1. noun shore / bank / water's edge
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 水边; for example, in 《書經·微子》 Book of Documents Count of Wei: 若涉大水,其無津涯 'like that of one crossing a stream, who can find neither ford nor bank' (trans. by Legge 1865; Guoyu '涯' n 1; Unihan '涯').
  2. noun boundary
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 边际 (Guoyu '涯' n 2)
  3. noun limit / extreme
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 极限; for example, in 《莊子·養生主》 Zhuangzi, Nourishing the Lord of Life: 吾生也有涯,而知也无涯 'There is a limit to our life, but to knowledge there is no limit' (trans. by Legge 1891; Guoyu '涯' n 3).

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生涯天涯瀛涯胜览浪迹天涯

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