Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

将 (將) jiāng jiàng qiāng

  1. jiāng adverb will / shall (future tense)
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: 将 has a similar use in Modern and Liteary Chinese in this sense (ABC 'jiāng' 将 adv 2; Kroll '將' jiāng 4; NCCED 2 '将' jiāng 1; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 120; Unihan '將'). For example, 將以釁鐘。'We are going to consecrate a bell with its blood.' (Mengzi: 1.7/4/4, translation by Legge)
  2. jiāng preposition to get / to use / marker for direct-object
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: In this sense, 将 is used in a pretransitive construction to mark an instrument in written Chinese but not often in spoken Chinese in a similar way to 把 (ABC 'jiāng' 将 cov; Kroll '將' jiāng 2; NCCED 1 '将' jiāng 5; Norman 1988, p. 131)
  3. jiàng noun a general
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Military 军事
    Notes: (ABC 'jiàng' 将 n 1; NCCED '将' jiàng 3)
  4. jiāng proper noun Jiang
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
  5. jiāng conjunction and / or
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '將' jiāng 6)
  6. jiàng verb to command / to lead
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (ABC 'jiàng' 将 v; Kroll '將' jiàng; NCCED '将' jiàng 1)
  7. qiāng verb to request
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (NCCED '将' qiāng 5)
  8. jiāng adverb approximately
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In Literary Chinese, when used in front of a numeric expression the meaning is 'approximately.' (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 58)
  9. jiāng verb to bring / to take / to use
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 将 is a full verb in Liteary Chinese in this sense (ABC 'jiāng' 将 v 1; Kroll '將' jiāng 1; NCCED 1 '将' 1; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 120).
  10. jiāng verb to support / to wait upon / to take care of
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (NCCED 1 '将' jiāng 2).
  11. jiāng verb checkmate
    Domain: Leisure 休闲 , Subdomain: Chinese Chess 象棋
    Notes: (ABC 'jiāng' 将 v 3; NCCED 1 '将' jiāng 7).
  12. jiāng verb to goad / to incite
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (NCCED 1 '将' jiāng 8).
  13. jiāng verb to do / to handle
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (ABC 'jiāng' 将 v 2; NCCED 1 '将' jiāng 9).
  14. jiāng auxiliary verb placed between a verb and a complement of direction
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (NCCED 2 '将' jiāng 2).
  15. jiàng noun a high ranking officer
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Military 军事
    Notes: (NCCED '将' jiàng 2)
  16. jiàng noun backbone
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (NCCED '将' jiàng 4)
  17. jiàng noun king
    Domain: Leisure 休闲 , Subdomain: Chinese Chess 象棋
    Notes: Piece in Chinese chess (ABC 'jiàng' 将 n 2; NCCED '将' jiàng 5)
  18. jiāng adverb might / possibly
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Modal marker indicating uncertainty (ABC 'jiāng' 将 adv 3; Kroll '將' jiāng 5)
  19. jiāng adverb just / a short time ago
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: (ABC 'jiāng' 将 adv 1)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 263
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 204
History of Ming 《明史》 卷七十六 志第五十二 職官五 Volume 76 Treatises 52: Official Posts 5 138
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷一 魏書一 武帝紀 Volume 1: Book of Wei 1 - Annals of Emperor Wu 137
History of Ming 《明史》 卷二百四十七 列傳第一百三十五 劉綎 李應祥 陳璘 鄧子龍 馬孔英 Volume 247 Biographies 135: Liu Ting, Li Yingxiang, Chen Lin, Deng Zilong, Ma Kongying 113
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 哀公 Lord Ai 109
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 98
History of Ming 《明史》 卷二百十二 列傳第一百 俞大猷 戚繼光 劉顯 李錫 張元勳 Volume 212 Biographies 100: Yu Dayou, Qi Jiguang, Liu Xian, Li Xi, Zhang Yuanxun 93
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百九十六 志第一百四十九 兵十 Volume 196 Treatises 149: Military 10 92
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 成公 Lord Cheng 90