诈 (詐) zhà

  1. zhà verb to cheat / to swindle
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 欺诈; for example, in literary Chinese, 巧詐不如拙誠 'it is better to be simplictically honest than cleverly deceitful', from Han Feizi's Shuo Lin Shang (DCP 'Q102'; GHC '詐' 1; Kroll 2015 '詐' 1a;; Mathews 1931 '詐', p. 9)
  2. zhà adjective fraudulent
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '詐' 1)
  3. zhà verb to pretend / to feign / to bluff
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 假装 (GHC '詐' 2)
  4. zhà adverb suddenly
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In place of 乍, in the sense of 突然 (GHC '詐' 3)

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