着 (著) zhe zháo zhuó zhāo zhù

  1. zhe particle indicates that an action is continuing
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词 , Concept: Aspectual Particle 动态助词
    Notes: In this sense 着 is an aspectual particle 动态助词 attached after a verb or adjective to indicate that an action is continuing. For example, 我不能这么闲着! 'I cannot relax like this!' (Lao She, 2003, p. 216) 着 is the 15th most frequently used word in the Beijing Language Institute's 1985 frequency wordlist (Guoyu '着' zhe particle 1; Ho, 2002, '着' 1; NCCED '着' zhe 1; Li Shaoqi, 2003, '着' zhe 1).
  2. zháo verb to catch / to receive / to suffer / to touch / to contact
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Frequently Used Words 常用词汇
    Notes: In the sense of 接触 (Guoyu '著' zháo v 2; NCCED '着' zháo 2-3)
  3. zhuó verb to contact / to use / to apply / to attach to
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Frequently Used Words 常用词汇
    Notes: In the sense of 附 (Guoyu '着' zhuó v 2; NCCED '着' zhuó 1; Unihan '著')
  4. zhuó verb to wear (clothes)
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Frequently Used Words 常用词汇
    Notes: For example, 下面着条青裤子 '[She] was wearing green pants.' (Lao She, 2003, p. 306; Guoyu '着' zhuó v 1; NCCED '着' zhuó 4)
  5. zhe auxiliary verb expresses a command
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: Used at the end of an imperative sentence (Guoyu '着' zhe particle 4; NCCED '着' zhe 4)
  6. zháo verb to attach / to grasp
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: (NCCED '着' zháo 1; Unihan '著')
  7. zhe particle indicates an accompanying action
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词 , Concept: Aspectual Particle 动态助词
    Notes: In this sense 着 is placed between two verbs to indicate an accompanying action (NCCED '着' zhe 2; Li Shaoqi, 2003, '着' zhe 2). For example, 两个孩子抱着妈妈哭起来 'The two children held their mother and started to cry.' (Lao She, 2003, p. 242) The particle 着 is placed between the two verbs 抱 'hold' and 哭 'cry.'
  8. zhāo verb to add / to put
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 放置 (Guoyu '着' zhāo v 1; NCCED '着' zhāo 1)
  9. zhuó noun a chess move
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: For example, 棋高一着 'to be a [chess] move ahead' (Guoyu '着' zhuó n 1; NCCED '着' zhāo 2)
  10. zhāo noun a trick / a move / a method
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 方法 (Guoyu '着' zhāo n 1; NCCED '着' zhāo 3)
  11. zhāo verb OK
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (Guoyu '着' zhāo adv; NCCED '着' zhāo 4)
  12. zháo verb to fall into [a trap]
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 陷入 or 中计 (Guoyu '着' zháo v 3)
  13. zháo verb to ignite
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Frequently Used Words 常用词汇
    Notes: (NCCED '着' zháo 4)
  14. zháo verb to fall asleep
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Frequently Used Words 常用词汇
    Notes: (NCCED '着' zháo 5)
  15. zhuó noun whereabouts / end result
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (Guoyu '着' zhuó n 3; NCCED '着' zhuó 3)
  16. zhù verb to appear
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 显露 or 表現 (Guoyu '著' zhù v 1)
  17. zhù verb to indicate
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 标示 (Guoyu '著' zhù v 2)
  18. zhù verb to write
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 撰述 or 写作 (Guoyu '著' zhù v 3)
  19. zhù verb to record
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 记载 (Guoyu '著' zhù v 4)
  20. zhù noun a document / writings
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 文章 (Guoyu '著' zhù n 1)
  21. zhù proper noun Zhu
    Domain: Literature 文学 , Subdomain: China 中国
    Notes: A section of the 诗经 Book of Songs (Guoyu '著' zhù n 1)
  22. zháo verb expresses that a continuing process has a result
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: For example, 睡着 'fall asleep' (Guoyu '著' zháo v 1)
  23. zháo adverb as it turns out / coincidentally
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 恰好 (Guoyu '着' zháo adv)
  24. zhuó verb to arrive
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 及 or 到; for example, 着陆 'to land' (Guoyu '着' zhuó v 3)
  25. zhuó verb to result in
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 结果 (Guoyu '着' zhuó v 4)
  26. zhuó verb to command
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 命令 (Guoyu '着' zhuó v 5)
  27. zhuó noun a strategy
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 计策; for example, 失着 'miscalculation' (Guoyu '着' zhuó n 2)
  28. zhāo verb to happen / to occur
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 发生 (Guoyu '着' zhāo v 3)

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