Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

玄奘 Xuán Zàng

Xuán Zàng proper noun Xuanzang / Hsuan-Tsang
Domain: Buddhism 佛教 , Subdomain: Chinese Buddhism 中国佛教 , Concept: Person 人
Notes: c. 602-664; Wide-Giles: Hsuan-Tsang; Xuanzang was a Tang dynasty Buddhist monk and translator who traveled to India in 629-645. He was given the title Tripiṭaka for his mastery and translation of Buddhist texts. Xuanzang's travel to India is recorded in the work 大唐西域記 'Tang Records of the Western Regions'; FGS translation standard: Xuanzang (BL 'Xuanzang'; Faxiang; FGDB '玄奘'; SEEKERS 'Hsuan-Tsang'; KDC 1065; T 2087).

Contained in

大唐故三藏玄奘法师行状寺沙门玄奘上表记C. 620-648; Tang dynasty buddhist monk and disciple of 玄奘, author and translator of Great Tang Records on the Western Regions 大唐西域记 (CC-CEDICT '辯機'; FGDB '辯機')

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷一百九十一 列傳第一百四十一: 方伎 Volume 191 Biographies 141: The Arts 8
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷二百二十一上列傳第一百四十六上西域上 Volume 221a Biographies 146a: Western Regions 1 2
The Scholars 《儒林外史》 第二十八回 Chapter 28 1
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷四 本紀第四: 高宗上 Volume 4 Annals 4: Gaozong 1 1
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷一百九十九上 列傳第一百四十九上: 東夷 Volume 199 Biographies 149: Eastern Peoples 1
History of Song 《宋史》 卷四百九十一 列傳第二百五十 外國七 流求國 定安國 渤海國 日本國 党項 Volume 491 Biographies 250: Foreign States 7 - Ryukyu Islands, Ding'an, Bohai, Japan, Tangut 1
History of Song 《宋史》 卷二百〇五 志第一百五十八 藝文四 Volume 205 Treatises 158: Arts and Literature 4 1
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷一百九十八 列傳第一百四十八: 西戎 Volume 198 Biographies 148: Western Regions 1
Notes on Literary Chinese Introduction 1


Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
僧玄奘 僧玄奘 觀僧玄奘迎禦制並書慈恩寺碑文 Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷四 本紀第四: 高宗上 Volume 4 Annals 4: Gaozong 1 4