Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes


xiē measure word some
Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
Notes: 些 is an indefinite measure word. The only number than can be used in front of it is 1. It is often used after a pronoun, such as 这,那,etc (Sun 2006, loc. 1802).

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷三十三 Scroll 33 121
Songs of Chu 《楚辭》 卷第九 招䰟 Chapter 9: Summons of the Soul 114
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷六十一 志第十三:  地理四 Volume 61 Treatises 14: Geography 4 22
The Scholars 《儒林外史》 第一回 Chapter 1 16
The Scholars 《儒林外史》 第三十一回 Chapter 31 15
The Scholars 《儒林外史》 第二十一回 Chapter 21 14
The Scholars 《儒林外史》 第三回 Chapter 3 14
The Scholars 《儒林外史》 第三十六回 Chapter 36 12
The Scholars 《儒林外史》 第五回 Chapter 5 12
The Scholars 《儒林外史》 第四十九回 Chapter 49 11