Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

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'. Etymology (Shuo Wen): 安:靜也。 (CCI p. 37; CC-CEDICT '長治久安'; Guoyu '長治久安'; Guoyu '安' adj; Kroll '安' 1b; NCCED '安' 2; Unihan '安')
  2. ān verb to calm / to pacify
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '安' v 1; NCCED '安' 3)
  3. ān pronoun where
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: An interrogative pronoun in Literary Chinese used to mark a locative object, indentical in use to 焉 (Guoyu '安' pronoun 1; Kroll '安' 4; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 96).
  4. ān adjective safe / secure
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 稳定 or 安全 (Guoyu '安' adj 2; Kroll '安' 1a; NCCED '安' 1)
  5. ān verb comfortable / happy
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '安' 1c; NCCED '安' 4)
  6. ān verb to find a place for
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 安 is synonymous with 容身 in this sense (Kroll '安' 2; NCCED '安' 6)
  7. ān verb to install / to fix / to fit
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Process 过程
    Notes: In the sense of 安装 (Guoyu '安' v 2; Kroll '安' 2; NCCED '安' 7)
  8. ān verb to be content
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '安' 1c; NCCED '安' 5)
  9. ān verb to cherish
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (NCCED '安' 8)
  10. ān verb to bestow / to confer
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (NCCED '安' 9)
  11. ān bound form an
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Used in monastic names to indicate Parthian descent (Kroll '安' 5)
  12. ān noun amphetamine
    Domain: Medicine 医疗
    Notes: Abbreviation for 安非他命 (Guoyu '安' n 2)
  13. ān noun ampere
    Domain: Physics 物理
    Notes: Abbreviation for 安培 (Guoyu '安' n 3)
  14. ān verb to add / to submit
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 加上; for example, 安罪名 'to add a criminal charge' (Guoyu '安' v 3)
  15. ān verb to reside / to live at
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 居 (Guoyu '安' v 4)
  16. ān verb to be used to / to be familiar with
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 习惯 or 熟悉 (Guoyu '安' v 5)
  17. ān pronoun how / why
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 如何 (Guoyu '安' pronoun 2)
  18. ān conjunction thus / so / therefore
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 乃 or 于是 (Guoyu '安' conjunction)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百三十七 志第九十 樂十二 Volume 137 Treatises 90: Music 12 148
History of Song 《宋史》 卷三百二十七 列傳第八十六 王安石子:雱 附:唐坰 王安禮 王安國 Volume 327 Biographies 86: Wang Anshi and son: Pang, relative: Tang Jiong, Wang Anli, Wang Anguo 143
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百三十四 志第八十七 樂九 Volume 134 Treatises 87: Music 9 133
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百三十二 志第八十五 樂七 Volume 132 Treatises 85: Music 7 130
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百三十三 志第八十六 樂八 Volume 133 Treatises 86: Music 8 112
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷七十九 列傳第四十九 謝尚 謝安 Volume 79 Biographies 49: Xie Shang; Xie An 90
History of the Southern Dynasties 《南史》 卷六十六 列傳第五十六 杜僧明 周文育 侯瑱 侯安都 歐陽頠 黃法𣰰 淳于量 章昭達 吳明徹 Volume 66 Biographies 56: Du Sengming, Zhou Wenyu, Hou Zhen, Hou Andou, Ouyang Wei, Huang Fa, Chun Yuliang, Zhang Zhaoda, Wu Mingche 90
Book of Chen 《陳書》 卷八 列傳第二: 杜僧明 周文育 侯安都 Volume 8: Du Sengming; Zhou Wenyu; Hou Andu 89
History of Ming 《明史》 卷一百 表第一 諸王世表一 Volume 100 Tables 1: Princes 1 84
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷四十一 志第二十一: 地理四 Volume 41 Treatises 21: Geography 4 82

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
安能 安能 安能保大 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 宣公 Lord Xuan 7
安用 安用 將安用之 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 成公 Lord Cheng 6
安安 安安 攸馘安安 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 大雅‧文王之什‧皇矣 Greater odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Wen Wang - Huang Yi 6
不能安 不能安 猶不能安其室 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧邶风‧凱風 Lessons from the states - Odes of Bei - Kai Feng 6
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 4
少安 少安 可以少安 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 4
王安 王安 而後王安之 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 3
安百姓 安百姓 在今爾安百姓 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 呂刑 Zhou Shu - Marquis of Lu on Punishments 3
能安 能安 慈和而後能安靖其國家 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 3
音安 音安 治世之音安以樂 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 序 Preface 3