渐 (漸) jiàn

  1. jiàn adverb gradually; drop by drop
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 慢慢 or 逐步; for example, the idiom 渐入佳境 'a gradually improving environment' (Guoyu '漸' adv; Kroll 2015 '漸' 1; Unihan '漸'; XHZD '渐')
  2. jiān verb to permeate; to flow into
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 漸 is similar in meaning to 流入 (Guoyu '漸' jiān v 1; Kroll 2015 '漸' jiān 1a)
  3. jiàn verb to soak; to immerse
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 漸 is similar in meaning to 浸泡 (Guoyu '漸' jiān v 2; Kroll 2015 '漸' jiān 1)
  4. jiān adverb ever more
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '漸' 2)
  5. jiàn noun an indication; a sign
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '漸' 3)
  6. jiàn noun a sequence
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '漸' n; Kroll 2015 '漸' 1a)
  7. jiàn proper noun Gradual Advance
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: The 53rd hexagram in the ”Yijing” (Kroll 2015 '漸' 3)
  8. qián adjective latent; submerged
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '漸' jiān v 3; Kroll 2015 '漸' qián)
  9. jiàn adverb gradually; anupūrva
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: anupūrva, or: krama, Japanese: zen (BCSD '漸', p. 504; DJBT '漸', p. 424; MW 'anupūrva'; SH '漸', p. 424)

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  • Scroll 2 Zhi Guan Yi Li 止觀義例 — count: 115
  • Scroll 1 Zhi Guan Fu Xing Chuan Hong Jue 止觀輔行傳弘決 — count: 83
  • Scroll 36 Zong Jing Lu 宗鏡錄 — count: 62 , has English translation
  • Scroll 3 Shengman Bao Ku 勝鬘寶窟 — count: 61
  • Scroll 3 A Chronicle of Buddhism in China 佛祖統紀 — count: 58 , has English translation
  • Scroll 3 Zhi Guan Fu Xing Chuan Hong Jue 止觀輔行傳弘決 — count: 54
  • Scroll 10 Miaofa Lianhua Jing Xuan Yi 妙法蓮華經玄義 — count: 53 , has English translation
  • Scroll 2 Preface to Collection of Various Writings on the Chan Source 禪源諸詮集都序 — count: 49
  • Scroll 20 Fahua Xuan Yi Shi Qian 法華玄義釋籤 — count: 44
  • Scroll 2 Fahua Xuan Yi Shi Qian 法華玄義釋籤 — count: 43