便 biàn

  1. biàn adjective convenient; handy; easy
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 便 is synonymous with 简便 or 简易 in this sense (GHC '便' 3; Kroll 2015 '便' 1; NCCED '便' 2)
  2. biàn adjective advantageous
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 有利 (GHC '便' 1; Kroll 2015 '便' 2)
  3. biàn verb to pass stool; to excrete; to relieve oneself; to urinate
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Health
    Notes: In the sense of 小便 'to urinate' or 大便 'to pass stool' (GHC '便' 5; Kroll 2015 '便' 4; NCCED '便' 5)
  4. pián adjective fat; obese
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 便 is synonymous with 肥胖 in this sense (Kroll 2015 '便' pián 2)
  5. biàn verb to make easy
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '便' 1b)
  6. biàn noun an unearned advantage
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
  7. biàn adjective ordinary; plain
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (NCCED '便' 4)
  8. biàn conjunction if only; so long as; to the contrary
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 便 is synonymous with 只要 in this sense (GHC '便' 7; Kroll 2015 '便' 7; NCCED '便' 8)
  9. biàn adjective in passing
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: 便 is synonymous with 顺便 in this sense (NCCED '便' 4)
  10. biàn adjective informal
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: 便 is synonymous with 非正式 in this sense (Kroll 2015 '便' 5)
  11. biàn adverb right away; then; right after
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 便 is synonymous with 即 or 就 in this sense (GHC '便' 6; Guoyu '便' adv 1; Kroll 2015 '便' 6; NCCED '便' 7)
  12. biàn adjective appropriate; suitable
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (NCCED '便' 1)
  13. biàn noun an advantageous occasion
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (GHC '便' 2; NCCED '便' 3)
  14. biàn noun stool
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Health
    Notes: (NCCED '便' 6)
  15. pián adjective quiet; quiet and comfortable
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 安适 (GHC '便' 9)
  16. biàn adjective proficient; skilled
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (GHC '便' 4; Kroll 2015 '便' 3)
  17. biàn conjunction even if; even though
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 即使 (Guoyu '便' conj)
  18. pián adjective shrewd; slick; good with words
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (GHC '便' 10; Kroll 2015 '便' pián 1)
  19. biàn adverb then; atha
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: atha (BCSD '便', p. 133; MW 'atha'; SH '便', p. 295)

Contained in

Also contained in

贪小便宜得便便急便步走随便便士稳便小便器简便即便便衣警察自便便溺便签请便便鞋省便便宜通便占便宜便壶蹲便器告便胎便吐便当便服便是趁便便利便池讨便宜便条便捷便宴不便险便便大小便便嬛

Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

  • Scroll 10 Middle Length Discourses (Zhong Ahan Jing) 中阿含經 — count: 224 , has English translation , has parallel version
  • Scroll 2 Si Fen Lu Shan Fan Bu Que Xingshi Chao 四分律刪繁補闕行事鈔 — count: 163
  • Scroll 1 Quotations from Linji Chan Master Hui Zhao from Zhenzhou 鎮州臨濟慧照禪師語錄 — count: 154 , has English translation
  • Scroll 2 Si Fen Lu Xingshi Chao Zi Chi Ji 四分律行事鈔資持記 — count: 128
  • Scroll 3 Sengjia Luocha Suo Ji Jing 僧伽羅剎所集經 — count: 127
  • Scroll 1 Saṃyukta Āgama (Saṁyukatāgamasūtra) 別譯雜阿含經 - one scroll by an unknown translator — count: 120 , has English translation , has parallel version
  • Scroll 1 Qi Chu San Guan Jing 七處三觀經 — count: 117
  • Scroll 20 Middle Length Discourses (Zhong Ahan Jing) 中阿含經 — count: 117 , has English translation , has parallel version
  • Scroll 1 Quotations from Abbot Mi An 密菴和尚語錄 — count: 116
  • Scroll 132 The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 大般若波羅蜜多經 — count: 115 , has parallel version

Collocations

  • 便作 (便作) 便作是念 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 9 — count: 20
  • 灭便 (滅便) 以癡滅便行滅 — Nirvāṇa Sūtra 佛般泥洹經, Scroll 1 — count: 11
  • 便生 (便生) 便生邪婬 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 6 — count: 7
  • 世间便 (世間便) 念此世間便為敗壞 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 1 — count: 5
  • 便诽谤 (便誹謗) 而便誹謗 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 13 — count: 5
  • 便能 (便能) 四者見人說惡便能抑制 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 11 — count: 5
  • 便可 (便可) 便可說之 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 5 — count: 5
  • 便失意 (便失意) 便失意 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 11 — count: 5
  • 今便 (今便) 我今便為得供養已 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 2 — count: 4
  • 便舍 (便捨) 勿便捨壽 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 4 — count: 4