1. particle expresses question or doubt
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In Literary Chinese, final particle 乎 may turn a sentence into a question (Guoyu '乎' particle 1; Rouzer 2007, p. 38; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 139). For example, 賢者亦樂此乎?'Do wise and good princes also find pleasure in these things?' (Mengzi: 1.2/1/11, translation by Legge)
  2. preposition in
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '乎' preposition; Rouzer 2007, p. 38)
  3. particle marks a return question
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Marks a question that is a response to another question, used at the end of a sentence (Guoyu '乎' particle 2)
  4. particle marks a beckoning tone
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Used at the end of a sentence (Guoyu '乎' particle 3)
  5. particle marks conjecture
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Used at the end of a sentence (Guoyu '乎' particle 4)
  6. particle marks a pause
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Used in the middle of a sentence (Guoyu '乎' particle 5)
  7. particle marks praise
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Used at the end of a sentence (Guoyu '乎' particle 6)
  8. interjection ah / sigh
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Similar to 啊 (Guoyu '乎' interjection)

Contained in

几乎似乎不在乎合乎在乎出乎意料介乎关乎热乎乎微乎其微渐至乎如如

Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

  • Scroll 2 Tan Jin Wenji 《鐔津文集》 — count: 181
  • Scroll 8 Tan Jin Wenji 《鐔津文集》 — count: 120
  • Scroll 21 Abhidharmajñānaprasthānaśāstra (Apitan Ba Jiandu Lun) 《阿毘曇八犍度論》 — count: 98
  • Scroll 3 Tan Jin Wenji 《鐔津文集》 — count: 97
  • Scroll 1 Tan Jin Wenji 《鐔津文集》 — count: 97
  • Scroll 2 Brahmaviśeṣacintīparipṛcchā (Chi Xin Fantian Suo Wen Jing) 《持心梵天所問經》 — count: 88
  • Scroll 15 Tan Jin Wenji 《鐔津文集》 — count: 81
  • Scroll 2 Chuan Fa Zhengzong Lun 《傳法正宗論》 — count: 81
  • Scroll 7 Tan Jin Wenji 《鐔津文集》 — count: 78
  • Scroll 14 Guang Hong Ming Ji 《廣弘明集》 — count: 76