1. preposition marker for direct-object
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: , Concept: Object 对象
    Notes: 把 is used in a pretransitive construction to mark an instrument. 把 takes three arguments, including the subject, the object, and the resultative state (CC-CEDICT '把'; Norman 1988, p. 131; Sun 2006, loc. 2216; XHZD '把' bǎ 6, p. 13). For example, 进屋,把笤帚放在原处 '[He] entered the room and placed the broom in its original position' (Lao She, 2003, p. 173).
  2. measure word bundle / handful / measureword for something with a handle
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain:
    Notes: A measure word for 1. thngs with a handle, 2. things that can be grabbed with one hand, and 3. certain abstract ideas (CC-CEDICT '把'; Guoyu '把' bǎ n; Kroll 2015 '把' bǎ 2, p. 6; XHZD '把' bǎ 5, p. 13)
  3. verb to hold / to take / to grasp
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain:
    Notes: In the sense of 握住 (CC-CEDICT '把'; Guoyu '把' bǎ v 1; Kroll 2015 '把' bǎ 1, p. 6; Unihan '把'; XHZD '把' bǎ 1, p. 13)
  4. noun a handle
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain:
    Notes: (CC-CEDICT '把'; Guoyu '把' bà n 1; Kroll 2015 '把' bà 1, p. 6; XHZD '把' bà, p. 14)
  5. verb to guard
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain:
    Notes: In the sense of 看守 (Guoyu '把' bǎ v 2; Unihan '把'; XHZD '把' bǎ 3, p. 13)
  6. verb to regard as
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain:
    Notes: (Unihan '把')
  7. verb to give
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain:
    Notes: In the sense of 给与 (Guoyu '把' bǎ v 3)
  8. adjective approximate
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain:
    Notes: (Guoyu '把' bǎ adj; XHZD '把' bǎ 8, p. 13)
  9. noun a stem
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain:
    Notes: Of a leaf or flower (Guoyu '把' bà n 2)
  10. bǎi verb to grasp
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain:
    Notes: Same as bǎ (Guoyu '把' bǎi)
  11. verb to control
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain:
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '把' bǎ 1a, p. 6; XHZD '把' bǎ 1, p. 13)
  12. noun a handlebar
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain:
    Notes: As in 车把 (XHZD '把' bǎ 4, p. 13)
  13. noun sworn brotherhood
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain:
    Notes: As in martial arts or secret societies (XHZD '把' bǎ 9, p. 13)
  14. noun an excuse / a pretext
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain:
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '把' bǎ 3, p. 6)
  15. noun a claw
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain:
    Notes: as a variant of 爬 (Kroll 2015 '把' pá , p. 6)

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