Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

zào

  1. zào verb to make / to build / to manufacture
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Industry 产业
    Notes: In the sense of 制造 (ABC 'zào' 造 v 1; GHC '造' 2; Kroll dzawX '造' 1; NCCED 2 '造' 1)
  2. zào verb to arrive / to go
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 到 (ABC 'zào' 造 v 3; GHC '造' 1; Kroll tshawX '造' 1; NCCED 1 '造' 1)
  3. zào verb to pay a visit / to call on
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 造 is similar in meaning to 拜访.
  4. zào verb to edit / to collect / to compile
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Writing 写作
    Notes: In this sense 造 is similar in meaning to 撰写 or 汇集.
  5. zào verb to attain / to achieve
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Education 教育
    Notes: In an educational or skills acquisition context, in the sense of 成就 (ABC 'zào' 造 v 4; GHC '造' 3; Kroll tshawX '造' 1; NCCED 1 '造' 2)
  6. zào noun an achievement
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 造 is similar in meaning to 成就.
  7. zào noun a crop
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Agriculture 农业
    Notes: Dialect; synonym discussion: in this sense 造 is similar in meaning to 收成 (ABC 'zào' 造 n 2; NCCED 4 '造').
  8. zào noun a time / an age
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 造 is similar in meaning to 时代 (ABC 'zào' 造 n 3; GHC '造' 11).
  9. zào noun fortune / destiny
    Domain: Mythology 神话
    Notes: In the sense of 幸运 (GHC '造' 9)
  10. zào adverb suddenly
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Condition 状况
    Notes: In this sense 造 is similar in meaning to 忽然 or 仓卒 (GHC '造' 10).
  11. zào verb to educate / to train
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Education 教育
    Notes: (NCCED 1 '造' 3)
  12. zào verb to invent
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Technology 技术
    Notes: (ABC 'zào' 造 v 2; NCCED 2 '造' 2)
  13. zào noun a party in a lawsuit
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Law 法律
    Notes: (ABC 'zào' 造 n 1; GHC '造' 7; NCCED 3 '造')
  14. zào verb to run wild / to overspend
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Spoken Language 口语
    Notes: (ABC 'zào' 造 v 5)
  15. zào bound form indifferently / negligently
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll tshawX '造' 2)
  16. zào bound form a woman moving to her husband's home
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: After marriage (Kroll tshawX '造' 3)
  17. zào adjective imaginary
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 虚构 (GHC '造' 4)
  18. zào verb to found / to initiate
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 创始 (GHC '造' 5)
  19. zào verb to contain
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 容纳 (GHC '造' 6)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百九十七 志第一百五十 兵十一 Volume 197 Treatises 150: Military 11 53
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷一百六十五 列傳第一百十五: 韋夏卿 王正雅 柳公綽 崔玄亮 溫造 郭承嘏 殷侑 徐晦 Volume 165 Biographies 115: Wei Xiaqing, Wang Zhengya, Liu Gongchao, Cui Xuanliang, Wen Zao, Guo Chenggu, Yin You, Xu Hui 45
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷十九 志第九 樂一 Volume 19 Treatises 9: Music 1 44
History of Ming 《明史》 卷八十二 志第五十八 食貨六 Volume 82 Treatises 58: Finance and Economics 6 44
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷五十三 志第五:  曆二 Volume 53 Treatises 6: Calendar 2 42
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百八十一 志第一百三十四 食貨下三 Volume 181 Treatises 134: Finance and Economics 2c 34
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷二十 志第十 樂二 Volume 20 Treatises 10: Music 2 33
History of Song 《宋史》 卷八十二 志第三十五 律曆十五 Volume 82 Treatises 35: Measures and Calendar 15 31
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷九十一    列傳第十六 溫皇甫二李姜崔 Volume 91 Biographies 16: Wen, Huang, Fu, Er, Li, Jiang, Cui 30
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷114 釋老志十 Volume 114: Treatise 10 - Buddhism and Daoism 27

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
造父 造父 造父之術非馭也 Guanzi 《管子》 形勢第二 Chapter 2: Circumstances 53
造舟 造舟 造舟為梁 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 4
不能造 不能造 不能造朝 Mencius 《孟子》 公孫丑下 Gong Sun Chou II 3
造冰 造冰 君設大盤造冰焉 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《喪大記》 The Greater Record of Mourning Rites 3
造怨 造怨 近親造怨 Guanzi 《管子》 形勢第二 Chapter 2: Circumstances 3
造言 造言 七曰造言之刑 Rites of Zhou 《周禮》 地官司徒 第二 2. Office of Earth and Minster of Education and Social Welfare 3
近亲造 近親造 近親造怨 Guanzi 《管子》 形勢第二 Chapter 2: Circumstances 3
造难 造難 而不以其國造難生患 Guanzi 《管子》 樞言第十二 Chapter 12: Pivotal Words 2
国造 國造 而不以其國造難生患 Guanzi 《管子》 樞言第十二 Chapter 12: Pivotal Words 2
曰造 曰造 七曰造言之刑 Rites of Zhou 《周禮》 地官司徒 第二 2. Office of Earth and Minster of Education and Social Welfare 2