贪 (貪) tān

  1. tān verb to be greedy; to lust after
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (CC-CEDICT '貪'; Guoyu '貪' v 1; Kroll 2015 '貪' 1, p. 4411; Unihan '貪'; XHZD '贪', p. 726)
  2. tān verb to embezzle; to graft
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (Guoyu '貪' v 2; XHZD '贪' 2, p. 726)
  3. tān verb to prefer
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '貪' 2, p. 441)
  4. tān verb to search for; to seek
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As a variant of 探 (Guoyu '貪' v 3; Kroll 2015 '貪' 3, p. 44)
  5. tān adjective corrupt
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (CC-CEDICT '貪'; Guoyu '貪' adj)
  6. tān noun greed; desire; craving; rāga
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: rāga, Pali: rāga, Japanese: ton, Tibetan: 'dod chags; one of the three poisons (BL 'rāga', p. 693; FGDB '貪'; Kroll 2015 '貪' 1b, p. 441; SH '貪', p. 364; Tzu Chuang 2012, p. 244)

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  • Scroll 201 The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 大般若波羅蜜多經 — count: 162
  • Scroll 6 Notes on the Viṁśatikāvṛtti 成唯識論述記 — count: 148
  • Scroll 9 Abhidharmavijñānakāyapādaśāstra (Apidamo Shi Shen Zu Lun) 阿毘達磨識身足論 — count: 145
  • Scroll 51 Mahāratnakūṭasūtra (The Great Treasures Collection Sūtra) 大寶積經 — count: 112
  • Scroll 16 Notes on the Abhidharmakośabhāṣya 俱舍論記 — count: 109
  • Scroll 9 Satyasiddhiśāstra (Cheng Shi Lun / Treatise of Establishing Reality) 成實論 — count: 97
  • Scroll 8 Abhidharmavijñānakāyapādaśāstra (Apidamo Shi Shen Zu Lun) 阿毘達磨識身足論 — count: 89
  • Scroll 7 Da Ban Niepan Jing Yi Ji 大般涅槃經義記 — count: 87
  • Scroll 45 Abhidharmanyāyānusāraśāstra (Apidamo Shun Zheng Lilun) 阿毘達磨順正理論 — count: 87
  • Scroll 52 Da Ban Niepan Jing Ji Jie 大般涅槃經集解 — count: 87

Collocations

  • 贪伺 (貪伺) 一曰貪伺 — Madhyamāgama 中阿含經, Scroll 3 — count: 67
  • 世贪 (世貪) 捨世貪憂 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 2 — count: 25
  • 贪忧 (貪憂) 捨世貪憂 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 2 — count: 24
  • 贪嫉 (貪嫉) 世間貪嫉 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 9 — count: 22
  • 贪取 (貪取) 無可貪取 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 5 — count: 16
  • 不生贪 (不生貪) 心中不生貪伺 — Madhyamāgama 中阿含經, Scroll 19 — count: 16
  • 离贪 (離貪) 永離貪婬 — Nirvāṇa Sūtra 般泥洹經, Scroll 1 — count: 14
  • 贪婬 (貪婬) 世間貪婬 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 9 — count: 12
  • 起贪 (起貪) 不起貪伺 — Madhyamāgama 中阿含經, Scroll 3 — count: 10
  • 断除贪 (斷除貪) 斷除貪伺 — Madhyamāgama 中阿含經, Scroll 4 — count: 9