这 (這) zhè

  1. zhè pronoun this / these
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: , Concept: Demonstrative Pronoun 指示代词
    Notes: 这 is often followed by a measure word, such as 个, emphasizing 'this' particular thing. For example, 对这个消息 'regarding this information ...' (Lao She, 2003, p. 235) 这 is always placed before the noun that it refers to. Its part of speech is also classified as a determiner. The use of this character as a demonstrative pronoun began in vernacular texts from the Tang (Norman 1988, p. 119). 这 is the 13th most frequently used word in the Beijing Language Institute's 1985 frequency wordlist (ABC 'zhè' 这 pronoun, p. 1248; Guoyu '這' pronoun; Ho 2002 '这'; Kroll 2015 '這' 1, p. 598; Mathews 1931, '這', p. 31; NCCED '这' 1, p. 2069; XHZD '这' 1, p. 965).
  2. zhèi pronoun this / these
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: , Concept: Demonstrative Pronoun 指示代词
    Notes: Colloqial use (Guoyu '這' zhèi; NCCED '这' zhèi; Sun 2006, loc. 1818)
  3. zhè pronoun now
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain:
    Notes: For example, 在这之后 'after this ...' (VOA, 2007-7-5) 这 refers to a time in this sense (NCCED '这' 4, p. 2069; XHZD '这' 2, p. 965).
  4. zhè adverb immediately
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain:
    Notes: In the sense of 立刻 (ABC 'zhè' 这 adv, p. 1248; Guoyu '這' adv; Kroll 2015 '這' 2, p. 598)
  5. zhè particle particle with no meaning
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain:
    Notes: (Guoyu '這' particle)

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  • Scroll 1 The Blue Cliff Record (Biyanlu) 《佛果圜悟禪師碧巖錄》 — count: 117
  • Scroll 8 The Blue Cliff Record (Biyanlu) 《佛果圜悟禪師碧巖錄》 — count: 99
  • Scroll 3 The Blue Cliff Record (Biyanlu) 《佛果圜悟禪師碧巖錄》 — count: 94
  • Scroll 6 The Blue Cliff Record (Biyanlu) 《佛果圜悟禪師碧巖錄》 — count: 84
  • Scroll 9 The Blue Cliff Record (Biyanlu) 《佛果圜悟禪師碧巖錄》 — count: 83
  • Scroll 4 The Blue Cliff Record (Biyanlu) 《佛果圜悟禪師碧巖錄》 — count: 83
  • Scroll 2 Wan Song Laoren Ping Chang Tian Tong Jue Heshang Song Gu Congrong An Lu 《萬松老人評唱天童覺和尚頌古從容庵錄》 — count: 75
  • Scroll 10 The Blue Cliff Record (Biyanlu) 《佛果圜悟禪師碧巖錄》 — count: 70
  • Scroll 2 The Blue Cliff Record (Biyanlu) 《佛果圜悟禪師碧巖錄》 — count: 64
  • Scroll 3 Wan Song Laoren Ping Chang Tian Tong Jue Heshang Song Gu Congrong An Lu 《萬松老人評唱天童覺和尚頌古從容庵錄》 — count: 62