Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

bǎ bà bǎi

  1. preposition marker for direct-object
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词 , 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 (Norman 1988, p. 131; Sun 2006, loc. 2216). 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 measure word for chairs, bunches of things, etc
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
    Notes: Used for 1. thngs with a handle, 2. things that can be grabbed with one hand, and 3. certain abstract ideas (Guoyu '把' bǎ n).
  3. verb to hold / to take / to grasp
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Actions 行为
    Notes: In the sense of 握住 (Guoyu '把' bǎ v 1; Unihan '把')
  4. noun a handle
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (Guoyu '把' bà n 1)
  5. verb to guard
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 看守 (Guoyu '把' bǎ v 2; Unihan '把')
  6. verb to regard as
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Unihan '把')
  7. verb to give
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 给与 (Guoyu '把' bǎ v 3)
  8. adjective approximate
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Guoyu '把' bǎ adj)
  9. noun a stem
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Of a leaf or flower (Guoyu '把' bà n 2)
  10. bǎi verb to grasp
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Same as bǎ (Guoyu '把' bǎi)

Contained in

把持把握把柄把关把手把戏投机倒把把莲纹把鼻把臂把心找回来把灯亮当鬼火把猫说成虎变把戏把脉

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Collection Document Title Occurrences
An Introduction to Chinese Grammar 汉语语法入门 用特殊动词谓语的句子 Sentences using Special Verbal Predicates 18
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百四十五 志第九十八 儀衞三 Volume 145 Treatises 98: Ceremonial Guards 3 6
A small number of phrases from the writings of Lao She Luotuo Xiangzi 《骆驼祥子》 6
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百九十一 志第一百四十四 兵五 Volume 191 Treatises 144: Military 5 6
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《手部》 Shǒu Radical 4
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷七十四上 袁紹劉表列傳 Volume 74a: Biographies of Yuan Shao, Liu Biao 1 3
Media articles 文学 Literature - Fragment h (2016-02-04) 3
History of Song 《宋史》 卷八十七 志第四十 地理三 Volume 87 Treatises 40: Geography 3 3
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百六十九 志第一百二十二 職官九 Volume 169 Treatises 122: Offical Posts 9 3
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百七十一 志第一百二十四 職官十一 Volume 171 Treatises 124: Offical Posts 11 2