Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

  1. pronoun this / these
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: In this sense 此 is a demonstrative pronoun. 此 is synonymous with 这 or 这个 in this sense. It is more often used in written language or Literary Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 85; Guoyu '此' pronoun; Unihan '此').
  2. adverb in this way
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: 此 is synonymous with 如此 in this sense (Guoyu '此' adv)
  3. conjunction otherwise / but / however / so
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: 此 is synonymous with 乃 or 则 in this sense (Guoyu '此' conj)

Contained in

此外为此因此此前在此在此之前如此此刻不仅如此以此从此就此此时特此除此之外此后岂有此理由此可见与此同时诸如此类乐此不疲此次此方无不翻以此为准彼此为成道业,应受此食在此之后此岸此生空过在此后此处

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷十八 Scroll 18 324
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷五 Scroll 5 246
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷十六 Scroll 16 246
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷十九 Scroll 19 220
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷十七 Scroll 17 194
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷六 Scroll 6 167
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷十五 Scroll 15 165
Bamboo Annals 《竹書紀年》 魏紀 Records of the Wei 160
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷三十九 Scroll 39 124
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《中庸章句》 Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean 120