CHNS2612 Lesson 8

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Term  
Definition
愛 (ài)
verb. to love, to cherish, to take.loving.care.of; to begrudge; (as stative verb) to be.grudging - used to describe someone who is reluctant to art with something s/he owns
望 (wàng)
verb. to look/gaze.(at)from.afar; to hope.for
解 (jiě)
verb. to take.apart, to dissect, analyse, to explain; to understand; (of clothing) to loosen, to take off
始 (shǐ)
verb. to start, to begin; (as noun) beginning; (as movable adverb) at first; (as adverb) only.then, for. the.first.time
說 (shuō)
说 (shuì)
verb. to explain, to expound; (as noun) a discourse, a discursive argument about something
to persuade
告 (gào)
verb. to report, to tell
易 (yì)
verb. to change, to exchange
雨 (yù)
verb. to rain
衣 (yì)
verb. to wear
釋 (shì)
verb. to release
教 (jiāo)
verb. to teach, to instruct
是 (shì)
stative verb. to be.right; to consider.to.be.right, to approve; (as noun) right
非 (fēi)
stative verb. to be.wrong, to consider.to.be.wrong, to reject, to criticise (as noun) wrong
黑 (hēi)
stative verb. to be.black
怪 (guài)
stative verb. to be.strange, to be.monstrous; (as intransitive verb) to think a situation strange, to wonder (at a strange situation), to be.perplexed, to be.nonplussed
足 (zú)
stative verb. to be.sufficient, to be.enough; (as modal verb, followed by another verb) enough.to.be... -ed, worthy.of.being... -ed (the second verb can be translated as passive in English, as in "... worthy of being praised")
哉 (zāi)
final part. this word, placed at the end of a sentence, gives the sentence exclamatory force, like an exclamation mark in English. It can also be used at the end of a rhetorical question.
與 (yú)
final part. this interrogative final particle is used in 
a) nominal sentences and 
b) verbal sentences that end with 也 
This is because it is a phonetic fusion of 也 and 乎
邪/耶 (yé)
final part. similar to 與 in that it, too, is a fusion of 也 and 乎. The existence of the two versions of 也 and 乎 probably reflects the existence of regional dialects in ancient China
雖 (sūi)
focusing and/or linking part. even; even.though, although; even.if