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particle final particle
Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
Notes: In Literary Chinese, 矣 is analagous to 了 in modern Chinese in being placed after a verb to mark the perfect aspect (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 116) For example, 視之,苗則槁矣 'found the corn all withered' (Mengzi: 3.2/16/5, translation by Legge).

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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 78
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《離婁章句上》 Commentary on Li Lou I 63
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 59
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《憲問第十四》 Commentary on Xian Wen XIV 57
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 57
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《顏淵第十二》 Commentary on Yan Yuan XII 56
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《楚世家》 House of Chu 50
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 50
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《雍也第六》 Commentary on Yong Ye VI 49
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《李斯列傳》 Biography of Li Si 47

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
1. 《學而》 Xue Er in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 6
可以 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》 6
4. 《里仁》 Li Ren in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 11
5. 《公冶長》Gong Ye Chang in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 6
《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
天子 《曲禮下》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 2 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 7
《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 27
《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 22
火食 《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 5
《內篇‧逍遙遊》 Inner Chapters - Enjoyment in Untroubled Ease in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 10
《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 21
而已 《養生主》 Nourishing the Lord of Life in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 5
《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 17
《德充符》 The Seal of Virtue Complete in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 13
Selections from Stories by Liu Xiang in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 2
境內 Selections from Zhuang Zi in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 4
Sections from Records of the Historian in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 6
天下 Selections from Han Feizi in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
使 Selections from Mencius in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 9
《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 4
正朔 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 27
《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 7