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zuò zuō

  1. zuò verb to do
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Actions 行为
    Notes: (Kroll '作' 4; Unihan '作')
  2. zuò verb to act as / to serve as
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Actions 行为
    Notes: 作 is synonymous with 当作 in this sense (Kroll '作' 4; Unihan '作').
  3. zuò verb to start
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll '作' 2)
  4. zuò noun a writing / a work
    Domain: Art 艺术
    Notes: (Unihan '作')
  5. zuò verb to dress as / to be disguised as
    Domain: Clothing 服装
  6. zuō verb to create / to make
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Actions 行为
    Notes: (Kroll '作' 3; Unihan '作')
  7. zuō verb to write / to compose
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 作 is synonymous with 写作 or 创作 in this sense (Kroll '作' 3a; Unihan '作').
  8. zuò verb to rise
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 作 is synonymous with 起 in this sense. Etymology: 作:起也。(Kroll '作' 1; Shuo Wen)
  9. zuò verb to be aroused
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll '作' 1a)
  10. zuò noun activity / action / undertaking
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: FGS translation standard: Activity (Kroll '作' 4a).
  11. zuò verb to regard as
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll '作' 5).

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《太史公自序》 Autobiographical Afterword of the Grand Historian 143
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《封禪書》 Religious sacrificial ceremonies 27
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《宋微子世家》 House of Song Wei Zi 25
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang 22
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin 21
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《樂書》 Music 21
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou 19
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《樂記》 Record of Music 16
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《魯周公世家》 House of Lu Zhougong 13
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《孝武本紀》 Annals of the Xiaowu Emperor 13

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
3. 《八佾》 Ba Yi in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
7. 《述而》 Shu Er in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
9. 《子罕》 Zi Han in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
變色 10. 《鄉黨》 Xiang Dang in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
何必 11. 《先進》 Xian Jin in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
是故聖人 《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》 1
孔子 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 4
《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
刑罰 《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 3
《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 3
《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
蟄蟲 《天運》 The Revolution of Heaven in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《至樂》 Perfect Enjoyment in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
知藏 《山木》 The Tree on the Mountain in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《釋詁》 Explanation of Old Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋言》 Explanation of Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋訓》 Explanation of Instructions in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋天》 Explanation of Heaven in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
便 《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 6
《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 7
《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 21
五官 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 19
《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 4
於是 《卷一‧序》 Scroll 1, Preface in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 8