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发 (發) fā fà

  1. verb to send out / to issue
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Actions 行为
    Notes: As in 发出 (GCED '發')
  2. measure word round
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
    Notes: Used for bullets and artillery shells
  3. verb to hand over / to deliver / to offer
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (GCED '發')
  4. verb to express / to show / to be manifest
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (GCED '發')
  5. verb to start out / to set off
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (GCED '發')
  6. verb to open
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 发 is synonymous with 拨 or 开 in this sense. Etymology: 發,撥也,撥使開也。(Shuo Wen)
  7. verb to requisition
    Domain: Administration 管理
  8. verb to occur
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Actions 行为
  9. verb to declare / to proclaim / to utter
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Language 语言
    Notes: (GCED '發')
  10. verb to express / to give vent
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Language 语言
    Notes: To an emotion
  11. verb to excavate
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Work 工作
  12. verb to bloom / to flower
    Domain: Botany 植物学
  13. verb to get rich
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Wealth 财富
  14. verb to expand / to inflate / to swell
    Domain: Food and Drink 饮食
    Notes: Such as with bread made with yeast expanding (GCED '發')
  15. verb to sell
    Domain: Commerce 商务
  16. verb to develop / to cultivate / to grow
    Domain: Biology 生物学
  17. verb to shoot with a bow
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (GCED '發')
  18. verb to rise in revolt
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Conflict 冲突
  19. verb to propose / to put forward / to suggest / to initiate
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Language 语言
  20. verb to enlighten / to inspire
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Thought 思想
  21. verb to publicize / to make known / to show off / to spread
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Language 语言
  22. verb to ignite / to set on fire
    Domain: Fire 火
  23. verb to make / to manufacture
    Domain: Industry 产业
  24. verb to sing / to play
    Domain: Music 音乐
  25. verb to feel / to sense
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Emotion 感情
  26. verb to act / to do
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Actions 行为
  27. verb to loose one's temper
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Emotion 感情
    Notes: As in 发脾气
  28. noun grass and trees
    Domain: Botany 植物学

Contained in

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Truncated for common words

CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《淮南衡山列傳》 Biographies of Huainan and Hengshan 18
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《司馬相如列傳》 Biography of Sima Xiangru 18
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 16
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《梁惠王章句上》 Commentary on Liang Hui Wang I 14
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《扁鵲倉公列傳》 Biographies of Bian Que and the Duke of Cang 13
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou 13
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《吳王濞列傳》 Biographies of Pi, the Prince of Wu 12
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang 11
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《大宛列傳》 Treatise on the Dayuan 10
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《盡心章句上》 Commentary on Jin Xin I 9

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
实时数据地面 气象卫星 Weather satellites - Fragment b (2015-11-28) in Media articles 1
继续 老歌新唱 A new way of singing an old song - Fragment b (2016-01-26) in Media articles 1
历史 History in Chinese Fonts 1
足以 2. 《為政》 Wei Zheng in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
7. 《述而》 Shu Er in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
大夫 《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 7
《文王世子》King Wen as Son and Heir in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
君子 《禮器》 Rites in the Formation of Character in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
刀刃 《養生主》 Nourishing the Lord of Life in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《應帝王》 The Normal Course for Rulers and Kings in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
守備 《胠篋》 Cutting open Satchels in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
鵷鶵南海北海 Selections from Zhuang Zi in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
Sections from Records of the Historian in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
《釋言》 Explanation of Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《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》 2
《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
太子 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 13
於是五百 《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
太后 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 11
芙蓉𧂄 《艸部》 Cǎo Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 3
《口部》 Kǒu Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
諸侯 《言部》 Yán Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
弓弩 《矢部》 Shǐ Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1