1. pronoun this / these
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: In this sense 此 is a demonstrative pronoun. 此 is synonymous with 这 or 这个 in this sense. It is more often used in written language or Literary Chinese (Guoyu '此' pronoun; Kroll 2015 '此' 1, p. 65; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 85; Unihan '此'; XHZD '此' 1, p. 107).
  2. adverb in this way
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: 此 is synonymous with 如此 in this sense (Guoyu '此' adv)
  3. conjunction otherwise / but / however / so
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: 此 is synonymous with 乃 or 则 in this sense (Guoyu '此' conj; Wu and Tee 2015, loc. 523)
  4. pronoun at this time / now / here
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '此' 2, p. 65; XHZD '此' 2, p. 107)

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