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zào

  1. zào verb to make / to build / to manufacture
    Domain: 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: Classical Chinese 古文
    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: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonym discussion: 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: Synonym discussion: in this sense 造 is similar in meaning to 撰写 or 汇集.
  5. zào verb to attain / to achieve
    Domain: 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: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonym discussion: in this sense 造 is similar in meaning to 成就.
  7. zào noun a crop
    Domain: 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: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Synonym discussion: 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: Synonym discussion: 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: Education 教育
    Notes: (NCCED 1 '造' 3)
  12. zào verb to invent
    Domain: Technology 技术
    Notes: (ABC 'zào' 造 v 2; NCCED 2 '造' 2)
  13. zào noun a party in a lawsuit
    Domain: Law 法律
    Notes: (ABC 'zào' 造 n 1; GHC '造' 7; NCCED 3 '造')
  14. zào verb to run wild / to overspend
    Domain: Spoken Language 口语
    Notes: (ABC 'zào' 造 v 5)
  15. zào bound form indifferently / negligently
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll tshawX '造' 2)
  16. zào bound form a woman moving to her husband's home
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: After marriage (Kroll tshawX '造' 3)
  17. zào adjective imaginary
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 虚构 (GHC '造' 4)
  18. zào verb to found / to initiate
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 创始 (GHC '造' 5)
  19. zào verb to contain
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 容纳 (GHC '造' 6)

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Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin 13
Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master 10
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《趙世家》 House of Zhao 7
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《離婁章句下》 Commentary on Li Lou II 6
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《公孫丑章句下》 Commentary on Gong Sun Chou II 6
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《平準書》 Equalization 6
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《王制》 Royal Regulations 5
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 4
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《里仁第四》 Commentary on Li Ren IV 4
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《玉藻》 The Jade-Bead Pendants of the Royal Cap 3

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
盘造 盤造 君設大盤造冰焉 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《喪大記》 The Greater Record of Mourning Rites 2
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 2

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
於是 4. 《里仁》 Li Ren in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
《曲禮下》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 2 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 5
《禮器》 Rites in the Formation of Character in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《郊特牲》 The Single Victim at the Border Sacrifices in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
大夫不得車馬 《玉藻》 The Jade-Bead Pendants of the Royal Cap in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 3
《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 10
為人 《應帝王》 The Normal Course for Rulers and Kings in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《達生》 The Full Understanding of Life in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
仲尼 《山木》 The Tree on the Mountain in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《徐無鬼》 Xu Wu-gui in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 3
《釋言》 Explanation of Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
天子 《釋水》 Explanation of Water in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
具備 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 13
《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
天下 《孝景本紀》 Annals of the Xiaojing Emperor in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《卷一‧序》 Scroll 1, Preface in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2
燧人 《示部》Shì Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《王部》 Wáng Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《艸部》 Cǎo Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《辵部》 Chuò Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2
《中庸章句》 Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 3
極致 《學而第一》 Commentary on Xue Er I in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1