ā

  1. ā prefix prefix to names of people
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: For example, in modern Chinese 阿姨 'aunt' and in old Chinese '阿母' (ABCE '阿'; Guoyu '阿' ā; Kroll 2015 '阿' ā 1, p. 98; Mathews 1931 '阿' p1; Unihan '阿')
  2. ā verb to groan
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Mathews 1931 '阿' b p1)
  3. ā phonetic a
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Foreign Language
    Notes: (Mathews 1931 '阿' b p1; Unihan '阿')
  4. ē verb to flatter
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 阿附 (Guoyu '阿' ē v 1; Mathews 1931 '阿' d p1)
  5. ā interjection expresses doubt
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: (Guoyu '阿' ā interjectio; Mathews 1931 '阿' e p1)
  6. ē noun river bank
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '阿' ē 2, p. 98; Mathews 1931 '阿' c p. 1)
  7. ē noun beam; pillar
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 屋檐 (Guoyu '阿' ē n 3; Mathews 1931 '阿' f p1)
  8. ē noun a hillslope; a mound
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 大土丘 (Guoyu '阿' ē n 1; Kroll 2015 '阿' ē 1, p. 98)
  9. ē noun a turning point; a turn; a bend in a river
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '阿' ē n 2; Kroll 2015 '阿' ē 3, p. 98)
  10. ē proper noun E
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '阿' ē n 4)
  11. ē verb to depend on
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 倚靠 (Guoyu '阿' ē v 1)
  12. ā particle a final particle
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: Same as 啊 (Guoyu '阿' ā particle)
  13. ē foreign e
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: IPA: [ə]; used for the sound in mantras and Indian names (Kroll 2015 '阿' ā 3, p. 98; Unihan '阿')
  14. ē noun a buttress
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '阿' ē 4, p. 98)
  15. ē verb be partial to
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '阿' ē 5, p. 98)
  16. ē noun thick silk
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '阿' ē 6, p. 98)
  17. ā pronoun this; these
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '阿' ā 2, p. 98)
  18. ē foreign e
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: a; first letter of the Sanskrit alphabet, meaning 'un-' or 'not'; a special character in esoteric chanting described in the 大毘盧遮那成佛神變加持經 “Vairocana Sūtra” as symbolizing 本不生 ādyanutpāda 'non-arising' (BCSD '阿', p. 1202; Ding '阿'; FGDB '阿'; MW 'a'; SH '阿', p. 285; Wikipedia '悉曇文字'; Giebel 2005, p. 42; T 848, Scroll 2, 18.0010a10)

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  • Scroll 1 Zun Sheng Pusa Suo Wen Yiqie Zhu Fa Ru Wuliang Men Tuoluoni Jing 尊勝菩薩所問一切諸法入無量門陀羅尼經 — count: 125
  • Scroll 1 Dasheng Bei Fen Tuo Li Jing (Karuṇāpuṇḍarīkasūtra) 大乘悲分陀利經 — count: 114
  • Scroll 1 Fanyu Qian Zi Wen 梵語千字文 — count: 107
  • Scroll 1 Yaoshi Qi Fo Gongyang Yi Gui Ruyi Wang Jing (Medicine Buddha and Seven Buddhas Liturgy and Sutra) 藥師七佛供養儀軌如意王經 — count: 106
  • Scroll 9 Shi Moheyan Lun 釋摩訶衍論 — count: 103
  • Scroll 7 Miscellaneous Dhāraṇī Collection 陀羅尼雜集 — count: 103
  • Scroll 1 Fanyu Za Ming 梵語雜名 — count: 101
  • Scroll 21 Mahāsaṃnipātasūtra (Great Compilation) 大方等大集經 — count: 99
  • Scroll 1 Translating Sanskrit (Fan Fanyu) 翻梵語 — count: 96