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ān

  1. ān adjective calm / still / quiet / peaceful
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Emotion 感情
    Notes: Synonymous with 靜 in this sense. For example, 长治久安 'long order and long peace' (CCI p. 37; CC-CEDICT '長治久安'; Guoyu '長治久安'; Unihan '安'). Etymology: 安:靜也。(Shuo Wen)
  2. ān verb to calm / to pacify
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Actions 行为
  3. ān pronoun where / how / why
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: An interrogative pronoun in Literary Chinese used to mark a locative object, indentical in use to 焉 (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 96).
  4. ān adjective safe / secure
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
  5. ān verb to be content
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
  6. ān verb to find a place for
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 安 is synonymous with 容身 in this sense.
  7. ān verb to install / to fix / to fit
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Process 过程

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《建元以來侯者年表》 Yearly Table of the Officials who became Marquises since the Jianyuan Period 18
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《魏世家》 House of Wei 16
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《李斯列傳》 Biography of Li Si 15
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《淮南衡山列傳》 Biographies of Huainan and Hengshan 14
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《平津侯主父列傳》 Biographies of the Marquis of Pingjin and Zhufu 14
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《蘇秦列傳》 Biography of Su Qin 14
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang 14
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《封禪書》 Religious sacrificial ceremonies 10
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《六國年表》 Yearly Chronicle of the Six States 10
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《晉世家》 House of Jin 9

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
安能 安能 汲則安能 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I 8
不能安 不能安 不能安弦 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《學記》 Record on the Subject of Education 6
安在 安在 安在 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II 5
国安 國安 彼國安而天下安 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《鄉飲酒義》 The Meaning of the Drinking Festivity in the Districts 5
安知 安知 安知其不見星也 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《曾子問》 The Questions of Zeng-zi 5
安百姓 安百姓 脩己以安百姓 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 14. 《憲問》 Xian Wen 4
魏安 魏安 將兵圍魏安邑 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin 3
安土 安土 不能安土 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《哀公問》 Questions of Duke Ai 3
田安 田安 故秦所滅齊王建孫田安 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu 3
今日安 今日安 今日安否何如 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《文王世子》King Wen as Son and Heir 3

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
1. 《學而》 Xue Er in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
2. 《為政》 Wei Zheng in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
老者 5. 《公冶長》Gong Ye Chang in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
7. 《述而》 Shu Er in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
見方七十六十 11. 《先進》 Xian Jin 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》 5
《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》 5
婦人 《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
困苦 《內篇‧逍遙遊》 Inner Chapters - Enjoyment in Untroubled Ease in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
時而 《養生主》 Nourishing the Lord of Life in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 3
不可奈何 《德充符》 The Seal of Virtue Complete in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
時而 《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
有為人臣 Selections from Stories by Liu Xiang in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 3
南面為人 Selections from Zhuang Zi in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
《釋詁》 Explanation of Old Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 4
《釋訓》 Explanation of Instructions in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
百姓 《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》 3
《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 14
《艸部》 Cǎo Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2