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
Exemplary Figures 《法言》 卷一 學行 Chapter 1: Study and Practice 1
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷十二 Scroll 12 1
History of the Northern Dynasties 《北史》 卷四十七 列傳第三十五: 袁翻 陽尼 賈思伯 祖瑩 Volume 47 Biographies 35: Yuan Fan, Yang Ni, Jiao Sibo, Zu Ying 1
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷70 劉藻 傅永 傅竪眼 李神 Volume 70: Liu Zao, Fu Yong, Fu Shuyan, Li Shen 1
History of Ming 《明史》 卷一百九十 列傳第七十八 楊廷和 梁儲 蔣冕 毛紀 石九珤 Volume 190 Biographies 78: Yang Tinghe, Liang Chu, Jiang Mian, Mao Ji, Shi Jiubao 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
History of the Northern Dynasties 《北史》 卷九十九 列傳第八十七: 突厥 鐵勒 Volume 99 Biographies 87: Tujie, Tiele 1