Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

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

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Stratagems of the Warring States 《戰國策》 卷三十 燕二 Chapter 30: Yan II 195
Stratagems of the Warring States 《戰國策》 卷二十九 燕一 Chapter 29: Yan I 191
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《蘇秦列傳》 Biography of Su Qin 117
History of Ming 《明史》 卷一百四十二 列傳第三十 鐵鉉 暴昭 陳性善 張昺 謝貴 彭二 宋忠 馬宣 瞿能 張倫 顏伯瑋 王省 姚善 陳彥回 Volume 142 Biographies 30: Tie Xuan, Bao Zhao, Chen Xingshan, Zhang Bing, Xie Gui, Peng Er, Song Zhong, Ma Xuan, Ju Neng, Zhang Lun, Yan Bowei, Wang Sheng, Yao Shan, Chen Yanhui 84
Bamboo Annals 《竹書紀年》 魏紀 Records of the Wei 82
History of Ming 《明史》 卷一百四十一 列傳第二十九 齊泰 黃子澄 方孝孺 練子寧 茅大芳 卓敬 陳迪 景清 連楹 胡閏 王度 Volume 141 Biographies 29: Qi Tai, Huang Zicheng, Fang Xiaoru, Lian Zining, Mao DaFang, Zhuo Jing, Chen Di, Jing Qing, Lian Ying, Hu Run, Wang Du 72
History of Ming 《明史》 卷四 本紀第四 恭閔帝 Volume 4 Annals 4: Emperor Gongming 70
Stratagems of the Warring States 《戰國策》 卷三十一 燕三 Chapter 31: Yan III 69
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《燕召公世家》 House of Yan Shaogong 68
History of Ming 《明史》 卷一百四十四 列傳第三十二 盛庸 平安 何福 顧成 Volume 144 Biographies 32: Cheng Yong, Ping An, He Fu, Gu Cheng 62

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
燕燕 燕燕 燕燕 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧邶‧燕燕 Lessons from the states - Odes of Bei - Yan Yan 16
燕人 燕人 燕人畏鄭三軍而不虞制人 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 隱公 Lord Yin 9
燕师 燕師 燕師所完 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 大雅‧蕩之什‧韓奕 Greater odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Dang - Han Yi 7
燕居 燕居 或燕燕居息 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧谷風之什‧北山 Minor odes of the kingdom - Gu Feng Zhi Shen - Bei Shan 7
式燕 式燕 嘉賓式燕以敖 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧鹿鳴之什‧鹿鳴 Minor odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Lu Ming - Lu Ming 7
燕饮 燕飲 公尸燕飲 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 大雅‧生民之什‧鳧鷖 Greater odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Sheng Min - Fu Yi 6
王燕 王燕 王燕食 Rites of Zhou 《周禮》 天官冢宰 第一 1. Office of the Heaven and Prime Minister 5
燕乐 燕樂 以燕樂嘉賓之心 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧鹿鳴之什‧鹿鳴 Minor odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Lu Ming - Lu Ming 5
尸燕 屍燕 公尸燕飲 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 大雅‧生民之什‧鳧鷖 Greater odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Sheng Min - Fu Yi 5
燕来 燕來 公尸來燕來寧 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 大雅‧生民之什‧鳧鷖 Greater odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Sheng Min - Fu Yi 5