业 (業)

  1. noun business / industry
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 行业 (CCD 1 '业' 1; FE '業' 1)
  2. adverb immediately
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 即 (GHDC '业' 9)
  3. noun action / actions
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
  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: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Synomomous with 版 in this sense.
  6. noun a course of study
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    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: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Synomomous with 事业 or 功业 in this sense (CCD 1 '业' 4).
  8. noun an estate / a property
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Synomomous with 产业 in this sense (CCD 1 '业' 5; FE '業' 2; GHDC '业' 7).
  9. noun sin / karmic retribution
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Synomomous with 罪孽 in this sense.
  10. verb to engage in
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Synomomous with 从事 in this sense (CCD 1 '业' 7).
  11. proper noun Ye
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (CCD 1 '业' 8)
  12. adverb already
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Synomomous with 已经 in this sense (CCD 2 '业'; FE '業' 3).
  13. noun an occupation
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    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: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In ancient times (GHDC '业' 1)
  15. noun a book
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In ancient times (GHDC '业' 3)

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