Taxonomy of meanings for 且:

  • jū (OC: ska MC: tsiɔ) 子魚切 平 廣韻:【語辭也説文薦也子魚切又七也切四 】
  • qiě (OC: shjaaʔ MC: tsʰia) 七也切 上 廣韻:【語辝七也切又子余切一 】
    • MOREOEVER
      • with predicates>ALSO
        • padS1.postS2moreover, and also; and, by the way; in any case
        • padV1.postV2moreover, and (between verbs) 且。。。且
        • as another possibility>OR
          • padS1.post-S2or ZGC: 尊秦乎,且尊齊乎?
        • contrary to expectations>NONETHELESS
          • padS1.post-S2still, even under the conditions of S; but
          • EVEN
            • padN.adVeven
            • padVt.postN{OBJ}even
            • padV1.postV2even if V2ing to V1
            • UNRESTRAINED
              • vadVin an unprincipled way
              • vibe irresponsible and ad hoc 茍且
        • at the same timeMEANWHILE
      • at that point of time>THEN
        • padS1.post-S2temporalthen presumably
    • without delay>IMMEDIATELY
      • padV城且拔矣be about to in the immediate future; will without delay; will start
      • deliberately>INTEND
          • deontic:SHOULD
            • padVmodalpreverbal particle expressing a mild imperative/request/ recommendation