xiān

  1. xiān noun an immortal
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Mythology 神话
    Notes: A celestial being, especially a Taoist immortal (Guoyu '仙' n 1; Kroll 2015 '仙' 1, p. 492; NCCED '仙' 1, p. 1750; Unihan '仙'; Wu and Tee 2015, loc. 1465; XHZD '仙', p. 811; Yu, Anthony C. tr. 2012, The Journey to the West, p. 116, ch. 2)
  2. xiān adjective transcendent
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Of celestial beauty of character (Guoyu '仙' adj 3; Kroll 2015 '仙' 1a, p. 492; Unihan '仙')
  3. xiān adjective floating / ascending
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '仙' 2, p. 492)
  4. xiān noun a sage
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: ṛṣi (FGDB '仙人'; Kroll 2015 '仙' 3, p. 492; SH '仙', p. 166)
  5. xiān noun a master / someone exceeding at a skill
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: For example, 剑仙 master swordsman (Guoyu '仙' n 2; NCCED '仙' 2, p. 1750)
  6. xiān proper noun Xian
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '仙' n 3)
  7. xiān adjective celestial
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 神仙的 (Guoyu '仙' adj 1)
  8. xiān adverb deceased
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: A polite term (Guoyu '仙' adv)

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  • Scroll 1 Nan Yue Zong Sheng Ji 《南嶽總勝集》 — count: 59
  • Scroll 37 Fo Ben Xing Ji Jing (Abhiniṣkramaṇasūtra) 《佛本行集經》 — count: 37
  • Scroll 2 Weishi Ershi Lun Shu Ji 《唯識二十論述記》 — count: 37
  • Scroll 45 Mūlasarvāstivādavinayavibhaṅga (Genben Shuo Yiqie You Bu Pi Nai Ye) 《根本說一切有部毘奈耶》 — count: 36
  • Scroll 12 Vinayavastu (Genben Shuo Yiqie You Bu Pi Nai Ye Po Seng Shi) 《根本說一切有部毘奈耶破僧事》 — count: 35
  • Scroll 2 Nan Yue Zong Sheng Ji 《南嶽總勝集》 — count: 34
  • Scroll 20 Fo Ben Xing Ji Jing (Abhiniṣkramaṇasūtra) 《佛本行集經》 — count: 32
  • Scroll 1 Vinayavastu (Genben Shuo Yiqie You Bu Pi Nai Ye Po Seng Shi) 《根本說一切有部毘奈耶破僧事》 — count: 29
  • Scroll 19 Madhyamāgama 《中阿含經》 — count: 28
  • Scroll 5 Saṃyuktāgama 《雜阿含經》 — count: 26

Collocations

  • 仙余 (仙餘) 仙餘財主告一使人 — Madhyamāgama 《中阿含經》, Scroll 19 — count: 33
  • 仙尼 (仙尼) 有外道出家名仙尼 — Saṃyuktāgama 《雜阿含經》, Scroll 5 — count: 26
  • 仙圣 (仙聖) 仙聖梵釋靡不稽首 — Nirvāṇa Sūtra 《佛般泥洹經》, Scroll 2 — count: 22
  • 仙歎 (仙歎) 名曰仙歎 — Collection of Writings about the Six Pāramitās (Liu Du Ji Jing) 《六度集經》, Scroll 1 — count: 13
  • 一仙 (一仙) 復有一仙而作是言 — An Alternative Translation of the Saṃyukta Āgama (Saṁyukatāgamasūtra) 《別譯雜阿含經》, Scroll 3 — count: 7
  • 告仙 (告仙) 佛告仙尼 — Saṃyuktāgama 《雜阿含經》, Scroll 5 — count: 6
  • 仙言 (仙言) 有一仙言 — An Alternative Translation of the Saṃyukta Āgama (Saṁyukatāgamasūtra) 《別譯雜阿含經》, Scroll 3 — count: 4
  • 昇仙 (昇仙) 昇仙名普聞 — Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》, Scroll 1 — count: 4
  • 仙持戒 (仙持戒) 亦曾供養諸仙持戒功德具者 — Qishi Jing 《起世經》, Scroll 10 — count: 4
  • 仙道 (仙道) 住諸仙道 — Qishi Jing 《起世經》, Scroll 9 — count: 4