Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

huò míngnián

  1. huò conjunction or / either / else
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: (Guoyu '或' conj; Unihan '或')
  2. huò adverb maybe / perhaps / might / possibly
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 也许 (Guoyu '或' adv; Kroll '或' a; Unihan '或')
  3. huò pronoun 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 (Guoyu '或' pronoun 1; Kroll '或'; 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)
  4. míngnián adverb suddenly
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll '或' b)

Contained in

或者或多或少或是或许设或不可或缺净土或问诺贝尔生理学或医学奖

Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷十二 志第二 天文中 Volume 12 Treatises 2: Astronomy Part Two 94
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷21 志第16 天文下 Volume 21 Treatises 16: Astronomy 3 66
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百六十七 志第一百二十 職官七 Volume 167 Treatises 120: Offical Posts 7 54
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百五十六 志第一百〇九 選舉二 Volume 156 Treatises 109: Selection and appointment of Officials 2 51
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷20 志第15 天文中 Volume 20 Treatises 15: Astronomy 2 51
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷二十六 志第六: 禮儀六 Volume 26 Treatises 6: Rites 6 48
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百五十八 志第一百十一 選舉四 Volume 158 Treatises 111: Selection and appointment of Officials 4 46
Bamboo Annals 《竹書紀年》 魏紀 Records of the Wei 45
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷五十一 列傳第二十一 皇甫謐 摯虞 束皙 王接 Volume 51 Biographies 21: Huangfu Mi; Zhi Yu; Shu Xi; Wang Jie 44
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百七十八 志第一百三十一 食貨上六 Volume 178 Treatises 131: Food and Commodities 1f 44