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虽 (雖) suī

suī conjunction although / even though
Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
Notes: 雖 (simplified 虽) is the main concessive function word in Literary Chinese. It indicates that the proposition of a sentence is true in any case (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 156). For example, 雖大國,必畏之矣。'even great kingdoms will be constrained to stand in awe of him' (Mengzi: 3.4/17/22, translation by Legge)

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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 2 237
Zhi Guan Fu Xing Chuan Hong Jue 《止觀輔行傳弘決》 Scroll 5 199
Si Fen Lu Xingshi Chao Zi Chi Ji 《四分律行事鈔資持記》 Scroll 1 190
Zhi Guan Fu Xing Chuan Hong Jue 《止觀輔行傳弘決》 Scroll 1 150
Commentary on the Abhidharmakośabhāṣya 《俱舍論疏》 Scroll 1 134
Notes on the Abhidharmakośabhāṣya 《俱舍論記》 Scroll 1 132
Zhi Guan Fu Xing Chuan Hong Jue 《止觀輔行傳弘決》 Scroll 3 129
Notes on the Viṁśatikāvṛtti 《成唯識論述記》 Scroll 8 124
Zhi Guan Fu Xing Chuan Hong Jue 《止觀輔行傳弘決》 Scroll 6 116
Notes on the Viṁśatikāvṛtti 《成唯識論述記》 Scroll 7 115