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jiǎn

  1. jiǎn adjective lame / cripple / unfortunate / slow / difficult
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
  2. jiǎn noun an inferior horse / a donkey / a lame horse
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin 12
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《司馬相如列傳》 Biography of Sima Xiangru 4
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《韓長孺列傳》 Biography of Han Changru 3
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《走部》 Zǒu Radical 2
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《建元以來侯者年表》 Yearly Table of the Officials who became Marquises since the Jianyuan Period 2
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《晉世家》 House of Jin 2
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《屈原賈生列傳》 Biographies of Qu Yuan and Master Jia 1
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《梁孝王世家》 House of Prince Xiao of Liang 1
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《范睢蔡澤列傳》 Biographies of Fan Sui and Cai Ze 1
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《外戚世家》 Houses of the External Relatives 1

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
蹇叔 蹇叔 臣不及臣友蹇叔 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin 12
骄蹇 驕蹇 驕蹇爭權 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《建元以來侯者年表》 Yearly Table of the Officials who became Marquises since the Jianyuan Period 2

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
《秋水》 The Floods of Autumn in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
中道人數 《達生》 The Full Understanding of Life in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《山木》 The Tree on the Mountain in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
精神 《列御寇》 Lie Yu-kou in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
不及 《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 12
不可 《十二諸侯年表》 Yearly Chronicle of the Feudal Lords in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《建元以來侯者年表》 Yearly Table of the Officials who became Marquises since the Jianyuan Period in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
不用 《晉世家》 House of Jin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
獨居 《外戚世家》 Houses of the External Relatives in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《口部》 Kǒu Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《走部》 Zǒu Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2
《辵部》 Chuò Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《足部》 Zú Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《㫃部》 Yǎn Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1