Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

诸 (諸) zhū

  1. zhū pronoun all / many / various
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    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: Classical Chinese 古文
    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: Classical Chinese 古文
    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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Collection Document Title Occurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《高祖本紀》 Annals of Gao Zu 35
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《封禪書》 Religious sacrificial ceremonies 34
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《呂太后本紀》Annals of Empress Dowager Lü 29
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 24
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang 24
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《劉敬叔孫通列傳》 Biographies of Liu Jing and Shusun Tong 22
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I 19
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《魏其武安侯列傳》 Biographies of the Marquis of Weiqi and the Marquis of Wu'an 19
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《平準書》 Equalization 18
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu 17