shēng

  1. shēng verb to be born; to give birth
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Nature
    Notes: In the sense of 出生 or 生育, an intransitive verb (Kroll 2015 '生' 2; ABC 'shēng' v 1; Ci Yuan '生' 2)
  2. shēng verb to live
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: A verb in literary Chinese and a bound morpheme in modern Chinese in the sense of 生活 (Kroll 2015 '生' 1; ABC 'shēng' sv 1; Ci Yuan '生' 3; GHC '生' 5)
  3. shēng adjective raw
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Food and Drink
    Notes: In the sense of 生的 (Kroll 2015 '生' 3; ABC 'shēng' sv 3; Ci Yuan '生' 7; GHC '生' 6)
  4. shēng noun a student
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: A bound form in modern Chinese, as in 学生 (Kroll 2015 '生' 5; ABC 'shēng' bf 3; GHC '生' 9)
  5. shēng noun life
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: A bound form in modern Chinese, as in 生活 (Kroll 2015 '生' 1b; ABC 'shēng' bf 1; Ci Yuan '生' 4, 5)
  6. shēng verb to produce; to give rise
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 生 has the same meaning as 生产 (Kroll 2015 '生' 2a; ABC 'shēng' v 3; GHC '生' 1). For example, 天生德於予 'Heaven produced the virtue that is in me.' (Lunyu 7:22)
  7. shēng adjective alive
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 生 has the same meaning as 活的 (Kroll 2015 '生' 1; ABC 'shēng' sv 1; Ci Yuan '生' 3; GHC '生' 3)
  8. shēng adjective a lifetime
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 一生or 一辈子 (Kroll 2015 '生' 1b; Ci Yuan '生' 6)
  9. shēng verb to initiate; to become
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As in 生病 or 生气
  10. shēng verb to grow
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 生长 (Ci Yuan '生' 1; ABC 'shēng' v 2; GHC '生' 1)
  11. shēng adjective unfamiliar
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 生疏, as in new vocabulary 生词 (Kroll 2015 '生'' 3a; Ci Yuan '生' 7; GHC '生' 7)
  12. shēng adjective not experienced
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As in a new hand 生手 (Kroll 2015 '生'' 3a; GHC '生' 6)
  13. shēng adjective hard; stiff; strong
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 生 has the same meaning as 硬 (ABC 'shēng' sv 6; GHC '生' 12)
  14. shēng adverb very; extremely
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 生 has the same meaning as 什 or 甚 (ABC 'shēng' adv; Ci Yuan '生' 13; GHC '生' 11)
  15. shēng noun having academic or professional knowledge
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As in 医生 'doctor', often used in this sense as a courtesy title for a scholar (Kroll 2015 '生' 5; Ci Yuan '生' 11; GHC '生' 8)
  16. shēng noun a male role in traditional theatre
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Drama
    Notes: As in 小生 'young boy' or 老生 'old man' (ABC 'shēng' bf 4; Ci Yuan '生' 12; GHC '生' 10)
  17. shēng noun gender
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As in 男生 'male' or 女生 'female' (GHC '生' 16)
  18. shēng verb to develop; to grow
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (ABC 'shēng' v 2)
  19. shēng verb to set up
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 生 has the same meaning as 安装 (ABC 'shēng' v 4).
  20. shēng noun a prostitute
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 生 has the same meaning as 妓女.
  21. shēng noun a captive
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 生 has the same meaning as 俘虏.
  22. shēng noun a gentleman
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 生 has the same meaning as 先生.
  23. shēng noun Kangxi radical 100
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Radicals
    Notes: Born (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7)
  24. shēng adjective unripe
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Food and Drink
    Notes: (ABC 'shēng' sv 2; Ci Yuan '生' 7)
  25. shēng noun nature
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 本性 (Ci Yuan '生' 9; GHC '生' 14)
  26. shēng verb to inherit; to succeed
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 继承 (Ci Yuan '生' 10)
  27. shēng noun destiny
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 生命 (GHC '生' 4)
  28. shēng noun birth
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: jāti, Pali: jāti, Japanese: shō, Tibetan: skye ba (BL 'jāti', p. 382; FGDB '生'; Mahāvyutpatti 'jātiḥ'; MW 'jāti'; SH '生', p. 195)

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  • Scroll 3 Commentary on the Mūlamadhyamakakārikā 中觀論疏 — count: 536
  • Scroll 5 Commentary on the Mūlamadhyamakakārikā 中觀論疏 — count: 479
  • Scroll 9 Dasheng Guang Bai Lun Shi Lun 大乘廣百論釋論 — count: 465
  • Scroll 3 Notes on the Viṁśatikāvṛtti 成唯識論述記 — count: 434
  • Scroll 8 Notes on the Viṁśatikāvṛtti 成唯識論述記 — count: 434
  • Scroll 5 The Great Calming and Contemplation (Mohe Zhi Guan) 摩訶止觀 — count: 399 , has English translation
  • Scroll 5 Zhi Guan Fu Xing Chuan Hong Jue 止觀輔行傳弘決 — count: 381
  • Scroll 2 Notes on the Viṁśatikāvṛtti 成唯識論述記 — count: 363
  • Scroll 7 Da Ban Niepan Jing Yi Ji 大般涅槃經義記 — count: 359
  • Scroll 4 Dasheng Yi Zhang 大乘義章 — count: 341

Collocations

  • 生时 (生時) 毗婆尸菩薩當其生時 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 1 — count: 15
  • 菩萨生 (菩薩生) 毗婆尸菩薩生時 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 1 — count: 5
  • 七生 (七生) 往來七生 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 2 — count: 5
  • 生恋慕 (生戀慕) 生戀慕心 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 4 — count: 4
  • 生二 (生二) 何等生二足尊 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 4 — count: 4
  • 生处 (生處) 我所生處 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 1 — count: 4
  • 此地生 (此地生) 其後此地生自然地肥 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 6 — count: 3
  • 生自然 (生自然) 其後此地生自然地肥 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 6 — count: 3
  • 夫生 (夫生) 夫生有死 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 2 — count: 3
  • 生忉利天 (生忉利天) 生忉利天 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 1 — count: 3