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fán

  1. fán adjective ordinary / common
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 平常 (Guoyu '凡' adj 1; Unihan '凡')
  2. fán noun an ordinary person
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: See 凡夫
  3. fán noun the ordinary world
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 尘世间 (Guoyu '凡' n 2)
  4. fán noun an outline
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 刚要 (Guoyu '凡' n 1)
  5. fán adjective secular
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 世俗 (Guoyu '凡' adj 2)
  6. fán adverb all
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 凡 is synonymous with 一切 in this sense. Usually, used to introduce a noun phrase in Literary Chinese. For example, 則凡可以得生者,何不用也? 'why should he not use every means by which he could preserve it [life]?' (Mengzi: 11.10/59/27; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 127; Unihan '凡')
  7. fán adverb altogether / in sum / in all / in total
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 凡 is synonymous with 总共 in this sense (Guoyu '凡' adv 1)
  8. fán noun ordinary people
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonymous with 凡人 in this sense in Literary Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 127).

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非凡凡是平凡自命不凡凡例凡事阿凡达凡间凡情凡人伊凡伊凡四世两个凡是凡夫凡庸凡俗科尔多凡凡圣凡圣同居土凡夫性凡愚举凡圣凡佛凡一体凡圣一如凡圣不二大凡凡百凡心凡高超凡不平凡凡响不同凡响凡尘

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《王制》 Royal Regulations 21
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《玉藻》 The Jade-Bead Pendants of the Royal Cap 18
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《內則》 The Pattern of the Family 15
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《喪大記》 The Greater Record of Mourning Rites 12
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《衛將軍驃騎列傳》 Biography of Cavalry General Wei 11
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 10
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《祭統》 A Summary Account of Sacrifices 9
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《中庸章句》 Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean 9
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《少儀》 Smaller Rules of Demeanour 9
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《文王世子》King Wen as Son and Heir 9

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
凡祭 凡祭 凡祭於公者 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 3

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
為人 《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 10
當心 《曲禮下》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 2 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 8
《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 3
《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 21
《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《天地》 Heaven and Earth in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
以為不信 《天道》 The Way of Heaven in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《達生》 The Full Understanding of Life in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
可以 Selections from Mencius in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 2
《釋訓》 Explanation of Instructions in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
二十八 《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
萬人 《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
所以 《高祖本紀》 Annals of Gao Zu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《卷一‧序》 Scroll 1, Preface in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2
《卷二‧丄部》 Scroll 2, Shàng Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《示部》Shì Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《三部》 Sān Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《王部》 Wáng Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
俊秀 《大學章句序》 Preface to Commentary on Great Learning in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
二百五 《大學章句》 Commentary on Great Learning in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 5
《中庸章句序》 Preface to Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 2