1. pronoun I / me / my
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词 , Concept: Personal Pronoun 人称代词
    Notes: 我 is used as a first person pronoun in both modern (NCCED '我' 1) and literary Chinese. For example, in modern Chinese: 我比你岁数大点 'I am a little older than you.' (Lao She, 2003, p. 174) In literary Chinese, 我 was used as a first person pronoun as early as preclassical times in the Shang Dynasty (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 76). 我 is the fifth most frequently used word in the Beijing Language Institute's 1985 frequency wordlist (Ho 2002, '我').
  2. noun self / ātman / attan
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: ātman, Pali: attan; Japanese: ga; the agent controlling the mind and body that passes from lifetime to lifetime, in contrast to anātman (BL 'ātman'; FGDB '我')
  3. pronoun our
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词 , Concept: Personal Pronoun 人称代词
    Notes: For example, 我国 'our country' (Ho 2002, '我'; NCCED '我' 2)

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