yán

  1. yán noun precipice; cliff; rockface
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Variant: 岩 (ABC 6 'yán' 2; Kroll 2015 '巖' 1, p. 526)
  2. yán adjective lofty; steep
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Variant: 岩 (Kroll 2015 '巖' 1a, p. 526)
  3. yán adjective precarious; rugged
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Variant: 岩 (Kroll 2015 '巖' 1b, p. 526)
  4. yán noun a mountain cave
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Variant: 岩 (Kroll 2015 '巖' 1b, p. 526)
  5. yán noun cliff
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: prapāta, or: śaila (BCSD '巖', p. 409; MW 'prapāta'; SH '巖', p. 487)

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巉巖巖徼

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Truncated for common words

  • Scroll 1 Nan Yue Zong Sheng Ji 南嶽總勝集 — count: 81
  • Scroll 2 Nan Yue Zong Sheng Ji 南嶽總勝集 — count: 49
  • Scroll 1 Quotations from Chan Master Wu Ben from Dongshan, Yunzhou 筠州洞山悟本禪師語錄 — count: 48
  • Scroll 5 Wan Song Laoren Ping Chang Tian Tong Jue Heshang Song Gu Congrong An Lu 萬松老人評唱天童覺和尚頌古從容庵錄 — count: 41 , has English translation
  • Scroll 3 Wan Song Laoren Ping Chang Tian Tong Jue Heshang Song Gu Congrong An Lu 萬松老人評唱天童覺和尚頌古從容庵錄 — count: 38 , has English translation
  • Scroll 17 Records of the Transmission of the Lamp 景德傳燈錄 — count: 29 , has English translation
  • Scroll 5 Quotations from Chan Master Ming Jue 明覺禪師語錄 — count: 29
  • Scroll 3 Shi Shi Ji Gu Lue 釋氏稽古略 — count: 28
  • Scroll 2 Wan Song Laoren Ping Chang Tian Tong Jue Heshang Song Gu Congrong An Lu 萬松老人評唱天童覺和尚頌古從容庵錄 — count: 28 , has English translation
  • Scroll 2 Records of Lushan (Lushan Ji) 廬山記 — count: 26

Collocations

  • 山巖 (山巖) 山巖 — Middle Length Discourses (Zhong Ahan Jing) 中阿含經, Scroll 2 — count: 61
  • 高巖 (高巖) 樂居高巖 — Middle Length Discourses (Zhong Ahan Jing) 中阿含經, Scroll 18 — count: 37
  • 投巖 (投巖) 投巖自殺 — Saṃyuktāgama 雜阿含經, Scroll 29 — count: 17
  • 巖溪涧 (巖溪澗) 答曰山巖溪澗 — Middle Length Discourses (Zhong Ahan Jing) 中阿含經, Scroll 10 — count: 14
  • 巖山中 (巖山中) 在巖山中 — Middle Length Discourses (Zhong Ahan Jing) 中阿含經, Scroll 8 — count: 12
  • 巖穴 (巖穴) 山藪避猥巖穴野處 — The Fruits of the Contemplative Life (Jizhiguo Jing) 寂志果經, Scroll 1 — count: 10
  • 鹫巖 (鷲巖) 在鷲巖山中 — Middle Length Discourses (Zhong Ahan Jing) 中阿含經, Scroll 35 — count: 9
  • 巖窟 (巖窟) 中有八萬巖窟 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 18 — count: 9
  • 巖石 (巖石) 若露處山間巖石間 — Brahma Net Sutra (Fan Wang Liushi Er Jian Jing) 梵網六十二見經, Scroll 1 — count: 9
  • 逻巖 (邏巖) 住娑羅邏巖山中 — Middle Length Discourses (Zhong Ahan Jing) 中阿含經, Scroll 19 — count: 8