断 (斷) duàn

  1. duàn adverb absolutely; decidedly
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Used in negative constructions in the sense of 绝对 (CED 2 '断' 2; Ci Yuan '断' 5; Kroll 2015 '断' 1a; NCCED '断' 7)
  2. duàn verb to judge
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Middle Chinese: twanH; in the sense of 判断 (CED 2 '断' 1; Ci Yuan '斷' 4; NCCED '断' 5; Kroll 2015 '斷' twanH 1; WN '斷' 4)
  3. duàn verb to severe; to break
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 折断 or 切 (CED 1 '断' 1; Ci Yuan '断' 1; NCCED '断' 1; Kroll 2015 '断' 1; WN '斷' 5; Unihan '斷')
  4. duàn verb to stop
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of stopping the supply or flow of something (CED 1 '断' 2; Kroll 2015 '断' 1b; NCCED '断' 2; WN '斷' 3)
  5. duàn verb to quit; to give up
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of stopping a habbit (CED 1 '断' 3; NCCED '断' 3)
  6. duàn verb to intercept
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (NCCED '断' 4)
  7. duàn verb to divide
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 划分 (WN '斷' 1)
  8. duàn verb to isolate
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 隔绝 (WN '斷' 2)
  9. duàn adverb cutting off; uccheda
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: uccheda, or: cheda, Japanese: dan (BCSD '斷', p. 580; MW 'uccheda'; SH '斷', p. 464; Unihan '斷')

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  • Scroll 16 Abhidharmajñānaprasthānaśāstra (Apidamo Fa Zhi Zu Lun) 阿毘達磨發智論 — count: 1152
  • Scroll 24 Abhidharmajñānaprasthānaśāstra (Apitan Ba Jiandu Lun) 阿毘曇八犍度論 — count: 762
  • Scroll 3 Abhidharmaprakaraṇapādaśāstra (Zhong Shi Fen Apitan Lun) 眾事分阿毘曇論 — count: 616
  • Scroll 9 Abhidharmavijñānakāyapādaśāstra (Apidamo Shi Shen Zu Lun) 阿毘達磨識身足論 — count: 529
  • Scroll 8 Abhidharmavijñānakāyapādaśāstra (Apidamo Shi Shen Zu Lun) 阿毘達磨識身足論 — count: 491
  • Scroll 23 Abhidharmajñānaprasthānaśāstra (Apitan Ba Jiandu Lun) 阿毘曇八犍度論 — count: 454
  • Scroll 31 Abhidharmavibhāṣāśāstra (Apitan Pi Po Sha Lun) 阿毘曇毘婆沙論 — count: 447
  • Scroll 28 Abhidharmavibhāṣāśāstra (Apitan Pi Po Sha Lun) 阿毘曇毘婆沙論 — count: 403
  • Scroll 5 Abhidharmavijñānakāyapādaśāstra (Apidamo Shi Shen Zu Lun) 阿毘達磨識身足論 — count: 397
  • Scroll 51 Abhidharmamahāvibhāṣaśāstra (Apidamo Dapiposha Lun) 阿毘達磨大毘婆沙論 — count: 393