Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

减 (減) jiǎn

  1. jiǎn verb to deduct / to subtract
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
    Notes: As in 减少 (Guoyu '減' v 1; Kroll '減' 1; NCCED '減' 1; Unihan '減')
  2. jiǎn verb to reduce
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
    Notes: As in 降低 (Guoyu '減' v 2; Kroll '減' 1; NCCED '減' 2)
  3. jiǎn verb to be less than / to be not as good as
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 不及 or 不如 (Guoyu '減' v 3; Kroll '減' 1a)
  4. jiǎn verb to mitigate / to relieve
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '減' 2)
  5. jiǎn verb to contribute / to donate
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '減' 2a)
  6. jiǎn adverb approximately / nearly
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '減' 3)
  7. jiǎn noun subtraction
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Mathematics 数学
    Notes: In the sense of 减法 (Guoyu '減' n 1)
  8. jiǎn proper noun Jian
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '減' n 1)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷17 志第12 律曆中 Volume 17 Treatises 12: Measures and the Calendar 2 221
History of Ming 《明史》 卷三十七 志第十三 曆七 Volume 37 Treatises 13: Calendar 7 214
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷三十四 志第十四: 曆三 Volume 34 Treatises 14: Calendar 3 202
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷三十三 志第十三: 曆二 Volume 33 Treatises 13: Calendar 2 170
History of Song 《宋史》 卷六十九 志第二十二 律曆二 Volume 69 Treatises 22: Measures and Calendar 2 168
History of Song 《宋史》 卷七十五 志第二十八 律曆八 Volume 75 Treatises 28: Measures and Calendar 8 164
History of Jin 《金史》 卷二十二 志第三: 曆下 步月離第五 步交會第六 步五星第七 Volume 22 Treatises 3: Calendar 2 - Phases of the Month 5, Phases of Convergence 6, Phases of the Five Planets 7 154
History of Ming 《明史》 卷三十五 志第十一 曆五 Volume 35 Treatises 11: Calendar 5 127
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷五十六 志第八:  曆五 Volume 56 Treatises 9: Calendar 5 124
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷二十六    志第十六   曆二 Volume 26 Treatises 17: Calendar 2 123

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
减死 減死 令死罪人贖錢五十萬減死一等 Book of Han 《漢書》 卷六 武帝紀 Volume 6: Annals of Emperor Wu 11
减宣 減宣 減宣 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《平準書》 Equalization 8
率减 率減 師大率減什三 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《衛將軍驃騎列傳》 Biography of Cavalry General Wei 6
礼减 禮減 禮減而進 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《樂記》 Record of Music 4
减陇西 減隴西 減隴西 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《衛將軍驃騎列傳》 Biography of Cavalry General Wei 3
减天下 減天下 其減天下鹽賈 Book of Han 《漢書》 卷八 宣帝紀 Volume 8: Annals of Emperor Xuan 3
减溜 減溜 減溜大成 Guanzi 《管子》 宙合第十一 Chapter 11: Zhou He 3
减一 減一 減一穀 Guanzi 《管子》 揆度第七十八 Chapter 78: Examining Standards 3
减食 減食 減食而死 Han Feizi 《韓非子》 難一第三十六 Chapter 36: Difficulties I 3
减合 減合 以減合晨度 Book of Han 《漢書》 卷二十一 律曆志 Volume 21: Treatise on Rhythm and the Calendar 2