tiān

  1. tiān noun day
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: time
    Notes: For example, 昨天 yesterday (CC-CEDICT '天'; FE '天' 4, p. 276; Guoyu '天' n 2; GHC '天' 7).
  2. tiān measure word day
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity
    Notes: For example, in spoken Chinese, 你帮几天忙好了 'Please help for a few days' (Lao She, 2003, p. 176; CC-CEDICT '天'; FE '天' 4, p. 276; Guoyu '天' n 10)
  3. tiān noun heaven
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Religion
    Notes: Heaven is understood to be above the human world. For example, 天人合一 'the harmonious oneness of Heaven and humanity' (Yao 2000, p. 140; FE '天' 2, p. 276; Guoyu '天' n 8; Kroll 2015 '天' 2).
  4. tiān noun nature
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 天然 (FE '天' 3, p. 276; Guoyu '天' n 6; Kroll 2015 '天' 4; GHC '天' 2).
  5. tiān noun sky
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Nature
    Notes: In the sense of 天空, for example, 蓝天 'blue sky.' (XHW 2016-02-04; CC-CEDICT '天'; FE '天' 1, p. 276; Guoyu '天' n, 1; Kroll 2015 '天' 1; GHC '天' 1).
  6. tiān noun weather
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 天气 (FE '天' 5, p. 276; Guoyu '天' n 5; Kroll 2015 '天' 1a; GHC '天' 6).
  7. tiān noun father; husband
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (FE '天' 6, p. 276)
  8. tiān noun a necessity
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (FE '天' 7, p. 276; Guoyu '天' n 9)
  9. tiān noun season
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: For example, 春天 spring (Guoyu '天' n 4)
  10. tiān noun destiny
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: For example, 富贵在天 wealth and nobility are decided by destiny (Guoyu '天' n 7)
  11. tiān adjective very high; sky high [prices]
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '天' adj 2)
  12. tiān adverb very
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 很 or 非常 (Guoyu '天' adv)
  13. tiān noun a deva; a god
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: deva, Pai: deva, Japanese: ten, Tibetan: lha; also Sanskrit devī for female deities (BCSD '天', p. 333; BL 'deva'; Kroll 2015 '天' 5; SH '天', p. 143)
  14. tiān proper noun Heavenly Realm
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: devaloka; for example, 四天下眾生 'the beings under the four heavens; see 天界 (BCSD '天', p. 333; FGDB '天'; T 227, Scroll 3 小品般若波羅蜜經; Tzu Chuang 2012, p. 266)

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  • Scroll 23 Saddharmasmṛtyupasthānasūtra (Sutra of the Right Mindfulness of Dharma) 正法念處經 — count: 143
  • Scroll 3 Shi Shi Ji Gu Lue 釋氏稽古略 — count: 139
  • Scroll 4 Shi Shi Ji Gu Lue 釋氏稽古略 — count: 132
  • Scroll 1 Shijia Pu 釋迦譜 — count: 119
  • Scroll 39 Saddharmasmṛtyupasthānasūtra (Sutra of the Right Mindfulness of Dharma) 正法念處經 — count: 111
  • Scroll 20 Saddharmasmṛtyupasthānasūtra (Sutra of the Right Mindfulness of Dharma) 正法念處經 — count: 108
  • Scroll 46 Saddharmasmṛtyupasthānasūtra (Sutra of the Right Mindfulness of Dharma) 正法念處經 — count: 106
  • Scroll 38 Saddharmasmṛtyupasthānasūtra (Sutra of the Right Mindfulness of Dharma) 正法念處經 — count: 98
  • Scroll 7 Fo Shuo Li Shi Apitan Lun 佛說立世阿毘曇論 — count: 98
  • Scroll 31 A Chronicle of Buddhism in China 佛祖統紀 — count: 97 , has English translation

Collocations

  • 天身 (天身) 後必受天身 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 1 — count: 39
  • 处天 (處天) 有想無想處天 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 17 — count: 15
  • 欲界天 (欲界天) 我欲界天斷滅無餘 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 14 — count: 14
  • 色界天 (色界天) 我自說色界天是我 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 17 — count: 12
  • 大神天 (大神天) 以天眼見諸大神天各封宅地 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 2 — count: 9
  • 天及 (天及) 天及世間人 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 8 — count: 9
  • 天匠 (天匠) 天匠所造 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 3 — count: 7
  • 智天 (智天) 過色究竟天上有空處智天 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 18 — count: 7
  • 夀天 (夀天) 阿須倫壽天千歲 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 20 — count: 7
  • 天初生 (天初生) 彼天初生 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 20 — count: 6