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边 (邊) biān

  1. biān noun side / boundary
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Position 位
    Notes: For example, 渔妇的船就停在河边 'The fisherwoman's boat stopped at the side of the river.' (Ye Shengtao, 1999, p. 24)
  2. biān adverb on the one hand / on the other hand / doing while
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词 , Concept: Correlative 关联词
    Notes: The form 边…边… is usually used to indicate that two actions are occuring at the same time. It is often used in coordinate complex sentences. When the following verb is monosyllabic 一边 can be abbreviated to 边.
  3. biān suffix suffix of a noun of locality
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: Used to form a noun of locality by appending to the noun. For example, 上边 top and 外边 outside (Norman 1988, p. 162)
  4. biān noun frontier / border
    Domain: Geography 地理
    Notes: Synonymous with 边境 in this sense
  5. biān noun end / extremity / limit
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonymous with 尽头 in this sense
  6. biān verb to be near / to approach
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonymous with 靠近 in this sense

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Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Abhidharmamahāvibhāṣaśāstra (Apidamo Dapiposha Lun) 《阿毘達磨大毘婆沙論》 Scroll 36 83
Dasheng Yi Zhang 《大乘義章》 Scroll 6 82

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
边无边 邊無邊 世間有邊無邊 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 12 13
边广 邊廣 其邊廣遠 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 18 8
边壃 邊壃 其土邊壃 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 7 3
土边 土邊 其土邊壃 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 7 3
最后边 最後邊 此身最後邊 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 1 2

Usage

Sampled for common words

ExampleSourceOccurrences
最後 Scroll 1 in Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 2
五百乘車經過 Scroll 3 in Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 3
最後 Scroll 4 in Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 1
Scroll 7 in Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 3
世間 Scroll 12 in Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 6
一時王舍城七葉巖 Scroll 2 in Vipaśyin Buddha Sūtra 《毘婆尸佛經》 1
江水 Scroll 1 in Nirvāṇa Sūtra 《佛般泥洹經》 2
河水祇樹 Scroll 1 in Nirvāṇa Sūtra 《般泥洹經》 2
Scroll 2 in Nirvāṇa Sūtra 《般泥洹經》 2
極為 Scroll 2 in Mahāparinibbānasutta 《大般涅槃經》 2
云何 Scroll 3 in Mahāparinibbānasutta 《大般涅槃經》 1
Scroll 2 in Nijutuo Fanzhi Jing 《尼拘陀梵》 1
Scroll 1 in Śṛgālavādasūtra 《善生子經》 1
Scroll 1 in Brahmajālasūtra 《梵網六十二見經》 1
無限 Scroll 1 in Dalou Tan Jing 《大樓炭經》 3
Scroll 2 in Dalou Tan Jing 《大樓炭經》 8
浴池 Scroll 3 in Dalou Tan Jing 《大樓炭經》 1
天帝釋天子擁護 Scroll 4 in Dalou Tan Jing 《大樓炭經》 1
須彌山 Scroll 5 in Dalou Tan Jing 《大樓炭經》 8
空地 Scroll 1 in Qishi Jing 《起世經》 12
閻浮十善 Scroll 2 in Qishi Jing 《起世經》 1
所謂梵行垢濁 Scroll 4 in Qishi Jing 《起世經》 1
世間 Scroll 5 in Qishi Jing 《起世經》 16
天子 Scroll 7 in Qishi Jing 《起世經》 1
無量 Scroll 1 in Qi Shi Yin Ben Jing 《起世因本經》 12