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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: 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: Characteristic 特点
    Notes: 便 is synonymous with 顺便 in this sense (NCCED '便' 4)
  10. biàn adjective informal
    Domain: 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)

Contained in

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Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
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
世间便 世間便 念此世間便為敗壞 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 1 5
便可 便可 便可說之 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 5 5
便能 便能 四者見人說惡便能抑制 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 11 5
便诽谤 便誹謗 而便誹謗 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 13 5
便失意 便失意 便失意 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 11 5
便起 便起 便起思惟 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 13 4
便命终 便命終 則便命終來生此間 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 11 4

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
世間便敗壞 Scroll 1 in Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 3
便供養 Scroll 2 in Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 1
便 Scroll 3 in Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 6
便 Scroll 4 in Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 4
便 Scroll 5 in Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 2
便 Scroll 1 in Nirvāṇa Sūtra 《佛般泥洹經》 18
便 Scroll 2 in Nirvāṇa Sūtra 《佛般泥洹經》 5
便自得 Scroll 1 in Nirvāṇa Sūtra 《般泥洹經》 2
便自在 Scroll 2 in Nirvāṇa Sūtra 《般泥洹經》 5
便 Scroll 1 in Mahāparinibbānasutta 《大般涅槃經》 5
便 Scroll 2 in Mahāparinibbānasutta 《大般涅槃經》 10
二千便 Scroll 3 in Mahāparinibbānasutta 《大般涅槃經》 5
便世尊 Scroll 1 in Ren Xian Jing 《人仙經》 1
便 Scroll 1 in Nijutuo Fanzhi Jing 《尼拘陀梵》 1
便 Scroll 1 in Chang Ahan Shi Bao Fa Jing 《長阿含十報法經》 39
便 Scroll 2 in Chang Ahan Shi Bao Fa Jing 《長阿含十報法經》 43
便賢者阿難 Scroll 1 in Ren Ben Yu Sheng Jing 《人本欲生經》 27
爾時帝釋忉利天便 Scroll 1 in Śakraparipṛcchā Sūtra 《帝釋所問經》 1
迦羅便長跪 Scroll 1 in Śṛgālavādasūtra 《尸迦羅越六方禮經》 2
便 Scroll 1 in Śṛgālavādasūtra 《善生子經》 1
便 Scroll 1 in Xin Fo Gongde Jing 《信佛功德經》 1
便生死 Scroll 1 in Ambaṭṭhasutta 《佛開解梵志阿颰經》 3
師弟便 Scroll 1 in Brahmajālasūtra 《梵網六十二見經》 47
便 Scroll 1 in Sāmaññaphalasutta 《寂志果經》 15
便 Scroll 1 in Dalou Tan Jing 《大樓炭經》 26