Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

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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Truncated for common words

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《太史公自序》 Autobiographical Afterword of the Grand Historian 143
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 32
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
Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 洪範 Zhou Shu - Great Plan 23
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang 22
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 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

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
文本作 文本作 延文本作暮 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧谷風之什‧小明 Minor odes of the kingdom - Gu Feng Zhi Shen - Xiao Ming 7
天作 天作 天作之合 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 大雅‧文王之什‧大明 Greater odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Wen Wang - Da Ming 5
作歌 作歌 君子作歌 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧谷風之什‧四月 Minor odes of the kingdom - Gu Feng Zhi Shen - Si Yue 3
作诵 作誦 家父作誦 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧節南山之什‧節南山 Minor odes of the kingdom - Jie Nan Shan Zhi Shen - Jie Nan Shan 3
雅作 雅作 而變風變雅作矣 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 序 Preface 2
作士 作士 汝作士 Book of Documents 《尚書》 虞書 舜典 Yu Shu - Canon of Shun 2
作诗 作詩 作詩而去之 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧齊‧南山 Lessons from the states - Odes of Qi - Nan Shan 2
作恺悌 作愷悌 延文本作愷悌 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧甫田之什‧青蠅 Minor odes of the kingdom - Fu Tian Zhi Shen - Qing Ying 2
万邦作 萬邦作 萬邦作孚 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 大雅‧文王之什‧文王 Greater odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Wen Wang - Wen Wang 2
作弃 作棄 作弃 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 大雅‧生民之什‧民勞 Greater odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Sheng Min - Min Lu 2