Mourning Rites in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
帝王 《秋水》 The Floods of Autumn in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
萬物 《山木》 The Tree on the Mountain in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
不同形相 《寓言》 Metaphorical Language in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
鬼神山川 《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
山川 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
不能天下賢聖天下 《孝文本紀》 Annals of the Xiaowen Emperor in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
天子改正 《孝武本紀》 Annals of the Xiaowu Emperor in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 28
《惠景閒侯者年表》 Yearly Table of the Officials who became Marquises between the Reigns of Emperor Hui and Emperor Jing in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
《示部》Shì Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《巾部》 Jīn Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
天下 《憲問第十四》 Commentary on Xian Wen XIV in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
《堯曰第二十》 Commentary on Yao Yue XX in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
《萬章章句上》 Commentary on Wan Zhang I in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 5