Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

实词 (實詞) shící

shící noun a notional word / a content words / a lexical word
Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Grammar 语法
Notes: As opposed to 虚词 (xūcí), a word having grammatical function but no meaning. Although there are different schemes for classififying notional words, they can typically be divided into seven categories: nouns, verbs, auxiliary verbs, adjectives, numerals, measure words, and pronouns (CCD '实词').