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便 biàn pián

  1. biàn adjective convenient / handy / easy
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 便 is synonymous with 简便 or 简易 in this sense (GHC '便' 3; Kroll '便' 1; NCCED '便' 2)
  2. biàn adjective advantageous
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 有利 (GHC '便' 1; Kroll '便' 2)
  3. biàn verb to pass stool / to excrete / to relieve oneself / to urinate
    Domain: Health 健康
    Notes: In the sense of 小便 'to urinate' or 大便 'to pass stool' (GHC '便' 5; Kroll '便' 4; NCCED '便' 5)
  4. pián adjective fat / obese
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 便 is synonymous with 肥胖 in this sense (Kroll '便' pián 2)
  5. biàn verb to make easy
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll '便' 1b)
  6. biàn noun an unearned advantage
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
  7. biàn adjective ordinary / plain
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Characteristic 特点
    Notes: (NCCED '便' 4)
  8. biàn conjunction if only / so long as / to the contrary
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 便 is synonymous with 只要 in this sense (GHC '便' 7; Kroll '便' 7; NCCED '便' 8)
  9. biàn adjective in passing
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Characteristic 特点
    Notes: 便 is synonymous with 顺便 in this sense (NCCED '便' 4)
  10. biàn adjective informal
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Characteristic 特点
    Notes: 便 is synonymous with 非正式 in this sense (Kroll '便' 5)
  11. biàn adverb right away / only / precisely / right after
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 便 is synonymous with 就 in this sense (GHC '便' 6; Kroll '便' 6; NCCED '便' 7)
  12. biàn adjective appropriate / suitable
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (NCCED '便' 1)
  13. biàn noun an advantageous occasion
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (GHC '便' 2; NCCED '便' 3)
  14. biàn noun stool
    Domain: Health 健康
    Notes: (NCCED '便' 6)
  15. pián adjective quiet / quiet and comfortable
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 安适 (GHC '便' 9)
  16. biàn adjective proficient / skilled
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (GHC '便' 4; Kroll '便' 3)
  17. biàn adverb already
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll '便' 6b)
  18. pián adjective shrewd / slick / good with words
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (GHC '便' 10; Kroll '便' pián 1)
  19. biàn proper noun Hyep’yon / Ebin
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教 , Subdomain: Japanese Buddhism 日本佛教 , Concept: Person 人
    Notes: Japanese: Ebin; a Korean involved in the transmission of Buddhism to nuns in Japan in the 6th century (Matsuo 2007, p. 17)

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Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
便作 便作 便作是念 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 9 20
灭便 滅便 以癡滅便行滅 Nirvāṇa Sūtra 《佛般泥洹經》 Scroll 1 11
便生 便生 便生邪婬 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 6 7
便诽谤 便誹謗 而便誹謗 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 13 5
便能 便能 四者見人說惡便能抑制 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 11 5
便可 便可 便可說之 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 5 5
便失意 便失意 便失意 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 11 5
世间便 世間便 念此世間便為敗壞 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 1 5
今便 今便 我今便為得供養已 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 2 4
便舍 便舍 勿便捨壽 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 4 4