miào

  1. miào adjective wonderful / fantastic
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Middle Chinese: mjiewH ; as in 美妙 (Guoyu '妙' adj 1; Kroll 2015 '妙' 1; NCCED '妙' 2)
  2. miào adjective clever
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (NCCED '妙' 3)
  3. miào adjective subtle / mysterious / profound / abstruse / mystical
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 神奇, as in 奇妙 (Guoyu '妙' adj 2; Kroll 2015 '妙' 2; NCCED '妙' 1) As used by Zhi Yi of the Tiantai Buddhist 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: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (NCCED '妙' 1; Kroll 2015 '妙' 2a)
  5. miào adjective young
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As in 幼小 (Guoyu '妙' adj 4; Kroll 2015 '妙' 3)
  6. miào adjective interesting
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As in 有趣 (Guoyu '妙' adj 3)
  7. miào noun profound reasoning
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '妙' n 1)
  8. miào proper noun Miao
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '妙' n 1)
  9. miào adjective Wonderful
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教 , Subdomain: Fo Guang Shan 佛光山
    Notes: (Glossary of Humanistic Buddhism)

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Truncated for common words

  • Scroll 2 Miaofa Lianhua Jing Xuan Yi 《妙法蓮華經玄義》 — count: 244
  • Scroll 7 Miaofa Lianhua Jing Xuan Yi 《妙法蓮華經玄義》 — count: 225
  • Scroll 6 Miaofa Lianhua Jing Xuan Yi 《妙法蓮華經玄義》 — count: 157
  • Scroll 9 Miaofa Lianhua Jing Xuan Yi 《妙法蓮華經玄義》 — count: 144
  • Scroll 1 Diamond Sūtra 《佛說能斷金剛般若波羅蜜多經》 — count: 136
  • Scroll 4 Fahua Xuan Yi Shi Qian 《法華玄義釋籤》 — count: 110
  • Scroll 3 Miaofa Lianhua Jing Xuan Yi 《妙法蓮華經玄義》 — count: 109
  • Scroll 5 Miaofa Lianhua Jing Xuan Yi 《妙法蓮華經玄義》 — count: 107
  • Scroll 1 Shi Bu Er Men Zhi Yao Chao 《十不二門指要鈔》 — count: 99
  • Scroll 15 Fahua Xuan Yi Shi Qian 《法華玄義釋籤》 — count: 96

Collocations

  • 殊妙 (殊妙) 色相殊妙 — Śakraparipṛcchā Sūtra 《帝釋所問經》, Scroll 1 — count: 17
  • 上妙 (上妙) 上妙寶飾 — Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》, Scroll 3 — count: 11
  • 妙光 (妙光) 妙光焰盛 — Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》, Scroll 1 — count: 9
  • 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 — count: 6
  • 妙宝 (妙寶) 上妙寶飾 — Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》, Scroll 3 — count: 6
  • 众妙 (眾妙) 雨眾妙花 — Mahāparinibbānasutta 《大般涅槃經》, Scroll 2 — count: 5
  • 妙华 (妙華) 香屑及諸妙華 — Mahāparinibbānasutta 《大般涅槃經》, Scroll 3 — count: 4
  • 妙息 (妙息) 是妙息寂 — Madhyamāgama 《中阿含經》, Scroll 7 — count: 4
  • 妙可乐 (妙可樂) 金鞞河水極妙可樂 — Madhyamāgama 《中阿含經》, Scroll 10 — count: 4
  • 妙声 (妙聲) 彼有妙聲 — Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》, Scroll 3 — count: 4