Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

赋 (賦)

  1. verb to bestow on / to endow with
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 给与 (ABC 'fù' 赋 v 1; Guoyu '賦' v 2; Kroll '賦' 2; Unihan '賦')
  2. verb to tax / to levy
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 征收 (ABC 'fù' 赋 v 3; Guoyu '賦' v 1; Kroll '賦' 1; Unihan '賦')
  3. noun a poetic essay / rhapsody
    Domain: Literature 文学 , Subdomain: China 中国
    Notes: An early Chinese poetic style dating to the Western Han where the subject is described in great detail (ABC 'fù' 赋 n 1; Guoyu '賦' n 3; Idema and Haft 1997, p. 97; Kroll '賦' 5; Owen 2017, p. 7)
  4. noun army
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Unihan '賦')
  5. noun taxation
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 税收 (Guoyu '賦' n 1; Kroll '賦' 1a; Unihan '賦')
  6. verb to diffuse / to spread out
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 散布 (Guoyu '賦' v 4; Kroll '賦' 3; Unihan '賦')
  7. verb to display / to exhibit
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '賦' 3a)
  8. noun a trope
    Domain: Literature 文学 , Subdomain: China 中国
    Notes: Especially in the Shijing (Guoyu '賦' n 2; Kroll '賦' 4)
  9. verb to recite / to compose (a verse)
    Domain: Literature 文学
    Notes: In the sense of 吟咏 or 写作 (ABC 'fù' 赋 v 2; Guoyu '賦' v 3; Kroll '賦' 6)
  10. noun aptitude / innate quality
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 资质 (Guoyu '賦' n 4)

Contained in

赋予三部赋序赋税轻徭薄赋赋色天赋常赋赋诗子虚赋鵩鸟赋上林赋长杨赋登楼赋鹦鹉赋洛神赋琴赋秋兴赋三都赋文赋天台山赋芜城赋哀江南赋律赋秋声赋赤壁赋阿房宫赋田赋贡赋财赋天赋人权赋闲禀赋蠲赋更赋

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷十一 Scroll 11 149
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷十六 Scroll 16 122
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷四 Scroll 4 95
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷六 Scroll 6 94
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷三十 兿文志 Volume 30: Treatise on Literature 90
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷十 Scroll 10 88
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷十八 Scroll 18 81
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷七 Scroll 7 79
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷三十 Scroll 30 78
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷十四 Scroll 14 74

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
子赋 子賦 宣子賦摽有梅 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 11
厥赋 厥賦 厥賦惟上上錯 Book of Documents 《尚書》 夏書 禹貢 Xia Shu - Tribute of Yu 9
敝赋 敝賦 將悉敝賦 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 文公 Lord Wen 6
公赋 公賦 公賦 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 4
孟赋 孟賦 趙孟賦小宛之二章 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 3
文子赋 文子賦 文子賦四月 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 文公 Lord Wen 3
赋中 賦中 厥賦中上 Book of Documents 《尚書》 夏書 禹貢 Xia Shu - Tribute of Yu 3
赋野 賦野 子大叔賦野有蔓草 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 3
赋采 賦採 文子賦采薇之四章 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 文公 Lord Wen 3
赋车 賦車 賦車 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 3