zhèn

  1. zhèn pronoun I / we
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: A mostly possessive first person pronoun in preclassical times and reserved for imperial use for the emperor starting in the Qin; similar to modern 我 (Guoyu '朕' pronoun 1; Kroll 2015 '朕' 1, p. 600; Mathews 1931 '朕', p. 39; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 77; Unihan '朕')
  2. zhèn pronoun I [the emperor]
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '朕' pronoun 2; Kroll 2015 '朕' 1a, p. 600; Mathews 1931 '朕', p. 39)
  3. zhèn noun an omen / a sign
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 预兆 (Guoyu '朕' n 1; Kroll 2015 '朕' 2, p. 600)
  4. zhèn adjective subtle
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Mathews 1931 '朕', p. 39)

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