ABDICATE  讓位

YIELD one's HIGH OFFICE as RULER to ANOTHER, CONFORMING to one's OWN DECISION.
RESIGNRETIRESTAND DOWNSTEP DOWNBOW OUTRENOUNCE THE THRONEARCHAIC DEMIT

Kind Of

YIELD

Old Chinese Criteria

Ra4ng 讓 refers to abdication with a focus on this act being in favour of a successor.

Sha4n 禪 refers to abdication with a focus on this act being one of selflessness or lack of mundane ambition.

UNGER SACH "Sachwoerterbuch zum Alten China"

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ABANDONNEMENT.ABDICATION.RONONCIATION.DEMISSION.DESISTEMENT

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • vtoN : 5
  • n : 3
  • vi : 1

Attributions by text

  • 論衡 : 4
  • 列子 : 3
  • 韓非子 : 2

Words

   shàn OC: djans MC: dʑiɛn 9 Attributions

Shàn 禪 refers specifically to abdicating the high office of an emperor.

  • nobject-nominalisationwhat has been abdicated from> the throne
  • nabactthe abdication of the throne
  • viactabdicate
  • vtoNabdicate(also: 禪以天下)
  • vtoNN=humabdicate in favour of

Existing SW for

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