严 (嚴) yán

  1. yán adjective stern; serious; strict; severe; austere
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 严格 (ABC 'yán' sv; GHC '严' 5; Guoyu '嚴' adj 3; Kroll 2015 '嚴' 1; NCCED '严' 2)
  2. yán proper noun Yan
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (ABC 'yán' n; Guoyu '嚴' n 4)
  3. yán adjective urgent
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 紧迫 (GHC '严' 1; Guoyu '嚴' adj 1; Kroll 2015 '嚴' 2)
  4. yán adjective meticulous; rigorous
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 谨严 (Guoyu '嚴' adj 2; Wu and Tee 2015, loc. 890)
  5. yán adjective harsh; cruel
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 残酷 (Guoyu '嚴' adj 4)
  6. yán adjective majestic; impressive
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 肃穆 (ABC 'yán' bf 1; GHC '严' 3; Kroll 2015 '嚴' 1a; NCCED '严' 2)
  7. yán noun a precaution
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '嚴' n 3)
  8. yán adjective solemn and respectful
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 残酷 (Guoyu '嚴' adj 5)
  9. yán verb to set in order
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 整齐 (GHC '严' 6; Kroll 2015 '嚴' 3)
  10. yán adjective inspiring respect; formidable
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 威仪 (GHC '严' 4; Guoyu '嚴' n 1; Kroll 2015 '嚴' 1b)
  11. yán adjective fierce; violent
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 猛烈 (Guoyu '嚴' adj 6)
  12. yán verb to command; to instruct
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '嚴' 3a)
  13. yán noun father
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: For example, the bound form in 家严 (ABC 'yán' bf 2; Guoyu '嚴' n 2; NCCED '严' 2)
  14. yán verb to fear
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 畏惧 (Guoyu '嚴' v 1)
  15. yán verb to respect
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 尊崇 (Guoyu '嚴' v 2)
  16. yán noun adornment; alaṃkṛta
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: alaṃkṛta, Japanese: gen, or: gon (BCSD '嚴', p. 276; MW 'alaṃkṛta'; SH '嚴', p. 476; Unihan '嚴')
  17. yán noun a garland; an adornment; avataṃsa
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: avataṃsa; from the Sanskrit masculine noun avataṃsa meaning 'a garland, ring-shaped ornament, ear ornament, ear-ring' (BCSD '嚴', p. 276; Kroll 2015 '嚴' 4; MW 'avataṃsa')

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  • Scroll 7 Huayan Jing Tan Xuan Ji 華嚴經探玄記 — count: 72
  • Scroll 3 Huayan Jing Tan Xuan Ji 華嚴經探玄記 — count: 63
  • Scroll 11 Dafang Guang Fo Huayan Jing Shu 大方廣佛華嚴經疏 — count: 54
  • Scroll 2 Shuo Wugou Cheng Jing Shu 說無垢稱經疏 — count: 52
  • Scroll 1 Ghanavyūhasūtra (Dasheng Mi Yan Jing) 大乘密嚴經 — count: 51
  • Scroll 15 Huayan Jing Tan Xuan Ji 華嚴經探玄記 — count: 50
  • Scroll 2 Ghanavyūhasūtra (Dasheng Mi Yan Jing) 大乘密嚴經 — count: 47
  • Scroll 3 Dafang Guang Fo Huayan Jing Shu 大方廣佛華嚴經疏 — count: 45
  • Scroll 1 Ghanavyūhasūtra (Dasheng Mi Yan Jing) 大乘密嚴經 — count: 43
  • Scroll 25 Dafang Guang Fo Huayan Jing Shu 大方廣佛華嚴經疏 — count: 42

Collocations

  • 严身 (嚴身) 出種種嚴身之具 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 18 — count: 25
  • 受严 (受嚴) 令其遍身受嚴劇苦 — Beginning of the World (Qi Shi Jing) 起世經, Scroll 2 — count: 22
  • 严切 (嚴切) 受如是等嚴切重苦 — Beginning of the World (Qi Shi Jing) 起世經, Scroll 3 — count: 22
  • 严苦 (嚴苦) 乃至次第受極嚴苦 — Beginning of the World (Qi Shi Jing) 起世經, Scroll 4 — count: 20
  • 严备 (嚴備) 勅令嚴備四種力兵 — Beginning of the World (Qi Shi Jing) 起世經, Scroll 2 — count: 16
  • 严四兵 (嚴四兵) 亦嚴四兵 — Nirvāṇa Sūtra 般泥洹經, Scroll 2 — count: 11
  • 严持 (嚴持) 即各嚴持種種器仗 — Beginning of the World (Qi Shi Jing) 起世經, Scroll 8 — count: 9
  • 严四 (嚴四) 嚴四種兵 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 4 — count: 7
  • 严炽 (嚴熾) 嚴熾猛惡 — Beginning of the World (Qi Shi Jing) 起世經, Scroll 3 — count: 7
  • 严衣钵 (嚴衣鉢) 即嚴衣鉢 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 2 — count: 7