Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

只有 zhǐyǒu

zhǐyǒu conjunction only
Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Condition 状况 , Concept: Correlative 关联词
Notes: This conjunction is often used as a connecting word in the subordinate clause of subordinate complex sentences. It is often used in the pattern 只有…,才… to express that only if a certain condition is met will the result follow.

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
An Introduction to Chinese Grammar 汉语语法入门 目录导言 Contents and Introduction 2
A small number of phrases from the writings of Lao She Luotuo Xiangzi 《骆驼祥子》 1
Media articles 文学 Literature - Fragment i (2016-02-04) 1
Media articles 猴年 Year of the Monkey - Fragment d (2016-01-30) 1
Media articles 转基因食品 Genetically modified foods - Fragment d (2016-01-22) 1
Media articles 美国民主党辩论会 United States Democratic Party debate - Fragment c (2016-01-18) 1
A small number of phrases from the writings of Lao She Teahouse - Act II (Part) 《茶馆》 第二幕 (部分) 1
An Introduction to Chinese Grammar 汉语语法入门 句子成分 Sentence Elements 1