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动 (動) dòng

  1. dòng verb to move / to act
    Domain: Movement 移动
    Notes: Frequently used as a potential complement.
  2. dòng verb to make happen
    Domain: Process 过程
  3. dòng verb to use
    Domain: 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: Condition 状况
  6. dòng adjective movable
    Domain: Condition 状况
  7. dòng adverb often
    Domain: Condition 状况
    Notes: In this sense 动 is synonymous with 常常.

Contained in

行动动用发动移动启动流动劳动推动动力触动动摇活动动作eNet硅谷动力滚动驱动动工动物中国移动运动自动化自动动态带动冲动互动举动牵动转动动脉跳动运动员感动主动动产不动产运动会动词助动词动量词动态助词及物动词不及物动词光盘驱动器动人动身动手动物园动员反动激动

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Truncated for common words

CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《樂書》 Music 28
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《樂記》 Record of Music 23
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《天官書》 Astronomy 14
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《中庸章句》 Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean 9
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《顏淵第十二》 Commentary on Yan Yuan XII 7
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《扁鵲倉公列傳》 Biographies of Bian Que and the Duke of Cang 7
Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《天道》 The Way of Heaven 7
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《雍也第六》 Commentary on Yong Ye VI 7
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《公孫丑章句上》 Commentary on Gong Sun Chou I 6
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《孝景本紀》 Annals of the Xiaojing Emperor 6

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
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 3

Usage

Sampled for common words

ExampleSourceOccurrences
位置没有 A Scarecrow 《稻草人》 in A small number of phrases from the writings of Ye Shengtao 1
6. 《雍也》 Yong Ye in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
容貌 8. 《泰伯》 Tai Bo in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
12. 《顏淵》 Yan Yuan in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
15. 《衛靈公》 Wei Ling Gong in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
干戈 16. 《季氏》 Ji Shi in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
草木 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 4
五行 《禮運》 Ceremonial Usages; their Origins, Development, and Intention in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 3
《禮器》 Rites in the Formation of Character in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《玉藻》 The Jade-Bead Pendants of the Royal Cap in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《養生主》 Nourishing the Lord of Life in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
未可 《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《在宥》 Letting Be, and Exercising Forbearance in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《天地》 Heaven and Earth in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 5
《天道》 The Way of Heaven in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 7
《釋詁》 Explanation of Old Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 2
《釋訓》 Explanation of Instructions in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
大眾 《釋天》 Explanation of Heaven in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 5
呼聲 《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
高祖 《高祖本紀》 Annals of Gao Zu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《口部》 Kǒu Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《走部》 Zǒu Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2