Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

zuǒ

  1. zuǒ noun left
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Position 位
    Notes: As a direction, the opposite of right (Guoyu '左' n 1; Unihan '左')
  2. zuǒ adjective unorthodox / improper
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 不正当的 (Guoyu '左' adj 3; Unihan '左')
  3. zuǒ noun east
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 东方 (Guoyu '左' n 2; Unihan '左')
  4. zuǒ verb to bring
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 辅佐 (Guoyu '左' v 1)
  5. zuǒ verb to violate / to be contrary to
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 违背 (Guoyu '左' v 1)
  6. zuǒ proper noun Zuo
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '左' n 3)
  7. zuǒ verb extreme
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 左派 'leftwing' (Guoyu '左' adj 2)

Contained in

左右左面左边左传左思左上点左下点左弧竖左丘明左厥左耳刀左尖横左右点左耳旁左手左右胁士左军寺旁门左道于瑟抳沙毘左野陀罗尼左邻右舍左袒左右手左首左转左券左营左侧左翼佛教左翼左近左派左镇左上左倾左云白左春秋左氏传春秋左氏左氏左氏春秋左顾右盼披发左衽被发左衽左右长御

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Ming 《明史》 卷九十 志第六十六 兵二 Volume 90 Treatises 66: Military 2 129
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷七十九 志第二十九:  輿服二 Volume 79 Treatises 32: Carriages and Clothes 2 100
History of Song 《宋史》 卷二百十二 表第三 宰輔三 Volume 212 Tables 3: Chancellors 3 96
History of Song 《宋史》 卷五十五 志第八 天文八 Volume 55 Treatises 8: Astronomy 8 92
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百六十八 志第一百二十一 職官八 Volume 168 Treatises 121: Offical Posts 8 90
History of Song 《宋史》 卷二百十三 表第四 宰輔四 Volume 213 Tables 4: Chancellors 4 88
History of Ming 《明史》 卷七十三 志第四十九 職官二 Volume 73 Treatises 49: Official Posts 2 87
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷六十一    表第一   宰相上 Volume 61 Tables 1: Chancellors 1 76
History of Jin 《金史》 卷五  本紀第五: 海陵 Volume 5 Annals 5: Hailing 75
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷十七下 本紀第十七下: 文宗下 Volume 17 Annals 17: Wenzong 2 75

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
左师 左師 使為左師以聽政 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 47
左司马 左司馬 為左司馬 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 文公 Lord Wen 8
左执 左執 左執簧 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧王‧君子陽陽 Lessons from the states - Odes of Wang - Jun zi Yang Yang 6
左尹 左尹 楚左尹子重侵宋 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 宣公 Lord Xuan 4
左史 左史 左史謂魏莊子曰 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 4
合左 合左 合左師之後 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 4
左肩 左肩 解其左肩 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 4
左射 左射 左射以菆 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 宣公 Lord Xuan 3
左骖 左驂 釋左驂 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 3
楚左 楚左 楚左師潰 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 3