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  1. ā prefix prefix to names of people
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: For example, in modern Chinese 阿姨 'aunt' and in old Chinese '阿母' (ABCE '阿'; Guoyu '阿' ā; Kroll 2015 '阿' ā 1, p. 98; Mathews 1931 '阿' p1; Unihan '阿')
  2. ā verb to groan
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Mathews 1931 '阿' b p1)
  3. ā phonetic a
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Foreign Language
    Notes: (Mathews 1931 '阿' b p1; Unihan '阿')
  4. ē verb to flatter
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 阿附 (Guoyu '阿' ē v 1; Mathews 1931 '阿' d p1)
  5. ā interjection expresses doubt
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: (Guoyu '阿' ā interjectio; Mathews 1931 '阿' e p1)
  6. ē noun river bank
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '阿' ē 2, p. 98; Mathews 1931 '阿' c p. 1)
  7. ē noun beam; pillar
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 屋檐 (Guoyu '阿' ē n 3; Mathews 1931 '阿' f p1)
  8. ē noun a hillslope; a mound
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 大土丘 (Guoyu '阿' ē n 1; Kroll 2015 '阿' ē 1, p. 98)
  9. ē noun a turning point; a turn; a bend in a river
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '阿' ē n 2; Kroll 2015 '阿' ē 3, p. 98)
  10. ē proper noun E
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '阿' ē n 4)
  11. ē verb to depend on
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 倚靠 (Guoyu '阿' ē v 1)
  12. ā particle a final particle
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: Same as 啊 (Guoyu '阿' ā particle)
  13. ē foreign e
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: IPA: [ə]; used for the sound in mantras and Indian names (Kroll 2015 '阿' ā 3, p. 98; Unihan '阿')
  14. ē noun a buttress
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '阿' ē 4, p. 98)
  15. ē verb be partial to
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '阿' ē 5, p. 98)
  16. ē noun thick silk
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '阿' ē 6, p. 98)
  17. ā pronoun this; these
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '阿' ā 2, p. 98)

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