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渐 (漸) jiàn jiān qián

  1. jiàn adverb gradually / drop by drop
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 慢慢 or 逐步; for example, the idiom 渐入佳境 'a gradually improving environment' (Guoyu '漸' adv; Kroll '漸' 1; Unihan '漸'; XHZD '渐')
  2. jiān verb to permeate / to flow into
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 漸 is similar in meaning to 流入 (Guoyu '漸' jiān v 1; Kroll '漸' jiān 1a)
  3. jiàn verb to soak / to immerse
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 漸 is similar in meaning to 浸泡 (Guoyu '漸' jiān v 2; Kroll '漸' jiān 1)
  4. jiān adverb ever more
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '漸' 2)
  5. jiàn noun an indication / a sign
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '漸' 3)
  6. jiàn noun a sequence
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '漸' n; Kroll '漸' 1a)
  7. jiàn proper noun Gradual Advance
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: The 53rd hexagram in the Yijing (Kroll '漸' 3)
  8. qián adjective latent / submerged
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '漸' jiān v 3; Kroll '漸' qián)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Zhi Guan Yi Li 《止觀義例》 Scroll 2 115
Zhi Guan Fu Xing Chuan Hong Jue 《止觀輔行傳弘決》 Scroll 1 83
Zong Jing Lu 《宗鏡錄》 Scroll 36 62
Shengman Bao Ku 《勝鬘寶窟》 Scroll 3 61
A Chronicle of Buddhism in China 《佛祖統紀》 Scroll 3 58
Zhi Guan Fu Xing Chuan Hong Jue 《止觀輔行傳弘決》 Scroll 3 54
Miaofa Lianhua Jing Xuan Yi 《妙法蓮華經玄義》 Scroll 10 53
Preface to Collection of Various Writings on the Chan Source 《禪源諸詮集都序》 Scroll 2 49
Fahua Xuan Yi Shi Qian 《法華玄義釋籤》 Scroll 20 44
Fahua Xuan Yi Shi Qian 《法華玄義釋籤》 Scroll 2 43