Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

yǎn

  1. yǎn verb to perform / to play / to act
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Drama 戏剧
    Notes: For example, 演小品 'to perform a skit.' (XHW 2016-01-25)
  2. yǎn verb to practice
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
  3. yǎn verb to flow / to flow underground
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 演 is synonomous with 流.
  4. yǎn verb to extend / to stretch
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 演 is synonomous with 延展.
  5. yǎn verb to moisten
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 演 is synonomous with 湿润.
  6. yǎn verb to develop / to evolve
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 演 is synonomous with 演变.
  7. yǎn verb to deduce / to infer / to derive
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 演 is synonomous with 推演.
  8. yǎn verb to spread / to hand down / to disseminate
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 演 is synonomous with 传布.
  9. yǎn verb to explain
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 演 is synonomous with 阐述 or 讲解.
  10. yǎn verb to puzzle / to confuse / to baffle
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 演 is synonomous with 迷惑 or 欺骗.
  11. yǎn verb to draft
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 演 is synonomous with 起草.
  12. yǎn verb to read aloud
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 演 is synonomous with 诵读.

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
New History of the Five Dynasties 《新五代史》 卷六十一 吳世家第一: 楊行密 Volume 61: Hereditary House of Wu 28
History of Ming 《明史》 卷二百五十三 列傳第一百四十一 王應熊 張至發 薛國觀 程國祥 陳演 魏藻德 Volume 253 Biographies 141: Wang Yingxiong, Zhang Zhifa, Xue Guoguan, Cheng Guoxiang, Chen Yan, Wei Zaode 22
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷六十三 列傳第二十三 王華 王曇首 殷景仁 沈演之 Volume 63 Biographies 23: Wang Hua, Wang Tanshou, Yin Jingren, Shen Yanzhi 20
History of Song 《宋史》 卷三百十七 列傳第七十六 邵亢 馮京 錢惟演 Volume 317 Biographies 76: Shao Kang, Feng Jing, Qian Weiyan 19
History of the Southern Dynasties 《南史》 卷三十六 列傳第二十六 羊欣 羊玄保 沈演之 江夷 江秉之 Volume 36 Biographies 26: Yang Xin, Yang Xuanbao, Shen Yanzhi, Jiangyi, Jiang Bingzhi 14
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷一百〇四 載記第四 石勒上 Volume 104 Records 4: Shi Le Part One 13
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷四十五 袁張韓周列傳 Volume 45: Biographies of Yuan, Zhang, Han, Zhou 12
History of the Northern Dynasties 《北史》 卷七  齊本紀中第七: 顯祖文宣帝 廢帝 孝昭帝 Volume 7 Northern Qi Annals 2: Emperor Xianzu Wenxuan, Deposed Emperor, Emperor Xiaozhao 12
History of Song 《宋史》 卷八十二 志第三十五 律曆十五 Volume 82 Treatises 35: Measures and Calendar 15 11
History of Song 《宋史》 卷二百〇二 志第一百五十五 藝文一 Volume 202 Treatises 155: Arts and Literature 1 10

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
刘演 劉演 北中郎將劉演克頓丘 Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷五 帝紀第五 孝懷帝 孝愍帝 Volume 5 Annals 5: Emperor Huai; Emperor Min 9
演等 演等 單于遣右皋林王伊邪莫演等奉獻朝正月 Book of Han 《漢書》 卷九十四下 匈奴傳 Volume 94b: Traditions of the Xiongnu 2 6
演孔 演孔 春秋演孔圖 Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷一上 光武帝紀 Volume 1a: Annals of Emperor Guangwu 5
韩演 韓演 廣與司徒韓演 Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷四十四 鄧張徐張胡列傳 Volume 44: Biographies of Deng, Zhang, Xu, Zhang, Hu 5
春秋演 春秋演 春秋演孔圖 Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷一上 光武帝紀 Volume 1a: Annals of Emperor Guangwu 4
孙演 孫演 稜孫演 Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷四十五 袁張韓周列傳 Volume 45: Biographies of Yuan, Zhang, Han, Zhou 4
子演 子演 子演嗣 Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷二十二 朱景王杜馬劉傅堅馬列傳 Volume 22: Biographies of Zhu, Jing, Wang, Du, Ma, Liu, Fu, Jian, Ma 4
光演 光演 光演文武 Book of Han 《漢書》 卷一百下 敍傳 Volume 100b: Afterword and Family History 2 3
麴演 麴演 金城諸將麴演 Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷一 魏書一 武帝紀 Volume 1: Book of Wei 1 - Annals of Emperor Wu 3
弘演 弘演 敢忘弘演之義乎 Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷二十二 魏書二十二 桓二陳徐衛盧傳 Volume 22: Book of Wei 22 - Biographies of Huan, the two Chens, Xu, Wei, and Lu 3