Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

举 (舉)

  1. verb to lift / to hold up / to raise
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Actions 行为
    Notes: 举 is synonymous with 抬起 in this sense.
  2. verb to move
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Motion 运动
    Notes: 举 is synonymous with 行动 or 动作 in this sense.
  3. verb to originate / to initiate / to start
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Motion 运动
    Notes: 举 is synonymous with 发起 or 兴办 in this sense.
  4. verb to elect
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Organization 组织
    Notes: 举 is synonymous with 推选 in this sense.
  5. adverb all
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 举 is synonymous with 全 in this sense and used as an adverb in Literary Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 129). For example, 天下之民舉安 'for the happiness of the people of the whole kingdom' (Mengzi: 4.12/24/16, translation by Legge)

Contained in

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Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《楚世家》 House of Chu 14
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 14
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《告子章句下》 Commentary on Gaozi II 11
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《龜策列傳》 Biographies of Diviners 11
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《平津侯主父列傳》 Biographies of the Marquis of Pingjin and Zhufu 10
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu 10
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《子路第十三》 Commentary on Zi Lu XIII 9
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《曾子問》 The Questions of Zeng-zi 9
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors 8
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《手部》 Shǒu Radical 8

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
举贤 舉賢 舉賢才 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 13. 《子路》 Zi Lu 7
举足 舉足 行不舉足 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《曲禮下》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 2 5
举乐 舉樂 三日不舉樂 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《曾子問》 The Questions of Zeng-zi 5
举旅行 舉旅行 君舉旅行酬 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《燕義》 The Meaning of the Banquet 4
举大事 舉大事 毋舉大事 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months 4
君举 君舉 君舉而哭於後土 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I 3
舜举 舜舉 舜舉乎童土之地 Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《徐無鬼》 Xu Wu-gui 3
举直 舉直 舉直錯諸枉 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2. 《為政》 Wei Zheng 3
举烽火 舉烽火 有寇至則舉烽火 Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou 3
举天下 舉天下 故舉天下以賞其善者不足 Zhuangzi 《莊子》 《在宥》 Letting Be, and Exercising Forbearance 2