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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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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《大學》 The Great Learning 19
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《曾子問》 The Questions of Zeng-zi 12
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《內則》 The Pattern of the Family 10
Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master 10
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《喪服小記》 Record of Small Matters in the Dress of Mourning 10
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《萬章章句下》 Commentary on Wan Zhang II 8
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《司馬相如列傳》 Biography of Sima Xiangru 8
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《述而第七》 Commentary on Shu Er VII 8
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《昏義》 The Meaning of the Marriage Ceremony 8
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《雜記下》 Miscellaneous Records II 8

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
而后 《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
而后 《魯周公世家》 House of Lu Zhougong in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
而后 《孔子世家》 House of Confucius in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
而后 《大學章句》 Commentary on Great Learning in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 20
而後 2. 《為政》 Wei Zheng in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
文子三思而後 5. 《公冶長》Gong Ye Chang in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
仁者而後 6. 《雍也》 Yong Ye in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
而後 7. 《述而》 Shu Er in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
而後 8. 《泰伯》 Tai Bo in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
而後 《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
稽首而後 《曲禮下》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 2 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
而後 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 7
至於而後 《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 5
而後 《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
而後 《內篇‧逍遙遊》 Inner Chapters - Enjoyment in Untroubled Ease in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 3
而後 《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 3
而後 《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 3
執政而後 《德充符》 The Seal of Virtue Complete in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
有所而後 《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 10
而後 《釋天》 Explanation of Heaven in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
而後之中天子 《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
而後 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
而後 《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
而後仁義 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
而後 《高祖本紀》 Annals of Gao Zu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
而後 《豕部》 Shǐ Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
而後 《手部》 Shǒu Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
而後 《大學章句》 Commentary on Great Learning in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
如是而後庶幾 《中庸章句序》 Preface to Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1