Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

诸 (諸) zhū

  1. zhū pronoun all / many / various
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Also classified as a determiner (ABCE '諸'; CCD 1 '诸' 1; FE '諸' 1).
  2. zhū proper noun Zhu
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (CCD 1 '诸' 2; FE '諸' 2)
  3. zhū prefix all / members of the class
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 诸 is used as a word of inclusion to indicate membership in a class in Literary Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 126). For example, 王之諸臣皆足以供之 'Your Majesty's various officers are sufficient to supply you with those things.' (Mengzi: 1.7/5/23, translation by Legge)
  4. zhū particle interrogative particle
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 諸 (simplified 诸) can be used to form a question when placed at the end of a sentence in Literary Chinese. In this sense it is a contraction of 之乎 (CCD 2 '诸' 1; FE '諸' 2; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 140).

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷一百〇五 志第五十三: 刑法四 Volume 105 Treatises 58: Punishment and Law 4 373
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷一百〇四 志第五十二: 刑法三 Volume 104 Treatises 57: Punishment and Law 3 280
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷一百〇三 志第五十一: 刑法二 Volume 103 Treatises 56: Punishment and Law 2 236
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷一百〇二 志第五十: 刑法一 Volume 102 Treatises 55: Punishment and Law 1 191
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百六十八 志第一百二十一 職官八 Volume 168 Treatises 121: Offical Posts 8 147
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷四十二 志第二十二: 職官一 Volume 42 Treatises 22: Government Service 1 113
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 99
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷四十八    志第三十八  百官三 Volume 48 Treatises 43: Official Posts 3 95
History of Jin 《金史》 卷五十八 志第三十九: 百官四 符制 印製 鐵券 官誥 百官俸給 Volume 58 Treatises 39: Official Posts 4 - Counting Systems, Printing, Iron Certificates, Official Proclamations, Official Salaries 94
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷27 志第22 百官中 Volume 27 Treatises 22: Government Offices 2 92