Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

cháng

  1. cháng adverb always / ever / often / frequently / constantly
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Time 时间
    Notes: 常 is synonymous with 经常 or 常常 in this sense and is placed before the verb that it modifies (CCD '常' 3; FE '常' 3; Sun 2006, loc. 2053; Unihan '常').
  2. cháng proper noun Chang
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names 名字 , Concept: Name 名字
    Notes: (CCD '常' 5; FE '常' 6)
  3. cháng adjective constant / persistent / long-lasting / eternal / nitya
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: 常 is synonymous with 恒久 in this sense (BL 'nitya'; CCD '常' 2; FE '常' 2; FGDB '常').
  4. cháng adjective common / general / ordinary
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 常 is synonymous with 一般, 普通, or 正常 in this sense (CCD '常' 1; FE '常' 1; Unihan '常').
  5. cháng noun a principle / a rule
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (CCD '常' 5; FE '常' 5)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Ming 《明史》 卷一百〇四 表第五 諸王世表五 Volume 104 Tables 5: Princes 5 77
Daode Jing 《道德經》 Daode Jing 《道德經》 65
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷一百〇四 列傳第五十四: 高仙芝 封常清 哥舒翰 Volume 104 Biographies 54: Gao Xianzhi, Feng Changqing, Ge Shuhan 57
History of Ming 《明史》 卷一百二十 列傳第八 諸王五 Volume 120 Biographies 8: Princes 5 48
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷十 魏書十一 袁張涼國田王邴管傳 Volume 10: Book of Wei 10 - Biographies of Xun Yu, Xun You, and Jia Xu 40
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷十一 魏書十一 袁張涼國田王邴管傳 Volume 11: Book of Wei 11 - Biographies of Yuan, Zhang, Liang, Guo, Tian, Wang, Bing, and Guan 40
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷一百三十五  列傳第六十     哥舒翰子:曜 高仙芝 封常清 Volume 135 Biographies 60: Ge Shu Han and son: Yao, Gao Xianzhi, Feng Changqing 40
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百二十一 志第七十四 禮二十四 Volume 121 Treatises 74: Rites 24 36
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷十五 李王鄧來列傳 Volume 15: Biographies of Li, Wang, Deng, Lai 36
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷78 列傳第43 藝術 Volume 78 Biographies 43: Artists 32