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miào

  1. miào adjective wonderful / fantastic
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Middle Chinese: mjiewH (Kroll '妙' 1; NCCED '妙' 2)
  2. miào adjective clever
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (NCCED '妙' 3)
  3. miào adjective subtle / mysterious / profound / abstruse / beyond conception
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: (NCCED '妙' 1; Kroll '妙' 2) As used by Zhi Yi of the Tiantai school and others. Zhi Yi remarked in the Fa Hua Xuan Yi that 'That which is beyond conceptualization is called subtle.'' (Swanson 1989, p 15)
  4. miào adjective fine / delicate
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (NCCED '妙' 1; Kroll '妙' 2a)
  5. miào adjective young
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll '妙' 3)
  6. miào phrase Wonderful
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教 , Subdomain: Fo Guang Shan 佛光山
    Notes: Venerable Master Hsing Yun's One-Stroke Calligraphy, translation by: Ven. Miao Guang 妙光 (FoguangPedia)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Miaofa Lianhua Jing Xuan Yi 《妙法蓮華經玄義》 Scroll 2 246
Miaofa Lianhua Jing Xuan Yi 《妙法蓮華經玄義》 Scroll 7 225
Miaofa Lianhua Jing Xuan Yi 《妙法蓮華經玄義》 Scroll 6 157

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
殊妙 殊妙 色相殊妙 Śakraparipṛcchā Sūtra 《帝釋所問經》 Scroll 1 17
上妙 上妙 上妙寶飾 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 3 11
妙知 妙知 復過是上絕妙知 Brahmajālasūtra 《梵網六十二見經》 Scroll 1 8
细妙 細妙 香美細妙 Baiyi Jin Chuang Er Poluomen Yuanqi Jing 《白衣金幢二婆羅門緣起經》 Scroll 2 6
妙宝 妙寶 上妙寶飾 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 3 6
众妙 眾妙 雨眾妙花 Mahāparinibbānasutta 《大般涅槃經》 Scroll 2 5
妙声 妙聲 彼有妙聲 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 3 4
妙可爱 妙可愛 殊妙可愛 Qishi Jing 《起世經》 Scroll 1 4
妙可观 妙可觀 殊妙可觀 Qishi Jing 《起世經》 Scroll 1 4
妙匠 妙匠 第二忉利妙匠天子默自思念 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 3 4