zhī

  1. zhī pronoun him; her; them; that
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 之 may be used as a third person pronoun in Literary Chinese in the sense of 他 or 彼. Its use in this sense is confined to being an object of a verb (Guoyu '之' pronoun 1; Kroll 2015 '之' 1, p. 603; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 79; Rouzer 2007, p. 13; XHZD '之' 2, p. 974).
  2. zhī particle used between a modifier and a word to form a word group
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: 1. used between a modifier and a word to form a word group a. to express a subordinate relation; b. to express an ordinate decorative function; 2. Used between a subject and predicate to unify them. In Literary Chinese, 之 is placed between a noun and a verb phrase in the pattern 'N 之 VP' to nominalize it. The verb phrase becomes nominalized, somewhat like an English gerund (Guoyu '之' particle; Kroll 2015 '之' 2, p. 603; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 64; Rouzer 2007, p. 13; Wu and Tee 2015, loc. 973; XHZD '之' 1, p. 974).
  3. zhī verb to go
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: A transitive verb with the object being the destination of travel, in the sense of 往 (Guoyu '之' v 1; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 79; Rouzer 2007, p. 13)
  4. zhī pronoun this; that
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: A demonstrative pronoun, similar to the modern Chinese 这 or 那. This sense is rarely used, with use mostly confined to the Shijing and Zhuangzi (Guoyu '之' pronoun 3; Kroll 2015 '之' 1a, p. 603; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 79; XHZD '之' 4, p. 974).
  5. zhī particle genetive marker
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: Equivalent to 的 in modern Chinese; for example, 孝弟也者,其為仁之本與 'Filial piety and fraternal submission! - are they not the root of all benevolent actions?.' (Lunyu 1:2; Guoyu '之' prep. 1; Kroll 2015 '之' 2a, p. 603; Rouzer 2007, p. 13)
  6. zhī pronoun it
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 其 (Guoyu '之' pronoun 2; XHZD '之' 3, p. 974)
  7. zhī preposition in
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: In the sense of 于 (Guoyu '之' prep 2)
  8. zhī preposition all
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: In the sense of 诸 (Guoyu '之' prep 3)
  9. zhī conjunction and
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: In the sense of 与 (Guoyu '之' conj 1)
  10. zhī conjunction however
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: In the sense of 而 (Guoyu '之' conj 2)
  11. zhī conjunction if
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: In the sense of 如果 (Guoyu '之' conj 3)
  12. zhī conjunction then
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: In the sense of 则 (Guoyu '之' conj 5)
  13. zhī verb to arrive; to go
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 至 or 到 (Kroll 2015 '之' 4, p. 603; Guoyu '之' v 3; XHZD '之' 5, p. 974)
  14. zhī verb is
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: In the sense of 是 (Guoyu '之' v 3)
  15. zhī verb to use
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 取用 (Guoyu '之' v 4)
  16. zhī proper noun Zhi
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '之' n)

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  • Scroll 1 Si Fen Lu Xingshi Chao Zi Chi Ji 四分律行事鈔資持記 — count: 1106
  • Scroll 1 Shi Shi Ji Gu Lue 釋氏稽古略 — count: 975
  • Scroll 2 Si Fen Lu Xingshi Chao Zi Chi Ji 四分律行事鈔資持記 — count: 955
  • Scroll 3 Shi Shi Ji Gu Lue 釋氏稽古略 — count: 894
  • Scroll 3 Si Fen Lu Xingshi Chao Zi Chi Ji 四分律行事鈔資持記 — count: 834
  • Scroll 4 Shi Shi Ji Gu Lue 釋氏稽古略 — count: 816
  • Scroll 5 Zhi Guan Fu Xing Chuan Hong Jue 止觀輔行傳弘決 — count: 642
  • Scroll 2 Shi Shi Ji Gu Lue 釋氏稽古略 — count: 617
  • Scroll 22 Fo Zu Lidai Tong Zai 佛祖歷代通載 — count: 609
  • Scroll 1 Defining the Image - Measurements in Image-Making (Fo Shuo Zaoxiang Liangdu Jing Jie) 佛說造像量度經解 — count: 600