Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

而后 (而後) érhòu

érhòu adverb after that / then
Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
Notes: 而後 may be used as a time clause in Literary Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 161). For example, 或百步而後止 'Some run a hundred paces and stop' (Mengzi: 1.3/1/24, translation by Legge)

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死而后已置之死地而后生

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Collection Document Title Occurrences
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 30
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 25
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《大學》 The Great Learning 19
Daode Jing 《道德經》 With commentary by 王弼 Wang Bi 17
Han Feizi 《韓非子》 解老第二十 Chapter 20: Commentaries on Laozi's Teachings 17
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷十三 魏書十三 鍾繇華歆王朗傳 Volume 13: Book of Wei 13 - Biographies of Zhong Yao, Hua Xin, and Wang Lang 16
Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷十五 兵略訓 Chapter 15: Military Planning 13
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 13
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷二十七上   志第十七上  曆三上 Volume 27a Treatises 18: Calendar 3a 13
Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷十八 人間訓 Chapter 18: The Human World 13