měi

  1. měi pronoun each / every
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词 , Concept: Demonstrative Pronoun 指示代词
    Notes: Also classified as a determiner. 每 is used in this sense in both modern and Literary Chinese. It is used to quantify the action rather than the subject of the sentence. It is frequently used in the initial time clause of a sentence (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 130). For example, 每人而悅之 'to please everybody' (Mengzi: 8.2/40/30, translation by Legge; CC-CEDICT '每'; Unihan '每'; XHZD '每' 1, p. 493).
  2. měi adverb each / every
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
    Notes: (Guoyu '每' adv 1; Kroll 2015 '每' 1, p. 299; XHZD '每' 2, p. 493)
  3. měi adverb very often / nearly always
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '每' 1a, p. 299)
  4. měi adverb even if
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '每' adv 2; Kroll 2015 '每' 2, p. 299)
  5. měi proper noun Mei
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '每' n)

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每逢每当每隔每天每年每每俺每每况愈下每日摊薄后每股盈利每个人每分每秒每夜每年一度每日限价每时每刻每月每次每端口价格每处每周每周一次每人每常每时每日每逢佳节倍思亲

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  • Scroll 8 Gagaṇagañjaparipṛcchā (Da Ji Da Xukongzang Pusa Suo Wen Jing) 《大集大虛空藏菩薩所問經》 — count: 32
  • Scroll 1 The Baizhang Zen Monastic Regulations 《勅修百丈清規》 — count: 32
  • Scroll 25 Supplement to the Biographies of Eminent Monks 《續高僧傳》 — count: 27
  • Scroll 2 Bian Wei Lu 《辯偽錄》 — count: 25
  • Scroll 1 Xian Mi Yuantong Cheng Fo Xin Yao Ji 《顯密圓通成佛心要集》 — count: 25
  • Scroll 20 Supplement to the Biographies of Eminent Monks 《續高僧傳》 — count: 23
  • Scroll 28 A Chronicle of Buddhism in China 《佛祖統紀》 — count: 18
  • Scroll 5 Biographies of Eminent Monks 《高僧傳》 — count: 17
  • Scroll 22 Supplement to the Biographies of Eminent Monks 《續高僧傳》 — count: 17
  • Scroll 6 Biographies of Eminent Monks 《高僧傳》 — count: 17