shàn

  1. shàn adjective virtuous / wholesome / benevolent / well-disposed
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 善良 (CCD '善' 1; FE '善' 1; GHDC '善' 1)
  2. shàn adjective happy
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 善 is the same as 吉 (GHDC '善' 5)
  3. shàn adjective good
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 善 is the same as 良好 (CCD '善' 3)
  4. shàn adjective kind-hearted
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Morality
    Notes: In this sense 善 is the same as 友好 (CCD '善' 4; GHDC '善' 2)
  5. shàn verb to be skilled at something
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 善 is the same as 工巧 (ABCE '善'; CCD '善' 7; FE '善' 2)
  6. shàn adjective familiar
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 善 is the same as 熟悉 (CCD '善' 5; GHDC '善' 7)
  7. shàn verb to repair
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (FE '善' 4)
  8. shàn verb to admire
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 善 is the same as 羡慕
  9. shàn verb to praise
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Language
    Notes: In this sense 善 is the same as 赞许 (GHDC '善' 4)
  10. shàn adverb numerous / frequent / easy
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 善 is the same as 常 or 易 (CCD '善' 9; GHDC '善' 5)
  11. shàn adjective kuśala / kusala / virtuous
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: From Sanksrit: kuśala, Pali: kusala, Japanese: zen; literally meaning 'right, proper, suitable, good' in Sanskrit (BL 'kuśala'; FGDB '善'; BCSD '善'; MW 'kuśala')
  12. shàn phonetic shan
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Used in transliteration of Sanskrit loan words. For exammple, 善臂 Subāhu (BCSD '善臂')
  13. shàn proper noun Shan
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (CCD '善' 10; GHDC '善' 10)

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