1. adverb already / afterwards
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: May be used as a preverbal particle in Classical Chinese to indicate a completed action (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 115). For example, 年已七十矣 'he had reached the age of seventy' (Mengzi: 9.9/50/14, translation by Legge)
  2. noun Kangxi radical 49
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Radicals 部首
    Notes: Alternate form for 己 (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7)
  3. pronoun oneself
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: A third person reflexive pronoun
  4. verb to bring to an end
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense, in Literary Chinese, 已 is a full verb (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 115). For example, 人皆謂我毀明堂。毀諸?已乎?'People all tell me to pull down and remove the Hall of Distinction. Shall I pull it down, or stop the movement for that object?' (Mengzi: 2.5/9/22, translation by Legge)
  5. particle final aspectual particle
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: This literary Chinese final particle is sometimes found after noun predicates, indicating a change in knowledge about the state of things. For example, 是亂國已 one can tell that this is a disorderly country (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 19 after Xun 10/89).
  6. conjunction afterwards / thereafter
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
  7. adverb too / very / excessively
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: May be used in this sense in preclassical Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 115)

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Collection Document Title Occurrences
Traces Over the Sky and Ocean 《海天遊踪》 India 印度 56
Traces Over the Sky and Ocean 《海天遊踪》 Japan 日本 47
Traces Over the Sky and Ocean 《海天遊踪》 Thailand 泰國 38
Hsing Yun Diary (1991/5-1992/12) 《星雲日記(1991/5~1992/12)》 Hsing Yun Diary 20 - Discussing Emptiness and Existence 星雲日記20~談空說有 談空說有(1992/12/1~1992/12/16) 34
Hsing Yun Diary (1991/5-1992/12) 《星雲日記(1991/5~1992/12)》 Hsing Yun Diary 19 - A Heart-to-Heart Talk: May All Wishes Come True 星雲日記19~談心接心 心想事成(1992/9/16~1992/9/30) 34
Buddhism Series 5 - Buddhist History 《佛教叢書5-教史》 Section 3 Worldwide - Chapter 3: A Brief History of Asian Buddhism 第三篇 世界篇 第三章 亞洲佛教簡史 33
Treatises on Humanistic Buddhism 《人間佛教論文集》 From the Four Noble Truths to the Four Universal Vows - Development of Harmony Between Mahāyāna and Theravāda Buddhism 從四聖諦到四弘誓願-----論大小乘佛教融和的開展 33
Traces Over the Sky and Ocean 《海天遊踪》 Hong Kong 香港 32
Buddhism Series 6 - Schools 《佛教叢書6-宗派》 Abhidharma School - The Essentials of the Abhidharma School 俱舍宗 參、俱舍宗要義 28
Hsing Yun Diary (1993/1-1994/8) 《星雲日記(1993/1~1994/8)》 Hsing Yun Diary 25 - The Moving Experience of Spiritual Practice: Lively Activities at Places of Practice 星雲日記25~ 感動的修行 熱鬧場中作道場(1993/9/1~1993/9/15) 27