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既然 jìrán

jìrán conjunction since / as / this being the case
Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词 , 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 既然…,就… to express a conclusion deduced from a premise (Sun 2006, loc. 2069).

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Huayan You Yi 《華嚴遊意》 Scroll 1 18
Dasheng Yi Zhang 《大乘義章》 Scroll 15 8
Dasheng Yi Zhang 《大乘義章》 Scroll 13 6
Dasheng Yi Zhang 《大乘義章》 Scroll 19 6
Dasheng Yi Zhang 《大乘義章》 Scroll 18 5
Er Di Yi 《二諦義》 Scroll 2 5
Dasheng Yi Zhang 《大乘義章》 Scroll 1 5
Er Di Yi 《二諦義》 Scroll 1 5
Dasheng Yi Zhang 《大乘義章》 Scroll 2 5
Weimo Yi Ji 《維摩義記》 Scroll 2 5