Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

临 (臨) lín

  1. lín verb to face / to overlook
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In this sense 临 is synonymous with 面对
  2. lín verb to watch / to look
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 临 is synonymous with 视
  3. lín verb to monitor / to oversee
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 临 is synonymous with 监视
  4. lín verb to meet
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 临 is synonymous with 碰上 or 逢着
  5. lín verb to arrive
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In this sense 临 is synonymous with 到 or 至
  6. lín verb to attack / to raid
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 临 is synonymous with 攻伐
  7. lín verb to copy
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
  8. lín verb to govern / to administer / to control
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 临 is synonymous with 治理, 管理, or 统治
  9. lín verb to be about to / to be near / to approach
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 临 is synonymous with 靠近 or 逼近
  10. lín verb to place oneself / to stay
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 临 is synonymous with 置身

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
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 65
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷三十九 志第十九: 地理二 Volume 39 Treatises 19: Geography 2 47
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷三十五 志第二十五 州郡一 Volume 35 Treatises 25: Administrative Districts 1 37
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷三十八 志第十八: 地理一 Volume 38 Treatises 18: Geography 1 32
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷十五 志第五 地理下 Volume 15 Treatises 5: Geography Part Two 27
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷四十 志第二十: 地理三 Volume 40 Treatises 20: Geography 3 26
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷三十六 志第十六: 天文下 Volume 36 Treatises 16: Astronomy 2 23
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷三十九    志第二十九  地理三 Volume 39 Treatises 33: Gepgraphy 3 23
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷106中 地形志二中 Volume 106b Treatise 2: Terrain 2 23
History of the Northern Dynasties 《北史》 卷十九  列傳第七: 文成五王 獻文六王 孝文六王 Volume 19 Biographies 7: Wen Cheng's Five Sons, Xianwen's Six Sons, Xiaowen's Six Sons 23

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
照临 照臨 照臨下土 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧邶‧日月 Lessons from the states - Odes of Bei - Ri Yue 7
临事 臨事 臨事而食言 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 成公 Lord Cheng 6
吊临 吊臨 敬吊臨賻賵 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《文王世子》King Wen as Son and Heir 5
临深渊 臨深淵 如臨深淵 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧節南山之什‧小旻 Minor odes of the kingdom - Jie Nan Shan Zhi Shen - Xiao Min 5
临民 臨民 告之以臨民 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 閔公 Lord Min 4
咸临 鹹臨 咸臨 Book of Changes 《易經》 臨 Lin 4
临南 臨南 臨南者 Gongyang's Commentary on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋公羊傳》 定公 Lord Ding 4
临冲 臨沖 與爾臨衝 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 3
君临 君臨 請君臨之使 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 3
上帝临 上帝臨 上帝臨女 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 大雅‧文王之什‧大明 Greater odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Wen Wang - Da Ming 3