贤 (賢) xián

  1. xián adjective virtuous / worthy
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 良善 (Guoyu '賢' adj 1; Kroll 2015 '賢' 1; Unihan '賢')
  2. xián noun bhadra
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: bhadra, which means 'blessed, auspicious, fortunate, prosperous,happy.' For example, the name of a pond mentioned in the Aṣṭasāhasrikā Prajñāpāramitā Sūtra (T 227, Scroll 10; Conze 1973; Kroll 2015 '賢' 4; MW 'bhadra').
  3. xián adjective able / capable
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '賢' 2; Unihan '賢')
  4. xián adjective admirable
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '賢' 1a)
  5. xián pronoun sir
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Second person honorific pronoun (Guoyu '賢' pronoun; Kroll 2015 '賢' 3)
  6. xián noun a talented person
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 才能人 (Guoyu '賢' n)
  7. xián proper noun India
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As part of 贤豆 (Kroll 2015 '賢' 5)
  8. xián verb to respect
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 尊崇 or 重视 (Guoyu '賢' v 1)
  9. xián verb to excel / to surpass
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 胜过 (Guoyu '賢' v 2)

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  • Scroll 7 Madhyamāgama 《中阿含經》 — count: 132
  • Scroll 1 Qiu Yu Jing (Anaṅgaṇasutta) 《求欲經》 — count: 102
  • Scroll 6 Madhyamāgama 《中阿含經》 — count: 68
  • Scroll 49 Madhyamāgama 《中阿含經》 — count: 61
  • Scroll 19 Madhyamāgama 《中阿含經》 — count: 59
  • Scroll 23 Madhyamāgama 《中阿含經》 — count: 51
  • Scroll 2 Mūlasarvāstivādabhikṣuṇīvinayavibhaṅga (Genben Shuo Yiqie You Bu Bi Chu Ni Pi Nai Ye) 《根本說一切有部苾芻尼毘奈耶》 — count: 51
  • Scroll 42 Madhyamāgama 《中阿含經》 — count: 50
  • Scroll 5 Madhyamāgama 《中阿含經》 — count: 50
  • Scroll 1 Shou Sui Jing (Anumānasutta) 《受歲經》 — count: 36

Collocations

  • 贤等 (賢等) 善賢等相隨而進 — Mahāparinibbānasutta 《大般涅槃經》, Scroll 3 — count: 23
  • 善贤 (善賢) 玉女寶善賢給侍左右 — Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》, Scroll 3 — count: 22
  • 贤死 (賢死) 便不賢死 — Madhyamāgama 《中阿含經》, Scroll 22 — count: 17
  • 贤及 (賢及) 坐於賢及善賢二石之上 — Qishi Jing 《起世經》, Scroll 6 — count: 10
  • 贤郎 (賢郎) 不審賢郎有何天女勝於我者 — Madhyamāgama 《中阿含經》, Scroll 31 — count: 8
  • 贤心 (賢心) 隨彼諸賢心 — Madhyamāgama 《中阿含經》, Scroll 17 — count: 8
  • 贤哺 (賢哺) 賢哺羅陀子 — Madhyamāgama 《中阿含經》, Scroll 44 — count: 8
  • 贤命终 (賢命終) 賢命終耶 — Madhyamāgama 《中阿含經》, Scroll 60 — count: 7
  • 贤子 (賢子) 賢子 — Madhyamāgama 《中阿含經》, Scroll 12 — count: 5
  • 贤观 (賢觀) 謂有賢道而有賢觀 — Madhyamāgama 《中阿含經》, Scroll 45 — count: 4