Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

gèn gěn

  1. gèn noun gen / one of the eight trigrams
    Domain: Literature 文学 , Concept: Trigram 卦
    Notes: One of the 八卦 'eight trigrams', symbolizing mountains, listed in the 《易經》 Book of Changes (ABC 'gèn' 艮 n; Guoyu '艮' gèn n 1; Kroll '艮' 1; NCCED '艮' gèn; Unihan '艮')
  2. gěn adjective blunt / straightforward / candid / frank
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Of a person, in the sense of 耿直 (ABC 'gěn' 艮 sv 2; Guoyu '艮' gěn adj 2; NCCED '艮' gěn 1)
  3. gèn noun Kangxi radical 138
    Domain: Radicals 部首
    Notes: (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7)
  4. gěn adjective tough / chewy
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Of food, in the sense of 坚韧 (ABC 'gěn' 艮 sv 1; Guoyu '艮' gěn adj 1; NCCED '艮' gěn 2)
  5. gèn adjective to be still / to be unstirring
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 静止 (Guoyu '艮' gèn v; Kroll '艮' 2)
  6. gèn adjective immovable
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 坚固 (Guoyu '艮' gèn adj; Kroll '艮' 2a)
  7. gèn noun northeast
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 东北 (Guoyu '艮' gèn n 2; Kroll '艮' 3)
  8. gèn noun second two-hour period of the day
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Approximately, 1 am to 3 am (Kroll '艮' 4)
  9. gèn verb to extend
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (ABC 'gèn' 艮 v)
  10. gèn proper noun Gen
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '艮' gèn n 3)
  11. gěn adjective plain / simple
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Of a clothes and ornaments (Guoyu '艮' gěn adj 3)

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Collection Document Title Occurrences
Book of Changes 《易經》 艮 Gen 18
History of Song 《宋史》 卷八十五 志第三十八 地理一 Volume 85 Treatises 38: Geography 1 8
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷17 志第12 律曆中 Volume 17 Treatises 12: Measures and the Calendar 2 6
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷18 志第13 律曆下 Volume 18 Treatises 13: Measures and the Calendar 3 6
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷三十三 志第十三: 曆二 Volume 33 Treatises 13: Calendar 2 5
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷二十六    志第十六   曆二 Volume 26 Treatises 17: Calendar 2 5
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷五十二 崔駰列傳 Volume 52: Biography of Cui Yin 5
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷五十九 張衡列傳 Volume 59: Biography of Zhang Heng 5
History of the Northern Dynasties 《北史》 卷八十九 列傳第七十七: 藝術上 Volume 89 Biographies 77: Diviners 1 3
History of Song 《宋史》 卷三百八十九 列傳第一百四十八 尤袤 謝諤 顏師魯 袁樞 李椿 劉儀鳳 張孝祥 Volume 389 Biographies 148: You Mao, Xie E, Yan Shilu, Yuan Shu, Li Chun, Liu Yifeng, Zhang Xiaoxiang 3

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
艮岳 艮嶽 以金芝產于艮岳萬壽峰 History of Song 《宋史》 卷二十二 本紀第二十二 徽宗四 Volume 22 Annals 22: Huizong 4 13
艮声 艮聲 从玉艮聲 Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《玉部》 Yù Radical 11
艮巽 艮巽 所得以艮巽坤乾為次 Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷17 志第12 律曆中 Volume 17 Treatises 12: Measures and the Calendar 2 10
艮上 艮上 坎下艮上 Book of Changes 《易經》 蒙 Meng 8
艮斋 艮齋 名其燕坐曰艮齋 History of Song 《宋史》 卷三百八十九 列傳第一百四十八 尤袤 謝諤 顏師魯 袁樞 李椿 劉儀鳳 張孝祥 Volume 389 Biographies 148: You Mao, Xie E, Yan Shilu, Yuan Shu, Li Chun, Liu Yifeng, Zhang Xiaoxiang 6
艮维 艮維 受符守乎艮維 Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷五十二 崔駰列傳 Volume 52: Biography of Cui Yin 4
履艮 履艮 履艮宅中宇 Book of Southern Qi 《南齊書》 卷十一 志第三 樂 Volume 11 Treatises 3: Music 4
卦艮 卦艮 易蹇卦艮下坎上 Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷四十三 朱樂何列傳 Volume 43: Biographies of Zhu, Yue, He 4
艮坤 艮坤 艮坤以減 Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷17 志第12 律曆中 Volume 17 Treatises 12: Measures and the Calendar 2 4
出于艮 出於艮 黃氣出於艮 History of Song 《宋史》 卷六十 志第十三 天文十三 Volume 60 Treatises 13: Astronomy 13 3