bǎi bǎ bà

  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
    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: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 看守 (Guoyu '把' bǎ v 2; Unihan '把')
  6. verb to regard as
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Unihan '把')
  7. verb to give
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 给与 (Guoyu '把' bǎ v 3)
  8. adjective approximate
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '把' bǎ adj)
  9. noun a stem
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Of a leaf or flower (Guoyu '把' bà n 2)
  10. bǎi verb to grasp
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    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火把把住放行艾把

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