Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

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. zhāo verb to add
    Domain: Frequently Used Words 常用词汇
    Notes: (NCCED '着' zhāo 1)
  8. zhāo noun a chess move
    Domain: Frequently Used Words 常用词汇
    Notes: (NCCED '着' zhāo 2)
  9. zhāo noun a trick / a move
    Domain: Frequently Used Words 常用词汇
    Notes: (NCCED '着' zhāo 3)
  10. zhāo verb OK
    Domain: Frequently Used Words 常用词汇
    Notes: (NCCED '着' zhāo 4)
  11. zháo verb to touch / to contact
    Domain: Frequently Used Words 常用词汇
    Notes: (NCCED '着' zháo 2)
  12. zháo verb to ignite
    Domain: Frequently Used Words 常用词汇
    Notes: (NCCED '着' zháo 4)
  13. zháo verb to fall asleep
    Domain: Frequently Used Words 常用词汇
    Notes: (NCCED '着' zháo 5)
  14. zhuó noun whereabouts
    Domain: Frequently Used Words 常用词汇
    Notes: (NCCED '着' zhuó 3)

Contained in

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Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

Collection Document Title Occurrences
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
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 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》 《述而第七》 Commentary on Shu Er VII 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 5
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《大宛列傳》 Treatise on the Dayuan 5