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
The Scholars 《儒林外史》 第三十五回 Chapter 35 4
The Scholars 《儒林外史》 第七回 Chapter 7 4
The Scholars 《儒林外史》 第五十一回 Chapter 51 3
The Scholars 《儒林外史》 第五回 Chapter 5 3
The Scholars 《儒林外史》 第八回 Chapter 8 3
The Scholars 《儒林外史》 第三十回 Chapter 30 3
The Scholars 《儒林外史》 第一回 Chapter 1 3
The Scholars 《儒林外史》 第四十一回 Chapter 41 3
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷二十八 志第八: 音樂一 Volume 28 Treatises 8: Music 1 2
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷106下 地形志二下 Volume 106c Treatise 2: Terrain 3 2