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shēn

  1. shēn noun body / torso
    Domain: Health 健康
    Notes: (Unihan '身')
  2. shēn noun Kangxi radical 158
    Domain: Radicals 部首
    Notes: Body (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7; Unihan '身')
  3. shēn measure word measure word for clothes
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
  4. shēn noun self
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 身 may function as a reflexive pronoun in Literary Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 83).
  5. shēn noun life
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Life 生活
    Notes: In this sense 身 is the same as 生命 or 性命
  6. shēn noun status
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
  7. shēn noun a lifetime
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Life 生活
    Notes: Synonym discussion: in this sense 身 is the same as 辈子
  8. shēn adverb personally
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense in Literary Chinese 身 is the same as 亲身 or 亲自 in modern Chinese (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 verb to conceive / to be pregnant
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Life 生活
    Notes: Synonym discussion: in this sense 身 is the same as 怀孕
  10. shēn verb to learn through practice
    Domain: Education 教育
    Notes: Synonym discussion: in this sense 身 is the same as 体验
  11. shēn verb to undertake
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Work 工作
    Notes: Synonym discussion: in this sense 身 is the same as 担当
  12. shēn verb to serve as / to hold a post / to take charge of
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Work 工作
    Notes: Synonym discussion: in this sense 身 is the same as 担任
  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

Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

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 37
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
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《龜策列傳》 Biographies of Diviners 33
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 23
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 15
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《范睢蔡澤列傳》 Biographies of Fan Sui and Cai Ze 13
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《老子韓非列傳》 Biographies of Laozi and Han Fei 13
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《大學》 The Great Learning 12
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 11
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《哀公問》 Questions of Duke Ai 11

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
掩身 掩身 處必掩身 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months 2
危身 危身 毀不危身 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II 2

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
1. 《學而》 Xue Er in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
使仁者 4. 《里仁》 Li Ren in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
12. 《顏淵》 Yan Yuan in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
13. 《子路》 Zi Lu in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 4
成仁 15. 《衛靈公》 Wei Ling Gong 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》 1
《曲禮下》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 2 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
喪父 《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 6
《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 3
《內篇‧逍遙遊》 Inner Chapters - Enjoyment in Untroubled Ease in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
以下 《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 6
《德充符》 The Seal of Virtue Complete in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 6
《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 3
小人 《外篇‧駢拇》 Outer Chapters - Webbed Toes in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 5
齊國 Sections from Records of the Historian in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
寡人 Selections from Mencius in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 4
《釋詁》 Explanation of Old Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 2
《釋言》 Explanation of Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋木》 Explanation of Trees in Er Ya 《爾雅》 2
《釋獸》 Explanation of Beasts 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》 1
《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2