Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

干 (乾) gàn gān

  1. gàn adjective dry / clean
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
  2. gàn verb to work / to do / to manage
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Work 工作
  3. gàn noun tree trunk / main part
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Nature 大自然
  4. gān proper noun Gan
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
  5. gān noun Kangxi radical 51
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Radicals 部首
    Notes: (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7)
  6. gān adjective hollow / empty / meaningless
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Thought 思想
  7. gān adjective to only have the appearance of
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Observation 观察
  8. gān adjective ineffective
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Condition 状况
  9. gān adjective not needing water
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Water 水
  10. gàn verb to hold a governmental office or post / to assume office of / to take charge of / to serve as
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Work 工作

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷一百二十五 載記第二十五 乞伏國仁 乞伏乾歸 乞伏熾磐 馮跋 Volume 125 Records 25: Qifu Guoren; Qifu Gangui; Qifu Chipan; Feng Ba 69
History of Song 《宋史》 卷八十三 志第三十六 律曆十六 Volume 83 Treatises 36: Measures and Calendar 16 62
Book of Northern Qi 《北齊書》 卷二一 列傳第十三  高乾 封隆之 Volume 21 Biographies 13: Gao Gan (Northern Qi); Feng Longzhi 59
History of the Northern Dynasties 《北史》 卷三十一 列傳第十九: 高允 高祐 盧曹 Volume 31 Biographies 19: Gao Yun, Gao Yu, Lu Cao 52
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百三十四 志第八十七 樂九 Volume 134 Treatises 87: Music 9 43
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百三十五 志第八十八 樂十 Volume 135 Treatises 88: Music 10 40
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷十七 志第七 律曆中 Volume 17 Treatises 7: Rhythm and the Calendar Part Two 39
History of Song 《宋史》 卷八十九 志第四十二 地理五 Volume 89 Treatises 42: Geography 5 35
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百三十二 志第八十五 樂七 Volume 132 Treatises 85: Music 7 35
History of Song 《宋史》 卷八十二 志第三十五 律曆十五 Volume 82 Treatises 35: Measures and Calendar 15 30

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
干侯 乾侯 公在乾侯 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 43
在干 在乾 公在乾侯 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 14
子干 子乾 右尹子干出奔晉 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 14
干戚 乾戚 執干戚戈羽 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months 10
次于干 次於乾 而次于乾谿 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 8
干时 乾時 及齊師戰于乾時 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 莊公 Lord Zhang 5
干谿 乾谿 而次于乾谿 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 5
干征 乾徵 楚人執陳行人干徵師 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 4
干禄 乾祿 大王王季申以百福干祿焉 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 大雅‧文王之什‧旱麓 Greater odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Wen Wang - Han Lu 4
干肉 乾肉 乾肉不齒決 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 4