间 (間) jiān

  1. jiān measure word measure word for rooms, houses, luggage, etc
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (ABC 'jiān' 间 m; Guoyu '間' jiān n 4; NCCED '间' 4)
  2. jiān noun space between
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 空间 (ABC 'jiān' 间 bf 2; Guoyu '間' jiān n 1; NCCED '间' 1; Unihan '間')
  3. jiān preposition between / among
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    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: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 时间 (ABC 'jiān' 间 bf 3; Guoyu '間' jiān n 3; NCCED '间' 2)
  5. jiān noun a room
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 房间 (ABC 'jiān' 间 bf 1; NCCED '间' 3)
  6. jiàn verb to thin out
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (ABC 'jiàn' 间 v; NCCED jiàn '间' 4)
  7. jiàn verb to separate
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 分隔 or 分开 (ABC 'jiàn' 间 bf 1; Guoyu '間' jiàn v 2; NCCED jiàn '间' 2)
  8. jiàn verb to sow discord
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 挑拨; for example, 反间 'to sow discord in the enemy' (ABC 'jiàn' 间 bf 2; Guoyu '間' jiàn v 2; NCCED jiàn '间' 3)
  9. jiàn noun an opening / a gap
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 空隙 (ABC 'jiàn' 间 bf 3; Guoyu '間' jiàn n 1; NCCED jiàn '间' 1)
  10. jiàn noun a leak / a crevice
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (ABC 'jiàn' 间 bf 4)
  11. jiàn verb to mix / to mingle
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 更替 or 夹杂 (ABC 'jiàn' 间 bf 5; Guoyu '間' jiàn v 1)
  12. jiān noun a place / a space
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 处所 or 地方; for example, 田间 'field' or 阴间 'netherworld' (Guoyu '間' jiān n 2)
  13. jiàn noun a spy / a treacherous person
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 奸细 (Guoyu '間' jiàn n 2)
  14. jiàn adverb occasionally
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 偶尔 (Guoyu '間' jiàn adv 1)
  15. jiàn adverb in private
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 私下 (Guoyu '間' jiàn adv 2)

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