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

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Ming 《明史》 卷二百二十二 列傳第一百一十 譚綸 王崇古 方逢時 吳兌 鄭洛 張學顏 張佳胤 殷正茂 凌雲翼 Volume 222 Biographies 110: Tan Lun, Wang Chonggu, Fang Fengshi, Wu Dui, Zheng Luo, Zhang Xueyan, Zhang Jiayin, Yin Zhengmao, Ling Yunyi 38
History of Ming 《明史》 卷八十九 志第六十五 兵一 Volume 89 Treatises 65: Military 1 23
History of Ming 《明史》 卷七十六 志第五十二 職官五 Volume 76 Treatises 52: Official Posts 5 21
History of Ming 《明史》 卷三百二十七 列傳第二百十五 外國八 韃靼 Volume 327 Biographies 215: Foreign States 8 21
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 Ming 《明史》 卷二百三十八 列傳第一百二十六 李成梁 麻貴 Volume 238 Biographies 126: Li Chengliang, Ma Gui 17
History of Jin 《金史》 卷五十三 志第三十四: 選舉三 右職吏員雜選 Volume 53 Treatises 34: Selection of Officials 3 - Miscellaneous Selection of Senior Officials, Minor Officials 17
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷八十三 志第三十三:  選舉三 Volume 83 Treatises 36: Selection of Officials 3 15
History of Ming 《明史》 卷三百三十二 列傳第二百二十 西域四 Volume 332 Biographies 220: Western Regions 4 15
History of Ming 《明史》 卷二百二十八 列傳第一百十六 魏學曾 李化龍 Volume 228 Biographies 116: Wei Xueceng, Li Hualong 13