Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

发 (髮)

  1. noun hair
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 髮; as in hair on the head (Guoyu '髮' n 1; Unihan '髮')
  2. verb to send out / to issue / to emit / to radiate
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: Traditional: 發; as in 发出 (GCED '發'; Guoyu '發' v 1; Han Dian '发' 4)
  3. measure word round
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
    Notes: Traditional: 發; used for bullets and artillery shells (Guoyu '發' n)
  4. verb to hand over / to deliver / to offer
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 發; in the sense of 送出 or 付出 (GCED '發'; Guoyu '發' v 8)
  5. verb to express / to show / to be manifest
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 發; in the sense of 显现 (GCED '發'; Guoyu '發' v 7; Han Dian '发' 30)
  6. verb to start out / to set off
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 發; in the sense of 起程; as in 出发 (GCED '發'; Guoyu '發' v 5)
  7. verb to open
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 發; 发 is synonymous with 拨 or 开 in this sense. Etymology (Shuo Wen: 發,撥也,撥使開也。(Guoyu '發' v 3; Han Dian '发' 6)
  8. verb to requisition
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 發; in the sense of 征发 or 征调 (Han Dian '发' 8)
  9. verb to occur
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: Traditional: 發; as in 发生 (Han Dian '发' 10)
  10. verb to declare / to proclaim / to utter
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 發; as in 发布 (GCED '發'; Han Dian '发' 12)
  11. verb to express / to give vent
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Language 语言
    Notes: Traditional: 發; to an emotion; in the sense of 抒发 or 发泄 (Han Dian '发' 14)
  12. verb to excavate
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Work 工作
    Notes: Traditional: 發; in the sense of 挖掘 (Han Dian '发' 18)
  13. verb to develop / to cultivate / to grow / to bloom / to flower
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: Traditional: 發; in the sense of 生長 or 生長、產生 (Guoyu '發' v 2)
  14. verb to get rich
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Wealth 财富
    Notes: Traditional: 發; in the sense of 发财 (Han Dian '发' 24)
  15. verb to rise / to expand / to inflate / to swell
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: Traditional: 發; in the sense of 兴起 (GCED '發'; Guoyu '發' v 4)
  16. verb to sell
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 發; in the sense of 卖出 (Han Dian '发' 26)
  17. verb to shoot with a bow
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 發 (GCED '發'; Han Dian '发' 1)
  18. verb to rise in revolt
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 發; in the sense of 发难 (Han Dian '发' 34)
  19. verb to propose / to put forward / to suggest / to initiate
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 發; in the sense of 提出 (Han Dian '发' 35)
  20. verb to enlighten / to inspire
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Thought 思想
    Notes: Traditional: 發; in the sense of 启发 (Guoyu '發' v 6)
  21. verb to publicize / to make known / to show off / to spread
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Language 语言
    Notes: Traditional: 發; in the sense of 传扬 (Han Dian '发' 38)
  22. verb to ignite / to set on fire
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 發; in the sense of 点燃 (Han Dian '发' 41)
  23. verb to sing / to play
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Music 音乐
    Notes: Traditional: 發; in the sense of 歌唱 or 表演 (Han Dian '发' 45)
  24. verb to feel / to sense
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 發; in the sense of 感到 (Han Dian '发' 46)
  25. verb to act / to do
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 發; in the sense of 行动 (Han Dian '发' 47)
  26. noun grass and moss
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 髮; especially growing on mountains (Guoyu '髮' n 2)
  27. proper noun Fa
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names 名字
    Notes: Traditional: 髮; especially growing on mountains (Guoyu '髮' n 2)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《髟部》 Biāo Radical 22
Book of Liang 《梁書》 卷五十四 列傳第四十八 諸夷 Volume 54: Various Barbarians 19
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷二十九 志第十九 五行下 Volume 29 Treatises 19: Five Elements Part Three 14
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《奔喪》 Rules on Hurrying to the Mourning Rites 14
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷三十四 志第二十四 五行五 Volume 34 Treatises 24: Five Elements 5 11
Han Feizi 《韓非子》 內儲說下六微第三十一 Chapter 31: A Collection of Sayings II 11
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷一百九十八 列傳第一百四十八: 西戎 Volume 198 Biographies 148: Western Regions 10
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷102 西域 Volume 102: Western Regions 9
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷七 Scroll 7 8
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷十 帝紀第十 帝 恭帝 Volume 10 Annals 10: Emperor An; Emperor Gong 8

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
括发 括髮 袒括髮 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 宣公 Lord Xuan 25
发袒 髮袒 括髮袒 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《奔喪》 Rules on Hurrying to the Mourning Rites 9
公子发 公子髮 鄭伯使公子發來聘 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 7
发发 髮髮 鱣鮪發發 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧衞‧碩人 Lessons from the states - Odes of Wei - Shuo Ren 6
发命 髮命 遂發命 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 4
三发 三髮 三發 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 哀公 Lord Ai 3
风发 風髮 故變風發乎情 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 序 Preface 3
黄发 黃髮 黃髮台背 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 魯頌‧駉之什‧閟宮 Sacrificial odes of Zhou - Decade Of Jiong - Bi Gong 3
拾发 拾髮 拾發 The Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial 《儀禮》 鄉射禮 第五 5. Rites of the district archery meet 3
明发 明髮 明發不寐 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧節南山之什‧小宛 Minor odes of the kingdom - Jie Nan Shan Zhi Shen - Xiao Wan 3