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贤 (賢) xián

  1. xián adjective virtuous / worthy
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Unihan '賢')
  2. xián noun bhadra
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: bhadra, which means 'blessed, auspicious, fortunate, prosperous ,happy.' (MW 'bhadra') For example, the name of a pond mentioned in the Aṣṭasāhasrikā Prajñāpāramitā Sūtra (T 227, Scroll 10; Conze 1973).
  3. xián adjective able
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Unihan '賢')

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《萬章章句上》 Commentary on Wan Zhang I 17
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《萬章章句下》 Commentary on Wan Zhang II 15
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《離婁章句下》 Commentary on Li Lou II 14
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《盡心章句上》 Commentary on Jin Xin I 12
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《李斯列傳》 Biography of Li Si 11
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 11
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《太史公自序》 Autobiographical Afterword of the Grand Historian 10
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《公孫丑章句上》 Commentary on Gong Sun Chou I 10
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《日者列傳》 Biographies of Soothsayers 9
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《范睢蔡澤列傳》 Biographies of Fan Sui and Cai Ze 9

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
尊贤 尊賢 君子尊賢而容眾 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 19. 《子張》 Zi Zhang 14
举贤 舉賢 舉賢才 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 13. 《子路》 Zi Lu 9
贤元年 賢元年 初王賢元年 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《漢興以來諸侯王年表》 Yearly Table of the Nobles of the Imperial Clan since the Han Dynasty's Founding 8
侯贤 侯賢 侯賢元年 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《高祖功臣侯者年表》 Yearly Table of the Officials who became Marquises in the Time of Gaozu 7
贤主 賢主 然而賢主圖之 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《趙世家》 House of Zhao 5
贤不肖 賢不肖 則賢不肖別矣 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《樂記》 Record of Music 5
王贤 王賢 菑川王賢 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《孝景本紀》 Annals of the Xiaojing Emperor 4
贤大夫 賢大夫 賢大夫也 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《雜記下》 Miscellaneous Records II 3
贤行 賢行 侯賢行賕罪 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《高祖功臣侯者年表》 Yearly Table of the Officials who became Marquises in the Time of Gaozu 3
后贤 後賢 老臣竊以為媼之愛燕后賢於長安君 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《趙世家》 House of Zhao 3

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
1. 《學而》 Xue Er in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
思齊 4. 《里仁》 Li Ren in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
6. 《雍也》 Yong Ye in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
11. 《先進》 Xian Jin in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
13. 《子路》 Zi Lu in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
《王制》 Royal Regulations 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
《禮運》 Ceremonial Usages; their Origins, Development, and Intention in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《禮器》 Rites in the Formation of Character in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《郊特牲》 The Single Victim at the Border Sacrifices in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 3
不肖 《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
不肖 《德充符》 The Seal of Virtue Complete in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
不免 《胠篋》 Cutting open Satchels in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《天地》 Heaven and Earth in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
曾參 Selections from Stratagems of the Warring States in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
未有 《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
任職 《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
婦人 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 5
世世 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 7
《牛部》 Niú Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
古文以為 《臤部》 Qiān Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《貝部》 Bèi Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
聖經 《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