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yīn Yīn yǐn yān

  1. yīn adjective flourishing
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Characteristic 特点
  2. Yīn proper noun Yin
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
  3. Yīn proper noun Yin
    Domain: History 历史 , Concept: Dynasty 朝代
    Notes: Dynasty name at the end the Shang dynasty, after their move to Yinxu 殷墟 in modern Henan province (GCED, p. 1364)
  4. yǐn noun roll of thunder
    Domain: Acoustics 声学
  5. yān noun dark red
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Color 颜色
  6. Yīn proper noun Yin
    Domain: History 历史 , Subdomain: China 中国
    Notes: The last capital of the Shang Dynasty

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殷切殷墟殷勤殷鑑殷富殷殷殷商

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin 29
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou 25
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《明堂位》 The Places in the Hall of Distinction 20
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《宋微子世家》 House of Song Wei Zi 16
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I 9
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《魯周公世家》 House of Lu Zhougong 8
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II 8
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《陳杞世家》 Houses of Chen and Qi 7
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《衛康叔世家》 House of Wei Kang Shu 6
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《孔子世家》 House of Confucius 6

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
殷人 殷人 殷人以柏 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 3. 《八佾》 Ba Yi 9
殷礼 殷禮 周因於殷禮 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2. 《為政》 Wei Zheng 2

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
2. 《為政》 Wei Zheng in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
3. 《八佾》 Ba Yi in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
服事 8. 《泰伯》 Tai Bo in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
15. 《衛靈公》 Wei Ling Gong in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
18. 《微子》 Wei Zi in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
棺槨 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 9
《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 8
《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 3
而後 《曾子問》 The Questions of Zeng-zi in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 5
《禮運》 Ceremonial Usages; their Origins, Development, and Intention in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《應帝王》 The Normal Course for Rulers and Kings in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《秋水》 The Floods of Autumn in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《山木》 The Tree on the Mountain in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《外物》 What comes from Without in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《讓王》 Kings who have wished to resign the Throne in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《釋言》 Explanation of Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
本紀 《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 29
西 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 25
《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
《玉部》 Yù Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《歺部》 Dǎi Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
諸侯國 《邑部》 Yì Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2
聖人 《卷九‧人部》 Scroll 9, Rén Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2