NTI Buddhist Text Reader

Options
Match type:

{{results.msg}}

Dictionary Search Results
Chinese Text Pinyin English Notes
{{word.text}} {{word.text}} {{word.pinyin}} {{word.english}} {{word.notes | limitTo: 100}} ... details All {{word.count}} word senses

niàn

  1. niàn verb to read aloud / to recite
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Language 语言
    Notes: In this sense, 念 means 诵 or 读诵, often but not always to recite from memory. 念 is used in this sense in both modern and literary Chinese. Middle Chinese: nemH (NCCED '念' 1; Kroll '念' 4; Ci Yuan '念' 2)
  2. niàn verb to remember / to expect
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: For example, 伯夷、叔齊不念舊惡 'Bo Yi and Shu Qi did not keep the former wickednesses of men in mind.' (Lunyu 5:23) In this sense, 念 is a transitive verb with the object being the thing remembered (Kroll '念' 2).
  3. niàn verb to miss
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense, is a transient verb in the sense of 怀念 (NCCED '念' 1; GHC '念' 2). It is defined in Shuo Wen, 念:常思也 'Nian: to think of often.' (Shuo Wen '心部')
  4. niàn verb to consider
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: This sense of 念 is similar to 思考 or 考虑 (Kroll '念' 3; Ci Yuan '念' 1; GHC '念' 2)
  5. niàn verb to worry
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 惦记
  6. niàn verb to show affection for
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: This sense of 念 is similar to 爱怜 (Kroll '念' 4)
  7. niàn noun a thought / an idea
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: This sense of 念 is similar to 念头 (Ci Yuan '念' 3). For example, 念終始典于學 'The thoughts from first to last should be fixed on learning.' (Classic of Rites, Record on the Subject of Education 《禮記‧學記》 , trans. Legge)
  8. niàn number twenty
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: This sense of 念 is the same as 二十 or 廿 (Ci Yuan '念' 4; GHC '念' 4).
  9. niàn noun memory
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Synonym discussion: this sense of 念 is the same as 记忆 (Kroll '念' 2)
  10. niàn noun mindfulness / smṛti
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教 , Concept: Mental Factor 心所
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: smṛti, Pāli: sati. Mindfulness is understood as awareness or presence of mind, a key concept in Buddhist meditation theory. It is the third of the pañcabala 'five powers' (Kroll '念' 1).

Contained in

纪念日理念纪念诵念观念悬念概念杂念留念想念念头怀念念书思念信念悼念祷念挂念念珠志念正念四念住人民英雄纪念碑纪念馆老舍纪念馆念佛念经念诵念佛禅无念默念系念恶念万念俱灰动念纪念品纪念堂忆念念佛观忆念胜四念处四止念四念一念三千念佛会意念念持护念影护念念住念处经

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
善思念 善思念 善思念之 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 1 2

Usage

Sampled for common words

ExampleSourceOccurrences
涼州沙門 Scroll 1 in Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 16
善思 Scroll 2 in Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 13
放逸 Scroll 3 in Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 7
Scroll 4 in Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 4
善思 Scroll 5 in Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 8
世尊苾芻 Scroll 1 in Sutra of the Seven Buddhas 《七佛經》 1
如是 Scroll 1 in Vipaśyin Buddha Sūtra 《毘婆尸佛經》 3
Scroll 2 in Vipaśyin Buddha Sūtra 《毘婆尸佛經》 7
Scroll 1 in Qi Fo Fumu Xing Zi Jing 《七佛父母姓字經》 1
不得家室妻子 Scroll 1 in Nirvāṇa Sūtra 《佛般泥洹經》 29
Scroll 2 in Nirvāṇa Sūtra 《佛般泥洹經》 6
Scroll 1 in Nirvāṇa Sūtra 《般泥洹經》 31
正志 Scroll 2 in Nirvāṇa Sūtra 《般泥洹經》 19
Scroll 1 in Mahāparinibbānasutta 《大般涅槃經》 3
Scroll 2 in Mahāparinibbānasutta 《大般涅槃經》 5
Scroll 3 in Mahāparinibbānasutta 《大般涅槃經》 4
如是 Scroll 2 in Da Jiangu Poluomen Jing 《大堅固婆羅門緣起經》 4
如是 Scroll 1 in Ren Xian Jing 《人仙經》 10
Scroll 1 in Baiyi Jin Chuang Er Poluomen Yuanqi Jing 《白衣金幢二婆羅門緣起經》 1
Scroll 2 in Baiyi Jin Chuang Er Poluomen Yuanqi Jing 《白衣金幢二婆羅門緣起經》 16
Scroll 3 in Baiyi Jin Chuang Er Poluomen Yuanqi Jing 《白衣金幢二婆羅門緣起經》 2
Scroll 1 in Sangītisūtra 《大集法門經》 4
Scroll 2 in Sangītisūtra 《大集法門經》 13
行者無為有意 Scroll 1 in Chang Ahan Shi Bao Fa Jing 《長阿含十報法經》 33
欲念 Scroll 2 in Chang Ahan Shi Bao Fa Jing 《長阿含十報法經》 59