Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

动 (動) dòng

  1. dòng verb to move / to act
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Motion 运动
    Notes: For example, '惊心动魄 'to surprise the heart and move the soul' (CCI p. 38; Unihan '動')
  2. dòng verb to make happen
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Process 过程
  3. dòng verb to use
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Process 过程
    Notes: In this sense 动 is synonymous with 使用.
  4. dòng verb to eat
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 动 is synonymous with 吃.
  5. dòng adjective dynamic
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Condition 状况
  6. dòng adjective movable
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Condition 状况
  7. dòng adverb often
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Condition 状况
    Notes: In this sense 动 is synonymous with 常常.

Contained in

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Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《樂書》 Music 28
Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷十五 兵略訓 Chapter 15: Military Planning 24
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《樂記》 Record of Music 22
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 第一 律曆上 律準 候氣 Volume 91: Rhythm and the Calendar Part One 18
Daode Jing 《道德經》 With commentary by 王弼 Wang Bi 17
Garden of Stories 《說苑》 卷十九 修文 Chapter 19: Cultivation and Education 17
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷二十九 魏書二十九 方技傳 Volume 29: Book of Wei 29 - Biographies of fangshis and artisans 16
Canon of Supreme Mystery 《太玄經》 Full Text 16
Guoyu 《國語》 周語下 Discourses of Zhou III 16
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷十一 志第一 天文上 Volume 11 Treatises 1: Astronomy Part One 16

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
动众 動眾 不可以起兵動眾 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months 5
动威 動威 今天動威 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 金縢 Zhou Shu - Metal-bound Coffer 4
凡动 凡動 凡言凡動 Mozi 《墨子》 卷十二 貴義 Book 12 - Esteem for Righteousness 4
君子动 君子動 是故君子動則思禮 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 3
情动 情動 情動於中而形於言 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 序 Preface 3
物动 物動 毋先物動 Guanzi 《管子》 心術上第三十六 Chapter 36: Scheming I 3
曰动 曰動 曰動悔 Book of Changes 《易經》 困 Kun 3
动天地 動天地 動天地 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 序 Preface 2
理动 理動 故其以理動者 Guanzi 《管子》 形勢解第六十四 Chapter 64: Resolving a Situation 2
疾动 疾動 飽則疾動 Guanzi 《管子》 內業第四十九 Chapter 49: Inner Training 2