Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

缘 (緣) yuán

  1. yuán noun fate / predestined affinity
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Religion 宗教
    Notes: (Guoyu '緣' n 4; Unihan '緣')
  2. yuán noun hem
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 衣服的花边 (Guoyu '緣' n 1; Unihan '緣')
  3. yuán noun conditions / pratyaya / paccaya
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: pratyaya; Pali: paccaya, Japanese: en. In Buddhism all conditioned phenomena arise from 因 hetu 'causes' and 緣 pratyaya 'conditions'; FGS translation standard: Condition (BL 'pratyaya'; Faxiang; FGDB '緣').
  4. yuán verb to revolve around
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 围绕 (Guoyu '緣' v 2)
  5. yuán preposition because
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 因为 (Guoyu '緣' prep)
  6. yuán verb to climb up
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 攀爬 (Guoyu '緣' v 1)
  7. yuán noun cause / origin / reason
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 原因 (Guoyu '緣' n 3)
  8. yuán verb along / to follow
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 沿 or 循 (Guoyu '緣' v 3)
  9. yuán verb to depend on
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 攀爬 (Guoyu '緣' v 4)
  10. yuán noun margin / edge / rim
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 边沿 (Guoyu '緣' n 2; Unihan '緣')

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Ming 《明史》 卷六十七 志第四十三 輿服三 Volume 67 Treatises 43: Carriages and Clothing 3 33
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷五十九 Scroll 59 27
History of Ming 《明史》 卷六十六 志第四十二 輿服二 Volume 66 Treatises 42: Carriages and Clothing 2 26
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百九十三 志第一百四十六 兵七 Volume 193 Treatises 146: Military 7 12
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷二十六 志第六: 禮儀六 Volume 26 Treatises 6: Rites 6 11
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷九十 烏桓鮮卑列傳 Volume 90: Treatise on the Wuhuan, Xianbei 11
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百八十六 志第一百三十九 食貨下八 Volume 186 Treatises 139: Finance and Economics 2h 10
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷四十八 志第二十八: 食貨上 Volume 48 Treatises 28: Finance and Economics 1 9
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷11 志第6 禮儀六 Volume 11 Treatises 6: Rites 6 9
History of Song 《宋史》 卷二百七十三 列傳第三十二 李進卿 楊美 何繼筠 李漢超 郭進 牛思進 李謙溥 姚內斌 董遵誨 賀惟忠 馬仁瑀 Volume 273 Biographies 32: Li Jinqing, Yang Mei, He Jiyun, Li Hanchao, Guo Jin, Niu Sijin, Li Qianpu, Yao Neibin, Dong Zunhui, He Weizhong, Ma Renyu 9

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
缘陵 緣陵 諸侯城緣陵 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 10
缘边 緣邊 緣邊亦各堅守以備胡寇 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《匈奴列傳》 Treatise on the Xiongnu 9
缘木 緣木 猶緣木而求魚也 Mencius 《孟子》 梁惠王上 King Hui of Liang I 5
城缘 城緣 諸侯城緣陵 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 5
縓缘 縓緣 縓緣 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I 4
缘恩 緣恩 緣恩疾者可也 Gongyang's Commentary on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋公羊傳》 莊公 Lord Zhang 4
缘衣 緣衣 緣衣 Rites of Zhou 《周禮》 天官冢宰 第一 1. Office of the Heaven and Prime Minister 3
缘人情 緣人情 古聖人緣人情 Garden of Stories 《說苑》 卷二十 反質 Chapter 20: Returning to Simplicity 3
山缘 山緣 被山緣谷 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《司馬相如列傳》 Biography of Sima Xiangru 2
黑缘 黑緣 青黑緣者 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《樂記》 Record of Music 2