wéi

  1. wéi adverb only; solely; alone
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: In the sense of 只有 (Guoyu '惟' adv 1; Kroll 2015 '惟' 2, p. 472; XHZD '惟' 1)
  2. wéi adverb but
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: In the sense of 但是 (Guoyu '惟' adv 2; XHZD '惟' 2)
  3. wéi particle used before a year, month, or day
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: For example, 岁惟丁卯 'the year is the fourth of the cycle,' from the poem 自祭文 “Requiem for Myself” by 陶潛 Tao Qian, Scroll 7 of 陶淵明集 Tao Yuanming Collected Poems (Guoyu '惟' particle 1; Pollard 2002, p. 29; XHZD '惟' 3)
  4. wéi noun thought
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 思维 (XHZD '惟' 4)
  5. wéi verb to think; to consider
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 思考 (Guoyu '惟' v 1; Kroll 2015 '惟' 1, p. 472)
  6. wéi verb is
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: In the sense of 是 (Guoyu '惟' v 2; Kroll 2015 '惟' 4, p. 472)
  7. wéi verb has
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: In the sense of 有 (Guoyu '惟' v 3)
  8. wéi adverb hopefully
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 希望 (Guoyu '惟' adv 3)
  9. wéi particle and
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: In the sense of 和 or 与 (Guoyu '惟' particle 2)
  10. wéi particle otherwise
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: In the sense of 则 (Guoyu '惟' particle 3)
  11. wéi preposition so as to; because
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: In the sense of 以 (Guoyu '惟' preposition; Kroll 2015 '惟' 3, p. 472)
  12. wéi verb to understand
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '惟' 1a, p. 472)

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惟恐岁惟惟一岁惟丁卯惟妙惟肖杨惟德辩证思惟惟独伏惟不惟

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  • Scroll 29 Śāriputrābhidharmaśāstra (Shelifu Apitan Lun) 舍利弗阿毘曇論 — count: 122
  • Scroll 28 Śāriputrābhidharmaśāstra (Shelifu Apitan Lun) 舍利弗阿毘曇論 — count: 84
  • Scroll 1 Nirvāṇa Sūtra 般泥洹經 — count: 41
  • Scroll 1 Medicine Buddha, King of Lapis Lazuli Light and Merits of the Seven Buddhas Sutra and Liturgy (Yaoshi Liuli Guang Wang Qi Fo Benyuan Gongde Jing Niansong Yi Gui) 藥師琉璃光王七佛本願功德經念誦儀軌 — count: 39
  • Scroll 7 Laṅkāvatārasūtra (Dasheng Ru Lengjia Jing) 大乘入楞伽經 — count: 36
  • Scroll 9 Mahāsaṃnipātasūtra (Great Compilation) 大方等大集經 — count: 33 , has parallel version
  • Scroll 25 Supplement to the Biographies of Eminent Monks 續高僧傳 — count: 32
  • Scroll 10 Laṅkāvatārasūtra (Ru Lengjia Jing) 入楞伽經 — count: 32
  • Scroll 1 Fo Shuo Chan Xing San Shi Qi Pin Jing 佛說禪行三十七品經 — count: 31
  • Scroll 15 Supplement to the Biographies of Eminent Monks 續高僧傳 — count: 31