Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

  1. verb such as / for example / for instance
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '如' 3)
  2. conjunction if
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 如 is used as a subordinate conjunction in Literary Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 150; Kroll '如' 4; GHC '如' 7; Ci Yuan '如' 6). For example, 王如善之,則何為不行?'Since your Majesty deems them excellent, why do you not practise them?' (Mengzi: 2.5/10/3, translation by Legge)
  3. preposition in accordance with / at
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Synonymous with 按照 in this sense (Kroll '如' 1; GHC '如' 1; Ci Yuan '如' 1)
  4. verb to be appropriate / should / with regard to
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 应当 (Kroll '如' 5; GHC '如' 5; Ci Yuan '如' 4)
  5. pronoun this
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: A demonstrative pronoun (Kroll '如' 3b)
  6. verb it is so / it is thus / can be compared with
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
  7. preposition to go to
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 往 ... 到 (Kroll '如' 2; GHC '如' 2; Ci Yuan '如' 7)
  8. verb to meet
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
  9. verb to appear / to seem / to be like
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 好像 or 相同(GHC '如' 3; Ci Yuan '如' 1; Ci Yuan '如' 1)
  10. verb to resist
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
  11. conjunction and
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: A coordinating conjunction, synonymous with 与 or 和 (GHC '如' 9)
  12. conjunction or
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: A coordinating conjunction, synonymous with 或 (GHC '如' 10)
  13. conjunction but
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: A subordinating conjunction, synonymous with 而 (GHC '如' 8)
  14. conjunction then
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: A subordinating conjunction, synonymous with 则
  15. particle naturally
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: A particle used after a phrase like 然 (GHC '如' 11)
  16. particle expresses a question or doubt
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: A particle used after a phrase like 乎 (Kroll '如' 3a)
  17. pronoun you
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Second person pronoun (Kroll '如' 6)
  18. noun the second lunar month
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '如' 7)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Song 《宋史》 卷五十九 志第十二 天文十二 Volume 59 Treatises 12: Astronomy 12 354
History of Song 《宋史》 卷五十八 志第十一 天文十一 Volume 58 Treatises 11: Astronomy 11 340
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷21 志第16 天文下 Volume 21 Treatises 16: Astronomy 3 208
History of Song 《宋史》 卷六十 志第十三 天文十三 Volume 60 Treatises 13: Astronomy 13 199
History of Song 《宋史》 卷六十四 志第十七 五行二下 Volume 64 Treatises 17: Five Elements 2b 198
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 192
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷十二 志第二 天文中 Volume 12 Treatises 2: Astronomy Part Two 170
History of Ming 《明史》 卷二十七 志第三 天文三 Volume 27 Treatises 3: Astronomy 3 164
History of Song 《宋史》 卷五十七 志第十 天文十 Volume 57 Treatises 10: Astronomy 10 159
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 157