只要 zhǐyào

zhǐyào conjunction if only / so long as
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 to express that a particular result is achieved with certain conditions (Sun 2006, loc. 2069).

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只要功夫深,铁杵磨成针

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  • Scroll 1 Chan Zong Jue Yi Ji 《禪宗決疑集》 — count: 4
  • Scroll 1 Quotations from Abbot Mi An 《密菴和尚語錄》 — count: 4
  • Scroll 3 Quotations from Chan Master Fenyang Wude 《汾陽無德禪師語錄》 — count: 3
  • Scroll 1 Straight Talk on the True Mind 《真心直說》 — count: 3
  • Scroll 9 Quotations from Abbot Xu Tang 《虛堂和尚語錄》 — count: 3
  • Scroll 25 Records of the Transmission of the Lamp 《景德傳燈錄》 — count: 3
  • Scroll 8 Quotations from Chan Master Yuanwu Foguo 《圓悟佛果禪師語錄》 — count: 3
  • Scroll 2 Quotations from Abbot Xu Tang 《虛堂和尚語錄》 — count: 3
  • Scroll 7 Zi Men Jing Xun 《緇門警訓》 — count: 3
  • Scroll 13 Quotations from Chan Master Yuanwu Foguo 《圓悟佛果禪師語錄》 — count: 3