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 2015 '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 2015 '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 2015 '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 2015 '前' 2; NCCED '前' 4; Unihan '前')
  6. qián verb to appear before
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '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: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: 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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