yán

  1. yán verb to speak; to say; said
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 言 means 说. For example, 自言自语 'talk to oneself' (CCI p. 24; GHC '言' 1, 2; Kroll 2015 '言' 1).
  2. yán noun language; talk; words; utterance; speech
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: For example, in literary Chinese, 忠言逆耳 'honest advice, [although] unpleasant to the ear[, induces good conduct]', from Han Feizi's Wai Chu Shuo Zuo Shang (DCP 'Z137'; Kroll 2015 '言' 2).
  3. yán noun Kangxi radical 149
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Radicals
    Notes: To speak (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7)
  4. yán particle a particle with no meaning
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: (GHC '言' 5; Kroll 2015 '言' 3)
  5. yán noun phrase; sentence
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '言' 2a)
  6. yán noun a word; a syllable
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (GHC '言' 4; Kroll 2015 '言' 2b)
  7. yán noun a theory; a doctrine
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 学说 (GHC '言' 3; Kroll 2015 '言' 4)
  8. yán verb to regard as
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '言' 5)
  9. yán verb to act as
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '言' 5a)

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  • Scroll 1 Si Fen Lu Xingshi Chao Zi Chi Ji 四分律行事鈔資持記 — count: 509
  • Scroll 2 Si Fen Lu Xingshi Chao Zi Chi Ji 四分律行事鈔資持記 — count: 500
  • Scroll 4 Notes on the Viṁśatikāvṛtti 成唯識論述記 — count: 437
  • Scroll 1 Shijia Pu 釋迦譜 — count: 387
  • Scroll 1 Notes on the Abhidharmakośabhāṣya 俱舍論記 — count: 363
  • Scroll 7 Notes on the Viṁśatikāvṛtti 成唯識論述記 — count: 360
  • Scroll 2 Notes on the Viṁśatikāvṛtti 成唯識論述記 — count: 351
  • Scroll 3 Shengman Bao Ku 勝鬘寶窟 — count: 347
  • Scroll 2 Miliṇḍapañha (Questions of Miliṇḍa) 那先比丘經 — count: 345
  • Scroll 1 Dasheng Yi Zhang 大乘義章 — count: 340

Collocations

  • 白佛言 (白佛言) 叉手合掌白佛言 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 1 — count: 81
  • 婆罗门言 (婆羅門言) 婆羅門言 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 7 — count: 26
  • 报言 (報言) 佛報言 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 4 — count: 12
  • 阿难言 (阿難言) 告阿難言 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 2 — count: 9
  • 迦叶言 (迦葉言) 弊宿婆羅門語童女迦葉言 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 7 — count: 9
  • 白王言 (白王言) 諸相師即白王言 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 1 — count: 9
  • 比丘言 (比丘言) 諸比丘言 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 3 — count: 8
  • 世尊言 (世尊言) 般遮翼白世尊言 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 5 — count: 7
  • 人言 (人言) 告諸人言 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 6 — count: 7
  • 其所言 (其所言) 若其所言非經 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 3 — count: 7