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门 (門) mén

  1. mén noun door / gate / doorway / gateway
    Domain: Architecture 建筑学
    Notes: In this sense 门 is an architectural feature. For example, 有人敲门 'someone knocked at the door.' (Lao She, 2003, p. 174) 门 is also used in old Chinese in this sense (ABCE '門'; GHDC '门' 1; FE '門' 1). When used in Buddhism 门 translates dvāra (FGDB '門'; MW 'dvāra').
  2. mén noun phylum / division
    Domain: Biology 生物学 , Subdomain: Taxonomy 分类学
    Notes: (Guoyu '門' n 8)
  3. mén noun sect / school
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 派别 or 宗派 (GHDC '门' 7; Guoyu '門' n 5; FE '門' 3)
  4. mén noun Kangxi radical 169
    Domain: Radicals 部首
    Notes: Gate (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7)
  5. mén measure word measure word for lessons, subjects, large guns, etc
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
    Notes: Used for (1) large guns (2) lessons and skills and (3) marriage and relatives (GHDC '门' 10; FE '門' 6)
  6. mén noun a door-like object
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Form 形态
    Notes: In this sense 门 is an object that performs the function of a gate or door. For example, 闸门 'sluice gate.' (GHDC '门' 2)
  7. mén noun an opening
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Especially, an opening in the body (GHDC '门' 3).
  8. mén noun an access point / a border entrance
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 门径 (GHDC '门' 4, 5)
  9. mén noun a household / a clan
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 家族 (GHDC '门' 6; FE '門' 2)
  10. mén noun a kind / a category
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 类别 (GHDC '门' 8; FE '門' 4)
  11. mén verb to guard a gate
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 守门 (GHDC '门' 9; FE '門' 7)
  12. mén proper noun Men
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (GHDC '门' 11)
  13. mén noun a turning point
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (FE '門' 5; FE '門' 8)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Commentary on the Dvādaśanikāyaśāstra 《十二門論疏》 Scroll 1 274

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
中门 中門 至中門立 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 15 18
外门 外門 忉利天外門 Dalou Tan Jing 《大樓炭經》 Scroll 3 14
银门 銀門 金城銀門 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 3 14
门上 門上 金輪寶在宮門上虛空中住 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 3 12
琉璃门 琉璃門 水精城琉璃門 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 3 11
宫门 宮門 金輪寶在宮門上虛空中住 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 3 11
水精门 水精門 琉璃城水精門 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 3 11
宝门 寶門 車璩牆眾寶門 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 18 10
门高 門高 門高百萬里 Dalou Tan Jing 《大樓炭經》 Scroll 2 10
马瑙门 馬瑙門 赤珠牆馬瑙門 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 18 9