Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

cāo

  1. cāo verb to conduct / to run / to manage
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 从事 (Guoyu '操' v 4; Unihan '操')
  2. cāo verb to hold
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In one's hand, in the sense of 持 or 拿 (Guoyu '操' v 1)
  3. cāo verb to drive
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As in drive a carriage, in the sense of 驾驶 (Guoyu '操' v 2; Unihan '操')
  4. cāo verb to control
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 掌握 (Guoyu '操' v 2; Unihan '操')
  5. cāo verb to train / to drill
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 训练 (Guoyu '操' v 5)
  6. cāo verb to use a certain tone or accent
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '操' v 6)
  7. cāo noun a drill / an exercise
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '操' n 1)
  8. cāo noun morality / conduct
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 德行 (Guoyu '操' n 2)
  9. cāo noun a tune
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: A musical tune, in the sense of 琴曲 (Guoyu '操' n 3)
  10. cāo proper noun Cao
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '操' n 4)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷七十 鄭孔荀列傳 Volume 70: Biographies of Zheng, Kong, Xun 59
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷七十四上 袁紹劉表列傳 Volume 74a: Biographies of Yuan Shao, Liu Biao 1 48
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷七十四下 袁紹劉表列傳 Volume 74b: Biographies of Yuan Shao, Liu Biao 2 29
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷五十四 吳書九 周瑜魯肅呂蒙傳 Volume 54: Book of Wu 9 - Biographies of Zhou Yu, Lu Su, and Lü Meng 26
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷七十五 劉焉袁術吕布列傳 Volume 75: Biographies of Liu Yan, Yuan Shu, Lü Bu 24
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷十八 Scroll 18 23
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷四十四 Scroll 44 21
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷九十四 列傳第六十四 隱逸 Volume 94 Biographies 64: Hermits and Recluses 20
History of Ming 《明史》 卷一百〇七 表第八 功臣世表三 Volume 107 Tables 8: Ministers with Outstanding Service 3 20
History of Ming 《明史》 卷八十九 志第六十五 兵一 Volume 89 Treatises 65: Military 1 19

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
操国 操國 則操國得眾 Guanzi 《管子》 立政第四 Chapter 4: Establishing Governance 5
主操 主操 人主操逆人臣操順 Guanzi 《管子》 樞言第十二 Chapter 12: Pivotal Words 4
人操 人操 今夫輪人操其規 Mozi 《墨子》 卷七 天志中 Book 7 - Will of Heaven II 4
君操 君操 人君操穀幣金衡 Guanzi 《管子》 山至數第七十六 Chapter 76: Travelling to the Mountains 4
左操 左操 左操五音 Guanzi 《管子》 宙合第十一 Chapter 11: Zhou He 4
上操 上操 上操約省之分 Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷九 主術訓 Chapter 9: The Sovereign's Methods 3
操箠 操箠 慈母操箠 Guanzi 《管子》 形勢第二 Chapter 2: Circumstances 3
慈母操 慈母操 慈母操箠 Guanzi 《管子》 形勢第二 Chapter 2: Circumstances 2
操五音 操五音 左操五音 Guanzi 《管子》 宙合第十一 Chapter 11: Zhou He 2
操斧 操斧 使人操斧而立其後 Guanzi 《管子》 匡君小匡第二十 Chapter 20: Kuang Jun Xiao Kuang 2