chén

  1. chén noun minister / statesman / official
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '臣' n 2; Kroll 2015 '臣' 2, p. 46; Mathews 1931 '臣', p. 40; Rouzer 2007, p. 35; Unihan '臣'; XHZD '臣' 3. p. 82)
  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; Kroll 2015 '臣' 3, p. 46; XHZD '臣' 1. p. 82)
  4. chén pronoun you
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: A respectful form of address for a more senior figure; or meaning 'I' if spoken by the official (Guoyu '臣' n 3; Kroll 2015 '臣' 1a, p. 46; Mathews 1931 '臣', p. 40; Rouzer 2007, p. 235; XHZD '臣' 2. p. 82)
  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; as in 称臣 'become the subject of a ruler' (Guoyu '臣' v 1; Wu and Tee 2015, loc. 421)
  7. chén verb to command / to direct
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of统率 (Guoyu '臣' v 2; Kroll 2015 '臣' 1b, p. 46)
  8. chén noun a subject
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '臣' 1, p. 46; Mathews 1931 '臣', p. 40)

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