Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

厌 (厭) yàn yā

  1. yàn verb to dislike / to detest
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 憎恶 (Guoyu '厭' v 2; Han Dian '厌' yàn v 4; Kroll '厭' 2; Unihan '厭')
  2. verb to press
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Han Dian '厌' yā v 1; Kroll '厭' yā)
  3. verb to inhibit / to restrain / to block
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 抑制 (Han Dian '厌' yā v 3)
  4. yàn verb to satisfy / to be satisfied
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 满足; for example, the idiom 贪得无厌 'greedy and never satisfied' (Guoyu '厭' v 1; Han Dian '厌' yàn v 1; Kroll '厭' 1; Unihan '厭')
  5. yàn verb to tire of
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '厭' 1a)

Contained in

讨厌厌恶生厌会厌会厌塞音厌祷厌离厌足三归五戒慈心厌离功德经厌求厌世厌弃厌倦厌烦厌食厌食症嫌厌厌腻讨厌鬼憎厌惹人厌厌薄厌恨厌气贪得无厌

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷108之四 禮志四之四 Volume 108d Treatise 4: Rituals 4 24
Daode Jing 《道德經》 Daode Jing 《道德經》 16
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷十五 志第五 禮二 Volume 15 Treatises 5: Rituals 2 11
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷二十七 志第七: 禮儀七 Volume 27 Treatises 7: Rites 7 10
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 10
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《曾子問》 The Questions of Zeng-zi 9
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷九十九下 王莽傳 Volume 99c: Wang Mang 3 8
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷二十 志第十 禮中 Volume 20 Treatises 10: Rites Part Two 8
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷二 Scroll 2 8
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 8

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
厌厌 厭厭 厭厭良人 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧秦‧小戎 Lessons from the states - Odes of Qin - Xiao Rong 8
阴厌 陰厭 有陰厭 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《曾子問》 The Questions of Zeng-zi 4
賔厌 賔厭 賔厭介 The Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial 《儀禮》 鄉飲酒禮 第四 4. Rites of the district symposium 4
天厌 天厭 天厭之 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 6. 《雍也》 Yong Ye 4
厌衆 厭衆 介厭衆賔 The Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial 《儀禮》 鄉飲酒禮 第四 4. Rites of the district symposium 4
厌谓 厭謂 從獸無厭謂之荒 Mencius 《孟子》 梁惠王下 King Hui of Liang II 3
天下厌 天下厭 天下厭然猶一也 Xunzi 《荀子》 儒效篇第八 Chapter 8: The Achievements of the Confucians 3
厌忠信 厭忠信 君子不厭忠信 Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷十八 人間訓 Chapter 18: The Human World 3
阳厌 陽厭 有陽厭 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《曾子問》 The Questions of Zeng-zi 3
厌诈伪 厭詐偽 不厭詐偽 Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷十八 人間訓 Chapter 18: The Human World 3