tiān

  1. tiān noun day
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: time 时间
    Notes: For example, in spoken Chinese, 你帮几天忙好了 'Please help for a few days.' (Lao She, 2003, p. 176) A measure word cannot be used with this noun. 天 is also used in literary Chinese in this sense (GHC '天' 7).
  2. tiān measure word day
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
  3. tiān noun heaven / Heavenly Realm
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Religion 宗教
    Notes: For example, 天人合一 'the harmonious oneness of Heaven and humanity.' (Yao, 2000, p. 140; Kroll '天' 2) Heaven is understood to be above the human world. For example, 四天下眾生 'the beings under the four heavens (T 227, Scroll 3 《小品般若波羅蜜經》). FGS translation standard: Heavenly Realm (Faxiang).
  4. tiān noun a deva / a god
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Religion 宗教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: deva (male), devī (female), same in Pali (BL 'deva'; Kroll '天' 5)
  5. tiān noun nature
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 天然 (Kroll '天' 4; GHC '天' 2).
  6. tiān noun sky
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Nature 大自然
    Notes: For example, 蓝天 'blue sky.' (XHW 2016-02-04) 天 is used in this sense in both modern and literary Chinese (Kroll '天' 1; GHC '天' 1).
  7. tiān noun weather
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 天气 (Kroll '天' 1a; GHC '天' 6).

Contained in

星期天礼拜天今天翻天覆地物竞天择天然气昨天聊天天骄天津天气航天器天安门天坛天空航天天干天地人天天真晴天天堂地久天长破天荒古树参天别有洞天天然明天半天春天冬天秋天夏天白天后天前天天文成天天才天上天下天主教阴天半边天当天开天辟地老天爷谈天天长地久天色天生

Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

  • Scroll 23 Saddharmasmṛtyupasthānasūtra (Sutra of the Right Mindfulness of Dharma) 《正法念處經》 — count: 168
  • Scroll 3 Shi Shi Ji Gu Lue 《釋氏稽古略》 — count: 149
  • Scroll 4 Shi Shi Ji Gu Lue 《釋氏稽古略》 — count: 135
  • Scroll 1 Shijia Pu 《釋迦譜》 — count: 120
  • Scroll 46 Saddharmasmṛtyupasthānasūtra (Sutra of the Right Mindfulness of Dharma) 《正法念處經》 — count: 116
  • Scroll 39 Saddharmasmṛtyupasthānasūtra (Sutra of the Right Mindfulness of Dharma) 《正法念處經》 — count: 113
  • Scroll 20 Saddharmasmṛtyupasthānasūtra (Sutra of the Right Mindfulness of Dharma) 《正法念處經》 — count: 111
  • Scroll 44 Saddharmasmṛtyupasthānasūtra (Sutra of the Right Mindfulness of Dharma) 《正法念處經》 — count: 110
  • Scroll 24 Saddharmasmṛtyupasthānasūtra (Sutra of the Right Mindfulness of Dharma) 《正法念處經》 — count: 109
  • Scroll 7 Fo Shuo Li Shi Apitan Lun 《佛說立世阿毘曇論》 — count: 103

Collocations

  • 天身 (天身) 後必受天身 — Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》, Scroll 1 — count: 39
  • 处天 (處天) 有想無想處天 — Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》, Scroll 17 — count: 14
  • 欲界天 (欲界天) 我欲界天斷滅無餘 — Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》, Scroll 14 — count: 14
  • 色界天 (色界天) 我自說色界天是我 — Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》, Scroll 17 — count: 13
  • 天及 (天及) 天及世間人 — Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》, Scroll 8 — count: 9
  • 大神天 (大神天) 以天眼見諸大神天各封宅地 — Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》, Scroll 2 — count: 9
  • 智天 (智天) 過色究竟天上有空處智天 — Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》, Scroll 18 — count: 8
  • 天匠 (天匠) 天匠所造 — Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》, Scroll 3 — count: 7
  • 念天 (念天) 六者念天 — Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》, Scroll 2 — count: 5
  • 神妙天 (神妙天) 諸有神妙天 — Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》, Scroll 10 — count: 5