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钱 (錢) qián jiǎn

  1. qián noun money / currency
    Domain: 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: Classical Chinese 古文
    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: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 钱 is synonymous with 铜钱.
  5. qián noun wealth
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Guoyu '錢' qián n 2)
  6. qián suffix cost / expenditure / expense
    Domain: 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: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Guoyu '錢' qián adj)
  9. jiǎn noun a historic agricultural tool
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Guoyu '錢' jiǎn n)

Contained in

赚钱压岁钱钱币零钱工钱价钱本钱金钱现钱房钱钱粮钱庄纸钱酒钱钱流钱财有钱出钱钱塘嚫钱除陌钱铸钱钱塘江钱大昕不私蓄金钱摇钱树私房钱饭钱车钱用钱省钱借钱取钱余钱花钱有钱人要钱值钱零用钱付钱大钱赌钱冤枉钱分钱存钱钱包赚大钱浪费金钱赔钱银钱缺钱

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《平準書》 Equalization 39
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《孟嘗君列傳》 Biography of Lord Mengchang 7
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《酷吏列傳》 Biographies of Cruel Officials 5
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《滑稽列傳》 Biographies of Jesters 4
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 3
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《卷十五‧金部》 Scroll 15, Jīn Radical 3
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《大宛列傳》 Treatise on the Dayuan 3
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《高祖本紀》 Annals of Gao Zu 3
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《太史公自序》 Biographies of Usurers 3
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang 3

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
不但除了 Luotuo Xiangzi 《骆驼祥子》 in A small number of phrases from the writings of Lao She 2
賦稅鹿 《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
百萬 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
不滿 《高祖本紀》 Annals of Gao Zu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
二十 《孝景本紀》 Annals of the Xiaojing Emperor in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
《六國年表》 Yearly Chronicle of the Six States in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
《卷一‧序》 Scroll 1, Preface in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《竹部》 Zhú Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《缶部》 Fǒu Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《貝部》 Bèi Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 3
《毌部》 Guàn Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1