gǒu

  1. gǒu adverb in a sordid way
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
  2. gǒu verb be careless of
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 苟 is a full verb in this sense (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 152). For example, 無曰苟矣。Do not say, ' This is of little importance.' (Shijing 256/6, translation by Legge)
  3. gǒu conjunction if
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 苟 is a subordinating sense (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 152). For example, 苟為善,後世子孫必有王者矣。'If you do good, among your descendants, in after generations, there shall be one who will attain to the royal dignity.' (Mengzi: 2.14/12/26, translation by Legge)

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  • Scroll 5 Tan Jin Wenji 《鐔津文集》 — count: 23
  • Scroll 15 Tan Jin Wenji 《鐔津文集》 — count: 22
  • Scroll 1 Tan Jin Wenji 《鐔津文集》 — count: 16
  • Scroll 9 Tan Jin Wenji 《鐔津文集》 — count: 13
  • Scroll 3 Treasured Instructions of Chan Temples (Chanlin Baoxun) 《禪林寶訓》 — count: 13
  • Scroll 8 Tan Jin Wenji 《鐔津文集》 — count: 13
  • Scroll 1 Treasured Instructions of Chan Temples (Chanlin Baoxun) 《禪林寶訓》 — count: 13
  • Scroll 18 Guang Hong Ming Ji 《廣弘明集》 — count: 13
  • Scroll 1 Mahāmāyūrividyārājñī (Kongque Wang Zhou Jing) 《孔雀王呪經》 — count: 12
  • Scroll 1 Hufa Lun 《護法論》 — count: 12