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shàn

  1. shàn adjective virtuous / wholesome / benevolent / well-disposed
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 善良 (CCD '善' 1; FE '善' 1; GHDC '善' 1)
  2. shàn adjective happy
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonym discussion: in this sense 善 is the same as 吉 (GHDC '善' 5)
  3. shàn adjective good
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonym discussion: 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 道德
    Notes: Synonym discussion: 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: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonym discussion: in this sense 善 is the same as 工巧 (ABCE '善'; CCD '善' 7; FE '善' 2)
  6. shàn adjective familiar
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonym discussion: in this sense 善 is the same as 熟悉 (CCD '善' 5; GHDC '善' 7)
  7. shàn verb to repair
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (FE '善' 4)
  8. shàn verb to admire
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonym discussion: in this sense 善 is the same as 羡慕
  9. shàn verb to praise
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Language 语言
    Notes: Synonym discussion: in this sense 善 is the same as 赞许 (GHDC '善' 4)
  10. shàn adverb numerous / frequent / easy
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonym discussion: 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: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (CCD '善' 10; GHDC '善' 10)

Contained in

完善改善慈善多多益善善于能歌善舞善良妥善善知识十善业道经慈善会同心慈善会与人为善善款善心行善善行善缘广结善缘善意善无畏慈善寺大兴善寺善法善业十善善巧善财难舍鲁明善善见寺菩斯里善佩寺善信菩斯里善佩佛鄯善善跏趺坐善慧善财童子和善善财大善秋月救度安隐柔善母大柔善救度善现善现天善观善好见善逝善趣三善趣善化寺善哉

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《中庸章句》 Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean 31
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《告子章句上》 Commentary on Gaozi I 30
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《公孫丑章句上》 Commentary on Gong Sun Chou I 29
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《大學章句》 Commentary on Great Learning 28
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《盡心章句上》 Commentary on Jin Xin I 28
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《盡心章句下》 Commentary on Jin Xin II 24
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《離婁章句上》 Commentary on Li Lou I 24
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《大宛列傳》 Treatise on the Dayuan 21
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《述而第七》 Commentary on Shu Er VII 19
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《告子章句下》 Commentary on Gaozi II 18

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
不能 2. 《為政》 Wei Zheng in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
3. 《八佾》 Ba Yi in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
5. 《公冶長》Gong Ye Chang in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
6. 《雍也》 Yong Ye in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
7. 《述而》 Shu Er in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 3
《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 8
丘陵土地 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《曾子問》 The Questions of Zeng-zi in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《內篇‧逍遙遊》 Inner Chapters - Enjoyment in Untroubled Ease in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《養生主》 Nourishing the Lord of Life in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《德充符》 The Seal of Virtue Complete in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
Selections from Stories by Liu Xiang in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 2
Sections from Records of the Historian in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
《釋詁》 Explanation of Old Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
道盛 《釋訓》 Explanation of Instructions in Er Ya 《爾雅》 3
《釋獸》 Explanation of Beasts in Er Ya 《爾雅》 4
《釋畜》 Explanation of Domestic Animals in Er Ya 《爾雅》 2
《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
王官 《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 7
西養老 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 15