wéi

  1. wéi adverb only / solely / alone
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: In the sense of 只有 (Guoyu '惟' adv 1; Kroll 2015 '惟' 2, p. 472; XHZD '惟' 1)
  2. wéi adverb but
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: In the sense of 但是 (Guoyu '惟' adv 2; XHZD '惟' 2)
  3. wéi particle used before a year, month, or day
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: For example, 岁惟丁卯 'the year is the fourth of the cycle,' from the poem 自祭文 “Requiem for Myself” by 陶潛 Tao Qian, Scroll 7 of 陶淵明集 Tao Yuanming Collected Poems (Guoyu '惟' particle 1; Pollard 2002, p. 29; XHZD '惟' 3)
  4. wéi noun thought
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 思维 (XHZD '惟' 4)
  5. wéi verb to think / to consider
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 思考 (Guoyu '惟' v 1; Kroll 2015 '惟' 1, p. 472)
  6. wéi verb is
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: In the sense of 是 (Guoyu '惟' v 2; Kroll 2015 '惟' 4, p. 472)
  7. wéi verb has
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: In the sense of 有 (Guoyu '惟' v 3)
  8. wéi adverb hopefully
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 希望 (Guoyu '惟' adv 3)
  9. wéi particle and
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: In the sense of 和 or 与 (Guoyu '惟' particle 2)
  10. wéi particle otherwise
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: In the sense of 则 (Guoyu '惟' particle 3)
  11. wéi preposition so as to / because
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: In the sense of 以 (Guoyu '惟' preposition; Kroll 2015 '惟' 3, p. 472)
  12. wéi verb to understand
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '惟' 1a, p. 472)

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