本末 běnmò

  1. běnmò noun the trunk of and its branches
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 树的主干和枝节 (Guoyu '本末' 1)
  2. běnmò noun the fundamental and the particulars
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 事物的根本與细节 (CC-CEDICT '本末'; Guoyu '本末' 2)
  3. běnmò noun the whole course of an event from beginning to end
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 事情的原委 (CC-CEDICT '本末'; Guoyu '本末' 3)
  4. běnmò adverb in succession
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 先后次第 (Guoyu '本末' 4)

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纪事本末本末究竟等本末倒置生起本末

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