间 (間) jiān

  1. jiān measure word measure word for rooms, houses, luggage, etc
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity
    Notes: (ABC 'jiān' 间 m; Guoyu '間' jiān n 4; Mathews 1931 '間', p. 114; NCCED '间' 4)
  2. jiān noun space between
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 空间 (ABC 'jiān' 间 bf 2; Guoyu '間' jiān n 1; Kroll 2015 '間' 1, p. 196; Mathews 1931 '間', p. 114; NCCED '间' 1; Unihan '間')
  3. jiān preposition between; among
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: May be classified as a localizer because it can be appended to some nouns as a suffix to indicate location (ABC 'jiān' 间 bf 4; Kroll 2015 '間' 1a, p. 196; Mathews 1931 '間', p. 114)
  4. jiān noun time interval
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 时间 (ABC 'jiān' 间 bf 3; Guoyu '間' jiān n 3; Kroll 2015 '間' 2, p. 196; NCCED '间' 2)
  5. jiān noun a room
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 房间 (ABC 'jiān' 间 bf 1; NCCED '间' 3)
  6. jiàn verb to thin out
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (ABC 'jiàn' 间 v; NCCED jiàn '间' 4)
  7. jiàn verb to separate
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 分隔 or 分开 (ABC 'jiàn' 间 bf 1; Guoyu '間' jiàn v 2; Kroll 2015 '間' jiàn 4, p. 196; Mathews 1931 '間', p. 114; NCCED jiàn '间' 2)
  8. jiàn verb to sow discord; to criticize
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 挑拨; for example, 反间 'to sow discord in the enemy' (ABC 'jiàn' 间 bf 2; Guoyu '間' jiàn v 2; Kroll 2015 '間' jiàn 3, p. 196; Mathews 1931 '間', p. 114; NCCED jiàn '间' 3)
  9. jiàn noun an opening; a gap
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 空隙 (ABC 'jiàn' 间 bf 3; Guoyu '間' jiàn n 1; NCCED jiàn '间' 1)
  10. jiàn noun a leak; a crevice
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (ABC 'jiàn' 间 bf 4)
  11. jiàn verb to mix; to mingle; intermediate
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 更替 or 夹杂 (ABC 'jiàn' 间 bf 5; Guoyu '間' jiàn v 1; Kroll 2015 '間' jiàn 1, p. 196)
  12. jiàn verb to make as a pretext
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '間' jiàn 2, p. 196)
  13. jiàn verb alternately
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '間' jiàn 5, p. 196)
  14. jiàn verb for friends to part
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Mathews 1931 '間', p. 114)
  15. jiān noun a place; a space
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 处所 or 地方; for example, 田间 'field' or 阴间 'netherworld' (Guoyu '間' jiān n 2; Kroll 2015 '間' 3, p. 196)
  16. jiàn noun a spy; a treacherous person
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 奸细 (Guoyu '間' jiàn n 2; Kroll 2015 '間' jiàn 2b, p. 196)
  17. jiàn adverb occasionally
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 偶尔 (Guoyu '間' jiàn adv 1)
  18. jiàn adverb in private; secretly
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 私下 (Guoyu '間' jiàn adv 2; Kroll 2015 '間' jiàn 2a, p. 196)

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  • Scroll 11 The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 大般若波羅蜜多經 — count: 45 , has parallel version
  • Scroll 2 Si Fen Lu Xingshi Chao Zi Chi Ji 四分律行事鈔資持記 — count: 40
  • Scroll 4 Zun Po Xu Mi Pusa Suo Ji Lun 尊婆須蜜菩薩所集論 — count: 35
  • Scroll 4 Shi Shi Ji Gu Lue 釋氏稽古略 — count: 33
  • Scroll 1 Defining the Image - Measurements in Image-Making (Fo Shuo Zaoxiang Liangdu Jing Jie) 佛說造像量度經解 — count: 31 , has English translation , has parallel version
  • Scroll 119 Abhidharmamahāvibhāṣaśāstra (Apidamo Dapiposha Lun) 阿毘達磨大毘婆沙論 — count: 30
  • Scroll 64 Abhidharmanyāyānusāraśāstra (Apidamo Shun Zheng Lilun) 阿毘達磨順正理論 — count: 30
  • Scroll 8 Commentary on the Yogācārabhūmiśāstra 瑜伽論記 — count: 28
  • Scroll 12 The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 大般若波羅蜜多經 — count: 27 , has parallel version
  • Scroll 20 Mahīśāsakavinaya 彌沙塞部和醯五分律 — count: 27 , has English translation