Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

业 (業)

  1. noun business / industry
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 行业 (CCD 1 '业' 1; FE '業' 1)
  2. adverb immediately
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 即 (GHDC '业' 9)
  3. noun action / actions
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
  4. noun karma / kamma / karmic deeds / actions
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: karma, Pali: kamma, Japanese: gō; used in Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism to literally mean 'actions.' Importantly, all these beliefs affirm the consequences will certainly follow from all actions, either in this life or a future life. Hence karma has become a doctrine as well (BL 'karma'; CCD 1 '业' 6; JEBD 'Gō'; GHDC '业' 11; Mittal and Thursby 2006, p. 19).
  5. noun board
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synomomous with 版 in this sense.
  6. noun a course of study
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synomomous with 学业 in this sense (CCD 1 '业' 3; GHDC '业' 4).
  7. noun a cause / an undertaking / an enterprise / an achievment / a pursuit
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synomomous with 事业 or 功业 in this sense (CCD 1 '业' 4).
  8. noun an estate / a property
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synomomous with 产业 in this sense (CCD 1 '业' 5; FE '業' 2; GHDC '业' 7).
  9. noun sin / karmic retribution
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synomomous with 罪孽 in this sense.
  10. verb to engage in
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synomomous with 从事 in this sense (CCD 1 '业' 7).
  11. proper noun Ye
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (CCD 1 '业' 8)
  12. adverb already
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synomomous with 已经 in this sense (CCD 2 '业'; FE '業' 3).
  13. noun an occupation
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 职业; for example, 安居乐乐业 'to live with joy and be content in one's work' (CCD 1 '业' 2; FE '業' 1; GHDC '业' 4)
  14. noun a kind of musical instrument
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In ancient times (GHDC '业' 1)
  15. noun a book
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In ancient times (GHDC '业' 3)

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Truncated for common words

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷一百二十九 載記第二十九 沮渠蒙遜 Volume 129 Records 29: Juqu Mengxun 49
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷八十七 列傳第五十七 涼武昭王李玄盛(李暠) Volume 87 Biographies 57: Li Xuansheng, Prince Wuzhao of Liang 43
Book of Southern Qi 《南齊書》 卷五十一 列傳第三十二 裴叔業 崔慧景 張欣泰 Volume 51 Biographies 32: Pei Shuye, Cui Huijing, Zhang Xintai 41
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷一百二十二 載記第二十二 呂光 呂纂 呂隆 Volume 122 Records 22: Lü Guang; Lü Zuan; Lü Long 22
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷四 魏書四 三少帝紀 Volume 4: Book of Wei 4 - Annals of the three young emperors 17
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷九十八 列傳第五十八 氐胡 Volume 98 Biographies 58: Zhi Hu 17
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷六十 杜周傳 Volume 60: Du Zhou 17
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷一百二十六 載記第二十六 禿髮烏孤 禿髮利鹿孤 禿髮傉檀 Volume 126 Records 26: Tufa Wugu; Tufa Lilugu; Tufa Rutan 16
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷八十四 列傳第四十四 鄧琬 袁顗 孔覬 Volume 84 Biographies 44: Deng Wan, Yuan Yi, Kong Ji 15
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷二十八 魏書二十八 王毌丘諸葛鄧鍾傳 Volume 28: Book of Wei 28 - Biographies of Wang, Guanqiu, Zhuge, Deng and Zhong 15

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
王业 王業 陳王業也 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧豳‧七月 Lessons from the states - Odes of Cao - Qi Yue 13
业业 業業 四牡業業 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧鹿鳴之什‧采薇 Minor odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Lu Ming - Cai Wei 8
帝业 帝業 使秦有帝業 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《范睢蔡澤列傳》 Biographies of Fan Sui and Cai Ze 5
生业 生業 生業不修矣 Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷九 主術訓 Chapter 9: The Sovereign's Methods 4
业成 業成 而霸王之業成矣 Han Feizi 《韓非子》 六反第四十六 Chapter 46: Six Contraries 4
脩业 脩業 君子進德脩業 Book of Changes 《易經》 乾 Qian 4
其事业 其事業 是皆以其事業交接於君上也 Guanzi 《管子》 國蓄第七十三 Chapter 73: State Reserves 4
业卒 業卒 許男業卒 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 文公 Lord Wen 3
男业 男業 許男業卒 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 文公 Lord Wen 3
余业 餘業 蓄積餘業以稽市物 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《平準書》 Equalization 3