Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

远 (遠) yuàn yuǎn

  1. yuǎn adjective far / distant
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Position 位
    Notes: In this sense 远 means 遥远. For example, 稍微远一点儿就看不见 'if it was a little further away then [she] could not see it' (GHC '远' 1; Kroll '遠' 1; Ye Shengtao 1999, p. 10).
  2. yuǎn adjective far-reaching
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 深远 (GHC '远' 4; Kroll '遠' 2)
  3. yuǎn verb separated from
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (GHC '远' 3; Kroll '遠' 3)
  4. yuàn verb estranged from
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 疏远 (GHC '远' 9; Kroll '遠' 3a)
  5. yuǎn noun milkwort
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文 , Concept: Plant 植物
    Notes: Bound in 远志; a medicinal plant (Kroll '遠' 4)
  6. yuǎn adjective long ago
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 远 means 久远 (GHC '远' 2; Kroll '遠' 1).
  7. yuǎn adjective long-range
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 远 means 远大 (GHC '远' 5).
  8. yuǎn noun a remote area
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 远 means 远地 (GHC '远' 6).
  9. yuǎn proper noun Yuan
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (GHC '远' 7)
  10. yuàn verb to leave
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 远 means 离开 (GHC '远' 8).
  11. yuàn verb to violate / to be contrary to
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 远 means 违背 (GHC '远' 10).

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Old History of the Five Dynasties 《舊五代史》 卷九十七 晉書23: 列傳12 范延光 張從賓 張延播 楊光遠 廬文進 李金全 Volume 97 Book of Later Jin 23: Biographies 12 - Fan Yanguang, Zhang Congbin, Zhang Yanbo, Yang Guangyuan, Lu Wenjin, Li Jinquan 54
History of the Northern Dynasties 《北史》 卷五十九 列傳第四十七: 寇洛 趙貴 李賢 梁禦 Volume 59 Biographies 47: Kou Luo, Zhao Gui, Li Xian, Liang Yu 50
New History of the Five Dynasties 《新五代史》 卷五十一 雜傳第三十九: 朱守殷 董璋 范延光 婁繼英 安重榮 安從進 楊光遠 Volume 51 Miscellaneous Biographies 31: Zhu Shouyin, Dong Zhang, Fan Yanguang, Lou Jiying, An Zhongrong, An Congjin, Yang Guangyuan 49
Book of Zhou 《周書》 卷25 列傳第17 李賢 弟遠 Volume 25 Biographies 17: Li Xian; brother Yuan 49
History of Song 《宋史》 卷八十七 志第四十 地理三 Volume 87 Treatises 40: Geography 3 48
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷三十二 Scroll 32 41
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷一百九十二  列傳第一百十七 忠義中 Volume 192 Biographies 117: Loyalty and Righteousness 2 37
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷19 志第14 天文上 Volume 19 Treatises 14: Astronomy 1 33
Book of Liang 《梁書》 卷五十三 列傳第四十七 良吏 Volume 53: Good Officials 33
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷二十五 Scroll 25 32

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
远兄弟 遠兄弟 遠兄弟父母 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧鄘‧蝃蝀 Lessons from the states - Odes of Yong - Di Dong 8
远迩 遠邇 乃不畏戎毒于遠邇 Book of Documents 《尚書》 商書 盤庚上 Shang Shu - Pan Geng I 6
远能 遠能 柔遠能邇 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 大雅‧生民之什‧民勞 Greater odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Sheng Min - Min Lu 5
柔远 柔遠 柔遠能邇 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 大雅‧生民之什‧民勞 Greater odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Sheng Min - Min Lu 5
远国 遠國 遠國之辭也 Gongyang's Commentary on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋公羊傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 5
终远 終遠 終遠兄弟 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧王‧葛藟 Lessons from the states - Odes of Wang - Ge Lei 3
远日 遠日 卜葬先遠日 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 宣公 Lord Xuan 2
远送 遠送 遠送于野 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧邶‧燕燕 Lessons from the states - Odes of Bei - Yan Yan 2
云远 雲遠 道之云遠 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧邶‧雄雉 Lessons from the states - Odes of Bei - Xiong Zhi 2
墓远 墓遠 今墓遠 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《曾子問》 The Questions of Zeng-zi 2