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  1. noun method / way
    Domain: Actions 行为
    Notes: 法 is synonymous with 方法 or 办法 in this sense (CCD '法' 2; FE '法' 3). For example, 没法再管束自己 '[He] had no way to control himself any longer.' (Lao She, 2003, p. 306)
  2. proper noun France
    Domain: Geography 地理 , Subdomain: France 法国 , Concept: Country 国家
    Notes: Abbreviation for 法国 (CCD 2 '法')
  3. noun the law / rules / regulations
    Domain: Law 法律
    Notes: 法 is synonymous with 法令 or 规章 in this sense (CCD '法' 1; FE '法' 2)
  4. proper noun the teachings of the Buddha / Dharma / Dhárma
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrt: dharma, Pali: dhamma, Japanese: hō; in the sense of 佛法 'Buddha dharma' (BL 'dharma'; CCD '法' 5; FE '法' 5)
  5. noun a dharma / a dhárma / a natural law / teachings
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrt: dhárma, Pāli: dhamma. This word is used in Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism with a number of related meanings. In Hinduism, dhárma literally means 'that which is held together.' (BL 'dharma'; Mittal and Thursby 2006, p19)
  6. noun a mental object / a phenomenon / dharma / a thought
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrt: dhárma, Pāli: dhamma; a basic unit of existence or experience (BL 'dharma')
  7. noun a standard / a norm
    Domain: Comparison 比较
    Notes: 法 is synonymous with 标准 or 模式 in this sense (CCD '法' 3; FE '法' 7).
  8. noun an institution
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 仿效 (FE '法' 1)
  9. verb to emulate
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (CCD '法' 4; FE '法' 4)
  10. noun magic / a magic trick
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 法术 (CCD '法' 6; FE '法' 6)
  11. noun punishment
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (FE '法' 8)
  12. proper noun Fa
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (CCD '法' 7; FE '法' 8)

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Truncated for common words

CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《扁鵲倉公列傳》 Biographies of Bian Que and the Duke of Cang 33
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《滕文公章句上》 Commentary on Teng Wen Gong I 26
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《酷吏列傳》 Biographies of Cruel Officials 23
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang 20
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《太史公自序》 Autobiographical Afterword of the Grand Historian 16
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《淮南衡山列傳》 Biographies of Huainan and Hengshan 14
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《離婁章句上》 Commentary on Li Lou I 13
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《平準書》 Equalization 11
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 11
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《衛將軍驃騎列傳》 Biography of Cavalry General Wei 10

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
子法 子法 抗世子法於伯禽 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《文王世子》King Wen as Son and Heir 3
法无常 法無常 則法無常 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《禮運》 Ceremonial Usages; their Origins, Development, and Intention 2
祭法 祭法 祭法 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《祭法》 The Law of Sacrifices 2

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《曲禮下》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 2 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
足以 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《文王世子》King Wen as Son and Heir in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 3
《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
可以 《德充符》 The Seal of Virtue Complete in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
使天下不及 《外篇‧駢拇》 Outer Chapters - Webbed Toes in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
與其聖知 《胠篋》 Cutting open Satchels in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 4
《在宥》 Letting Be, and Exercising Forbearance in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
Sections from Records of the Historian in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 2
Selections from Han Feizi in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
《釋詁》 Explanation of Old Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 2
《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 9
《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 20
於是 《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 4
《卷一‧序》 Scroll 1, Preface in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 3
司馬 《彳部》 Chì Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
司馬 《言部》 Yán Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2
司馬 《又部》 Yòu Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
司馬 《殳部》 Shū Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
大學所以 《大學章句序》 Preface to Commentary on Great Learning in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 5
父子兄弟 《大學章句》 Commentary on Great Learning in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1