Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

编 (編) biān

  1. biān verb to edit / to compile / to write / to compose
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Middle Chinese: pjien; as in 编写 (NCCED '编' 3; Kroll '編' 1b; GHC '编' 4). For example in Zhuangzi, 編曲 'composed a ditty [tune]' (Legge, 1891, The Great and Most Honoured Master, 《莊子‧大宗師》)
  2. biān verb to edit / to compile / to write / to compose
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: The simplified form 编 is also an archaic form of the modern traditional 編.
  3. biān verb to weave / to braid
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: As in 编织 (NCCED '编' 1; Kroll '編' 2; GHC '编' 5) For example, in the Classic of Rites, 編萑以苴之 'wrapped it round with straw and reeds' (Legge, 1885, The Pattern of the Family, 《禮記‧內則》)
  4. biān verb to bind bamboo strips with a string or band
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll '編' 1; GHC '编' 1)
  5. biān verb to arrange / to organize
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: As in 排列 (NCCED '编' 2; Kroll '編' 3; GHC '编' 2)
  6. biān verb to group together
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: As in 编联 (NCCED '编' 2; GHC '编' 3)
  7. biān noun a section of a book
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Writing 写作
    Notes: (NCCED '编' 4)
  8. biān verb to make up
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Writing 写作
    Notes: For example, 瞎编 'to make up without knowing' (NCCED '编' 6)
  9. biān noun a book
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Writing 写作
    Notes: (NCCED '编' 7)

Contained in

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Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
龙编 龍編 龍編 Book of Han 《漢書》 卷二十八下 地理志 Volume 28b: Treatise on Geography 2 12
编发 編髮 皆編發 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《西南夷列傳》 Treatise on the Southwestern Yi people 7
编草 編草 夏則編草為裳 Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷二十一 魏書二十一 王衛二劉傅傳 Volume 21: Book of Wei 21 - Biographies of Wang, Wei, and the two Lius 4
一编 一編 或取一編菅焉 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 4
编欣 編訢 故召治歷編欣 Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 第二 律曆中 賈逵論曆 永元論曆 延光論曆 漢安論曆 熹平論曆 論月食 Volume 91: Rhythm and the Calendar Part Two 4
韋编 韋編 韋編三絕 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《孔子世家》 House of Confucius 4
历编 歷編 故召治歷編欣 Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 第二 律曆中 賈逵論曆 永元論曆 延光論曆 漢安論曆 熹平論曆 論月食 Volume 91: Rhythm and the Calendar Part Two 3
编县 編縣 編縣之於槨戶邊 Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷三十 魏書三十 烏丸鮮卑東夷傳 Volume 30: Book of Wei 30 - Biographies of the Wuhuan, Xianbei, and Dongyi 3
编书 編書 出一編書 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《留侯世家》 House of Marquis of Liu 3
编蓬 編蓬 編蓬為戶 Book of Han 《漢書》 卷六十五 東方朔傳 Volume 65: Dongfang Shuo 3