měi

  1. měi pronoun each / every
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: , Concept: Demonstrative Pronoun 指示代词
    Notes: Also classified as a determiner. 每 is used in this sense in both modern and Literary Chinese. It is used to quantify the action rather than the subject of the sentence. It is frequently used in the initial time clause of a sentence (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 130). For example, 每人而悅之 'to please everybody' (Mengzi: 8.2/40/30, translation by Legge; CC-CEDICT '每'; Unihan '每'; XHZD '每' 1, p. 493).
  2. měi adverb each / every
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain:
    Notes: (Guoyu '每' adv 1; Kroll 2015 '每' 1, p. 299; XHZD '每' 2, p. 493)
  3. měi adverb very often / nearly always
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain:
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '每' 1a, p. 299)
  4. měi adverb even if
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain:
    Notes: (Guoyu '每' adv 2; Kroll 2015 '每' 2, p. 299)
  5. měi proper noun Mei
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '每' n)

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