Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

shú

shú pronoun which
Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Concept: Interrogative Pronoun 疑问代词
Notes: This interrogative pronoun is used primarily to refer to a person in Literary Chinese. It selects the subject and is placed in front of a verb (Pulleyblank 1995, pp. 91-92).

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《龜策列傳》 Biographies of Diviners 21
Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷十五 兵略訓 Chapter 15: Military Planning 16
Xunzi 《荀子》 成相篇第二十五 Chapter 25: Working Songs 12
Daode Jing 《道德經》 Daode Jing 《道德經》 12
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷二百一十五下 列傳第一百四十下 突厥下 Volume 215b Biographies 140b: Tujie 2 12
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷一百九十四下 列傳第一百四十四下: 突厥下 Volume 194 Biographies 144: Tujie 2 11
Stratagems of the Warring States 《戰國策》 卷七 秦五 Chapter 7: Qin V 11
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷五十九 張衡列傳 Volume 59: Biography of Zhang Heng 11
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷二十四上 食貨志 Volume 24a: Treatise on Finance and Economics 1 11
Gongyang's Commentary on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋公羊傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 11