Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

sàn sǎn

  1. sàn verb to scatter / to break up / to disperse / to adjourn
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: For example, 兵没粮草自散 'if troops do not have provisions then they will disperse by themselves' (Suyu, p. 51; Unihan '散')
  2. sǎn verb to fall apart / to scatter / to come loose
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
  3. sǎn adjective scattered
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Condition 状况
  4. sàn verb to spread
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
  5. sàn verb to fire or discharge
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷四十二 志第二十二: 職官一 Volume 42 Treatises 22: Government Service 1 95
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷113 官氏志九 Volume 113 Treatise 9: Official Ranks 55
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷97 島夷桓玄 海夷馮跋 島夷劉裕 Volume 97: Huan Xuan of the Daoyi People, Feng Ba of the Haiyi, Liu Yu of the Daoyi 43
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷45 韋閬 杜銓 裴駿 辛紹先 柳崇 Volume 45: Wei Lang, Du Quan, Pei Jun, Xin Shaoxian, Liu Chong 38
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百九十六 志第一百四十九 兵十 Volume 196 Treatises 149: Military 10 38
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷二十四 志第十四 職官 Volume 24 Treatises 14: Government Service 36
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷28 志第23 百官下 Volume 28 Treatises 23: Government Offices 3 36
History of the Northern Dynasties 《北史》 卷三十三 列傳第二十一: 李靈 李順 李孝伯 李裔 李義深 Volume 33 Biographies 21: 36
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷44 羅結 伊馛 乙瑰 和其奴 苟頽 薛野𧗠者 宇文福 費于 孟威 Volume 44: Luo Jie, Yi Bo, Yi Gui, He Qinu, Gou Tui, Xueye Zhe, Yuwen Fu, Fei Yu, Meng Wei 36
History of the Northern Dynasties 《北史》 卷一百  列傳第八十八: 序傳 Volume 100 Biographies 88: Preface to Biographies 35


Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
酌散 酌散 酌散 The Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial 《儀禮》 燕禮 第六 6. Banquet rites 11
散爵 散爵 以散爵獻士及群有司 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《祭統》 A Summary Account of Sacrifices 9
执散 執散 有執散爵者 The Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial 《儀禮》 燕禮 第六 6. Banquet rites 8
民散 民散 政荒民散 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧唐‧山有樞 Lessons from the states - Odes of Tang - Shan You Shu 6
实散 實散 升實散 The Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial 《儀禮》 燕禮 第六 6. Banquet rites 6
散带 散帶 散帶絰 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《雜記上》 Miscellaneous Records I 5
能散 能散 積而能散 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 4
散鹿 散鹿 散鹿臺之財 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 武成 Zhou Shu - Successful Completion of the War 4
散宜 散宜 有若散宜生 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 君奭 Zhou Shu - Prince Shi 4
散齐 散齊 散齊於外 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《祭義》 The Meaning of Sacrifices 3