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chū

  1. chū adverb at first / at the beginning / initially
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Process 过程
    Notes: 初 is used in both Literary Chinese as Modern Chinese in this sense and is often used at the start of a sentence (CED '初' 1; Kroll '初' 1; NCCED '初' 1; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 11).
  2. chū prefix used to prefix numbers
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Affixes 附类
    Notes: Especially the first several days of the month in the lunar calendar (NCCED '初' 4)
  3. chū prefix used as a prefix incidating the first time or part of something
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Affixes 附类
    Notes: For example, 初年 'early years' (CED '初' 2; Kroll '初' 2; NCCED '初' 2; Sun 2006, loc. 691)
  4. chū adverb just now
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll '初' 3)
  5. chū particle thereupon
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll '初' 4)
  6. chū adverb an intensifying adverb
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll '初' 5)
  7. chū adjective rudimentary / elementary
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: For example, 初级 'elementary level' (CED '初' 4; NCCED '初' 6)
  8. chū adjective original
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (CED '初' 5; NCCED '初' 3)

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 1627
Si Fen Lu Xingshi Chao Zi Chi Ji 《四分律行事鈔資持記》 Scroll 1 1197
Si Fen Lu Xingshi Chao Zi Chi Ji 《四分律行事鈔資持記》 Scroll 3 995
Dafang Guang Fo Huayan Jing Sou Xuan Fen Qi Tong Zhi Fang Gui 《大方廣佛華嚴經搜玄分齊通智方軌》 Scroll 5 693
Wei Mo Jing Lue Shu Chui Yu Ji 《維摩經略疏垂裕記》 Scroll 10 429
Dafang Guang Fo Huayan Jing Sou Xuan Fen Qi Tong Zhi Fang Gui 《大方廣佛華嚴經搜玄分齊通智方軌》 Scroll 2 402
Dafang Guang Fo Huayan Jing Sou Xuan Fen Qi Tong Zhi Fang Gui 《大方廣佛華嚴經搜玄分齊通智方軌》 Scroll 4 401
Wei Mo Jing Lue Shu Chui Yu Ji 《維摩經略疏垂裕記》 Scroll 9 338
Da Ban Niepan Jing Yi Ji 《大般涅槃經義記》 Scroll 3 330
Wei Mo Jing Lue Shu Chui Yu Ji 《維摩經略疏垂裕記》 Scroll 2 322