Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

juān shēn

  1. shēn noun human body / torso
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (Guoyu '身' n 1; Unihan '身')
  2. shēn noun Kangxi radical 158
    Domain: Radicals 部首
    Notes: Body (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7; Guoyu '身' n 9; Unihan '身')
  3. shēn measure word measure word for clothes
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
    Notes: (Guoyu '身' n 8)
  4. shēn noun self
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 身 may function as a reflexive pronoun in Literary Chinese, in the sense of 自己 (Guoyu '身' n 4; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 83).
  5. shēn noun life
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 身 is the same as 生命 or 性命 (Guoyu '身' n 3)
  6. shēn noun an object
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '身' n 2)
  7. shēn noun a lifetime
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Life 生活
    Notes: In this sense 身 is the same as 辈子
  8. shēn adverb personally
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense in Literary Chinese 身 is the same as 亲身 or 亲自 in modern Chinese (Guoyu '身' adv; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 137). For example, 彼身織屨,妻辟纑,以易之也。'He himself weaves sandals of hemp, and his wife twists and dresses threads of hemp to sell or exchange them.' (Mengzi: 6.10/35/19, translation by Legge)
  9. shēn noun moral character
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 品格 (Guoyu '身' n 5)
  10. shēn noun status / identity / position
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 身分 or 地位 (Guoyu '身' n 6)
  11. shēn noun pregnancy
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 有身 (Guoyu '身' n 7)
  12. juān proper noun India
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Abbreviation for 身毒 (Guoyu '身' juān)
  13. shēn noun body / kāya
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: kāya (BL 'kāya'; FGDB '身')

Contained in

本身自身身份随身身影身份证身体健身身份证明前身投身身材动身身边出身翻身浑身身手身穿身分身子终身起身亲身人身献身一身以身作则半身不遂委身法身三身一切如来心秘密全身舍利宝箧陀罗尼经全身身兼合身置身事外杂色宝华严身佛纹身身心色身满身粉身碎骨身形修身丧身身价舍身有身见身外之物化身

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Daode Jing 《道德經》 Daode Jing 《道德經》 50
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷27 志第22 百官中 Volume 27 Treatises 22: Government Offices 2 40
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《大學章句》 Commentary on Great Learning 37
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 37
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《龜策列傳》 Biographies of Diviners 33
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷三十三 Scroll 33 33
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷五十三 Scroll 53 31
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷三十二 Scroll 32 31
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷三十一 Scroll 31 28
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷五十七 Scroll 57 28

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
身死 身死 鄉為身死而不受 Mencius 《孟子》 告子上 Gaozi I 6
厥身 厥身 慎厥身 Book of Documents 《尚書》 虞書 皐陶謨 Yu Shu - Counsels of the Gao Yao 6
去身 去身 去身之偏 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 5
君身 君身 不及君身 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 4
用身 用身 今士之用身 Mozi 《墨子》 卷十二 貴義 Book 12 - Esteem for Righteousness 3
危身 危身 與其危身以速罪也 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 閔公 Lord Min 3
杀身 殺身 有殺身以成仁 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 15. 《衛靈公》 Wei Ling Gong 3
身修 身修 心正而後身修 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《大學》 The Great Learning 2
爱身 愛身 而愛身乎 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 2
诚身 誠身 誠身有道 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《中庸》 The State of Equilibrium and Harmony, also known as the Doctrine of the Mean 2