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nián

  1. nián noun year
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: time 时间
    Notes: (Unihan '年')
  2. nián noun ripe grain
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 年 is synonymous with 谷熟 in this sense
  3. nián noun New Year festival
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 年 is synonymous with 年节 in this sense (Unihan '年')
  4. nián noun age
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 年 is synonymous with 年纪 or 岁数 in this sense (Unihan '年')
  5. nián noun life span / life expectancy
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 年 is synonymous with 寿命 in this sense
  6. nián noun an era / a period
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 年 is synonymous with 年代 in this sense
  7. nián noun a date
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 年 is synonymous with 日期 in this sense
  8. nián noun years
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 年 is synonymous with 岁月 in this sense
  9. nián noun a winner of the imperial examination
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
  10. nián adjective annual / every year
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Time 时间
    Notes: 年 is synonymous with 每年 in this sense

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年代年均今年去年当年年初明年近年年会年度少年过年历年大年拜年新年年轻周年青年年级年龄青少年年纪后年年青前年年月老年学年中年常年来年连年年头儿年头同年童年晚年往年终年逐年年年数年多年生长年年老竹书纪年年幼年号元年英法百年战争

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《高祖功臣侯者年表》 Yearly Table of the Officials who became Marquises in the Time of Gaozu 584
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《建元已來王子侯者年表》 Yearly Table of the Nobles' Sons who became Marquises since the Jianyuan period 242
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《惠景閒侯者年表》 Yearly Table of the Officials who became Marquises between the Reigns of Emperor Hui and Emperor Jing 217
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin 211
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 160
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《趙世家》 House of Zhao 151
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《晉世家》 House of Jin 148
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《楚世家》 House of Chu 142
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《魯周公世家》 House of Lu Zhougong 119
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang 97

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
三年 三年 三年無改於父之道 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1. 《學而》 Xue Er 22
七年 七年 善人教民七年 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 13. 《子路》 Zi Lu 2

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
1. 《學而》 Xue Er in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
4. 《里仁》 Li Ren in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
8. 《泰伯》 Tai Bo in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
11. 《先進》 Xian Jin in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
12. 《顏淵》 Yan Yuan 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》 2
《曲禮下》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 2 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 3
《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 8
晏子三十 《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 3
《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 17
不及大年 《內篇‧逍遙遊》 Inner Chapters - Enjoyment in Untroubled Ease in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 3
所以 《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 4
可以 《養生主》 Nourishing the Lord of Life in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 4
《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
夫子十九 《德充符》 The Seal of Virtue Complete in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
七十 Selections from Stories by Liu Xiang in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
Sections from Records of the Historian in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 3
《釋天》 Explanation of Heaven in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 17
《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 6
即位 《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 7
西即位五十 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 81
《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 211
《齒部》 Chǐ Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
三十 《卅部》 Sà Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1