zāo

  1. zāo verb to come across / to meet with / to encounter
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 遇 or 逢 (Guoyu '遭' v 1; Unihan '遭')
  2. zāo measure word measure word for for events, such as time, turn, and incidents
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
    Notes: In the sense of 回 or 次 (Guoyu '遭' n 3)
  3. zāo verb to receive
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 受 (Guoyu '遭' v 2)
  4. zāo noun luck / fate
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 际遇 (Guoyu '遭' n 1)
  5. zāo noun surroundings
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 周围 (Guoyu '遭' n 2)

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  • 遭受 to suffer / to sustain
  • 遭到 to suffer / to meet with something unfortunate
  • 遭遇 to befall / to encounter / to meet with ; a bitter experience
  • 遭殃 to suffer a calamity
  • 免遭 to avoid suffering / to avoid meeting (a fatal accident) / to be spared
  • 惨遭(慘遭) to suffer (defeat, death etc)
  • 周遭 surrounding / nearby
  • 遭难(遭難) to run into misfortune
  • 遭逢 to encounter (sth unpleasant)
  • 遭拒 to meet with a refusal (e.g. visa) / to have an application rejected
  • 遭罪 to endure / to suffer hardships / hard time / nuisance
  • 遭丧(遭喪) suffer hardships
  • 遭横事(遭橫事) runs into trouble

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难遭难遇

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