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着 (著) zhe zháo zhuó zhāo

  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 (NCCED '着' zhe 1; Li Shaoqi, 2003, '着' zhe 1). 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 (Ho, 2002, '着' 1).
  2. zháo verb to catch / to receive / to suffer
    Domain: Frequently Used Words 常用词汇
    Notes: (NCCED '着' zháo 3)
  3. zhuó verb to contact / to use / to apply
    Domain: Frequently Used Words 常用词汇
    Notes: (NCCED '着' zhuó 1; Unihan '著')
  4. zhuó verb to wear (clothes)
    Domain: Frequently Used Words 常用词汇
    Notes: (NCCED '着' zhuó 4) For example, 下面着条青裤子 '[She] was wearing green pants.' (Lao She, 2003, p. 306)
  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 (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
    Domain: Frequently Used Words 常用词汇
    Notes: (NCCED '着' zhāo 1)
  9. zhāo noun a chess move
    Domain: Frequently Used Words 常用词汇
    Notes: (NCCED '着' zhāo 2)
  10. zhāo noun a trick / a move
    Domain: Frequently Used Words 常用词汇
    Notes: (NCCED '着' zhāo 3)
  11. zhāo verb OK
    Domain: Frequently Used Words 常用词汇
    Notes: (NCCED '着' zhāo 4)
  12. zháo verb to touch / to contact
    Domain: Frequently Used Words 常用词汇
    Notes: (NCCED '着' zháo 2)
  13. zháo verb to ignite
    Domain: Frequently Used Words 常用词汇
    Notes: (NCCED '着' zháo 4)
  14. zháo verb to fall asleep
    Domain: Frequently Used Words 常用词汇
    Notes: (NCCED '着' zháo 5)
  15. zhuó noun whereabouts
    Domain: Frequently Used Words 常用词汇
    Notes: (NCCED '着' zhuó 3)
  16. zhe verb to make a move / to take action
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: As an archaic variant of 著 (“Unicode Han Database,” 2015, '着')

Contained in

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《中庸章句》 Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean 17
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《司馬相如列傳》 Biography of Sima Xiangru 10
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《老子韓非列傳》 Biographies of Laozi and Han Fei 9
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《樂記》 Record of Music 8
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《樂書》 Music 8
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《太史公自序》 Autobiographical Afterword of the Grand Historian 6
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 5
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《述而第七》 Commentary on Shu Er VII 5
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《大宛列傳》 Treatise on the Dayuan 5
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《十二諸侯年表》 Yearly Chronicle of the Feudal Lords 4

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
Lines in Selections of Tang Poetry 1
真实身边故事 文学 Literature - Fragment i (2016-02-04) in Media articles 1
陈洁仪 老歌新唱 A new way of singing an old song - Fragment b (2016-01-26) in Media articles 1
舞台服装现身 春晚 Spring Festival Gala c (2016-01-25) in Media articles 1
控制开始地球下降 发射并回收猎鹰9号火箭 Launching and recycling the Falcon 9 rocket - Fragment a (2015-12-23) in Media articles 1
然而政府官员清真寺仍然一千核心激进分子等待可能攻击 红色清真寺 The Red Mosque - Fragment c (2007-7-5) in Media articles 2
大家早晨 Luotuo Xiangzi 《骆驼祥子》 in A small number of phrases from the writings of Lao She 8
只有咱们裕泰 Teahouse - Act II (Part) 《茶馆》 第二幕 (部分) in A small number of phrases from the writings of Lao She 4
知道 Teahouse - Act III (Part) 《茶馆》 第三幕 (部分) in A small number of phrases from the writings of Lao She 3
然而君臣 《文王世子》King Wen as Son and Heir in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《禮運》 Ceremonial Usages; their Origins, Development, and Intention in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《郊特牲》 The Single Victim at the Border Sacrifices in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《內則》 The Pattern of the Family in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《明堂位》 The Places in the Hall of Distinction in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
所以 《田子方》 Tian Zi-fang in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《雜篇‧庚桑楚》 Miscellaneous Chapters - Geng-sang Chu in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《則陽》 Ze-yang in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《天下》 Tian Xia in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《釋天》 Explanation of Heaven in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋木》 Explanation of Trees in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
本紀 《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
功業百姓 《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 4
然後祖宗功德 《孝文本紀》 Annals of the Xiaowen Emperor in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
以來 《表‧三代世表》 Tables - Genealogical Table of the Three Ages 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
《革部》 Gé Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《鳥部》 Niǎo Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
調 《皀部》 Bī Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《韋部》 Wéi Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
Lines in Selections of Tang Poetry 1
大學明法 《大學章句序》 Preface to Commentary on Great Learning in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 1
盛大 《大學章句》 Commentary on Great Learning in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 2
《中庸章句序》 Preface to Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean in Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 2