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  1. adverb certainly / must / will / necessarily
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 必 is used as an adverb before verbs and noun predicates in Literary Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 122). For example, 是故君子有大道,必忠信以得之 'Thus we see that the sovereign [junzi] has a great course to pursue. He must show entire self-devotion and sincerity to attain it.' (Book of Rites, Great Learning 《禮記‧大學》, trans. by Legge 1885)
  2. auxiliary verb must
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 必 is used as an auxiliary verb in this sense in Literary Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 122).

Contained in

必须必然必要必不可少必将不必必定必修必需何必未必势必务必必得忽必烈必备不必定入定入印经必然性必邪聚必要条件必需品必要性生活必需品必然结果日勤必成有愿必成志恒必成家有老小,福报必到

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 1 290
Si Fen Lu Xingshi Chao Zi Chi Ji 《四分律行事鈔資持記》 Scroll 2 202
Si Fen Lu Shan Fan Bu Que Xingshi Chao 《四分律刪繁補闕行事鈔》 Scroll 1 131
Si Fen Lu Xingshi Chao Zi Chi Ji 《四分律行事鈔資持記》 Scroll 3 107
Notes on the Viṁśatikāvṛtti 《成唯識論述記》 Scroll 5 89
Abhidharmajñānaprasthānaśāstra (Apitan Ba Jiandu Lun) 《阿毘曇八犍度論》 Scroll 22 89
Si Fen Lu Shan Fan Bu Que Xingshi Chao 《四分律刪繁補闕行事鈔》 Scroll 3 84
Bao Wang Sanmei Nian Fo Zhi Zhi 《寶王三昧念佛直指》 Scroll 2 83
Si Fen Lu Shan Fan Bu Que Xingshi Chao 《四分律刪繁補闕行事鈔》 Scroll 2 77
Notes on the Viṁśatikāvṛtti 《成唯識論述記》 Scroll 6 70