Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

  1. verb to arise / to get up
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Motion 运动
    Notes: An intransitive verb, in the sense of 站立 (Guoyu '起' v 1; Rouzer 2007, p. 39; Unihan '起')
  2. measure word case / instance / batch / group
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
    Notes: 起 can be used for occurrences or unpredictable events, such as a case, instance, etc, or for groups of things, such asbatch, group, etc (Guoyu '起' n 2)
  3. verb to rise / to raise
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Motion 运动
    Notes: (Unihan '起')
  4. verb to grow out / to bring forth
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Condition 状况
    Notes: In the sense of 发动 (Guoyu '起' v 4)
  5. verb to appoint (to an official post) / to take up a post
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 出仕 (Guoyu '起' v 7)
  6. verb to start
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Actions 行为
    Notes: In the sense of 开始 (Guoyu '起' v 3; Unihan '起')
  7. verb to establish / to build
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 起 is synonymous with 建造 or 建立 in this sense (Guoyu '起' v 10)
  8. verb to draw up (a plan)
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 拟订 (Guoyu '起' v 8)
  9. noun opening sentence / opening verse
    Domain: Poetry 诗
    Notes: Of a poem (Guoyu '起' n 1)
  10. verb to get out of bed
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 起床 (Guoyu '起' v 2)
  11. verb to recover
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 复甦 (Guoyu '起' v 5)
  12. verb to take out / to extract
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 取出 (Guoyu '起' v 6)
  13. auxiliary verb marks the beginning of an action
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: Placed after a verb as a complement (Guoyu '起' auxiliary verb)
  14. auxiliary verb marks the sufficiency of an action
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: Placed after a verb as a complement (Guoyu '起' auxiliary verb)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Song 《宋史》 卷五十一 志第四 天文四 Volume 51 Treatises 4: Astronomy 4 142
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《高祖功臣侯者年表》 Yearly Table of the Officials who became Marquises in the Time of Gaozu 101
History of Song 《宋史》 卷五十 志第三 天文三 Volume 50 Treatises 3: Astronomy 3 100
History of Song 《宋史》 卷六十四 志第十七 五行二下 Volume 64 Treatises 17: Five Elements 2b 79
History of Song 《宋史》 卷六十 志第十三 天文十三 Volume 60 Treatises 13: Astronomy 13 79
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷20 志第15 天文中 Volume 20 Treatises 15: Astronomy 2 69
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷21 志第16 天文下 Volume 21 Treatises 16: Astronomy 3 60
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷105之四 天象志一之四 Volume 105d Treatise 1: Celestial Phenomena 4 57
History of Ming 《明史》 卷二百七十九 列傳第一百六十七 呂大器 文安之 樊一蘅 吳炳 王錫袞 堵胤錫 嚴起恒 朱天麟 楊畏知 吳貞毓 Volume 279 Biographies 167: Lu Daqi, Wen Anzhi, Fan Yiheng, Wu Bing, Wang Xigun, Du Yinxi, Yan Qiheng, Zhu Tianlin, Yang Weizhi, Wu Zhenyu 57
Book of Liang 《梁書》 卷十 列傳第四 蕭穎達 夏侯詳 蔡道恭 楊公則 鄧元起 Volume 10: Xiao Yingda; Xiahou Jiang; Cai Daogong; Yang Gongze; Deng Yuanqi 57

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
韩起 韓起 韓起少於欒黶 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 17
观起 觀起 楚觀起有寵於令尹子南 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 5
起师 起師 遂起師 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 4
起军旅 起軍旅 以起軍旅 Rites of Zhou 《周禮》 地官司徒 第二 2. Office of Earth and Minster of Education and Social Welfare 3
起兵 起兵 吾卜於此起兵 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 哀公 Lord Ai 3
能起 能起 杖而後能起 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I 3
起敬起 起敬起 起敬起孝 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《內則》 The Pattern of the Family 2
起不堪 起不堪 起不堪也 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 2
数起 數起 軍旅數起 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧邶‧雄雉 Lessons from the states - Odes of Bei - Xiong Zhi 2
方起 方起 疾瘧方起 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 定公 Lord Ding 2