běn

  1. běn measure word measure word for books
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (CCD 2 '本' 5; FE '本' 4; Guoyu '本' n 7; HSK 268 '本' 1)
  2. běn pronoun this (city, week, etc)
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: Also classified as a determiner (CCD '本' 8; FE '本' 6; GHDC '本' 9; HSK 269 '本' 2).
  3. běn adverb originally / formerly
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 本来 (CCD '本' 6; FE '本' 3; GHDC '本' 6; HSK 267 '本' 3; Guoyu '本' adv; Kroll 2015 '本' 3a, p. 14)
  4. běn verb to be one's own
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (CCD '本' 7; FE '本' 6; GHDC '本' 4; HSK 269 '本' 1; Kroll 2015 '本' 4, p. 14)
  5. běn noun origin / source / root / foundation / basis
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As in 本原 (CCD '本' 3; FE '本' 2; GHDC '本' 2; Guoyu '本' n 2; Kroll 2015 '本' 3, p. 14)
  6. běn noun the roots of a plant
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 草木 (CCD '本' 1; FE '本' 1; GHDC '本' 1; Guoyu '本' n 1; Kroll 2015 '本' 2, p. 14)
  7. běn pronoun self
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 自己 (Guoyu '本' pronoun)
  8. běn measure word measure word for flowering plants
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (CCD '本' 2)
  9. běn noun capital
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 本金 (CCD '本' 4; GHDC '本' 7; HSK 268 '本' 2; Guoyu '本' n 3; Kroll 2015 '本' 6, p. 14)
  10. běn adjective main / central / primary
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 主要的 (CCD '本' 5; Guoyu '本' adj 1)
  11. běn verb according to
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (CCD '本' 9; GHDC '本' 10; Guoyu '本' v)
  12. běn noun a version / an edition
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 版本 (CCD 2 '本' 2; GHDC '本' 12; Kroll 2015 '本' 5, p. 14)
  13. běn noun a memorial [presented to the emperor]
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 奏本 (CCD 2 '本' 2; GHDC '本' 14; Guoyu '本' n 6)
  14. běn noun a book
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 书籍 (CCD 2 '本' 1; GHDC '本' 11; Guoyu '本' n 4; HSK 268 '本' 1)
  15. běn noun trunk of a tree
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '本' 1, p. 14)
  16. běn verb to investigate the root of
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '本' 2a, p. 14)
  17. běn noun a manuscript for a play
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '本' n 5)
  18. běn proper noun Ben
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '本' n 8)

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