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rán

  1. rán adverb correct / right / certainly
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: (Unihan '然')
  2. rán adverb so / thus
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
  3. rán verb to burn
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: This is the original form of the character 燃.
  4. rán verb to pledge / to promise
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Unihan '然')

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然而仍然依然大自然虽然必然天然气突然然后自然当然然灯然灯佛坦然孟浩然偶然忽然天然不然果然既然显然固然竟然居然猛然要不然公然理所当然茫然泰然毅然一目了然浩然芒芒然髇然从然卒然陶然亭俨然安然徒然油然而生默然自然界自然科学屹然安然无恙浑然天成盎然浑然一体

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Truncated for common words

CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《告子章句上》 Commentary on Gaozi I 42
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 41
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《盡心章句上》 Commentary on Jin Xin I 40
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 40
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《憲問第十四》 Commentary on Xian Wen XIV 36
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 36
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 34
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《梁惠王章句上》 Commentary on Liang Hui Wang I 30
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 26
Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《天地》 Heaven and Earth 26

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
管仲知禮 3. 《八佾》 Ba Yi in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
成章 5. 《公冶長》Gong Ye Chang in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
6. 《雍也》 Yong Ye in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
8. 《泰伯》 Tai Bo in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 3
9. 《子罕》 Zi Han in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 15
《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 9
《文王世子》King Wen as Son and Heir in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《禮器》 Rites in the Formation of Character in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《郊特牲》 The Single Victim at the Border Sacrifices in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《內篇‧逍遙遊》 Inner Chapters - Enjoyment in Untroubled Ease in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 9
《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 26
《養生主》 Nourishing the Lord of Life in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 8
《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 8
《德充符》 The Seal of Virtue Complete in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 4
Selections from Zhuang Zi in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
以為 Sections from Records of the Historian in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 3
《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》 6
《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 7
《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 4
自下 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 11
《口部》 Kǒu Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 3
《言部》 Yán Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2