Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

而且 érqiě

érqiě conjunction not only ... but also .... / ... as well as ... / moreover / in addition / furthermore
Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词 , Concept: Correlative 关联词
Notes: 而且 is commonly used to join adjectives or adjective phrases. The pattern 不但…而且… is often used in coordinate complex sentences (Sun 2006, loc. 2053).

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
An Introduction to Chinese Grammar 汉语语法入门 复句 Complex Sentences 4
Media articles 红色清真寺 The Red Mosque - Fragment c (2007-7-5) 2
Xunzi 《荀子》 富國篇第十 Chapter 10: Enriching the State 2
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百五十二 志第一百〇五 輿服四 Volume 152 Treatises 105: Carriages and Clothes 4 1
The Scholars 《儒林外史》 第三十九回 Chapter 39 1
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷三十三 Scroll 33 1
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷十 Scroll 10 1
Stratagems of the Warring States 《戰國策》 卷二十二 魏一 Chapter 22: Wei I 1
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷一百上 敍傳 Volume 100a: Afterword and Family History 1 1
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷五十一 列傳第二十一 皇甫謐 摯虞 束皙 王接 Volume 51 Biographies 21: Huangfu Mi; Zhi Yu; Shu Xi; Wang Jie 1