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断 (斷) duàn

  1. duàn adverb absolutely / decidedly
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    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: Classical Chinese 古文
    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: 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: 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: Process 过程
    Notes: In the sense of stopping a habbit (CED 1 '断' 3; NCCED '断' 3)
  6. duàn verb to intercept
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (NCCED '断' 4)
  7. duàn verb to divide
    Domain: Process 过程
    Notes: In the sense of 划分 (WN '斷' 1)
  8. duàn verb to isolate
    Domain: Process 过程
    Notes: In the sense of 隔绝 (WN '斷' 2)

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《刀部》 Dāo Radical 8
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《公孫丑章句下》 Commentary on Gong Sun Chou II 6
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《大學章句》 Commentary on Great Learning 5
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《張儀列傳》 Biography of Zhang Yi 4
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《范睢蔡澤列傳》 Biographies of Fan Sui and Cai Ze 4
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《李斯列傳》 Biography of Li Si 3
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《樂記》 Record of Music 3
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《齊太公世家》 House of Duke Tai of Qi 3
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months 3
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou 3

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
寡人 《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 3
而後 《郊特牲》 The Single Victim at the Border Sacrifices in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《樂記》 Record of Music in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 3
文身 《內篇‧逍遙遊》 Inner Chapters - Enjoyment in Untroubled Ease in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《外篇‧駢拇》 Outer Chapters - Webbed Toes in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《天地》 Heaven and Earth in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《田子方》 Tian Zi-fang in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
聖人 《知北遊》 Knowledge Rambling in the North in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
文身 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
太后夫人手足 《呂太后本紀》Annals of Empress Dowager Lü in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《孝文本紀》 Annals of the Xiaowen Emperor in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
鬼神 《孝武本紀》 Annals of the Xiaowu Emperor in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《十二諸侯年表》 Yearly Chronicle of the Feudal Lords in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《卷一‧序》 Scroll 1, Preface in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《艸部》 Cǎo Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2
《足部》 Zú Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2
《肉部》 Ròu Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《刀部》 Dāo Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 8
《大學章句》 Commentary on Great Learning in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 5
《中庸章句序》 Preface to Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
無間 《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
《公冶長第五》 Commentary on Gong Ye Zhang V in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
聖人 《雍也第六》 Commentary on Yong Ye VI in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1