1. adverb purposely; intentionally; deliberately; knowingly
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 有意 (CCD 1 '故' 3; FE '故' 2; Guoyu '故' adv 2; XHZD '故' 3)
  2. adjective old; ancient; former; past
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 旧 (CCD 2 '故' 1; FE '故' 1; Unihan '故'; XHZD '故' 4)
  3. noun reason; cause; purpose
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 原因 (CCD 1 '故' 2; FE '故' 3; Guoyu '故' n 1; Unihan '故'; XHZD '故' 2)
  4. verb to die
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 死亡 (CCD 2 '故' 3; FE '故' 4; Guoyu '故' v 1; XHZD '故' 6)
  5. conjunction so; therefore; hence
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: In the sense of 因此 or 所以 (FE '故' 6; Guoyu '故' conj; XHZD '故' 7)
  6. adjective original
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 原来的; for example 故乡 'hometown' (CCD 2 '故' 1; Guoyu '故' adj 1; XHZD '故' 5)
  7. noun accident; happening; instance
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 事故 (CCD 1 '故' 1; FE '故' 5; Guoyu '故' n 2; XHZD '故' 1)
  8. noun a friend; an acquaintance; friendship
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 朋友 (CCD 2 '故' 2; FE '故' 7; Guoyu '故' n 3)
  9. noun something in the past
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '故' n 4)
  10. adjective deceased; dead
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 死去的 (Guoyu '故' adj 2)
  11. adverb still; yet
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 仍旧 or 依然 (Guoyu '故' adv 3)

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