三天 sān tiān

  1. sān tiān set phrase three devas
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: From Brahmanism: Śiva, Viṣṇu, and Brahmā (Ding '三天'; SH '三天')
  2. sān tiān phrase three days
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: Collocation: generic expression from Cao Xueqin 1892, ”Dream of the Red Chamber” (tr. by Joly, ch. 7, p. 185)

Contained in

  • 三十三天 Heaven of the Thirty-Three Gods; The Heaven of Thirty-Three Gods; Trāyastriṃśa Heaven; Tāvatiṃsa Heaven

Also contained in

三天不打,上房揭瓦三天打鱼,两天晒网三天两头

Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

  • Scroll 51 Mahāsaṃnipātasūtra (Great Compilation) 大方等大集經 — count: 12 , has parallel version
  • Scroll 8 Wei Mo Jing Lue Shu 維摩經略疏 — count: 9
  • Scroll 2 Fa Yuan Zhu Lin 法苑珠林 — count: 6
  • Scroll 150 Abhidharmamahāvibhāṣaśāstra (Apidamo Dapiposha Lun) 阿毘達磨大毘婆沙論 — count: 6
  • Scroll 9 Guang Hong Ming Ji 廣弘明集 — count: 6
  • Scroll 2 Shi Shi Yao Lan 釋氏要覽 — count: 6
  • Scroll 2 Sarvāstivādavinayavibhāṣā (Sapoduopinipiposha) 薩婆多毘尼毘婆沙 — count: 5
  • Scroll 31 A Chronicle of Buddhism in China 佛祖統紀 — count: 5
  • Scroll 2 Collection of Meanings and Terms in Translation (Fanyi Mingyi Ji) 翻譯名義集 — count: 5
  • Scroll 1 Beishan Record 北山錄 — count: 5

Collocations

  • 三天童女 (三天童女) 三天童女 — Mahāsaṃnipātasūtra (Great Compilation) 大方等大集經, Scroll 51 — count: 16
  • 余三天 (餘三天) 及餘三天羅剎眾 — Dasheng Bensheng Xin Di Guan Jing 大乘本生心地觀經, Scroll 3 — count: 15
  • 三天王 (三天王) 告於諸餘三天王言 — Fo Ben Xing Ji Jing (Abhiniṣkramaṇasūtra) 佛本行集經, Scroll 32 — count: 9
  • 三天女 (三天女) 三天女志願不滿 — Saṃyuktāgama 雜阿含經, Scroll 39 — count: 7
  • 三天处 (三天處) 此三天處如是池水有鴛鴦鳥 — Vyāsaparipṛcchā (Piyesuo Wen Jing) 毘耶娑問經, Scroll 2 — count: 7
  • 王三天 (王三天) 王三天下 — Buddha Expounds the Sūtra on Extending Life through the Merit of Making Stūpas (Fo Shuo Zao Ta Yan Ming Gongde Jing) 佛說造塔延命功德經, Scroll 1 — count: 6
  • 等三天 (等三天) 此等三天 — Suṣṭhitamatidevaputraparipṛcchā (Ru Huan Sanmei Jing) 如幻三昧經, Scroll 1 — count: 6
  • 三天耳 (三天耳) 三天耳 — Abhidharmamahāvibhāṣaśāstra (Apidamo Dapiposha Lun) 阿毘達磨大毘婆沙論, Scroll 141 — count: 6
  • 三天子 (三天子) 有三天子 — Saṃyuktāgama 雜阿含經, Scroll 29 — count: 6
  • 三天性 (三天性) 銀輪三天性種性 — Scripture for Humane Kings 佛說仁王般若波羅蜜經, Scroll 1 — count: 5