Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes


  1. bǎn noun board / plank / plate / slab
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
  2. bǎn noun a tablet
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Synonymous with 朝笏 or 手板. Held in the hand to read something aloud to an audience.
  3. bǎn noun a register / a roll
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Synonymous with 名册.
  4. bǎn verb to print and distribute / to publish
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Synonymous with 印行.
  5. bǎn verb one side of a newspaper
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Writing 写作
  6. bǎn verb to appoint
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Synonymous with 任命.
  7. bǎn adjective dull / lifeless / sluggish
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Emotion 感情
    Notes: Synonymous with 呆滞.
  8. bǎn noun a section of a city wall
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
  9. bǎn noun board struck for sounding events in a temple
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Struck with a stick for morning chanting, meals, etc. These are counted, as in 二板, 三板, ... for the second striking, third striking, etc.

Contained in


Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Ming 《明史》 卷六十五 志第四十一 輿服一 Volume 65 Treatises 41: Carriages and Clothing 1 61
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷26 志第21 百官上 Volume 26 Treatises 21: Government Offices 1 38
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷八十  志第三十:  輿服三 Volume 80 Treatises 33: Carriages and Clothes 3 20
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷八十六 南蠻西南夷列傳 Volume 86: Treatise on the Nanman, Southwestern Barbarians 11
Old History of the Five Dynasties 《舊五代史》 卷四十三 唐書19: 明宗本紀九 Volume 43 Book of Later Tang 19: Mingzong Annals 9 11
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷9 肅宗紀 Volume 9 Annals: Suzong (Emperor Xiaoming) 9
History of Ming 《明史》 卷三百十五 列傳第二百〇三 雲南土司三 Volume 315 Biographies 203: Yunnan Tribal Headmen 3 9
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷六十七 志第十八:  禮樂一 Volume 67 Treatises 20: Rites and Music 1 8
History of Ming 《明史》 卷六十一 志第三十七 樂一 Volume 61 Treatises 37: Music 1 8
History of Jin 《金史》 卷四十三 志第二十四: 輿服上 天子車輅、皇后妃嬪車輦、皇太子車制、王公以下車制及鞍勒飾 輿服中 天子袞冕 視朝之服 皇后冠服 皇太子冠服 宗室及外戚並一品命婦 臣下朝服 祭服 公服 輿服下 衣服通制 Volume 43 Treatises 24: Carriages and Clothing 1 - Emperor's Carriages, Empress' and Consorts' Carriages; Crown Prince's Carriages; Princes, Dukes, and below Carriages and Saddlery; Carriages and Clothing 2 - Emperors' Robes and Crowns; Clothing for those Accompanying the Emperor; Empresses' Crown and Clothing; Crown Princes' Crown and Clothing; Dress for the Imperial Clan, Families of Imperial Consorts, and Titled Nobility; Court Dress for Officials; Ceremonial Clothing; Official Clothing; Carriages and Clothing 3 - Tailoring 8


Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
板楯 板楯 益州刺史率板楯蠻討破之 Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷七 孝桓帝紀 Volume 7: Annals of Emperor Xiaohuan 18
板反 板反 下板反 Xunzi 《荀子》 榮辱篇第四 Chapter 4: Honor and Disgrace 7
郡板 郡板 巴郡板楯蠻叛 Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷八 孝靈帝紀 Volume 8: Annals of Emperor Xiaoling 5
露板 露板 唯琰露板答曰 Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷十二 魏書十二 崔毛徐何邢鮑司馬傳 Volume 12: Book of Wei 12 - Biographies of Cui, Mao, Xu, He, Xing, and Sima 5
率板 率板 益州刺史率板楯蠻討破之 Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷七 孝桓帝紀 Volume 7: Annals of Emperor Xiaohuan 3
板行 板行 荊筆楊板行詔書 Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷二十八 志第十八 五行中 Volume 28 Treatises 18: Five Elements Part Two 3
敛板 斂板 斂板而稱曰 Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷四十二 列傳第十二 王渾 王濬 唐彬 Volume 42 Biographies 12: Wang Hun; Wang Jun; Tang Bin 3
板屋 板屋 在其板屋 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧秦‧小戎 Lessons from the states - Odes of Qin - Xiao Rong 2
板文 板文 右令書板文准於昭事板文 Book of Song 《宋書》 卷十五 志第五 禮二 Volume 15 Treatises 5: Rituals 2 2
诏板 詔板 使作詔板 Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷六十九 竇何列傳 Volume 69: Biographies of Dou, He 2