Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

监 (監) jiàn

  1. jiàn verb to supervise / to inspect
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Observation 观察
  2. jiàn adjective hard / strong / solid / firm
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
  3. jiàn noun jail / prison
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Law 法律

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷四十八    志第三十八  百官三 Volume 48 Treatises 43: Official Posts 3 222
History of Ming 《明史》 卷七十四 志第五十 職官三 Volume 74 Treatises 50: Official Posts 3 176
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百九十八 志第一百五十一 兵十二 Volume 198 Treatises 151: Military 12 168
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷四十四 志第二十四: 職官三 Volume 44 Treatises 24: Government Service 3 146
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷28 志第23 百官下 Volume 28 Treatises 23: Government Offices 3 123
History of Jin 《金史》 卷五十六 志第三十七: 百官二 殿前都點檢司 宣徽院 秘書監 國子監 太府監 少府監 軍器監 都水監 諫院 大理寺 弘文院 登聞鼓院 登聞檢院 記注院 集賢院 益政院 武衛軍都指揮使司 衛尉司 戶禮兵刑工部所轄諸司 三路檢察及外路倉庫牧圉等職 Volume 56 Treatises 37: Official Posts 2 - Palace Inspector General, Court of Palace Attendants, Director of the Palace Library, Imperial Academy, Imperial Treasury, Directorate for Imperial Manufacturers, Directorate for Arms, Waterway Inspector, Remonstrance Bureau, Court of Judicial Review, Academy for the Advancement of Literature, Admonishment Drum Court, Admonishment Inspection Court, Notes and Annotation Court, Academy of Scholarly Worthies, Benefits Administration Court, Command of the Military Guard for the Capital, Office for Commandant of Guards, Offices for the Punishment of Ceremonial Guards, Offices for Three Circuits Inspection and Outer Storehouses for Horses 109
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 103
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百六十五 志第一百十八 職官五 Volume 165 Treatises 118: Offical Posts 5 90
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷四十二 志第二十二: 職官一 Volume 42 Treatises 22: Government Service 1 89
History of Ming 《明史》 卷六十九 志第四十五 選舉一 Volume 69 Treatises 45: Selection of Officials 1 85


Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
景监 景監 因景監求見孝公 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin 9
监止 監止 宋之富賈有監止子者 Han Feizi 《韓非子》 說林下第二十三 Chapter 23: Collections of Persuasions II 8
监御史 監禦史 北軍監御史為姦 Garden of Stories 《說苑》 卷十五 指武 Chapter 15: Depending on Military Strength 6
使监 使監 使監馬尹大心逆吳公子 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 4
曰监 曰監 守曰監國 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 閔公 Lord Min 3
监殷 監殷 降監殷民 Book of Documents 《尚書》 商書 微子 Shang Shu - Count of Wei 3
监曰 監曰 罷而孝公怒景監曰 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《商君列傳》 Biography of Lord Shang 3
四监 四監 命四監大合百縣之秩芻 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months 3
三监 三監 天子使其大夫為三監 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《王制》 Royal Regulations 3
泗水监 泗水監 擊泗水監豐下 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《樊酈滕灌列傳》 Biographies of Fan, Li, Teng and Guan 2