shǐ

  1. shǐ noun beginning / start
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 起点 (Guoyu '始' n 1; Kroll '始' 1; Unihan '始')
  2. shǐ adverb just now / then / only then
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 方才 or 然后 (Guoyu '始' adv 1; Kroll '始' 2; Unihan '始')
  3. shǐ adverb first / for the first time
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 始 may be used as an adverb in Literary Chinese. For example, 臣始至於境 'When I first arrived at the borders of your kingdom' (Mengzi: 2.2/8/12, translation by Legge; Guoyu '始' adv 3; Kroll '始' 1a; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 121)
  4. shǐ adverb exactly / just
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '始' 3)
  5. shǐ adverb formerly
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 曾 (Guoyu '始' adv 2)

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