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则 (則)

  1. conjunction otherwise / but / however
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: In Literary Chinese, may mark an exposed noun phrase for contrast, expressesing contrast with a previous sentence or clause. In this sense, it is found in the pattern 'SUBJECT 则 PREDICATE.' This indicates constrast with a preceding statement (ABCE '則'; FE '則' 4; GHDC '则' 14; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 72).
  2. adverb then
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: (ABCE '則'; FE '則' 2; GHDC '则' 9)
  3. measure word measure word for short sections of text
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
    Notes: In the sense of 条 (FE '則' 3; GHDC '则' 7)
  4. noun a criteria / a norm / a standard / a rule / a law
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 规章 or 法度 (FE '則' 1; GHDC '则' 1)
  5. noun a grade / a level
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 等第 (GHDC '则' 4)
  6. noun an example / a model
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 榜样 or 准则 (GHDC '则' 2)
  7. noun a weighing device
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
  8. verb to grade / to rank
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
  9. verb to copy / to imitate / to follow
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 效法 (FE '則' 5; GHDC '则' 3)
  10. verb to do
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Synonymous with 做 or 作 (GHDC '则' 5)
  11. noun koan / kōan / gong'an
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教 , Subdomain: Chan 禅宗
    Notes: See 舉則
  12. adverb only
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Synonymous with 只 (GHDC '则' 6)
  13. adverb immediately
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Synonymous with 立刻 (GHDC '则' 11)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Si Fen Lu Xingshi Chao Zi Chi Ji 《四分律行事鈔資持記》 Scroll 2 467
Si Fen Lu Xingshi Chao Zi Chi Ji 《四分律行事鈔資持記》 Scroll 1 401
Commentary on the Hundred Treatise 《百論疏》 Scroll 2 328
Commentary on the Hundred Treatise 《百論疏》 Scroll 3 312
Si Fen Lu Xingshi Chao Zi Chi Ji 《四分律行事鈔資持記》 Scroll 3 294
Fajie Tu Ji Cong Sui Lu 《法界圖記叢髓錄》 Scroll 1 292
Commentary on the Hundred Treatise 《百論疏》 Scroll 1 244
Commentary on the Mūlamadhyamakakārikā 《中觀論疏》 Scroll 9 240
Notes on the Laṅkāvatāra Sūtra 《楞伽阿跋多羅寶經註解》 Scroll 4 231
Fajie Tu Ji Cong Sui Lu 《法界圖記叢髓錄》 Scroll 2 194