PREFER  

LIKE MORE.
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LOVE

Kind Of

LIKE

Modern Chinese Criteria

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Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • vtoN : 18
  • VPt[0]+V[0] : 14
  • vt[0]+V[0].postS : 10
  • VPt0+V1.postV2 : 7
  • vttoN1. N2 : 4
  • vt+V[0] : 4

Attributions by text

  • 春秋左傳 : 18
  • 荀子 : 5
  • 論語 : 5
  • 韓非子 : 5
  • 禮記 : 4
  • 莊子 : 3
  • 墨子 : 2
  • 說苑 : 2
  • 陸機集十一卷 : 2
  • 呂氏春秋 : 2
  • 臨濟錄 : 2
  • 史記 : 2
  • 阮籍集四卷 : 1
  • 管子 : 1
  • 孟子 : 1
  • 祖堂集 : 1
  • 楚辭 : 1

Words

不如   bù rú OC: pɯʔ nja MC: pi̯ut ȵi̯ɤ 19 Attributions

Bù rú 不如 refers to objective preferability "one should prefer to, one should rather". See also SHOULD.

  • VPt[0]+V[0]subjectiveit is best to
  • VPt0+V1.postV2(instead of V2) I would rather V1
   níng OC: neeŋ MC: neŋ 14 Attributions

Nìng 寧 refers to subjective general preference.

  • vt[0]+V[0].postSwould rather; one should rather; I would rather (and not) [Note that occasionally this word does have an explicit first person pronoun, but pre-Qin usages are very few, while the usage become more common in Hanshu.]
  • vt+V[0]would rather do V
   shàng OC: djaŋs MC: dʑi̯ɐŋ 7 Attributions
  • vtoNadmire and venerate as the best of alternatives; prefer, treasure most
   xiān OC: sɯɯn MC: sen 5 Attributions
  • vtoNgive priority to; give precedence to; show a preference for
   hào MC: xawH OC: qhuus 5 Attributions
  • vttoN1. N2love more
  • vttoN1. N2prefer N1 to N2
  • vtoNprefer; find more important; be more fond of;
   ài OC: qɯɯds MC: ʔəi 3 Attributions
  • vtoNlove more> prefer
寧其   níng qí OC: neeŋ ɡɯ MC: neŋ gɨ 2 Attributions
  • VPt[0]+V[0]one would prefer to V
   shàng OC: ɡljaŋs MC: dʑi̯ɐŋ 1 Attribution
  • vtoNgive priority to; set highest
   guì  MC: kjw+jH  OC: kluds  1 Attribution
  • vtoNtreat as the most valuable> opt for, prefer as best
    MC:  OC:  0 Attributions
  • vtoNlove more
    MC:  OC:  0 Attributions
  • vttoN1. N2prefer as being more profitable, find N1 more beneficial than N2
   lì MC: lijH OC: rids 0 Attributions
  • vttoN1. N2prefer as being more profitable, find N1 more beneficial than N2
    MC:  OC:  0 Attributions
  • vtoNtreat as the most valuable> opt for, prefer as best

Existing SW for

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