Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

rán

  1. rán adverb correct / right / certainly
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: In the sense of 对 or 正確 (Guoyu '然' adj; Unihan '然')
  2. rán pronoun so / thus
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: In the sense of 如此 (Guoyu '然' pronoun)
  3. rán verb to approve / to endorse
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 赞同 (Guoyu '然' v 2)
  4. rán verb to burn
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: This is the original form of the character 燃 (Guoyu '然' v 1).
  5. rán verb to pledge / to promise
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Unihan '然')
  6. rán conjunction but
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: In the sense of 但是 or 可是 (Guoyu '然' conj 1)
  7. rán conjunction although / even though
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: In the sense of 虽 (Guoyu '然' conj 2)
  8. rán conjunction after / after that / afterwards
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: In the sense of 然后 (Guoyu '然' conj 3)
  9. rán particle used after a verb
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: A function word used after a verb (Guoyu '然' particle 1)
  10. rán particle used at the end of a sentence
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: Expressing a tone of confirmation or certainty (Guoyu '然' particle 2)
  11. rán particle expresses doubt
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: A function word expressing doubt (Guoyu '然' particle 3)
  12. rán interjection ok / alright
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: An interjection expressing acknowledgement (Guoyu '然' interjection)
  13. rán proper noun Ran
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '然' n 1)

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