Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

轮 (輪) lún

  1. lún measure word a round / a turn
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
    Notes: Used for natural cyclic events, such as sun rises or human events that are expected to repeat, such as rounds of sports competitions. (GCED '輪'; Guoyu '輪' n 5; Kroll '輪' 2; NCCED '轮' 5)
  2. lún noun a wheel
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Mechanical 机械
    Notes: For example, 自行车轮 'bicycle wheel' (GCED '輪'; Guoyu '輪' n 1; Kroll '輪' 1; NCCED '轮' 1; Unihan '輪')
  3. lún noun a disk / a ring
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Form 形态
    Notes: For example, 光轮 'halo' (GCED '輪'; Guoyu '輪' n 3; Kroll '輪' 1b; NCCED '轮' 3)
  4. lún noun a revolution
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Motion 运动
    Notes: In the sense of a circular or recurring movement (GCED '輪')
  5. lún verb to revolve / to turn / to recur
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '輪' 2; Unihan '輪')
  6. lún verb to take turns / in turn
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '輪' v; Kroll '輪' 2; NCCED '轮' 2)
  7. lún noun a steamer / a steamboat
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As in 轮船 (Guoyu '輪' n 2; NCCED '轮' 4)
  8. lún noun a 12 year cycle
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (NCCED '轮' 6)
  9. lún noun a vehicle with wheels
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As a figure of speech extending the sense of wheel (Kroll '輪' 1a)
  10. lún noun a north-south measurement
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '輪' 3)
  11. lún noun perimeter / circumference
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '輪' 3a)
  12. lún adjective high soaring
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 高大 (Guoyu '輪' adj; Kroll '輪' 4)
  13. lún noun the cycle of rebirth
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: cakra (Ding '輪'; Kroll '輪' 5)
  14. lún proper noun Lun
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '輪' 6)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百四十九 志第一百〇二 輿服一 Volume 149 Treatises 102: Carriages and Clothes 1 87
History of Ming 《明史》 卷三十七 志第十三 曆七 Volume 37 Treatises 13: Calendar 7 39
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷10 志第5 禮儀五 Volume 10 Treatises 5: Rites 5 31
History of Jin 《金史》 卷二十二 志第三: 曆下 步月離第五 步交會第六 步五星第七 Volume 22 Treatises 3: Calendar 2 - Phases of the Month 5, Phases of Convergence 6, Phases of the Five Planets 7 28
Rites of Zhou 《周禮》 冬官考工記 第六 6. Office of Winter and Inspection Records 25
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷七十八 志第二十八:  輿服一 Volume 78 Treatises 31: Carriages and Clothes 1 25
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷二十五 志第十五 輿服 Volume 25 Treatises 15: Travel and Dress 20
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 20
Book of Southern Qi 《南齊書》 卷十七 志第九 輿服 Volume 17 Treatises 9: Caraiges and Dress 13
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 第二十九 輿服上 玉輅 乘輿 金根 安車 立車 耕車 戎車 獵車 軿車 青蓋車... Volume 119: Travel and Dress Part One 12