sān

  1. sān number three
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity
    Notes: (ABC 'sān' num 1; Guoyu '三' n 1; NCCED '三' 1; Unihan '三')
  2. sān ordinal third
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity
    Notes: (Guoyu '三' adj 1; NCCED '三' 2)
  3. sān number more than two
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity
    Notes: In the construction 三 X 四 Y (ABC 'sān' num 2; Guoyu '三' adj 2; NCCED '三' 2)
  4. sān adjective very few
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity
    Notes: (NCCED '三' 3)
  5. sān adverb repeatedly
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (Guoyu '三' adv)
  6. sān proper noun San
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '三' n 2)
  7. sān number three; tri
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: tri, Tibetan: gsum, Japanese: san; for example, 三乘 triyāna 'three vehicles' (BCSD '三', p. 20; DJBT '三', p. 433; Mahāvyutpatti 'trīṇi'; MW 'tri'; SH '三乘', p. 58)
  8. sān phonetic sa
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: sa; see 娑 (FGDB '娑')

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