则 (則)

  1. conjunction otherwise; but; however
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: In Literary Chinese, may mark an exposed noun phrase for contrast, expressesing contrast with a previous sentence or clause. In this sense, it is found in the pattern 'SUBJECT 则 PREDICATE.' This indicates constrast with a preceding statement (ABCE '則'; FE '則' 4; GHDC '则' 14; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 72).
  2. adverb then
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: (ABCE '則'; FE '則' 2; GHDC '则' 9)
  3. measure word measure word for short sections of text
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity
    Notes: In the sense of 条 (FE '則' 3; GHDC '则' 7)
  4. noun a criteria; a norm; a standard; a rule; a law
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 规章 or 法度 (FE '則' 1; GHDC '则' 1)
  5. noun a grade; a level
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 等第 (GHDC '则' 4)
  6. noun an example; a model
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 榜样 or 准则 (GHDC '则' 2)
  7. noun a weighing device
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
  8. verb to grade; to rank
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
  9. verb to copy; to imitate; to follow
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 效法 (FE '則' 5; GHDC '则' 3)
  10. verb to do
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Synonymous with 做 or 作 (GHDC '则' 5)
  11. adverb only
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Synonymous with 只 (GHDC '则' 6)
  12. adverb immediately
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Synonymous with 立刻 (GHDC '则' 11)
  13. conjunction then; moreover; atha
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: atha, or: tatra, or: punar, Japanese: soku (BCSD '則', p. 194; DJBT '則', p. 434; MW 'atha'; SH '則', p. 297)
  14. noun koan; kōan; gong'an
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教 , Subdomain: Chan
    Notes: See 舉則 (FGDB '舉則')

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  • Scroll 2 Si Fen Lu Xingshi Chao Zi Chi Ji 四分律行事鈔資持記 — count: 455
  • Scroll 1 Si Fen Lu Xingshi Chao Zi Chi Ji 四分律行事鈔資持記 — count: 393
  • Scroll 2 Commentary on the Hundred Treatise 百論疏 — count: 298
  • Scroll 3 Commentary on the Hundred Treatise 百論疏 — count: 290
  • Scroll 3 Si Fen Lu Xingshi Chao Zi Chi Ji 四分律行事鈔資持記 — count: 287
  • Scroll 1 Fajie Tu Ji Cong Sui Lu 法界圖記叢髓錄 — count: 261
  • Scroll 1 Commentary on the Hundred Treatise 百論疏 — count: 227
  • Scroll 4 Notes on the Laṅkāvatāra Sūtra 楞伽阿跋多羅寶經註解 — count: 220
  • Scroll 9 Commentary on the Mūlamadhyamakakārikā 中觀論疏 — count: 199
  • Scroll 71 The Large Sūtra on Perfection of Wisdom 大般若波羅蜜多經 — count: 188 , has parallel version