1. pronoun his; hers; its; theirs
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: A possessive pronoun in literary Chinese (Guoyu '其' pronoun 2; Kroll 2015 '其' 1, p. 353; Mathews 1931 '其', p. 68; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 39; Rouzer 2007, p. 26)
  2. particle to add emphasis
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Concept: Modal Particle 语气词
    Notes: (Guoyu '其' particle 3; Kroll 2015 '其' 2, p. 353; Mathews 1931 '其', p. 69)
  3. adverb used when asking a question in reply to a question
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '其' adv 3; Mathews 1931 '其', p. 69)
  4. adverb used when making a request or giving an order
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 其 has the effect of softening the command (Guoyu '其' particle 2; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 123).
  5. pronoun he; her; it; them
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 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 '其' pronoun 1; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 39; Rouzer 2007, p. 26)
  6. adverb probably; likely
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Expresses conjecture (Guoyu '其' adv 1; Kroll 2015 '其' 2, p. 353; Rouzer 2007, p. 26)
  7. adverb will
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Used when referencing a future event (Guoyu '其' adv 2)
  8. adverb may
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 可 or 应该 (Guoyu '其' adv 3)
  9. conjunction if
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 若 or 如果 (Guoyu '其' conj 1; Mathews 1931 '其', p. 69)
  10. conjunction or
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 或是 (Guoyu '其' conj 2)
  11. proper noun Qi
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '其' n)
  12. pronoun he; her; it; saḥ; sā; tad
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: saḥ, or, or: sā: tad; translates the Sanskrit third person pronoun. See Egenes for declention table of different endings. Common forms are: saḥ, nominative singular masculine 'he'; sā , nominative singular feminine 'she'; tad, nominative singular neuter 'it'; tasya, genitive singular masculine or neuter 'his' or 'its' (BCSD '其', p. 518; Egenes 2011, pp. 146-149; MW 'tad').

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