xìn

  1. xìn verb to believe; to trust
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: 信 is synonymous with 相信 or 信任 in this sense (FE '信' 3; GDC '信' 5; Kroll 2015 '信' 1a, p. 508)
  2. xìn noun a letter
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 信 is synonymous with 书信 in this sense (FE '信' 6; Kroll 2015 '信' 5, p. 508)
  3. xìn noun evidence
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 信物 (FE '信' 7; GHC '信' 7; Kroll 2015 '信' 2a, p. 508)
  4. xìn noun faith; confidence
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (FE '信' 1; Kroll 2015 '信' 1c, p. 508)
  5. xìn adjective honest; sincere; true
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 信 is synonymous with 诚 in this sense (FE '信' 1; GHC '信' 1; Kroll 2015 '信' 1, p. 508)
  6. xìn noun proof; a certificate; a receipt; a voucher
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 信 is synonymous with 凭证 in this sense (Kroll 2015 '信' 2, p. 508)
  7. xìn noun an official holding a document
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Such as a document or letter to be delivered as a diplomatic mission (FE '信' 4; GHC '信' 8; Kroll 2015 '信' 3, p. 508)
  8. xìn adverb willfully; randomly
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 信 is synonymous with 随便 in this sense (FE '信' 8)
  9. xìn adverb truly
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: May be used in Literary Chinese to emphasize a supposition in a complex sentence with a subordinating conjunction (like 'if') (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 153; Kroll 2015 '信' 1b, p. 508; GHC '信' 2).
  10. xìn noun a gift
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '信' 6, p. 508)
  11. xìn noun credit
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 信用 (GHC '信' 3)
  12. xìn adverb on time; regularly
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 准时 (FE '信' 9; GHC '信' 4)
  13. xìn adjective to lodge in one place two or more nights in a row
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (GHC '信' 10; Kroll 2015 '信' 4, p. 508)
  14. xìn noun news; a message
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (FE '信' 5)
  15. xìn noun arsenic
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 信石 (CCD 2 '信')
  16. xìn verb Faith
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教 , Subdomain: Fo Guang Shan
    Notes: (Glossary of Humanistic Buddhism)
  17. xìn noun faith; confidence
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教 , Concept: Mental Factor 心所
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: śraddhā, Pali: saddhā, Japanese: shin, Tibetan: dad pa; faith is the first in the four stages of practice 信解行证 and the first of the 五力 pañcabala 'five powers' (BCSD '信', p. 133; BL 'śraddhā', pp. 847-848; FGDB '信'; MW 'śraddhā')

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Truncated for common words

  • Scroll 4 Mahāyānasūtralāṃkāraśāstra (Dacheng Zhuangyan Jinglun) 大乘莊嚴經論 — count: 127
  • Scroll 4 Huayan Jing Tan Xuan Ji 華嚴經探玄記 — count: 103
  • Scroll 1 Amituo Jing Yao Jie 阿彌陀經要解 — count: 99
  • Scroll 6 Abhidharmamahāvibhāṣaśāstra (Apidamo Dapiposha Lun) 阿毘達磨大毘婆沙論 — count: 94
  • Scroll 103 Abhidharmamahāvibhāṣaśāstra (Apidamo Dapiposha Lun) 阿毘達磨大毘婆沙論 — count: 92
  • Scroll 173 The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 大般若波羅蜜多經 — count: 88 , has parallel version
  • Scroll 6 Notes on the Viṁśatikāvṛtti 成唯識論述記 — count: 85
  • Scroll 24 Śāriputrābhidharmaśāstra (Shelifu Apitan Lun) 舍利弗阿毘曇論 — count: 80
  • Scroll 16 Commentary on the Yogācārabhūmiśāstra 瑜伽論記 — count: 75
  • Scroll 1 Huayan Yi Cheng Cheng Fo Miao Yi 華嚴一乘成佛妙義 — count: 74

Collocations

  • 信族 (信族) 有信族姓男 — Middle Length Discourses (Zhong Ahan Jing) 中阿含經, Scroll 2 — count: 15
  • 增益信 (增益信) 增益信 — Middle Length Discourses (Zhong Ahan Jing) 中阿含經, Scroll 37 — count: 12
  • 信尊师 (信尊師) 汝等信尊師親子尼乾 — Middle Length Discourses (Zhong Ahan Jing) 中阿含經, Scroll 4 — count: 8
  • 生信 (生信) 便具生信 — Middle Length Discourses (Zhong Ahan Jing) 中阿含經, Scroll 10 — count: 8
  • 信法 (信法) 歡喜信法 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 2 — count: 8
  • 遣信 (遣信) 遣信白言 — Mahāparinibbānasutta 大般涅槃經, Scroll 2 — count: 7
  • 清信 (清信) 國內諸清信 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 3 — count: 7
  • 信戒 (信戒) 願奉清信戒 — Nirvāṇa Sūtra 般泥洹經, Scroll 1 — count: 6
  • 信如来 (信如來) 汝信如來正覺道不 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 3 — count: 6
  • 何谓信 (何謂信) 何謂信習 — Middle Length Discourses (Zhong Ahan Jing) 中阿含經, Scroll 10 — count: 6