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zhě zhuó

  1. zhě particle used after a verb to indicate a person who does the action
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: When placed after a single verb, the phrase indicates the person who performs the action (GHC '者' 1; Kroll '者' 1a).
  2. zhě pronoun that
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Used after a numeral 一、二、三 etc to refer to a preceding object (GHC '者' 1)
  3. zhě particle nominalizing function word
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In Literary Chinese 者 nominalizes a verb phrase, in the pattern 'VP 者', which means the thing or person that does verb phrase VP. 者 may also stand for the nominalization of the verb phrase as a whole, ie 'the doing of VP.' The difference between the two is distinguised by the context (Kroll '者' 1; GHC '者' 1; Pulleyblank 1995, pp. 66-67). For example, 孝弟也者,其為仁之本與 'Filial piety and fraternal submission! - are they not the root of all benevolent actions' (Lunyu 1:2)?
  4. zhě particle used to mark a definition
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In Literary Chinese, 者 may be used to mark a definition or as as generalization after a noun or noun phrase (GHC '者' 1; Kroll '者' 3; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 74).
  5. zhě particle used to mark a command
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
  6. zhě particle topic marker / that / it
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In Literary Chinese, 者 may be used after a noun or noun phrase to mark the topic of the sentence (GHC '者' 2; Kroll '者' 2).
  7. zhuó adverb according to
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Interchangable with 着, in the sense of局 处于 (GHC '者' 3).

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
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 187
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《盡心章句上》 Commentary on Jin Xin I 162
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《樂書》 Music 142
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《龜策列傳》 Biographies of Diviners 121
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《公孫丑章句上》 Commentary on Gong Sun Chou I 120
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《樂記》 Record of Music 119
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《盡心章句下》 Commentary on Jin Xin II 115
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《告子章句上》 Commentary on Gaozi I 115
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《梁惠王章句下》 Commentary on Liang Hui Wang II 112
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《范睢蔡澤列傳》 Biographies of Fan Sui and Cai Ze 111

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
1. 《學而》 Xue Er in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 6
2. 《為政》 Wei Zheng in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
3. 《八佾》 Ba Yi in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 5
4. 《里仁》 Li Ren in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 5
君子 5. 《公冶長》Gong Ye Chang in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 6
所以親疏 《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 66
當心 《曲禮下》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 2 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 7
文王武王 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 57
如是 《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 66
《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 90
《內篇‧逍遙遊》 Inner Chapters - Enjoyment in Untroubled Ease in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 26
《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 57
《養生主》 Nourishing the Lord of Life in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 9
《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 66
《德充符》 The Seal of Virtue Complete in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 45
Selections from Stories by Liu Xiang in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 8
Selections from Stratagems of the Warring States in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 3
Selections from Zhuang Zi in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 2
石奢 Sections from Records of the Historian in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 12
天下 Selections from Han Feizi in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
《釋訓》 Explanation of Instructions in Er Ya 《爾雅》 5
《釋親》 Explanation of Family Relations in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋宮》 Explanation of the Court in Er Ya 《爾雅》 5
《釋器》 Explanation of Utensils in Er Ya 《爾雅》 11
《釋樂》 Explanation of Music in Er Ya 《爾雅》 7