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zuò

  1. zuò verb to sit
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Posture 身姿
  2. zuò verb to ride
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Transportation 交通
    Notes: A bus, airplane etc. 坐 is synonymous with 乘, in this sense.
  3. zuò verb to bear fruit
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
  4. zuò noun a seat
    Domain: furniture 家具
    Notes: Variant of 座
  5. zuò verb to hold fast to / to stick to
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 坐 is synonymous with 坚守, in this sense.
  6. zuò verb to be in a position
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Especially of a building or other architectural structure to sit in a postion and face a certain direction
  7. zuò preposition because / for
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
  8. zuò verb to convict
    Domain: Law 法律
    Notes: 坐 is synonymous with 定罪 in this sense
  9. zuò verb to stay
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 坐 is synonymous with 居留 or 停留, in this sense
  10. zuò noun a retreat
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Especially, the summer retreat 夏坐 in the Indian rainy season

Contained in

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Truncated for common words

CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《高祖功臣侯者年表》 Yearly Table of the Officials who became Marquises in the Time of Gaozu 71
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《建元已來王子侯者年表》 Yearly Table of the Nobles' Sons who became Marquises since the Jianyuan period 61
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《惠景閒侯者年表》 Yearly Table of the Officials who became Marquises between the Reigns of Emperor Hui and Emperor Jing 36
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《建元以來侯者年表》 Yearly Table of the Officials who became Marquises since the Jianyuan Period 26
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 25
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《衛將軍驃騎列傳》 Biography of Cavalry General Wei 16
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《少儀》 Smaller Rules of Demeanour 12
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《張丞相列傳》 Biography of Chancellor Zhang 12
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu 11
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《魏其武安侯列傳》 Biographies of the Marquis of Weiqi and the Marquis of Wu'an 10

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
客坐 客坐 然後客坐 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 2

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
10. 《鄉黨》 Xiang Dang in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
西華 11. 《先進》 Xian Jin in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
孔子 14. 《憲問》 Xian Wen in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
15. 《衛靈公》 Wei Ling Gong in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 25
正子 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 6
北面 《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 3
《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《文王世子》King Wen as Son and Heir in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
南郭 《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《德充符》 The Seal of Virtue Complete in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 4
《在宥》 Letting Be, and Exercising Forbearance in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
男女 Sections from Records of the Historian in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
《釋詁》 Explanation of Old Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
呂不韋嫪毐 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 11
《高祖本紀》 Annals of Gao Zu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 5
《呂太后本紀》Annals of Empress Dowager Lü in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《艸部》 Cǎo Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2
《走部》 Zǒu Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《目部》 Mù Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2
《刀部》 Dāo Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1