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xiāng xiàng

  1. xiāng adverb each other / one another / mutually
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    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); 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. xiāng verb to observe
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Observation 观察
    Notes: In the sense of 观察 (CCD 2 '相'; GHDC 2 '相' 1)
  3. xiàng noun appearance / portrait / picture
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Condition 状况
    Notes: (GHDC 2 '相' 2)
  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. xiāng verb to aid
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 辅助 (GHDC 2 '相' 3)
  6. xiāng noun a chancellor / a prime minister / a high minister
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 宰相 (GHDC 2 '相' 5)
  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 adjective mutual
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (CCD 1 '相' 2)
  10. xiāng proper noun Xiang
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (CCD 1 '相' 3; GHDC 1 '相' 4)
  11. xiāng noun form substance
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    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: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (GHDC 1 '相' 2)
  13. xiāng verb to choose
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 选择 (GHDC 2 '相' 6)
  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: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (GHDC 2 '相' 10)
  16. xiāng noun the seventh lunar month
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 相月 (GHDC 2 '相' 11)

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
尸棄佛名曰 Scroll 1 in Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 19
跋祇國人集會 Scroll 2 in Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 11
Scroll 3 in Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 2
饒益 Scroll 4 in Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 12
帝釋娛樂 Scroll 5 in Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 20
Scroll 1 in Sutra of the Seven Buddhas 《七佛經》 4
Scroll 1 in Vipaśyin Buddha Sūtra 《毘婆尸佛經》 5
語言 Scroll 1 in Qi Fo Fumu Xing Zi Jing 《七佛父母姓字經》 1
越祇 Scroll 1 in Nirvāṇa Sūtra 《佛般泥洹經》 24
Scroll 2 in Nirvāṇa Sūtra 《佛般泥洹經》 9
越祇 Scroll 1 in Nirvāṇa Sūtra 《般泥洹經》 14
Scroll 2 in Nirvāṇa Sūtra 《般泥洹經》 5
大地十八 Scroll 1 in Mahāparinibbānasutta 《大般涅槃經》 8
Scroll 2 in Mahāparinibbānasutta 《大般涅槃經》 3
即便 Scroll 3 in Mahāparinibbānasutta 《大般涅槃經》 16
輔相堅固婆羅門 Scroll 1 in Da Jiangu Poluomen Jing 《大堅固婆羅門緣起經》 1
贊助 Scroll 2 in Da Jiangu Poluomen Jing 《大堅固婆羅門緣起經》 8
滿一切 Scroll 1 in Ren Xian Jing 《人仙經》 1
苾芻 Scroll 1 in Baiyi Jin Chuang Er Poluomen Yuanqi Jing 《白衣金幢二婆羅門緣起經》 3
謂言 Scroll 2 in Baiyi Jin Chuang Er Poluomen Yuanqi Jing 《白衣金幢二婆羅門緣起經》 5
苾芻 Scroll 3 in Baiyi Jin Chuang Er Poluomen Yuanqi Jing 《白衣金幢二婆羅門緣起經》 1
如是乃至 Scroll 1 in Nijutuo Fanzhi Jing 《尼拘陀梵》 9
Scroll 2 in Nijutuo Fanzhi Jing 《尼拘陀梵》 6
Scroll 1 in Sangītisūtra 《大集法門經》 7
Scroll 2 in Sangītisūtra 《大集法門經》 4