Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

长 (長) cháng zhàng zhǎng

  1. zhǎng suffix director / chief / head / elder
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Work 工作
    Notes: For example, 部长 'department head' (Guoyu '長' zhǎng n 1-2; Kroll '長' zhǎng 3; Unihan '長'; XHZD '长' zhǎng 5)
  2. zhǎng verb to grow / to develop
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 发育 (GCED '長'; Guoyu '長' zhǎng v 2; Kroll '長' zhǎng 1; XHZD '长' zhǎng 1)
  3. cháng adjective long
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Scale 规模
    Notes: Wade-Giles: ch'ang; either long in dimension or long in time. For example, 源远流长 'source is distant and the flow is long' (CCI p. 23; GCED '長'; Kroll '長' cháng 1; Unihan '長'; XHZD '长' cháng 2)
  4. zhǎng noun Kangxi radical 168
    Domain: Radicals 部首
    Notes: Chief (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7; Guoyu '長' cháng n 5)
  5. zhàng adjective extra / surplus
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '長' zhàng adj; Kroll '長' zhàng 1)
  6. cháng noun length / distance
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Scale 规模
    Notes: In the sense of 长度 (Guoyu '長' cháng n 1; Kroll '長' cháng 1; Unihan '長'; XHZD '长' cháng 1)
  7. cháng adjective distant
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Scale 规模
    Notes: Synonymous with 遥远 in this sense (Guoyu '長' cháng adj 1; Kroll '長' cháng 1)
  8. cháng adjective tall
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Scale 规模
    Notes: Synonymous with 高 in this sense (Guoyu '長' cháng adj 1; Kroll '長' cháng 1)
  9. cháng verb to be excellent / to be correct / to be good at
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (GCED '長'; Guoyu '長' cháng v 1; Kroll '長' cháng 3; XHZD '长' cháng 4)
  10. zhàng verb to be powerful and prosperous
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 强盛 (Guoyu '長' zhàng v)
  11. cháng adjective deep
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Synonymous with 深厚 in this sense (Guoyu '長' cháng adj 1)
  12. cháng noun good aspects / strong points
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Synonymous with 长处 in this sense; for example, the idiom 各有所长 'each has his own strong points' (Guoyu '長' cháng n 2; XHZD '长' cháng 3)
  13. cháng proper noun Chang
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '長' cháng n 4)
  14. cháng adverb forever / eternal / always / permanent
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Synonymous with 长久 or 永远 in this sense (Guoyu '長' cháng adj 2; Kroll '長' cháng 2)
  15. cháng adverb eternally
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '長' cháng adv 1)
  16. cháng noun speciality
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 专精的技能; for example, 专长 'speciality' (Guoyu '長' cháng n 3)
  17. cháng adverb smoothly and quickly
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
  18. zhǎng adjective old
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 老 (GCED '長'; Guoyu '長' zhǎng adj 3)
  19. zhǎng verb to be born
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 出生 (Guoyu '長' zhǎng v 1)
  20. zhǎng adjective older / eldest / senior
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Synonymous with 成年的 in this sense (GCED '長'; Guoyu '長' zhǎng adj 1)
  21. zhǎng verb to respect / to hold in esteem
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Synonymous with 崇尚 in this sense (Guoyu '長' zhǎng v 7; Kroll '長' zhǎng 4)
  22. zhǎng verb to be a leader
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Synonymous with 为首 in this sense (GCED '長'; Guoyu '長' zhǎng v 6)
  23. zhǎng proper noun Zhang
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: A family name
  24. zhǎng verb to increase / to boost
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 增加 (GCED '長'; Guoyu '長' zhǎng v 5; Kroll '長' zhǎng 1; XHZD '长' zhǎng 2)
  25. zhǎng adjective older / senior
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 年纪大的 (Kroll '長' zhǎng 2; XHZD '长' zhǎng 4)

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Song 《宋史》 卷七十六 志第二十九 律曆九 Volume 76 Treatises 29: Measures and Calendar 9 141
History of Song 《宋史》 卷二百四十八 列傳第七 公主 秦國大長公主 太祖六女 太宗七女 真宗二女 仁宗十三女 英宗四女 神宗十女 哲宗四女 徽宗三十四女 孝宗二女 光宗三女 魏惠獻王一女 寧宗一女 理宗一女 Volume 248 Biographies 7: Princesses, Dachang Princess of the State of Qin, Six Daughters of Taizu, Two Daughters of Zhenzong, Thirteen Daughters of Renzong, Four Daughters of Yingzong, Ten Daughters of Shenzong, Four Daughters of Zhezong, Thirty Three Daughters of Huizong, Two Daughters of Xiaozong, Three Daughters of Guangzong, Daughter of Weihui Xianwang, Daughter of Ningzong, Daughter of Lizong 94
History of Song 《宋史》 卷六十四 志第十七 五行二下 Volume 64 Treatises 17: Five Elements 2b 89
History of Song 《宋史》 卷六十 志第十三 天文十三 Volume 60 Treatises 13: Astronomy 13 89
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷三十二    志第二十二  天文二 Volume 32 Treatises 26: Astronomy 2 71
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷12 志第7 禮儀七 Volume 12 Treatises 7: Rites 7 67
Rites of Zhou 《周禮》 冬官考工記 第六 6. Office of Winter and Inspection Records 67
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷五 Scroll 5 62
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷九十七上 外戚傳 Volume 97a: The Empresses and Imperial Affines 1 61
Mozi 《墨子》 卷十四 備城門 Book 14 - Fortification of the City Gate 61