Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

fǎn fān

  1. fǎn adjective reverse / opposite / wrong side out or up
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Position 位
    Notes: 反 is synonymous with 相反 in this sense (Guoyu '反' adj; Unihan '反).
  2. fǎn adverb instead / anti-
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (Sun 2006, loc. 1545; Unihan '反)
  3. fǎn verb to rebel / to oppose
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (Guoyu '反' v 4; Rouzer 2007, p. 19)
  4. fǎn verb to go back / to return
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Motion 运动
    Notes: 反 is synonymous with 回来 in this sense (Guoyu '反' v 2; Rouzer 2007, p. 19)
  5. fǎn verb to combat / to rebel
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Conflict 冲突
    Notes: 反 is synonymous with 反对 in this sense (Rouzer 2007, p. 19)
  6. fǎn verb the fanqie phonetic system
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Conflict 冲突
    Notes: An abbreviation for 反切 (Guoyu '反' v 7)
  7. fǎn adverb on the contrary
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 反而 (Guoyu '反' adj; Rouzer 2007, p. 19)
  8. fǎn noun a counter-revolutionary
    Domain: Politics 政治
    Notes: 反 is synonymous with 反革命 in this sense.
  9. fǎn verb to flip / to turn over
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 翻转 (Guoyu '反' v 1)
  10. fǎn verb to take back / to give back
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 归还 (Guoyu '反' v 3)
  11. fǎn verb to reason by analogy
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 类推 (Guoyu '反' v 5)
  12. fǎn verb to introspect
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 反省 (Guoyu '反' v 6)
  13. fān verb to reverse a verdict
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 翻案 (Guoyu '反' fān)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Daode Jing 《道德經》 Daode Jing 《道德經》 480
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷五十九 張衡列傳 Volume 59: Biography of Zhang Heng 107
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷六十上 馬融列傳 Volume 60a: Biography of Ma Rong 104
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷六 Scroll 6 82
The Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial 《儀禮》 大射 第七 7. The great archery meet (state level) 59
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷六十八 霍光金日磾傳 Volume 68: Huo Guang and Jin Midi 58
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷一百下 敍傳 Volume 100b: Afterword and Family History 2 55
The Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial 《儀禮》 鄉射禮 第五 5. Rites of the district archery meet 51
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷四十上 班彪列傳 Volume 40a: Biography of Ban Biao 1 49
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷十二 Scroll 12 45

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
子反 子反 子反將右 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 宣公 Lord Xuan 27
反曰 反曰 祖伊反曰 Book of Documents 《尚書》 商書 西伯戡黎 Shang Shu - Chief of the west's Conquest of Li 9
反反 反反 威儀反反 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧甫田之什‧賓之初筵 Minor odes of the kingdom - Fu Tian Zhi Shen - Bao Zhi Chu Yan 4
欲反 欲反 范文子欲反 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 成公 Lord Cheng 3
未反 未反 文公遭麗姬之難未反 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧秦‧渭陽 Lessons from the states - Odes of Qin - Wei Yang 3
反役 反役 反役 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 3
威仪反 威儀反 威儀反反 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧甫田之什‧賓之初筵 Minor odes of the kingdom - Fu Tian Zhi Shen - Bao Zhi Chu Yan 2
反戚 反戚 晉反戚焉 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 成公 Lord Cheng 2
反谮 反譖 反譖公于桓公 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 隱公 Lord Yin 2
马反 馬反 老馬反為駒 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧魚藻之什‧角弓 Minor odes of the kingdom - Yu Zao Zhi Shen - Jiao Gong 2