Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

乐 (樂) lè yuè

  1. adjective happy / glad / cheerful / joyful
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Emotion 感情
    Notes: For example, 安居乐乐业 'to live with joy and be content in one's work' (ABC 'lè' 乐 sv 1; CCI p. 38; Kroll '樂' lè 1; Unihan '樂').
  2. verb to take joy in / to laugh / to be happy / to be cheerful
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Humor 幽默
    Notes: (ABC 'lè' 乐 v 1; Kroll '樂' lè 1)
  3. proper noun Le
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (ABC 'lè' 乐 n)
  4. yuè noun music
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 乐 is synonymous with 音乐 in this sense (ABC 'yuè' 乐 n 1; Kroll '樂' yuè 1; Unihan '樂').
  5. yuè noun a musical instrument
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 乐 is synonymous with 乐器 in this sense (Kroll '樂' yuè 1b).
  6. yuè proper noun the Book of Music
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 乐 is synonymous with 乐经 in this sense.
  7. yuè noun a musician
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 乐 is synonymous with 乐工 in this sense (Kroll '樂' yuè 1a).
  8. noun joy / pleasure
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Emotion 感情
    Notes: FGS translation standard: joy (Kroll '樂' lè 1)
  9. verb to laugh
    Domain: Dialect 方言
    Notes: (ABC 'lè' 乐 v 2)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百三十 志第八十三 樂五 Volume 130 Treatises 83: Music 5 211
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷二十九 志第九: 音樂二 Volume 29 Treatises 9: Music 2 163
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷十九 志第九 樂一 Volume 19 Treatises 9: Music 1 160
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷二十八 志第八: 音樂一 Volume 28 Treatises 8: Music 1 148
History of Ming 《明史》 卷六十一 志第三十七 樂一 Volume 61 Treatises 37: Music 1 139
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《樂書》 Music 136
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百四十二 志第九十五 樂十七 Volume 142 Treatises 95: Music 17 130
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百二十九 志第八十二 樂四 Volume 129 Treatises 82: Music 4 124
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷14 志第9 音樂中 Volume 14 Treatises 9: Music 2 122
Book of Sui 《隋書》 卷15 志第10 音樂下 Volume 15 Treatises 10: Music 3 120

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
乐王 樂王 樂王鮒見叔向曰 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 6
饮酒乐 飲酒樂 飲酒樂豈 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧魚藻之什‧魚藻 Minor odes of the kingdom - Yu Zao Zhi Shen - Yu Zao 5
假乐 假樂 假樂 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 大雅‧生民之什‧假樂 Greater odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Sheng Min - Jia Le 4
乐吕 樂呂 使樂呂為司寇 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 文公 Lord Wen 3
乐郊 樂郊 適彼樂郊 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧魏‧碩鼠 Lessons from the states - Odes of Wei - Shou Shu 3
乐伯 樂伯 楚許伯御樂伯 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 宣公 Lord Xuan 3
乐豫 樂豫 樂豫為司馬 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 文公 Lord Wen 3
乐土 樂土 適彼樂土 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧魏‧碩鼠 Lessons from the states - Odes of Wei - Shou Shu 3
彻乐 徹樂 徹樂 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 成公 Lord Cheng 3
使乐 使樂 使樂呂為司寇 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 文公 Lord Wen 3