Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

泛 (汎) fàn

  1. fàn adjective broad / vast
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Scale 规模
  2. fàn verb to float
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
  3. fàn adjective broad / vast
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: This simplified character is also an archaic variant of 汎.
  4. fàn verb to spread out
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷78 孫紹 張普惠 Volume 78: Sun Shao, Zhang Puhui 20
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷11 廢出三帝紀 前廢帝廣陵王 Volume 11 Annals: Three Emperors that Fled - Emperor Qianfei, Prince of Guangling (also Emperor Houfei and Emperor Xiaowu) 12
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷三十 Scroll 30 9
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷三十四 Scroll 34 9
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷三十一 Scroll 31 8
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷十二 Scroll 12 7
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷21上 獻文六王上 Volume 21a: Emperor Xianwen's Six Princes 1 7
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷二十九 Scroll 29 6
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷十 Scroll 10 5
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷10 孝莊紀 Volume 10 Annals: Xiaozhuang (Emperor Xiaozhuang) 5


Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
泛泛 汎汎 汎汎其景 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧邶‧二子乘舟 Lessons from the states - Odes of Bei - Er Zi Cheng Zhou 18
泛爱 汎愛 汎愛眾 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1. 《學而》 Xue Er 14
泛舟 汎舟 汎舟之役 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 9
泛溢 汎溢 至懷又河水汎溢也 Xunzi 《荀子》 儒效篇第八 Chapter 8: The Achievements of the Confucians 6
泛海 汎海 皆從東冶泛海而至 Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷三十三 朱馮虞鄭周列傳 Volume 33: Biographies of Zhu, Feng, Yu, Zheng, Zhou 4
泛论 汎論 吳主與群臣汎論道義 Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷四十五 蜀書十五 鄧張宗楊傳 Volume 45: Book of Shu 15 - Biographies of Deng, Zhang, Zong, and Yang 3
史泛 史汎 史汎 Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷七十八 宦者列傳 Volume 78: Biographies of Eunuchs 3
程泛 程汎 南郡太守程汎將兵下江關 Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷十三 隗囂公孫述列傳 Volume 13: Biographies of Wei Xiao; Gongsun Shu 3
泛及 汎及 尉犁王泛及北鞬支等三十人相率詣超 Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷四十七 班梁列傳 Volume 47: Biographies of Ban, Liang 3
冶泛 冶汎 皆從東冶泛海而至 Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷三十三 朱馮虞鄭周列傳 Volume 33: Biographies of Zhu, Feng, Yu, Zheng, Zhou 2