Taxonomy of meanings for 孰:

  • 孰 shú (OC: djɯwɡ MC: dʑiuk) 殊六切 入 廣韻:【誰也 】
    • WHO
      • npro{OBJ}+Vtexpected answer: no!whom?
      • npro{SUBJ}+V{PRED}non-contrastivewho? (non-contrastive, i. e. not: "which of these listed possible subjects") but typically: what kind of person
      • npro{SUBJ}+V{PRED}rhetorical questionwhoever? i.e. no one
      • npro{SUBJ}+V{PRED}V=compwho is the more V
      • nproquestionwhich one?; (contrastive) who?
      • nprorhetoricalwho (on earth)
    • ANY
      • nproindefinitewhoever... he 孰先傳焉,孰後倦焉!
    • HOW
      • npro.adVrhetorical questionhow? i.e. in no way!
    • WHAT
      • npro{SUBJ}+V{PRED}V=compwhat is the more V
      • npro+N{PRED}what [not: "which of these things" which I call contrastive]
      • nproreference=subject(contrastive) what? what thing
      • npro V{PRED}rhetoricalwhich one
      • npro.adNderivedwhat kind of N?
    • WHOM
      • nprowhich one?, whom?
    • WHOSE
      • npro.(adN1):postN1whose 士卒孰練 "Whose soldiers are better trained"
    • WHY
      • nprorhetorical questionwhy should one, why should he?
    • SOME
      • npro.adV:adSif anyone V-s(, then S)