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

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Truncated for common words

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Bamboo Annals 《竹書紀年》 魏紀 Records of the Wei 160
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
Stratagems of the Warring States 《戰國策》 卷五 秦三 Chapter 5: Qin III 108
Stratagems of the Warring States 《戰國策》 卷二十六 韓一 Chapter 26: Han I 107
Stratagems of the Warring States 《戰國策》 卷二十 趙三 Chapter 20: Zhao III 107
Stratagems of the Warring States 《戰國策》 卷十八 趙一 Chapter 18: Zhao I 101
Stratagems of the Warring States 《戰國策》 卷二十一 趙四 Chapter 21: Zhao IV 100
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷二十九 魏書二十九 方技傳 Volume 29: Book of Wei 29 - Biographies of fangshis and artisans 89
Stratagems of the Warring States 《戰國策》 卷一 東周 Chapter 1: Eastern Zhou 88
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷二十八 志第十八 五行中 Volume 28 Treatises 18: Five Elements Part Two 84