xìn

  1. xìn verb to believe; to trust
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: 信 is synonymous with 相信 or 信任 in this sense (FE '信' 3; GDC '信' 5; Kroll 2015 '信' 1a)
  2. xìn noun a letter
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 信 is synonymous with 书信 in this sense (FE '信' 6; Kroll 2015 '信' 5)
  3. xìn noun evidence
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 信物 (FE '信' 7; GHC '信' 7; Kroll 2015 '信' 2a)
  4. xìn noun faith; confidence
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教 , Concept: Mental Factor 心所
    Notes: In a Buddhist context translates the Sanskrit: śraddhā, Pali: saddhā. Faith is the first in the four stages of practice 信解行证 and the first of the 五力 pañcabala 'five powers'; FGS translation standard: Faith (BL 'śraddhā'; FE '信' 1; FGDB '信'; Kroll 2015 '信' 1c).
  5. xìn adjective honest; sincere; true
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 信 is synonymous with 诚 in this sense (FE '信' 1; GHC '信' 1; Kroll 2015 '信' 1)
  6. xìn verb to keep one's word
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
  7. xìn noun proof; a certificate; a receipt; a voucher
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 信 is synonymous with 凭证 in this sense (Kroll 2015 '信' 2)
  8. xìn noun an official holding a document
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Such as a document or letter to be delivered as a diplomatic mission (FE '信' 4; GHC '信' 8; Kroll 2015 '信' 3)
  9. xìn adverb willfully; randomly
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 信 is synonymous with 随便 in this sense (FE '信' 8)
  10. xìn adverb truly
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: May be used in Literary Chinese to emphasize a supposition in a complex sentence with a subordinating conjunction (like 'if') (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 153; Kroll 2015 '信' 1b; GHC '信' 2).
  11. xìn noun a gift
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '信' 6)
  12. xìn noun credit
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 信用 (GHC '信' 3)
  13. xìn adverb on time; regularly
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 准时 (FE '信' 9; GHC '信' 4)
  14. xìn adjective to lodge in one place two or more nights in a row
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (GHC '信' 10; Kroll 2015 '信' 4)
  15. xìn noun news; a message
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (FE '信' 5)
  16. xìn noun arsenic
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 信石 (CCD 2 '信')

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