Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

咸 (鹹) xián

  1. xián adjective salty / briny
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Food and Drink 饮食
    Notes: Traditional: 鹹; for example, 咸水湖 'salt lake' (Guoyu '鹹' adj 1; Kroll '鹹' 1; Unihan '鹹'; XHZD '咸' 2)
  2. xián adverb all
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 咸; may be used in this sense as an adverb, referring to the subject, in Literary Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 131; Guoyu '咸' adv; Kroll '咸' 1; Unihan '鹹'; XHZD '咸' 1)
  3. xián proper noun Xian
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: Traditional: 咸 (Guoyu '咸' n 2)
  4. xián adjective salty flavor / pickled
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Food and Drink 饮食
    Notes: In the sense of 盐味 (Guoyu '鹹' n 1; Unihan '鹹')
  5. xián adjective sarcastic / mean
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 鹹; in the sense of 吝啬 or 小气 (Guoyu '鹹' adj 2; Kroll '鹹' 2)
  6. xián verb to be everywhere
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 咸; in the sense of 普及 (Guoyu '咸' v 1; Kroll '咸' 2)
  7. xián verb to be peaceful / to be harmonious
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 咸; in the sense of 和睦 (Guoyu '咸' v 2)
  8. xián noun xian hexagram
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 咸; listed in the 易经 Book of Changes (Guoyu '咸' n 1)
  9. xián proper noun Xian
    Domain: History 历史 , Subdomain: China 中国 , Concept: Place Name 地名
    Notes: Traditional: 鹹; located in present-day Shandong (Guoyu '鹹' n 2)

Contained in

咸丰咸康咸菜咸阳咸海咸淳咸水喻咸亨咸通咸阳市咸淡咸平咸水咸鱼咸鱼翻身咸盐咸平路咸水湖

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Ming 《明史》 卷二百七十七 列傳第一百六十五 袁繼咸 金聲 丘祖德 沈猶龍 陳子龍 侯峒曾 楊文驄 陳潛夫 沈廷揚 林汝翥 鄭為虹 Volume 277 Biographies 165: Yuan Jixian, Jin Sheng, Qiu Zude, Shen Youlong, Chen Zilong, Hou Dongceng, Yang Wencong, Chen Qianfu, Shen Tingyang, Lin Ruzhu, Zheng Weihong 41
History of Song 《宋史》 卷五十五 志第八 天文八 Volume 55 Treatises 8: Astronomy 8 25
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷九十四下 匈奴傳 Volume 94b: Traditions of the Xiongnu 2 24
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷九十九中 王莽傳 Volume 99b: Wang Mang 2 19
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷14 志第9 音樂中 Volume 14 Treatises 9: Music 2 19
History of Song 《宋史》 卷五十四 志第七 天文七 Volume 54 Treatises 7: Astronomy 7 16
History of Song 《宋史》 卷九十七 志第五十 河渠七 Volume 97 Treatises 50: Rivers and Canals 7 16
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百三十七 志第九十 樂十二 Volume 137 Treatises 90: Music 12 14
History of Song 《宋史》 卷四百五十一 列傳第二百一十 忠義六 趙良淳徐道隆 姜才 馬塈 密佑 張世傑 陸秀夫 徐應鑣 陳文龍 鄧得遇 張珏 Volume 451 Biographies 210: Loyalty and Righteousness 6 - Zhaoliang Chunxu Daolong, Jiang Cai, Ma Ji, Mi You, Zhang Shijie, Lu Xiufu, Xu Yingbiao, Chen Wenlong, Deng Deyu, Zhang Jue 12
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷三十一 志第二十一 五行二 Volume 31 Treatises 21: Five Elements 2 10

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
民咸 民鹹 邑民咸服 Book of Documents 《尚書》 虞書 丹朱(伪) Yu Shu - Dan Zhu (forged) 6
咸丘 鹹丘 焚咸丘 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 桓公 Lord Huan 5
咸服 鹹服 邑民咸服 Book of Documents 《尚書》 虞書 丹朱(伪) Yu Shu - Dan Zhu (forged) 4
咸盥 鹹盥 咸盥漱 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《內則》 The Pattern of the Family 4
咸临 鹹臨 咸臨 Book of Changes 《易經》 臨 Lin 4
咸在 鹹在 侯甸群後咸在 Book of Documents 《尚書》 商書 伊訓 Shang Shu - Instructions of Yi 3
咸池 鹹池 咸池 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《樂記》 Record of Music 3
诸侯咸 諸侯鹹 诸侯咸归 Book of Documents 《尚書》 虞書 丹朱(伪) Yu Shu - Dan Zhu (forged) 3
味咸 味鹹 其味咸 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months 3
焚咸 焚鹹 焚咸丘 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 桓公 Lord Huan 3