Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

nǎi

  1. nǎi adverb thus / so / therefore / then / only / thereupon
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: In the sense of 于是 (CCD '乃' 2; FE '乃' 4)
  2. nǎi verb to be
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: In the sense of 是 (CCD '乃' 1; FE '乃' 1)
  3. nǎi pronoun you / yours
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Used as a singular second person pronoun in preclassical Chinese (CCD '乃' 3; FE '乃' 5; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 77).
  4. nǎi adverb also / moreover
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: (FE '乃' 3)
  5. nǎi conjunction however / but
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: (FE '乃' 2)
  6. nǎi conjunction if
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: (FE '乃' 2)

Contained in

乃是乃至木乃伊孜尊西饶迥乃孜尊.西饶迥乃西饶迥乃吉尊·西饶迥乃乌古乃

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 129
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 110
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷97 島夷桓玄 海夷馮跋 島夷劉裕 Volume 97: Huan Xuan of the Daoyi People, Feng Ba of the Haiyi, Liu Yu of the Daoyi 104
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 99
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷一 魏書一 武帝紀 Volume 1: Book of Wei 1 - Annals of Emperor Wu 95
History of the Southern Dynasties 《南史》 卷八十  列傳第七十 賊臣 Volume 80 Biographies 70: Treacherous Officials 95
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu 87
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷17 志第12 律曆中 Volume 17 Treatises 12: Measures and the Calendar 2 83
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷三十一 陳勝項籍傳 Volume 31: Chen Sheng and Xiang Yu 83
History of the Northern Dynasties 《北史》 卷九十三 列傳第八十一: 僭偽附庸 Volume 93 Biographies 81: Vassal States 82