1. adverb also / too
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: For example, 他不吃饭,也不睡觉 'He does not eat and he also does not sleep.' (Ye Shengtao, 1999, p. 4; Guoyu '也' adverb 1; NCCED 2 '也' 1; Unihan '也')
  2. particle a final modal particle indicating certainy or decision
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: The particle 也 marks a noun predicate with a continuing state in Literary Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 114). For example, 未有仁而遺其親者也 'There never has been a benevolent man who neglected his parents.' (Mengzi: 1.1/1/8, translation by Legge; Guoyu '也' particle 1; Kroll '也' 1; NCCED 1 '也' 1; Unihan '也')
  3. particle either
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: In the sense of 或者 (Guoyu '也' particle 7; NCCED 2 '也' 2)
  4. adverb even
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: (NCCED 2 '也' 3)
  5. adverb used to soften the tone
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: (Guoyu '也' particle 6; NCCED 2 '也' 5)
  6. adverb used for emphasis
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: For example, 一点也不 'not even a bit' (Guoyu '也' adverb 3)
  7. adverb used to mark contrast
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: For example, 一点也不 'not even a bit' (Guoyu '也' adverb 4)
  8. adverb used to mark compromise
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: In the sense of 让步; for example, 这样也好 'That is fine too.' (Guoyu '也' adverb 5)

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