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ér néng

  1. ér conjunction and / as well as / but (not) / yet (not)
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词 , Concept: Coordination 并列
    Notes: 而 is commonly used to join adjectives or adjective phrases.
  2. ér noun Kangxi radical 126
    Domain: Radicals 部首
    Notes: (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7)
  3. ér pronoun you
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文 , Concept: Personal Pronoun 人称代词
    Notes: 而 was used as a singular second person pronoun in Literary Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 77).
  4. ér conjunction not only ... but also .... / ... as well as ... / moreover / in addition / furthermore
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词 , Concept: Correlative 关联词
    Notes: 而 is synonymous with 而且 in this sense, expressing a connecting relationship
  5. ér conjunction right away / then
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: 而 is synonymous with 就 or 才 in this sense, expressing a sequentional relationship
  6. ér conjunction but / yet / however / while / nevertheless
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词 , Concept: Correlative 关联词
    Notes: 而 is synonymous with 但是 in this sense, expressing a contrasting relationship
  7. ér conjunction if / in case / in the event that
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词 , Concept: Correlative 关联词
    Notes: 而 is synonymous with 如果 in this sense, expressing hypothesis or conjecture in Literary Chinese. It is comparatively rare in this sense (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 150).
  8. ér conjunction therefore / as a result / thus
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词 , Concept: Correlative 关联词
    Notes: 而 is synonymous with 因而 or 所以 in this sense, expressing cause and effect
  9. ér conjunction how can it be that?
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: 而 is synonymous with 难道 or 岂 in this sense, expressing doubt in a rhetorical question
  10. ér particle so as to
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: 而 is synonymous with 以 in this sense
  11. ér particle sigh
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词 , Concept: Structural Particle 结构助词
    Notes: 而 is synonymous with 耳 or 哪 in this sense
  12. ér verb as if / to seem like
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: 而 is synonymous with 好像 in this sense
  13. néng verb can / able
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: 而 is synonymous with 能 in this sense

Contained in

而且然而反而从而具体而言进而随需而变因而不是_而是_显而易见总而言之半途而废不辞而别不言而喻而后而已敬而远之可想而知时而似是而非形而上学一概而论一哄而散尽力而为应运而生不期而遇而是脱颖而出油然而生死而后已置之死地而后生分而治之取而代之依山而建席地而坐垂足而坐不谋而合幸而不劳而获继而宁持戒而舍生命不破戒法而苟活不约而同适可而止三思而行和而不流无住而住无证而悟随遇而安应无所住 而生其心

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
Scroll 1 in Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 46
Scroll 2 in Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 34
Scroll 3 in Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 60
Scroll 4 in Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 54
即為忉利諸天 Scroll 5 in Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 40
互相推問不能 Scroll 1 in Sutra of the Seven Buddhas 《七佛經》 38
世尊 Scroll 1 in Vipaśyin Buddha Sūtra 《毘婆尸佛經》 26
世尊 Scroll 2 in Vipaśyin Buddha Sūtra 《毘婆尸佛經》 18
作禮退 Scroll 1 in Qi Fo Fumu Xing Zi Jing 《七佛父母姓字經》 1
禮佛 Scroll 1 in Nirvāṇa Sūtra 《佛般泥洹經》 8
Scroll 2 in Nirvāṇa Sūtra 《佛般泥洹經》 15
禮佛 Scroll 1 in Nirvāṇa Sūtra 《般泥洹經》 36
Scroll 2 in Nirvāṇa Sūtra 《般泥洹經》 39
世尊阿難 Scroll 1 in Mahāparinibbānasutta 《大般涅槃經》 62
白佛 Scroll 2 in Mahāparinibbānasutta 《大般涅槃經》 75
Scroll 3 in Mahāparinibbānasutta 《大般涅槃經》 70
大梵天王善法天眾集會有所宣說 Scroll 1 in Da Jiangu Poluomen Jing 《大堅固婆羅門緣起經》 19
真實婆羅門 Scroll 2 in Da Jiangu Poluomen Jing 《大堅固婆羅門緣起經》 16
Scroll 1 in Ren Xian Jing 《人仙經》 23
Scroll 1 in Baiyi Jin Chuang Er Poluomen Yuanqi Jing 《白衣金幢二婆羅門緣起經》 20
來生 Scroll 2 in Baiyi Jin Chuang Er Poluomen Yuanqi Jing 《白衣金幢二婆羅門緣起經》 10
盜竊 Scroll 3 in Baiyi Jin Chuang Er Poluomen Yuanqi Jing 《白衣金幢二婆羅門緣起經》 17
梵志圍繞 Scroll 1 in Nijutuo Fanzhi Jing 《尼拘陀梵》 27
汝等 Scroll 2 in Nijutuo Fanzhi Jing 《尼拘陀梵》 16
集會 Scroll 1 in Sangītisūtra 《大集法門經》 34