Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

员 (員) yuán yún yùn

  1. yuán noun personel / employee
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '員' n 4; Kroll '員' 1; Unihan '員')
  2. yuán suffix a suffix indicating a member or person with a specialized duty
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Work 工作
    Notes: A nominal suffix used, for example, in 职员 'staff', 店员 'salesperson', 警卫员 'bodyguard', and 司令员 'commander' (Sun 2006, loc. 714)
  3. yuán noun circle
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As a variant of 圆 (Guoyu '員' n 1; Kroll '員' 2)
  4. yún prefix said
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: As a variant of 云 (Guoyu '員' yún n; Kroll '員' yún)
  5. yùn proper noun Yun
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '員' yùn; Kroll '員' yùn)
  6. yuán noun surroundings
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 周围 (Guoyu '員' n 2)
  7. yuán noun a person / an object
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '員' n 3)
  8. yuán noun a member
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Of an organization (Guoyu '員' n 5)
  9. yuán measure word number of people
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: A measure word used in counting people (Guoyu '員' n 6)
  10. yún verb to increase
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 增益 (Guoyu '員' yún v)

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷八十六 志第三十六:  百官二 Volume 86 Treatises 39: Official Posts 2 878
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷八十五 志第三十五:  百官一 Volume 85 Treatises 38: Official Posts 1 764
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷八十七 志第三十七:  百官三 Volume 87 Treatises 40: Official Posts 3 668
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷八十八 志第三十八:  百官四 Volume 88 Treatises 41: Official Posts 4 533
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷九十  志第四十:  百官六 Volume 90 Treatises 43: Official Posts 6 511
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷八十九 志第三十九:  百官五 Volume 89 Treatises 42: Official Posts 5 511
History of Jin 《金史》 卷五十七 志第三十八: 百官三 內命婦 宮人女職 東宮官屬 親王府屬 太后兩宮官屬 大興府 諸京留守司諸京城宮苑提舉等職 按察司 諸路總管府、諸府、諸節鎮、防禦、刺史、縣鎮等職 諸轉運泉谷等職 諸府鎮兵馬等職 諸猛安部族及群牧等職 Volume 57 Treatises 38: Official Posts 3 - Women of the Inner Court; Palace Women with Official Positions; East Palace officials; Prince's Residence Subordinates; Officials of the Empress Dowager's Two Palaces; Daxing Prefecture; Officials in Charge of Offices, Palaces, and Parks in the Capital; Surveillance Commissions; Circuit Inspectors; Prefecture Governments; Town Administration; Defenses; Magistrates; County and Town Officials; Transportation and Grain Officials; Officials in Charge of Military Forces in the Prefectures; Officals in Charge of Pacifying Savage Tribes and Pastoral Peoples 252
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷九十一 志第四十一上: 百官七 Volume 91 Treatises 44: Official Posts 7 217
History of Jin 《金史》 卷五十五 志第三十六: 百官一 三師 三公 尚書省 六部 都元帥府 樞密院 大宗正府 御史臺 宣撫司 勸農使司 司農司 三司 國史院 翰林學士院 審官院 太常寺 Volume 55 Treatises 36: Official Posts 1 - Three Masters, Three Ducal Ministers, Imperial Secretariat, Six Ministers, Head of the Capital and Commanders of the Prefectures, Bureau of Military Affairs, Ministry of Rites, Office of the Censor, Conciliation Commission, Office for Promoting Agriculture, Board of Agriculture, Three Offices, History Office, Hanlin Imperial Academy, Bureau of Personnel Evaluation, Court of Imperial Sacrifices 188
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷九十二 志第四十一下: 百官八 Volume 92 Treatises 45: Official Posts 8 174


Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
鼓员 鼓員 大樂鼓員六人 Book of Han 《漢書》 卷二十二 禮樂志 Volume 22: Treatise on Rites and Music 21
伍员 伍員 吳子問於伍員曰 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 16
方员 方員 不能成方員 Mencius 《孟子》 離婁上 Li Lou I 8
子员 子員 韓獻子使行人子員問之 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 6
员五 員五 初置尚書員五人 Book of Han 《漢書》 卷十 成帝紀 Volume 10: Annals of Emperor Cheng 6
员曰 員曰 棠君尚謂其弟員曰 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 5
四会员 四會員 鄭四會員六十二人 Book of Han 《漢書》 卷二十二 禮樂志 Volume 22: Treatise on Rites and Music 5
员三 員三 意規員三也俱 Mozi 《墨子》 卷十 經說上 Book 10 - Exposition of Canon I 5
员十三 員十三 員十三人 Book of Han 《漢書》 卷十九 百官公卿表 Volume 19: Table of nobility ranks and government offices 5
备员 備員 特備員弗用 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang 4