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cháng

  1. cháng adverb always / ever / often / frequently / constantly
    Domain: Time 时间
    Notes: 常 is synonymous with 经常 or 常常 in this sense (CCD '常' 3; FE '常' 3; Unihan '常').
  2. cháng proper noun Chang
    Domain: 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: Classical Chinese 古文
    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: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (CCD '常' 5; FE '常' 5)

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非常常委会经常常州日常常常通常正常无常常规异常反常常用寻常常见平常照常常识时常常四爷常年常务家常往常常委常驻家常饭常言常绿常精进常情常住常在恒常常理朱常洛常胜军现代汉语常用字表常玩大梅法常常行乞食观心无常常坐三昧常行三昧常人释常莹太常常坐常行常平常赋

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《田敬仲完世家》 House of Tian Jingzhong 24
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《封禪書》 Religious sacrificial ceremonies 19
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《高祖本紀》 Annals of Gao Zu 16
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《韓信盧綰列傳》Biographies of Han Xin (King of Han) and Lu Wan 13
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu 12
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《孝武本紀》 Annals of the Xiaowu Emperor 12
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《天官書》 Astronomy 11
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《淮南衡山列傳》 Biographies of Huainan and Hengshan 11
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang 11
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《仲尼弟子列傳》 Biographies of the disciples of Zhongni 11

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
19. 《子張》 Zi Zhang in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 4
《曲禮下》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 2 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
八十 《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
孝子 《曾子問》 The Questions of Zeng-zi in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 5
仲尼 《德充符》 The Seal of Virtue Complete in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 7
《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《外篇‧駢拇》 Outer Chapters - Webbed Toes in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 3
自下 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
《釋木》 Explanation of Trees in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《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》 3
《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
武王 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
乞食 《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 4
《言部》 Yán Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《攴部》 Pū Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2
《竹部》 Zhú Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《邑部》 Yì Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《巾部》 Jīn Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《大學章句》 Commentary on Great Learning in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 5