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miào

  1. miào adjective wonderful / fantastic
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Middle Chinese: mjiewH (Kroll '妙' 1; NCCED '妙' 2)
  2. miào adjective clever
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (NCCED '妙' 3)
  3. miào adjective subtle / mysterious / profound / abstruse / beyond conception
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: (NCCED '妙' 1; Kroll '妙' 2) As used by Zhi Yi of the Tiantai school and others. Zhi Yi remarked in the Fa Hua Xuan Yi that 'That which is beyond conceptualization is called subtle.'' (Swanson 1989, p 15)
  4. miào adjective fine / delicate
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (NCCED '妙' 1; Kroll '妙' 2a)
  5. miào adjective young
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll '妙' 3)

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
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 5
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《盡心章句上》 Commentary on Jin Xin I 2
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《學而第一》 Commentary on Xue Er I 1
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《卷九‧人部》 Scroll 9, Rén Radical 1
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《卷一‧序》 Scroll 1, Preface 1
Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《寓言》 Metaphorical Language 1
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《扁鵲倉公列傳》 Biographies of Bian Que and the Duke of Cang 1
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《述而第七》 Commentary on Shu Er VII 1
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《先進第十一》 Commentary on Xian Jin XI 1
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《憲問第十四》 Commentary on Xian Wen XIV 1

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
《秋水》 The Floods of Autumn in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《寓言》 Metaphorical Language in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《律書》 Bells in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
年少 《扁鵲倉公列傳》 Biographies of Bian Que and the Duke of Cang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
所知 《卷一‧序》 Scroll 1, Preface in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《卷九‧人部》 Scroll 9, Rén Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《中庸章句》 Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 5
聖人 《學而第一》 Commentary on Xue Er I in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
《述而第七》 Commentary on Shu Er VII in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
《先進第十一》 Commentary on Xian Jin XI in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
其中有人不及 《憲問第十四》 Commentary on Xian Wen XIV in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1