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
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
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷27 志第22 百官中 Volume 27 Treatises 22: Government Offices 2 92
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷28 志第23 百官下 Volume 28 Treatises 23: Government Offices 3 87
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷11 志第6 禮儀六 Volume 11 Treatises 6: Rites 6 83
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷113 官氏志九 Volume 113 Treatise 9: Official Ranks 83
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷四十四 志第二十四: 職官三 Volume 44 Treatises 24: Government Service 3 81
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 80