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间 (間) jiān jiàn

  1. jiān measure word measure word for rooms, houses, luggage, etc
    Domain: Quantity 数量
    Notes: (ABC 'jiān' 间 m; NCCED '间' 4)
  2. jiān noun space between
    Domain: Position 位
    Notes: In the sense of 空间 (ABC 'jiān' 间 bf 2; NCCED '间' 1; Unihan '間')
  3. jiān preposition between / among
    Domain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: May be classified as a localizer because it can be appended to some nouns as a suffix to indicate location (ABC 'jiān' 间 bf 4).
  4. jiān noun time interval
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 时间 (ABC 'jiān' 间 bf 3; NCCED '间' 2)
  5. jiān noun a room
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 房间 (ABC 'jiān' 间 bf 1; NCCED '间' 3)
  6. jiàn verb to thin out
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (ABC 'jiàn' 间 v; NCCED jiàn '间' 4)
  7. jiàn verb to separate
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (ABC 'jiàn' 间 bf 1; NCCED jiàn '间' 2)
  8. jiàn verb to sow discord
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (ABC 'jiàn' 间 bf 2; NCCED jiàn '间' 3)
  9. jiàn noun an opening / a gap
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (ABC 'jiàn' 间 bf 3; NCCED jiàn '间' 1)
  10. jiàn noun a leak / a crevice
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (ABC 'jiàn' 间 bf 4)
  11. jiàn adjective mixed
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (ABC 'jiàn' 间 bf 5)

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《離婁章句上》 Commentary on Li Lou I 5
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《王制》 Royal Regulations 4
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《孔子世家》 House of Confucius 4
Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《天地》 Heaven and Earth 3
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《雜記上》 Miscellaneous Records I 3
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《留侯世家》 House of Marquis of Liu 3
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《投壺》 The Game of Pitch-Pot 3
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《骨部》 Gǔ Radical 2
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《中庸章句》 Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean 2
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《泰伯第八》 Commentary on Tai Bo VIII 2

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
黄河白云 Liang County Song in Selections of Tang Poetry 1
一共 Luotuo Xiangzi 《骆驼祥子》 in A small number of phrases from the writings of Lao She 4
父母 11. 《先進》 Xian Jin 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》 2
其餘以為附庸 《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 4
《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《文王世子》King Wen as Son and Heir in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《禮運》 Ceremonial Usages; their Origins, Development, and Intention in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《養生主》 Nourishing the Lord of Life in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《天地》 Heaven and Earth in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 3
南面為人 《至樂》 Perfect Enjoyment in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《達生》 The Full Understanding of Life in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
夫子 《山木》 The Tree on the Mountain in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
南面為人 Selections from Zhuang Zi in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
《釋詁》 Explanation of Old Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 2
《釋言》 Explanation of Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋宮》 Explanation of the Court in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《孔子世家》 House of Confucius in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 4
漢王 《留侯世家》 House of Marquis of Liu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
賓客 《魏其武安侯列傳》 Biographies of the Marquis of Weiqi and the Marquis of Wu'an in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
《骨部》 Gǔ Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2
《卷九‧人部》 Scroll 9, Rén Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《土部》 Tǔ Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
黃河白雲 Liang County Song in Selections of Tang Poetry 1
《中庸章句》 Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 2
《述而第七》 Commentary on Shu Er VII in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
不見 《泰伯第八》 Commentary on Tai Bo VIII in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 2