diǎn

  1. diǎn noun canon / classic / scripture
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Middle Chinese: tenX;as in 典籍 (Kroll 2015 '典' 1; GHC '典' 1) In Shuo Wen, 典,經也。‘diǎn means the same as jīng.’ ('Er Ya, Shi Yan'《爾雅‧釋言》, 1739) For example, 修其訓典 'cultivated in teaching the classics.' (Records of the Grand Historian, Annals of Zhou 《史記‧周本紀》) Also, 冬讀書,典書者詔之。 'In winter they read the book of History, being instructed by the guardians of it.' (The Classic of Rites, King Wen as Son and Heir 《禮記‧文王世子》)
  2. diǎn noun laws / regulations
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As in 法则 or 制度 (Kroll 2015 '典' 2; NCCED '典' 2-3; GHC '典' 2) For example, 乃命大史守典奉法 'He also orders the Grand recorder to guard the statutes and maintain the laws ...' (The Classic of Rites, Proceedings of Government in the Different Months 《禮記‧月令》)
  3. diǎn noun a ceremony
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As in 典礼 (NCCED '典' 4; GHC '典' 5)
  4. diǎn noun an institution in imperial China
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As in 典章 (GHC '典' 3)
  5. diǎn adjective refined / elegant
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As in 典雅 (GHC '典' 4)
  6. diǎn verb to administer
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As in 掌管 (GHC '典' 6; NCCED '典' 6; Kroll 2015 '典' 4)
  7. diǎn verb to pawn
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As in 典当 or 抵押 (GHC '典' 7; Kroll 2015 '典' 5)
  8. diǎn noun an allusion / a precedent
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '典' 3; NCCED '典' 5)

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  • Scroll 63 The Sounds and Meanings of all the Terms in the Canonical Texts 《一切經音義》 — count: 61
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  • Scroll 9 Mahāparinirvāṇasūtra (Mahaparinirvana Sutra) 《大般涅槃經》 — count: 28
  • Scroll 9 Mahāparinirvāṇasūtra (Mahayana Mahaparinirvana sutra) 《大般涅槃經》 — count: 28
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Collocations

  • 典兵 (典兵) 典兵寶為七 — Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》, Scroll 1 — count: 29
  • 典经 (典經) 誦過四典經 — Madhyamāgama 《中阿含經》, Scroll 12 — count: 24
  • 典尊 (典尊) 王有大臣名曰典尊 — Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》, Scroll 5 — count: 23
  • 世典 (世典) 世典幽微靡不綜練 — Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》, Scroll 15 — count: 16
  • 习典 (習典) 誦習典經 — Madhyamāgama 《中阿含經》, Scroll 38 — count: 15
  • 典中 (典中) 三明典中 — Baiyi Jin Chuang Er Poluomen Yuanqi Jing 《白衣金幢二婆羅門緣起經》, Scroll 1 — count: 10
  • 典婆罗门 (典婆羅門) 輔相婆羅門往詣七千教誦經典婆羅門 — Da Jiangu Poluomen Jing 《大堅固婆羅門緣起經》, Scroll 2 — count: 10
  • 三明典 (三明典) 三明典中 — Baiyi Jin Chuang Er Poluomen Yuanqi Jing 《白衣金幢二婆羅門緣起經》, Scroll 1 — count: 10
  • 典幽微 (典幽微) 世典幽微靡不綜練 — Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》, Scroll 15 — count: 9
  • 四典 (四典) 誦過四典經 — Madhyamāgama 《中阿含經》, Scroll 12 — count: 9