suǒ

  1. suǒ measure word measure word for houses, small buildings and institutions
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity
    Notes: (ABC 'suǒ' 所 m; GHC '所' 2; Kroll 2015 '所' 1a, p. 437; NCCED '所' 4; XHZD '所' 4, p. 718)
  2. suǒ suffix an office; an institute
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (ABC 'suǒ' 所 suf 2; NCCED '所' 5; XHZD '所' 2, p. 718)
  3. suǒ particle introduces a relative clause
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: (NCCED '所' 2; XHZD '所' 5, p. 718)
  4. suǒ pronoun it
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: When 所 is placed in front of a verb or verbal construction it nominalizes the result. For example, 前所未有 'never happened in the past, i.e. unprecedented' (ABC 'suǒ' 所 cons 1; CCI '前所未有'; GHC '所' 3; Kroll 2015 '所' 2, p. 437; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 68).
  5. suǒ conjunction if; supposing
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 如 or 若 (GHC '所' 4)
  6. suǒ adjective a few; various; some
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As an approximate number (GHC '所' 6)
  7. suǒ noun a place; a location
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 所 means 处所 or 地方. Used in the pattern 'A 所' it means 'the place of A.' (ABC 'suǒ' 所 suf 1; GHC '所' 1; Kroll 2015 '所' 1, p. 437; NCCED '所' 1; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 68; XHZD '所' 1, p. 718)
  8. suǒ auxiliary verb indicates a passive voice
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: Used in the construction 为...所... (ABC 'suǒ' 所 cons 2; GHC '所' 5; NCCED '所' 3; XHZD '所' 6, p. 718)
  9. suǒ particle that which
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: A nominalizing form where the phrase after 所 is transformed into a noun phrase (ABC 'suǒ' 所 bf; Kroll 2015 '所' 2a, p. 437; Rouzer 2007, p. 32)
  10. suǒ number an ordinal number
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 次数 (GHC '所' 7)
  11. suǒ noun meaning
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 意思 (GHC '所' 8)
  12. suǒ noun garrison
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: A military organizational unit in the Yuan and Ming (GHC '所' 9; XHZD '所' 3, p. 718)
  13. suǒ noun place; pradeśa
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: pradeśa, Japanese: sho, or: so (BCSD '所', p. 1257; MW 'pradeśa'; SH '所', p. 317; Unihan '所')
  14. suǒ pronoun that which; yad
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: yad (BCSD '所', p. 1257; MW 'yad'; SH '所', p. 317)

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