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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: Classical Chinese 古文
    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: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 乐 is synonymous with 乐器 in this sense (Kroll '樂' yuè 1b).
  6. yuè proper noun the Book of Music
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 乐 is synonymous with 乐经 in this sense.
  7. yuè noun a musician
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    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)

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《樂書》 Music 136
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《樂記》 Record of Music 117
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《樂毅列傳》 Biography of Yue Yi 70
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《梁惠王章句下》 Commentary on Liang Hui Wang II 70
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《盡心章句上》 Commentary on Jin Xin I 30
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《祭義》 The Meaning of Sacrifices 25
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《司馬相如列傳》 Biography of Sima Xiangru 24
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《雍也第六》 Commentary on Yong Ye VI 23
Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《至樂》 Perfect Enjoyment 20
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《趙世家》 House of Zhao 20

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
乐正 樂正 然後樂正 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 9. 《子罕》 Zi Han 10
举乐 舉樂 三日不舉樂 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《曾子問》 The Questions of Zeng-zi 4
乐盈 樂盈 樂盈而反 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《樂記》 Record of Music 4
知乐 知樂 知音而不知樂者 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《樂記》 Record of Music 4
古乐 古樂 吾端冕而聽古樂 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《樂記》 Record of Music 4
乐人 樂人 能從樂人之事矣 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《少儀》 Smaller Rules of Demeanour 4
命乐 命樂 命樂正入學習舞 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months 4
夫乐 夫樂 夫樂者 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《樂記》 Record of Music 4
致乐 致樂 致樂以治心 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《樂記》 Record of Music 4
乐正子 樂正子 樂正子春坐於床下 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I 4

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
东方 A Tune of Crows Roosting Before the Eve in Selections of Tang Poetry 1
合音正式发布 老歌新唱 A new way of singing an old song - Fragment a (2016-01-26) in Media articles 1
陈洁仪加盟合音发行第一思乡 老歌新唱 A new way of singing an old song - Fragment b (2016-01-26) in Media articles 2
1. 《學而》 Xue Er in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
3. 《八佾》 Ba Yi in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 4
不可長處 4. 《里仁》 Li Ren in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
6. 《雍也》 Yong Ye in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 4
至於 7. 《述而》 Shu Er in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 3
不可 《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 3
居喪 《曲禮下》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 2 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
忌日 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 9
《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》 6
《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《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》 1
《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《馬蹄》 Horses's Hoofs in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
Selections from Zhuang Zi in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 4
Sections from Records of the Historian in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 3
《釋詁》 Explanation of Old Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 2
《釋訓》 Explanation of Instructions in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋樂》 Explanation of Music in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
四方 《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
於是 《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
詩人 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 4
《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 5