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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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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《太史公自序》 Biographies of Usurers 12
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《太史公自序》 Autobiographical Afterword of the Grand Historian 8
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《范睢蔡澤列傳》 Biographies of Fan Sui and Cai Ze 7
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou 7
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《司馬相如列傳》 Biography of Sima Xiangru 5
Er Ya 《爾雅》 《釋詁》 Explanation of Old Words 5
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《李斯列傳》 Biography of Li Si 4
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《張儀列傳》 Biography of Zhang Yi 4
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《蘇秦列傳》 Biography of Su Qin 4
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《盡心章句下》 Commentary on Jin Xin II 4

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
业业 業業 業業翹翹 Er Ya 《爾雅》 《釋訓》 Explanation of Instructions 2

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
大功 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《文王世子》King Wen as Son and Heir in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《學記》 Record on the Subject of Education in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
逍遙無為 《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《秋水》 The Floods of Autumn in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
逍遙 《達生》 The Full Understanding of Life in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《山木》 The Tree on the Mountain in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
以及 《雜篇‧庚桑楚》 Miscellaneous Chapters - Geng-sang Chu in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
Selections from Stories by Liu Xiang in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
《釋詁》 Explanation of Old Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 5
《釋訓》 Explanation of Instructions in Er Ya 《爾雅》 2
《釋器》 Explanation of Utensils in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
使 《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 7
後嗣 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 4
講解 《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
《高祖本紀》 Annals of Gao Zu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《卷一‧序》 Scroll 1, Preface in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2
《丵部》 Zhuó Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 3
《井部》 Jǐng Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《邑部》 Yì Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《卷十五‧金部》 Scroll 15, Jīn Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《中庸章句》 Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
《衛靈公第十五》 Commentary on Wei Ling Gong XV in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1