务 (務)

  1. noun affairs / business / matter / activity
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As in 事务; for example, in 《韓非子·詭使》 ”Han Feizi”, Absurd Encouragements: 本務 'primary duties' (trans. by Liao 1939, ch. 45; ABC 'wù' bf 1; Guoyu '務' n 1; Kroll 2015 '務' 3; NCCED '务' 1; Unihan '務')
  2. verb to labor at
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As in 务农 (ABC 'wù' bf 3; Guoyu '務' v 1; Kroll 2015 '務' 1; NCCED '务' 2)
  3. adverb must / should
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As in 务必 (ABC 'wù' bf 2; Guoyu '務' adv; Kroll 2015 '務' 2a; NCCED '务' 4; Unihan '務')
  4. verb to pursue / to seek / to strive for
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As in 务求 (ABC 'wù' bf 2; Guoyu '務' v 2; NCCED '务' 3)
  5. noun a necessity
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '務' 2)
  6. noun tax office
    Domain: History 历史 , Subdomain: China
    Notes: (Guoyu '務' n 2)
  7. proper noun Wu
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '務' n 3)

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