1. verb such as; for example; for instance
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '如' v 5; Kroll 2015 '如' 3, p. 390)
  2. conjunction if
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 如 is used as a subordinate conjunction in Literary Chinese (Guoyu '如' conjunction 1; Kroll 2015 '如' 4, p. 390; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 150; GHC '如' 7; Ci Yuan '如' 6). For example, 王如善之,則何為不行?'Since your Majesty deems them excellent, why do you not practise them?' (Mengzi: 2.5/10/3, translation by Legge)
  3. verb in accordance with
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Synonymous with 按照 in this sense (Ci Yuan '如' 1; GHC '如' 1; Guoyu '如' v 1; Kroll 2015 '如' 1, p. 390)
  4. verb to be appropriate; should; with regard to
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 应当 (Kroll 2015 '如' 5, p. 390; GHC '如' 5; Ci Yuan '如' 4)
  5. pronoun this
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: A demonstrative pronoun (Kroll 2015 '如' 3b, p. 390)
  6. verb it is so; it is thus; can be compared with
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
  7. preposition to go to
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 往 ... 到 (Guoyu '如' v 3; Kroll 2015 '如' 2, p. 390; GHC '如' 2; Ci Yuan '如' 7)
  8. verb to meet
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
  9. verb to appear; to seem; to be like
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 好像 or 相同(GHC '如' 3; Guoyu '如' v 2; Ci Yuan '如' 1; Ci Yuan '如' 1)
  10. verb at least as good as
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 比得上 (Guoyu '如' v 4)
  11. conjunction and
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: A coordinating conjunction, synonymous with 与 or 和 (GHC '如' 9)
  12. conjunction or
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: A coordinating conjunction, synonymous with 或 (GHC '如' 10; Guoyu '如' conjunction 2)
  13. conjunction but
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: A subordinating conjunction, synonymous with 而 (GHC '如' 8)
  14. conjunction then
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: A subordinating conjunction, synonymous with 则
  15. particle naturally
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: A particle used after a phrase like 然 (GHC '如' 11; Guoyu '如' particle)
  16. particle expresses a question or doubt
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: A particle used after a phrase like 乎 (Kroll 2015 '如' 3a)
  17. pronoun you
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Second person pronoun (Kroll 2015 '如' 6, p. 390)
  18. noun the second lunar month
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '如' 7)
  19. preposition in; at
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '如' preposition)
  20. proper noun Ru
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '如' n)
  21. verb Thus
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教 , Subdomain: Fo Guang Shan
    Notes: (Glossary of Humanistic Buddhism)

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  • Scroll 1 Si Fen Lu Xingshi Chao Zi Chi Ji 四分律行事鈔資持記 — count: 697
  • Scroll 2 Si Fen Lu Xingshi Chao Zi Chi Ji 四分律行事鈔資持記 — count: 619
  • Scroll 2 Si Fen Lu Shan Fan Bu Que Xingshi Chao 四分律刪繁補闕行事鈔 — count: 498
  • Scroll 5 Zhi Guan Fu Xing Chuan Hong Jue 止觀輔行傳弘決 — count: 478
  • Scroll 2 Notes on the Viṁśatikāvṛtti 成唯識論述記 — count: 418
  • Scroll 1 Notes on the Viṁśatikāvṛtti 成唯識論述記 — count: 401
  • Scroll 2 Zhi Guan Fu Xing Chuan Hong Jue 止觀輔行傳弘決 — count: 386
  • Scroll 4 Notes on the Viṁśatikāvṛtti 成唯識論述記 — count: 376
  • Scroll 3 Si Fen Lu Shan Fan Bu Que Xingshi Chao 四分律刪繁補闕行事鈔 — count: 355
  • Scroll 3 Ren Wang Hu Guo Boreluomi Jing Shu 仁王護國般若波羅蜜多經疏 — count: 352