Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

间 (間) jiān jiàn

  1. jiān measure word measure word for rooms, houses, luggage, etc
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
    Notes: (ABC 'jiān' 间 m; NCCED '间' 4)
  2. jiān noun space between
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: 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: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: 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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Collection Document Title Occurrences
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷十二 志第二 歷上 Volume 12 Treatises 2: Calendar 1 37
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷十八 志第八 律曆下 Volume 18 Treatises 8: Rhythm and the Calendar Part Three 28
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷十三 志第三 歷下 Volume 13 Treatises 3: Calendar 2 27
Stratagems of the Warring States 《戰國策》 卷三十一 燕三 Chapter 31: Yan III 16
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 16
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷十六 志第六 禮三 Volume 16 Treatises 6: Rituals 3 13
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷二十六 天文志 Volume 26: Treatise on Astronomy 13
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷一上 高帝紀上 Volume 1: Annals of Emperor Gaozu 1 12
Stratagems of the Warring States 《戰國策》 卷七 秦五 Chapter 7: Qin V 12
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷二十四 馬援列傳 Volume 24: Biography of Ma Yuan 12