Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

钱 (錢) jiǎn qián

  1. qián noun money / currency
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Economics 经济
    Notes: (Guoyu '錢' qián n 1; Unihan '錢')
  2. qián measure word unit of weight equal to 5 grams
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
    Notes: This unit is used in the Chinese Market System of Weights and Measures (Guoyu '錢' qián n 5)
  3. qián noun a coin / a copper coin
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 钱 is a 金属货币 metallic coin (Guoyu '錢' n 4; Unihan '錢')
  4. qián noun a copper item
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 钱 is synonymous with 铜钱.
  5. qián noun wealth
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '錢' qián n 2)
  6. qián suffix cost / expenditure / expense
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Economics 经济
    Notes: For example, 饭钱 'meal expense', 车钱 'transportation expense' (Guoyu '錢' qián n 3)
  7. qián proper noun Qian
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '錢' qián n 6)
  8. qián adjective holding money
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '錢' qián adj)
  9. jiǎn noun a historic agricultural tool
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '錢' jiǎn n)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百八十 志第一百三十三 食貨下二 Volume 180 Treatises 133: Finance and Economics 2b 433
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷九十六 志第四十五上: 食貨四 Volume 96 Treatises 49: Finance and Economics 4 213
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷四十八 志第二十八: 食貨上 Volume 48 Treatises 28: Finance and Economics 1 183
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷五十四    志第四十四  食貨四 Volume 54 Treatises 50: Finance and Economics 3 159
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百七十二 志第一百二十五 職官十二 Volume 172 Treatises 125: Offical Posts 12 157
History of Jin 《金史》 卷四十八 志第二十九: 食貨三 錢幣 Volume 48 Treatises 29: Finance and Economics 3 - Money 155
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷九十四 志第四十三:  食貨二 Volume 94 Treatises 47: Finance and Economics 2 149
History of Ming 《明史》 卷八十一 志第五十七 食貨五 Volume 81 Treatises 57: Finance and Economics 5 149
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百八十三 志第一百三十六 食貨下五 Volume 183 Treatises 136: Finance and Economics 2e 139
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百八十二 志第一百三十五 食貨下四 Volume 182 Treatises 135: Finance and Economics 2d 135

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
缗钱 緡錢 異時算軺車賈人緡錢皆有差 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《平準書》 Equalization 10
铢钱 銖錢 行八銖錢 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《漢興以來將相名臣年表》 Yearly Table of Statesmen, Generals and Officials since the Han Dynasty's Founding 10
一钱 一錢 直一錢以上 Mozi 《墨子》 卷十五 號令 Book 15 - Commands and Orders 4
赐钱 賜錢 女子賜錢五千 Mozi 《墨子》 卷十五 號令 Book 15 - Commands and Orders 4
百钱 百錢 曾不如百錢之狸 Garden of Stories 《說苑》 卷十七 雜言 Chapter 17: Open Discussion 4
十钱 十錢 中歲之穀糶石十錢 Guanzi 《管子》 國蓄第七十三 Chapter 73: State Reserves 4
钱金 錢金 錢金 Mozi 《墨子》 卷十五 號令 Book 15 - Commands and Orders 4
钱布 錢布 故賦無錢布 Guanzi 《管子》 山至數第七十六 Chapter 76: Travelling to the Mountains 3
贷钱 貸錢 貸錢者多不能與其息 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《孟嘗君列傳》 Biography of Lord Mengchang 3
钱五 錢五 楚以生鹿藏錢五倍 Guanzi 《管子》 輕重戊第八十四 Chapter 84: Weight V 3