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Yān yàn

  1. Yān proper noun Yan
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
  2. Yān proper noun State of Yan
    Domain: History 历史 , Subdomain: Warring States Period 战国
    Notes: Could refer to one of the Seven Warring States or a vassal state of Zhou in modern Hebei and Liaoning / north Hebei / the four Yan kingdoms of the Sixteen Kingdoms
  3. yàn noun swallow
    Domain: Zoology 动物学 , Subdomain: Ornithology 鸟类学 , Concept: Bird 鸟

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兰燕云燕子前燕后燕南燕北燕燕云十六州燕国公燕坐燕京燕山燕国燕雀燕赵燕巢燕窝燕太子丹

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《蘇秦列傳》 Biography of Su Qin 117
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《燕召公世家》 House of Yan Shaogong 68
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《樂毅列傳》 Biography of Yue Yi 47
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《趙世家》 House of Zhao 44
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《田單列傳》 Biography of Tian Dan 34
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《刺客列傳》 Biographies of Assassins 33
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《六國年表》 Yearly Chronicle of the Six States 31
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《十二諸侯年表》 Yearly Chronicle of the Feudal Lords 29
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《張耳陳餘列傳》 Biographies of Zhang Er and Chen Yu 24
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《韓信盧綰列傳》Biographies of Han Xin (King of Han) and Lu Wan 24

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
燕居 燕居 子之燕居 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 7. 《述而》 Shu Er 3
燕衣 燕衣 燕衣不逾祭服 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《王制》 Royal Regulations 3
族燕 族燕 若公與族燕 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《文王世子》King Wen as Son and Heir 2
燕礼 燕禮 有虞氏以燕禮 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《王制》 Royal Regulations 2

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
7. 《述而》 Shu Er in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 4
天子 《曾子問》 The Questions of Zeng-zi in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《文王世子》King Wen as Son and Heir in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
幾何使 《徐無鬼》 Xu Wu-gui in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
谿 《說劍》 Delight in the Sword-fight in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《天下》 Tian Xia in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
Selections from Stratagems of the Warring States in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
幽州 《釋地》 Explanation of Earth in Er Ya 《爾雅》 2
《釋鳥》 Explanation of Birds in Er Ya 《爾雅》 3
召公 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 10
《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 21
《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 4
《高祖本紀》 Annals of Gao Zu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 17
《言部》 Yán Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《聿部》 Yù Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
召公 《皕部》 Bì Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《隹部》 Zhuī Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《鳥部》 Niǎo Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《中庸章句》 Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 4
獨處 《為政第二》 Commentary on Wei Zheng II in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
《述而第七》 Commentary on Shu Er VII in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 3