1. noun an analogy; a simile; a metaphor; an allegory
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Middle Chinese: yuH; a variant of simplified 谕, traditional 諭 and archaic or Korean 喩; in the sense of 比方 (CCD '喻' 3; Kroll 2015 '喻'; Unihan '喻')
  2. proper noun Yu
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (CCD '喻' 4)
  3. verb to explain
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (CCD '喻' 1)
  4. verb to understand
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: For example, 家喻户晓 'every family and household knows' (CCI p. 34; CCD '喻' 2)
  5. noun allegory; dṛṣṭānta
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: dṛṣṭānta, or: upamā, Japanese: yu, Tibetan: dpe (BCSD '喻', p. 268; Mahāvyutpatti 'dṛṣṭānta'; MW 'dṛṣṭānta'; SH '喻', p. 368; Unihan '喻')

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转喻借喻提喻法家喻户晓自喻隐喻不言而喻不可言喻

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  • Scroll 4 Da Ban Niepan Jing Yi Ji 大般涅槃經義記 — count: 412
  • Scroll 3 Da Ban Niepan Jing Yi Ji 大般涅槃經義記 — count: 396
  • Scroll 2 Da Ban Niepan Jing Yi Ji 大般涅槃經義記 — count: 388
  • Scroll 8 Da Ban Niepan Jing Yi Ji 大般涅槃經義記 — count: 325
  • Scroll 16 Huayan Jing Tan Xuan Ji 華嚴經探玄記 — count: 245
  • Scroll 7 Da Ban Niepan Jing Yi Ji 大般涅槃經義記 — count: 218
  • Scroll 9 Da Ban Niepan Jing Yi Ji 大般涅槃經義記 — count: 190
  • Scroll 45 Dafang Guang Fo Huayan Jing Shu 大方廣佛華嚴經疏 — count: 176
  • Scroll 1 Commentary on Nyāyamukha 因明入正理論疏 — count: 174
  • Scroll 1 A Summary of Nyāyamukha 因明入正理論義纂要 — count: 173

Collocations

  • 说喻 (說喻) 我今當復為汝說喻 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 7 — count: 25
  • 闻喻 (聞喻) 智者聞喻 — Middle Length Discourses (Zhong Ahan Jing) 中阿含經, Scroll 8 — count: 21
  • 引喻 (引喻) 今當為汝引喻解之 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 7 — count: 16
  • 喻经 (喻經) 證喻經 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 3 — count: 14
  • 方喻 (方喻) 巧為方喻 — An Alternative Translation of the Saṃyukta Āgama (Saṁyukatāgamasūtra) 別譯雜阿含經, Scroll 7 — count: 9
  • 人喻 (人喻) 是謂三人喻彼出水 — Salt Water Parable Sūtra (Yan Shui Yu Jing) 鹹水喻經, Scroll 1 — count: 8
  • 喻法 (喻法) 汝等受此蜜丸喻法 — Middle Length Discourses (Zhong Ahan Jing) 中阿含經, Scroll 28 — count: 8
  • 丸喻 (丸喻) 中阿含林品蜜丸喻經第九 — Middle Length Discourses (Zhong Ahan Jing) 中阿含經, Scroll 28 — count: 6
  • 迹喻 (跡喻) 象跡喻 — Middle Length Discourses (Zhong Ahan Jing) 中阿含經, Scroll 5 — count: 6
  • 慰喻 (慰喻) 慰喻後生諸天子言 — Beginning of the World (Qi Shi Jing) 起世經, Scroll 9 — count: 6