Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

断 (斷) duàn

  1. duàn adverb absolutely / decidedly
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Used in negative constructions in the sense of 绝对 (CED 2 '断' 2; Ci Yuan '断' 5; Kroll '断' 1a; NCCED '断' 7)
  2. duàn verb to judge
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Middle Chinese: twanH; in the sense of 判断 (CED 2 '断' 1; Ci Yuan '斷' 4; NCCED '断' 5; Kroll '斷' twanH 1; WN '斷' 4)
  3. duàn verb to severe / to break
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Process 过程
    Notes: In the sense of 折断 or 切 (CED 1 '断' 1; Ci Yuan '断' 1; NCCED '断' 1; Kroll '断' 1; WN '斷' 5; Unihan '斷')
  4. duàn verb to stop
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Process 过程
    Notes: In the sense of stopping the supply or flow of something (CED 1 '断' 2; Kroll '断' 1b; NCCED '断' 2; WN '斷' 3)
  5. duàn verb to quit / to give up
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Process 过程
    Notes: In the sense of stopping a habbit (CED 1 '断' 3; NCCED '断' 3)
  6. duàn verb to intercept
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (NCCED '断' 4)
  7. duàn verb to divide
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Process 过程
    Notes: In the sense of 划分 (WN '斷' 1)
  8. duàn verb to isolate
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Process 过程
    Notes: In the sense of 隔绝 (WN '斷' 2)

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百九十九 志第一百五十二 刑法一 Volume 199 Treatises 152: Punishment and Law 1 46
History of Song 《宋史》 卷二百〇一 志第一百五十四 刑法三 Volume 201 Treatises 154: Punishment and Law 3 38
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷一百〇四 志第五十二: 刑法三 Volume 104 Treatises 57: Punishment and Law 3 38
Mozi 《墨子》 卷十五 號令 Book 15 - Commands and Orders 37
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷三十 志第二十 刑法 Volume 30 Treatises 20: Punishment and Law 31
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百六十五 志第一百十八 職官五 Volume 165 Treatises 118: Offical Posts 5 30
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷五十 志第三十: 刑法 Volume 50 Treatises 30: Punishment and Law 28
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷一百〇二 志第五十: 刑法一 Volume 102 Treatises 55: Punishment and Law 1 24
Old History of the Five Dynasties 《舊五代史》 卷一百四十六 志8: 食貨志 Volume 146: Treatises 8 Finance and Economics 23
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷一百〇三 志第五十一: 刑法二 Volume 103 Treatises 56: Punishment and Law 2 21