Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

huò

  1. huò conjunction or / either / else
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: (Unihan '或')
  2. huò adverb maybe / perhaps / might / possibly
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Characteristic 特点
    Notes: (Unihan '或')
  3. huò adverb some / someone
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 或 may be used in Literary Chinese in this sense to indicate one or more from a set of things (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 134). For example, 或百步而後止,或五十步而後止。'Some run a hundred paces and stop; some run fifty paces and stop.' (Mengzi: 1.3/1/23, translation by Legge)

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Truncated for common words

Collection Document Title Occurrences
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 33
The Classic of Tea 《茶經》 卷中:四之器 Middle Scroll: 4. Utensils 26
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 23
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《平準書》 Equalization 22
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang 17
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《龜策列傳》 Biographies of Diviners 16
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《封禪書》 Religious sacrificial ceremonies 16
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 哀公 Lord Ai 16
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《為政第二》 Commentary on Wei Zheng II 14
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《滕文公章句上》 Commentary on Teng Wen Gong I 14