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xiàng xiāng

  1. xiāng adverb each other / one another / mutually
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 互相, for example, in the idiom 自相矛盾 'self-contradictory' (CCI '自相矛盾'; CCD 1 '相' 1; FE '相' 1; GHDC 1 '相' 1; Guoyu '相' xiāng adv 1); 相 may be used in this sense in Literary Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 136). For example, 獸相食,且人惡之。'Beasts devour one another, and men hate them for doing so.' (Mengzi: 1.4/2/21, translation by Legge)
  2. xiàng verb to observe
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 观察 (CCD 2 '相'; GHDC 2 '相' 1; Guoyu '相' xiàng v 1)
  3. xiàng noun appearance / portrait / picture
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Condition 状况
    Notes: (GHDC 2 '相' 2; Guoyu '相' xiàng n 1)
  4. xiàng noun lakṣaṇa / countenance / personage / quality / character / disposition
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: lakṣaṇa, Pāli: lakkhaṇa, Japanese: sō (BCSD '相'; BL 'lakṣaṇa'; GHDC 2 '相' 9)
  5. xiàng verb to aid / to help
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 辅助 (GHDC 2 '相' 3; Guoyu '相' xiàng v 3)
  6. xiāng noun a chancellor / a prime minister / a high minister
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 宰相 (GHDC 2 '相' 5; Guoyu '相' xiàng n 2)
  7. xiàng noun nimitta / a sign / a mark / appearance
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: nimitta, Japanese: sō (BCSD '相'; BL 'nimitta')
  8. xiàng noun a perception / cognition / conceptualization / a notion
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: saṃjñā, Pāli: saññā (BCSD '相')
  9. xiāng auxiliary verb alternately / in turn
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '相' xiāng auxiliary verb)
  10. xiāng proper noun Xiang
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (CCD 1 '相' 3; GHDC 1 '相' 4; Guoyu '相' xiāng n 1)
  11. xiāng noun form substance
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 实质; FGS translation standard: Form (FE '相' 2; Faxiang; GHDC 1 '相' 3)
  12. xiāng verb to express
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (GHDC 1 '相' 2)
  13. xiàng verb to choose
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 选择 (GHDC 2 '相' 6; Guoyu '相' xiàng v 5)
  14. xiāng proper noun Xiang
    Domain: History 历史 , Concept: Ancient City 古城
    Notes: (GHDC 2 '相' 8)
  15. xiāng noun an ancient musical instrument
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (GHDC 2 '相' 10; Guoyu '相' xiàng n 4)
  16. xiāng noun the seventh lunar month
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 相月 (GHDC 2 '相' 11)
  17. xiāng verb to compare
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 比较 (Guoyu '相' xiāng adv 2)
  18. xiàng verb to divine
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 占视 (Guoyu '相' xiàng v 2)
  19. xiàng verb to administer
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 治理 (Guoyu '相' xiàng v 4)
  20. xiàng noun helper for a blind person
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '相' xiàng n 3)

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Commentary on the Yogācārabhūmiśāstra 《瑜伽論記》 Scroll 19 627
Si Fen Lu Xingshi Chao Zi Chi Ji 《四分律行事鈔資持記》 Scroll 2 621
Si Fen Lu Xingshi Chao Zi Chi Ji 《四分律行事鈔資持記》 Scroll 1 594
The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 《大般若波羅蜜多經》 Scroll 307 394
The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 《大般若波羅蜜多經》 Scroll 43 392
The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 《大般若波羅蜜多經》 Scroll 357 381
The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 《大般若波羅蜜多經》 Scroll 45 371
Commentary on the Mūlamadhyamakakārikā 《中觀論疏》 Scroll 5 368
Notes on the Viṁśatikāvṛtti 《成唯識論述記》 Scroll 2 340
The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 《大般若波羅蜜多經》 Scroll 358 339