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 from Shuo Wen: 安:靜也。 (CCI p. 37; CC-CEDICT '長治久安'; Guoyu '長治久安'; Guoyu '安' adj; Kroll 2015 '安' 1b; Mathews 1931 '安' p. 4; NCCED '安' 2; Unihan '安')
  2. ān verb to calm / to pacify
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '安' v 1; Mathews 1931 '安' p. 4; 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 2015 '安' 4; Mathews 1931 '安' p. 5; 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 2015 '安' 1a; NCCED '安' 1)
  5. ān verb comfortable / happy
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '安' 1c; Mathews 1931 '安' p. 4; 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 2015 '安' 2; NCCED '安' 6)
  7. ān verb to install / to fix / to fit
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 安装 (Guoyu '安' v 2; Kroll 2015 '安' 2; NCCED '安' 7)
  8. ān verb to be content
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '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 2015 '安' 5)
  12. ān noun amphetamine
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Medicine 医疗
    Notes: Abbreviation for 安非他命 (Guoyu '安' n 2)
  13. ān noun ampere
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: 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; Mathews 1931 '安' p.5)
  18. ān conjunction thus / so / therefore
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 乃 or 于是 (Guoyu '安' conjunction)
  19. ān adverb deliberately
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Mathews 1931 '安' p. 5)
  20. ān adverb naturally
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Mathews 1931 '安' p. 5)
  21. ān foreign an
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: Used to represent foreign sounds, such as 安培 Ampere (Mathews 1931 '安' p. 5)

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