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shàn

  1. shàn adjective virtuous / wholesome / benevolent / well-disposed
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 善良 (CCD '善' 1; FE '善' 1; GHDC '善' 1)
  2. shàn adjective happy
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonym discussion: in this sense 善 is the same as 吉 (GHDC '善' 5)
  3. shàn adjective good
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonym discussion: in this sense 善 is the same as 良好 (CCD '善' 3)
  4. shàn adjective kind-hearted
    Domain: Ethics 道德
    Notes: Synonym discussion: in this sense 善 is the same as 友好 (CCD '善' 4; GHDC '善' 2)
  5. shàn verb to be skilled at something
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonym discussion: in this sense 善 is the same as 工巧 (ABCE '善'; CCD '善' 7; FE '善' 2)
  6. shàn adjective familiar
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonym discussion: in this sense 善 is the same as 熟悉 (CCD '善' 5; GHDC '善' 7)
  7. shàn verb to repair
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (FE '善' 4)
  8. shàn verb to admire
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonym discussion: in this sense 善 is the same as 羡慕
  9. shàn verb to praise
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Language 语言
    Notes: Synonym discussion: in this sense 善 is the same as 赞许 (GHDC '善' 4)
  10. shàn adverb numerous / frequent / easy
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonym discussion: in this sense 善 is the same as 常 or 易 (CCD '善' 9; GHDC '善' 5)
  11. shàn adjective kuśala / kusala / virtuous
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: From Sanksrit: kuśala, Pali: kusala, Japanese: zen; literally meaning 'right, proper, suitable, good' in Sanskrit (BL 'kuśala'; FGDB '善'; BCSD '善'; MW 'kuśala')
  12. shàn phonetic shan
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Used in transliteration of Sanskrit loan words. For exammple, 善臂 Subāhu (BCSD '善臂')
  13. shàn proper noun Shan
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (CCD '善' 10; GHDC '善' 10)

Contained in

完善改善慈善多多益善善于能歌善舞善良妥善善知识十善业道经慈善会同心慈善会与人为善善款善心行善善行善缘广结善缘善意善无畏慈善寺大兴善寺善法善业十善善巧善财难舍鲁明善善见寺菩斯里善佩寺善信菩斯里善佩佛鄯善善跏趺坐善慧善财童子和善善财大善秋月救度安隐柔善母大柔善救度善现善现天善观善好见善逝善趣三善趣善化寺善哉

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
善生 善生 名曰善生 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 11 44
善可 善可 善可講說 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 5 14
告善 告善 告善生言 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 11 10
少善 少善 今者寧可更增少善 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 6 10
善调 善調 善調七牙住 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 1 7
善解 善解 以能善解法性故知 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 1 7
能善 能善 以能善解法性故知 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 1 6
善念 善念 有梵志名曰善念 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 14 6
善听 善聽 汝等當善聽 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 1 6
善贤 善賢 玉女寶善賢給侍左右 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 3 5

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
Scroll 1 in Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 21
憶念 Scroll 2 in Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 11
汝等受持 Scroll 3 in Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 10
Scroll 4 in Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 6
講說 Scroll 5 in Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 11
Scroll 1 in Qi Fo Fumu Xing Zi Jing 《七佛父母姓字經》 2
Scroll 1 in Nirvāṇa Sūtra 《佛般泥洹經》 13
Scroll 2 in Nirvāṇa Sūtra 《佛般泥洹經》 3
Scroll 1 in Nirvāṇa Sūtra 《般泥洹經》 30
Scroll 2 in Nirvāṇa Sūtra 《般泥洹經》 7
護持禁戒 Scroll 1 in Mahāparinibbānasutta 《大般涅槃經》 18
無能 Scroll 2 in Mahāparinibbānasutta 《大般涅槃經》 5
名曰 Scroll 3 in Mahāparinibbānasutta 《大般涅槃經》 11
安立 Scroll 1 in Da Jiangu Poluomen Jing 《大堅固婆羅門緣起經》 8
非我 Scroll 2 in Da Jiangu Poluomen Jing 《大堅固婆羅門緣起經》 7
優婆塞 Scroll 1 in Ren Xian Jing 《人仙經》 5
Scroll 1 in Baiyi Jin Chuang Er Poluomen Yuanqi Jing 《白衣金幢二婆羅門緣起經》 6
Scroll 2 in Baiyi Jin Chuang Er Poluomen Yuanqi Jing 《白衣金幢二婆羅門緣起經》 5
地方人眾 Scroll 3 in Baiyi Jin Chuang Er Poluomen Yuanqi Jing 《白衣金幢二婆羅門緣起經》 4
漸次無毒 Scroll 1 in Nijutuo Fanzhi Jing 《尼拘陀梵》 6
Scroll 2 in Nijutuo Fanzhi Jing 《尼拘陀梵》 2
不能 Scroll 1 in Sangītisūtra 《大集法門經》 7
正行 Scroll 2 in Sangītisūtra 《大集法門經》 7
Scroll 1 in Chang Ahan Shi Bao Fa Jing 《長阿含十報法經》 1
Scroll 1 in Śakraparipṛcchā Sūtra 《帝釋所問經》 10