qián

  1. qián noun front
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Position 位
    Notes: In the sense of 前面 'front' in terms of phyiscal position (ABC 'qián' 前 bf; Kroll '前' 1; NCCED '前' 2; Unihan '前')
  2. qián noun former / the past
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Time 时间
    Notes: For example, 前所未有 'never happened in the past, i.e. unprecedented' (CCI '前所未有'; Kroll '前' 2; NCCED '前' 3; Unihan '前').
  3. qián verb to go forward
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Motion 运动
    Notes: (Kroll '前' 1a; NCCED '前'; Unihan '前')
  4. qián adjective preceding
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: (ABC 'qián' 前 attr 1; NCCED '前' 5)
  5. qián adjective before / earlier / prior
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Time 时间
    Notes: (ABC 'qián' 前 attr 2; Kroll '前' 2; NCCED '前' 4; Unihan '前')
  6. qián verb to appear before
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '前' 1b)
  7. qián noun future
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Time 时间
    Notes: (NCCED '前' 6)
  8. qián noun top / first
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Position 位
    Notes: (ABC 'qián' 前 attr 1; NCCED '前' 7)
  9. qián noun battlefront
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Military 军事
    Notes: (NCCED '前' 8)
  10. qián prefix pre-
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: For example, 前总统 'former president' (ABC 'qián' 前 pref)

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前面之前目前当前面前前提前列前景日前此前在此之前提前前夕前缀前后空前生前前身以前前期前边前进从前跟前前年前天前途眼前前台前方前头各奔前程前辈前程前赴后继前人前所未有前往前线思前想后先前前瞻前门致电前台前世前言前端总线前置宾语前来史前史前时代

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Truncated for common words

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Traces Over the Sky and Ocean 《海天遊踪》 India 印度 36
Traces Over the Sky and Ocean 《海天遊踪》 Japan 日本 35
Traces Over the Sky and Ocean 《海天遊踪》 Thailand 泰國 24
Treatises on Humanistic Buddhism 《人間佛教論文集》 Standards for Language in Buddhist Monasteries 佛教叢林語言規範 24
Buddhism Series 6 - Schools 《佛教叢書6-宗派》 Vignanavada - 3. The Essentials of the Vignanavada 唯識宗 參、唯識宗的要義 23
Hsing Yun Diary (1993/1-1994/8) 《星雲日記(1993/1~1994/8)》 Hsing Yun Diary 23 - May Every Vow Be Accomplished: The Buddha's Work 星雲日記23~有願必成 佛陀的工作(1993/5/16~1993/5/31) 20
Treatises on Humanistic Buddhism 《人間佛教論文集》 Humanistic Buddhism and Training in Meditation 人間佛教的定學 18
Hsing Yun Diary (1994/9-1996/12) 《星雲日記(1994/9~1996/12)》 Hsing Yun Diary 34 - The Path of Leading the Masses: Facing Reality 星雲日記34~領眾之道 面對現實(1995/4/16~1995/4/30) 18
Hsing Yun Diary (1991/5-1992/12) 《星雲日記(1991/5~1992/12)》 Hsing Yun Diary 20 - Discussing Emptiness and Existence: The Vertical is Exhausted by the Three Time Periods 星雲日記20~談空說有 豎窮三際(1992/11/16~1992/11/30) 18
Traces Over the Sky and Ocean 《海天遊踪》 Malaysia 馬來亞 17

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
前文 前文 就是前文所講過的根本煩惱 Ten Lectures on the Eight Realizations of a Bodhisattva Sutra 《八大人覺經十講》 Lecture 6: Study Widely, Listen More 第六講 智慧為化愚的根本 33
前分 前分 有人認為是前分的 Lectures on the Diamond Sutra 《金剛經講話》 Prajna is the mother of the Buddhas of all ages - Part 8 [Lecture] 般若為三世諸佛母分第八 【講話】 18
前念 前念 是在我們心上的前念與後念 The Universal Gate : a Commentary on Avalokitesvara's Universal Gate Sutra 《觀世音菩薩普門品講話》 4. In praise of the Three Karmas 四.三業讚歎 11
前去 前去 走上前去握住賊的手 The Universal Gate : a Commentary on Avalokitesvara's Universal Gate Sutra 《觀世音菩薩普門品講話》 Difficulties and Benefits 1: Seven Difficulties 冥 益 一.七難 7
堂前 堂前 不敢行至堂前 Lectures on the Platform Sutra of the Sixth Patriarch 《六祖壇經講話》 1 The Circumstances of My Awakening - Canonical Text and Notes 第一 行由品 經文.註釋 6
法堂前 法堂前 指的是五祖弘忍大師上堂普說的法堂前 Lectures on the Platform Sutra of the Sixth Patriarch 《六祖壇經講話》 1 The Circumstances of My Awakening - Canonical Text and Notes 第一 行由品 經文.註釋 5
佛前 佛前 到佛前去稱念佛菩薩的聖號 The Universal Gate : a Commentary on Avalokitesvara's Universal Gate Sutra 《觀世音菩薩普門品講話》 2: The Three Poisons 二.三毒難 4
前分说 前分說 前分說通達無我無法真是菩薩 Lectures on the Diamond Sutra 《金剛經講話》 One body sees all - Part 18 [Lecture] 如來遍觀眾生心性分第十八 【講話】 4
走上前 走上前 走上前去握住賊的手 The Universal Gate : a Commentary on Avalokitesvara's Universal Gate Sutra 《觀世音菩薩普門品講話》 Difficulties and Benefits 1: Seven Difficulties 冥 益 一.七難 3
临终前 臨終前 臨終前 Ten Lectures on the Eight Realizations of a Bodhisattva Sutra 《八大人覺經十講》 Lecture 10: Conclusion - Approaching the Awakened State 第十講 八大人覺經的總結 3