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于 (於) yú wū

  1. preposition in / at
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Traditional: 於. For example, 天生德於予 'Heaven produced the virtue that is in me.' (Lunyu 7:22) In is sense, 于 is most often placed between a verb and an object or acts like the verb 在. In its basic form it represents physical location but the meaning can also be more abstract, like the English preposition 'in'. (Guoyu '於' p 1; Rouzer 2007, p. 9)
  2. particle in / at
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Traditional: 於; acts as a locative particle (Guoyu '於' particle)
  3. preposition in / at / to / from
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Traditional: 於. In the sense of 向 (Guoyu '於' p 3)
  4. verb to go / to
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Traditional: 于 (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 53).
  5. verb to rely on / to depend on
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Relationship 联系
    Notes: Traditional: 於; synonymous with 依靠 (Guoyu '於' v).
  6. preposition to go to / to arrive at
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: Traditional: 於. In the sense of 到 or 至 (Guoyu '於' p 5)
  7. preposition from
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: Traditional: 於. In the sense of 从 or 由 (Guoyu '於' p 6)
  8. preposition give
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: Traditional: 於; in the sense of 给 (Guoyu '於' p 2)
  9. preposition oppposing
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: Traditional: 於. In the sense of 对 (Guoyu '於' p 4)
  10. preposition and
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: Traditional: 於; in the sense of 和 or 与 (Guoyu '於' p 10)
  11. preposition compared to
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: Traditional: 於; used for comparison, in the sense of 比 (Guoyu '於' p 9)
  12. preposition by
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: Traditional: 於; a passive construction, synonymous with 被 (Guoyu '於' p 7)
  13. conjunction and / as well as
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: Traditional: 於; synonymous with 而 (Guoyu '於' conj)
  14. preposition for
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: Traditional: 於; in the sense of 为 (Guoyu '於' p 8)
  15. proper noun Yu
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: Traditional: 於 (Guoyu '於' n)
  16. noun a crow
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Traditional: 於; the original form of 烏鴉 (Guoyu '於' wū n)
  17. interjection whew / wow
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Traditional: 於 (Guoyu '於' wū interjection)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Shijia Pu 《釋迦譜》 Scroll 1 448
The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 《大般若波羅蜜多經》 Scroll 65 436
The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 《大般若波羅蜜多經》 Scroll 93 421
The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 《大般若波羅蜜多經》 Scroll 177 421
Zhi Guan Fu Xing Chuan Hong Jue 《止觀輔行傳弘決》 Scroll 5 421
The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 《大般若波羅蜜多經》 Scroll 92 420
Shi Shi Ji Gu Lue 《釋氏稽古略》 Scroll 3 413
The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 《大般若波羅蜜多經》 Scroll 175 391
The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 《大般若波羅蜜多經》 Scroll 174 381
Commentary on the Yogācārabhūmiśāstra 《瑜伽論記》 Scroll 7 376