轮 (輪) lún

  1. lún measure word a round; a turn
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity
    Notes: Used for natural cyclic events, such as sun rises or human events that are expected to repeat, such as rounds of sports competitions. (Giles 1892 '輪'; Guoyu '輪' n 5; Kroll 2015 '輪' 2, p. 289; NCCED '轮' 5)
  2. lún noun a wheel
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: For example, 自行车轮 'bicycle wheel' (Giles 1892 '輪'; Guoyu '輪' n 1; Kroll 2015 '輪' 1, p. 289; NCCED '轮' 1; Unihan '輪')
  3. lún noun a disk; a ring
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: For example, 光轮 'halo' (Giles 1892 '輪'; Guoyu '輪' n 3; Kroll 2015 '輪' 1b, p. 289; NCCED '轮' 3)
  4. lún noun a revolution
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of a circular or recurring movement (Giles 1892 '輪')
  5. lún verb to revolve; to turn; to recur
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '輪' 2, p. 289; Unihan '輪')
  6. lún verb to take turns; in turn
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '輪' v; Kroll 2015 '輪' 2, p. 289; NCCED '轮' 2)
  7. lún noun a steamer; a steamboat
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As in 轮船 (Guoyu '輪' n 2; NCCED '轮' 4)
  8. lún noun a 12 year cycle
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (NCCED '轮' 6)
  9. lún noun a vehicle with wheels
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As a figure of speech extending the sense of wheel (Kroll 2015 '輪' 1a, p. 289)
  10. lún noun a north-south measurement
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '輪' 3, p. 289)
  11. lún noun perimeter; circumference
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '輪' 3a, p. 289)
  12. lún adjective high soaring
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 高大 (Guoyu '輪' adj; Kroll 2015 '輪' 4, p. 289)
  13. lún noun cakra
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: cakra, Pali: cakka, Japanese: rin, Tibetan: rtsa 'khor (BL 'cakra', p. 162; Ding '輪'; Kroll 2015 '輪' 5, p. 289; Powell 2007, p. 284)
  14. lún proper noun Lun
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '輪' 6)

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