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qián

  1. qián noun front
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Position 位
    Notes: In the sense of 前面 'front' in terms of phyiscal position (ABC 'qián' 前 bf; Kroll '前' 1; NCCED '前' 2; Unihan '前')
  2. qián noun former / the past
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Time 时间
    Notes: For example, 前所未有 'never happened in the past, i.e. unprecedented' (CCI '前所未有'; Kroll '前' 2; NCCED '前' 3; Unihan '前').
  3. qián verb to go forward
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Motion 运动
    Notes: (Kroll '前' 1a; NCCED '前'; Unihan '前')
  4. qián adjective preceding
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: (ABC 'qián' 前 attr 1; NCCED '前' 5)
  5. qián adjective before / earlier / prior
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Time 时间
    Notes: (ABC 'qián' 前 attr 2; Kroll '前' 2; NCCED '前' 4; Unihan '前')
  6. qián verb to appear before
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll '前' 1b)
  7. qián noun future
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Time 时间
    Notes: (NCCED '前' 6)
  8. qián noun top / first
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Position 位
    Notes: (ABC 'qián' 前 attr 1; NCCED '前' 7)
  9. qián noun battlefront
    Domain: Military 军事
    Notes: (NCCED '前' 8)
  10. qián prefix pre-
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: For example, 前总统 'former president' (ABC 'qián' 前 pref)

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前面之前目前当前面前前提前列前景日前此前前端系统在此之前提前前夕前缀前后空前生前前身以前前期前边前进从前跟前前年前天前途眼前前台前方前头各奔前程前辈前程前赴后继前人前所未有前往前线思前想后先前前瞻前门致电前台前世前言前端总线前置宾语前来史前

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
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 21
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 14
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《刺客列傳》 Biographies of Assassins 13
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《天官書》 Astronomy 12
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《五宗世家》 House of the Five Clans 10
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《衛將軍驃騎列傳》 Biography of Cavalry General Wei 9
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《惠景閒侯者年表》 Yearly Table of the Officials who became Marquises between the Reigns of Emperor Hui and Emperor Jing 9
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《滑稽列傳》 Biographies of Jesters 9
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang 9
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《樊酈滕灌列傳》 Biographies of Fan, Li, Teng and Guan 8

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
君前 君前 君前 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 4

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
15. 《衛靈公》 Wei Ling Gong in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 14
《曲禮下》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 2 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
北面 《曾子問》 The Questions of Zeng-zi in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 3
而後 《禮運》 Ceremonial Usages; their Origins, Development, and Intention in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
哀樂不易 《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
若是 《德充符》 The Seal of Virtue Complete in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 3
《馬蹄》 Horses's Hoofs in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《天地》 Heaven and Earth in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
三者不顧其後 Selections from Stories by Liu Xiang in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
Sections from Records of the Historian in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 5
《釋器》 Explanation of Utensils in Er Ya 《爾雅》 3
《釋丘》 Explanation of Hills in Er Ya 《爾雅》 3
《釋草》 Explanation of Plants in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋魚》 Explanation of Fish in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋獸》 Explanation of Beasts in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
光明慈和 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
甘泉殿 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 9
使公主 《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》 8
古文 《卷一‧序》 Scroll 1, Preface in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《牛部》 Niú Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1