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xiān

  1. xiān adverb first / in advance
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Time 时间
    Notes: (Unihan '先')
  2. xiān noun early / prior / former
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Time 时间
    Notes: (Unihan '先')
  3. xiān verb to go forward
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 先 has the same meaning as 前进.
  4. xiān verb to attach importance to / to value
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Thought 思想
    Notes: In this sense 先 has the same meaning as 重视.
  5. xiān verb to start
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Process 过程
    Notes: In this sense 先 has the same meaning as 开始.
  6. xiān noun ancestors / forebears
    Domain: Genealogy 世系
    Notes: In this sense 先 has the same meaning as 先世 or 祖先.
  7. xiān verb to guide / to precede
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Social Interaction 交际
    Notes: In this sense 先 has the same meaning as 前导.
  8. xiān adjective before / in front
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Position 位
    Notes: In this sense 先 has the same meaning as 前.
  9. xiān adjective first / fundamental / basic
    Domain: Philosophy 哲学 , Subdomain: Logic 逻辑
    Notes: In this sense 先 has the same meaning as 首要 or 根本.

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Da Ban Niepan Jing Yi Ji 《大般涅槃經義記》 Scroll 10 373
Da Ban Niepan Jing Yi Ji 《大般涅槃經義記》 Scroll 7 354
Da Ban Niepan Jing Yi Ji 《大般涅槃經義記》 Scroll 5 318
Da Ban Niepan Jing Yi Ji 《大般涅槃經義記》 Scroll 4 314
Da Ban Niepan Jing Yi Ji 《大般涅槃經義記》 Scroll 9 306
Da Ban Niepan Jing Yi Ji 《大般涅槃經義記》 Scroll 6 302
Da Ban Niepan Jing Yi Ji 《大般涅槃經義記》 Scroll 2 301