chén

  1. chén noun minister / statesman / official
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '臣' n 2; Rouzer 2007, p. 35; Unihan '臣')
  2. chén noun Kangxi radical 131
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Radicals 部首
    Notes: (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7; Guoyu '臣' n 5)
  3. chén noun a slave
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 奴隶 (Guoyu '臣' n 1)
  4. chén pronoun you
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: A respectful form of address for a more senior figure (Guoyu '臣' n 3; Rouzer 2007, p. 235)
  5. chén proper noun Chen
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '臣' n 4)
  6. chén verb to obey / to comply
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of服从 (Guoyu '臣' v 1)
  7. chén verb to command / to direct
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of统率 (Guoyu '臣' v 2)

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  • 大臣 chancellor / minister
  • 功臣 a minister who has given outstanding service
  • 君臣 a ruler and his ministers
  • 臣妾印 a subject or concubine seal
  • 臣下 an official in feudal court
  • 群臣 a group of ministers / all ministers
  • 近臣 a member of a monarch's inner ministerial circle
  • 弄臣 minister for entertainment
  • 家臣 a counselor
  • 臣僚 court official (in former times)
  • 臣妾 I, your servant (self-appellation of a lower-rank female) / male and female slaves / subjects (of a ruler)
  • 臣子 an official in feudal court / subject
  • 谋臣(謀臣) imperial strategic adviser / expert on strategy
  • 内臣(內臣) chamberlain
  • 臣服 to acknowledge allegiance to (some regime) / to serve
  • 臣虏(臣虜) slave
  • 臣属(臣屬) official in feudal court / subject
  • 重臣 important minister / major figure in government
  • 朝臣 court councilor
  • 史臣 official in charge of public records
  • 逆臣 rebellious minister
  • 奸臣 a treacherous court official / a minister who conspires against the state ; evil minister
  • 臣民 subject
  • 臣仆(臣僕) servant
  • 谋臣猛将(謀臣猛將) strategic experts and powerful generals
  • 幸臣 favorite minister
  • 功臣配享 recognition for a worthy official
  • 贤臣(賢臣) a worthy official
  • 小臣 a minor official ; a court eunuch
  • 老臣 an old minister
  • 爱臣(愛臣) favored ministers
  • 奸臣 a treacherous court official / a minister who conspires against the state ; evil minister

Also contained in

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