Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

suǒ

  1. suǒ measure word measure word for houses, small buildings and institutions
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
    Notes: (ABC 'suǒ' 所 m; GHC '所' 2; Kroll '所' 1a; NCCED '所' 4)
  2. suǒ suffix an office / an institute
    Domain: Architecture 建筑学
    Notes: (ABC 'suǒ' 所 suf 2; NCCED '所' 5)
  3. suǒ particle introduces a relative clause
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: (NCCED '所' 2)
  4. suǒ pronoun it
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: When 所 is placed in front of a verb or verbal construction it nominalizes the result. For example, 前所未有 'never happened in the past, i.e. unprecedented' (ABC 'suǒ' 所 cons 1; CCI '前所未有'; GHC '所' 3; Kroll '所' 2; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 68).
  5. suǒ conjunction if / supposing
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 如 or 若 (GHC '所' 4)
  6. suǒ adjective a few / various / some
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: As an approximate number (GHC '所' 6)
  7. suǒ noun a place / a location
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 所 means 处所 or 地方. Used in the pattern 'A 所' it means 'the place of A.' (ABC 'suǒ' 所 suf 1; GHC '所' 1; Kroll '所' 1; NCCED '所' 1; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 68)
  8. suǒ auxiliary verb indicates a passive voice
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: Used in the construction 为...所... (ABC 'suǒ' 所 cons 2; GHC '所' 5; NCCED '所' 3)
  9. suǒ particle that which
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: A nominalizing form where the phrase after 所 is transformed into a noun phrase (ABC 'suǒ' 所 bf; Kroll '所' 2a; Rouzer 2007, p. 32)
  10. suǒ number an ordinal number
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 次数 (GHC '所' 7)
  11. suǒ noun meaning
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 意思 (GHC '所' 8)
  12. suǒ noun suo
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: A military organizational unit in the Yuan and Ming (GHC '所' 9)

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Ming 《明史》 卷九十 志第六十六 兵二 Volume 90 Treatises 66: Military 2 542
Daode Jing 《道德經》 Daode Jing 《道德經》 168
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷17 志第12 律曆中 Volume 17 Treatises 12: Measures and the Calendar 2 154
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷六 魏書六 董二袁劉傳 Volume 6: Book of Wei 6 - Biographies of Dong, the two Yuans, and Liu 120
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷18 志第13 律曆下 Volume 18 Treatises 13: Measures and the Calendar 3 120
Bamboo Annals 《竹書紀年》 魏紀 Records of the Wei 118
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷六 Scroll 6 113
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷二十八 魏書二十八 王毌丘諸葛鄧鍾傳 Volume 28: Book of Wei 28 - Biographies of Wang, Guanqiu, Zhuge, Deng and Zhong 113
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷三十四 志第十四: 曆三 Volume 34 Treatises 14: Calendar 3 112
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷十四 魏書十四 程郭董劉蔣劉傳 Volume 14: Book of Wei 14 - Biographies of Cheng, Dong, Guo, Liu, Jiang, and Liu 109