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严 (嚴) yán

  1. yán adjective stern / serious / strict / severe / austere
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Morality 道德
    Notes: In the sense of 严格 (ABC 'yán' sv; GHC '严' 5; Kroll '嚴' 1; NCCED '严' 2)
  2. yán proper noun Yan
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (ABC 'yán' n)
  3. yán adjective urgent
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 紧迫 (GHC '严' 1; Kroll '嚴' 2)
  4. yán adjective thick
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
  5. yán adjective bitter / cruel
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
  6. yán noun majestic / impressive
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 威严 (ABC 'yán' bf 1; GHC '严' 3; Kroll '嚴' 1a; NCCED '严' 2)
  7. yán noun father
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
  8. yán noun something to fear / something to be careful of
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
  9. yán verb to set in order
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 整齐 (GHC '严' 6; Kroll '嚴' 3)
  10. yán adjective inspiring respect / formidable
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (GHC '严' 4; Kroll '嚴' 1b)
  11. yán verb to look into the distance
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
  12. yán verb to command / to instruct
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll '嚴' 3a)
  13. yán noun a garland / an adornment / avataṃsa
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: avataṃsa; from the Sanskrit masculine noun avataṃsa meaning 'a garland, ring-shaped ornament, ear ornament, ear-ring' (Kroll '嚴' 4; MW 'avataṃsa')
  14. yán noun father
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: For example, the bound form in 家严 (ABC 'yán' bf 2; NCCED '严' 2)

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《刺客列傳》 Biographies of Assassins 17
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《平津侯主父列傳》 Biographies of the Marquis of Pingjin and Zhufu 8
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《李斯列傳》 Biography of Li Si 6
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《公孫丑章句下》 Commentary on Gong Sun Chou II 3
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months 3
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《楚世家》 House of Chu 3
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《日者列傳》 Biographies of Soothsayers 3
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《平準書》 Equalization 3
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《太史公自序》 Autobiographical Afterword of the Grand Historian 3
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《淮南衡山列傳》 Biographies of Huainan and Hengshan 2

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
严威 嚴威 莊敬則嚴威 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《樂記》 Record of Music 3
申严 申嚴 申嚴百刑 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months 2
宗庙严 宗廟嚴 收族故宗廟嚴 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《大傳》 The Great Treatise 2

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
伊斯兰堡大部地区实际上实行了解 红色清真寺 The Red Mosque - Fragment c (2007-7-5) in Media articles 1
《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 3
《郊特牲》 The Single Victim at the Border Sacrifices in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
宗廟 《大傳》 The Great Treatise in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
為難 《學記》 Record on the Subject of Education in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《樂記》 Record of Music in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《天地》 Heaven and Earth in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《秋水》 The Floods of Autumn in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《雜篇‧庚桑楚》 Miscellaneous Chapters - Geng-sang Chu in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《則陽》 Ze-yang in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《盜跖》 The Robber Zhi in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
《呂太后本紀》Annals of Empress Dowager Lü in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《口部》 Kǒu Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《吅部》 Xuān Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《竹部》 Zhú Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《卷九‧人部》 Scroll 9, Rén Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《山部》 Shān Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 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》 1
《學而第一》 Commentary on Xue Er I in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 2
中有自治 《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》 1
《鄉黨第十》 Commentary on Xiang Dang X in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
《先進第十一》 Commentary on Xian Jin XI in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1