Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

  1. pronoun his / hers / its / theirs
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: A possessive pronoun in literary Chinese (Guoyu '其' pronoun 2; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 39; Rouzer 2007, p. 26)
  2. particle to add emphasis
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Concept: Modal Particle 语气词
    Notes: (Guoyu '其' particle 3)
  3. adverb used when asking a question in reply to a question
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '其' adv 3)
  4. adverb used when making a request or giving an order
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 其 has the effect of softening the command (Guoyu '其' particle 2; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 123).
  5. pronoun he / her / it / them
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: For example, 孝弟也者,其為仁之本與 'Filial piety and fraternal submission! - are they not the root of all benevolent actions?' (Lunyu 1:2; Guoyu '其' pronoun 1; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 39; Rouzer 2007, p. 26)
  6. adverb probably / likely
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Expresses conjecture (Guoyu '其' adv 1; Rouzer 2007, p. 26)
  7. adverb will
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Used when referencing a future event (Guoyu '其' adv 2)
  8. adverb may
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 可 or 应该 (Guoyu '其' adv 3)
  9. conjunction if
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 若 or 如果 (Guoyu '其' conj 1)
  10. conjunction or
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 或是 (Guoyu '其' conj 2)
  11. proper noun Qi
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '其' n)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 711
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 559
Classic of Mountains and Seas 《山海經》 卷五 中山經 Chapter 5: Classic of the Mountains - Central 534
Daode Jing 《道德經》 Daode Jing 《道德經》 461
Canon of Supreme Mystery 《太玄經》 Full Text 393
Rites of Zhou 《周禮》 地官司徒 第二 2. Office of Earth and Minster of Education and Social Welfare 299
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷三十 魏書三十 烏丸鮮卑東夷傳 Volume 30: Book of Wei 30 - Biographies of the Wuhuan, Xianbei, and Dongyi 285
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷17 志第12 律曆中 Volume 17 Treatises 12: Measures and the Calendar 2 268
Classic of Mountains and Seas 《山海經》 卷二 西山經 Chapter 2: Classic of the Mountains - West 266
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷一百九十八 列傳第一百四十八: 西戎 Volume 198 Biographies 148: Western Regions 251