Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

反而 fǎnér

fǎnér adverb instead / rather
Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词 , Concept: Correlative 关联词
Notes: This adverb is often used as a connecting word in the main clause of subordinate complex sentences to express that something is counter to the norm.

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《離婁章句下》 Commentary on Li Lou II 4
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《中庸章句》 Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean 3
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷五十五 Scroll 55 3
Stratagems of the Warring States 《戰國策》 卷二十四 魏三 Chapter 24: Wei III 3
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《公孫丑章句上》 Commentary on Gong Sun Chou I 3
Mencius 《孟子》 離婁下 Li Lou II 3
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 成公 Lord Cheng 2
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷一百下 敍傳 Volume 100b: Afterword and Family History 2 2
Han Feizi 《韓非子》 內儲說上七術第三十 Chapter 30: A Collection of Sayings I 2
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II 2