尝 (嘗) cháng

  1. cháng adverb already / formerly / already / ever / once
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 嘗 (simplified 尝) is placed before a verb to indicate past tense in Literary Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 119). For example, 吾嘗聞之矣。'I have heard these points' (Mengzi: 5.2/25/16, translation by Legge)
  2. cháng verb to tast / to try
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 嘗 (simplified 尝) is a full verb in this sense (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 119).

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  • Scroll 16 Fo Zu Lidai Tong Zai 《佛祖歷代通載》 — count: 22
  • Scroll 9 Tan Jin Wenji 《鐔津文集》 — count: 22
  • Scroll 13 Fo Zu Lidai Tong Zai 《佛祖歷代通載》 — count: 20
  • Scroll 3 Nan Yue Zong Sheng Ji 《南嶽總勝集》 — count: 19
  • Scroll 15 A Chronicle of Buddhism in China 《佛祖統紀》 — count: 16
  • Scroll 10 A Chronicle of Buddhism in China 《佛祖統紀》 — count: 16
  • Scroll 17 Fo Zu Lidai Tong Zai 《佛祖歷代通載》 — count: 16
  • Scroll 20 Supplement to the Biographies of Eminent Monks 《續高僧傳》 — count: 16
  • Scroll 1 Hufa Lun 《護法論》 — count: 15
  • Scroll 16 A Chronicle of Buddhism in China 《佛祖統紀》 — count: 15