举 (舉)

  1. verb to lift / to hold up / to raise
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: 举 is synonymous with 抬起 in this sense (Guoyu '舉' v 1; Rouzer 2007, p. 37)
  2. verb to move
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 举 is synonymous with 行动 or 动作 in this sense (Rouzer 2007, p. 37)
  3. verb to originate / to initiate / to start (a fire)
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Motion 运动
    Notes: 举 is synonymous with 发起 or 兴办 in this sense (Guoyu '舉' v 4; Rouzer 2007, p. 37)
  4. verb to recommend / to elect
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Organization 组织
    Notes: 举 is synonymous with 推选 or 推荐 in this sense (Guoyu '舉' v 2; Unihan '舉')
  5. adverb all / entire
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 举 is synonymous with 全 in this sense and used as an adjective or adverb in Literary Chinese (Guoyu '舉' adj; Rouzer 2007, p. 37; 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)
  6. verb to suggest
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 提出 (Guoyu '舉' v 3)
  7. verb to fly
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 飞 (Guoyu '舉' v 5)
  8. verb to bear / to give birth
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 生育 (Guoyu '舉' v 6)
  9. noun actions / conduct
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 行为 or 动作 (Guoyu '舉' n 1)
  10. noun a successful candidate
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: An abbreviation for 举人 (Guoyu '舉' n 2)
  11. verb to raise an example
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教 , Subdomain: Chan School 禅宗
    Notes: 举 introduces koans in Chan texts, such as 碧巖錄 The Blue Cliff Record (FGDB '舉'; T 2003, Scroll 1)

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  • 伍举 (伍舉) 其子伍舉與聲子相善也 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 襄公 Lord Xiang — count: 11
  • 椒举 (椒舉) 椒舉聚於申公子牟 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 襄公 Lord Xiang — count: 11
  • 柏举 (柏舉) 蔡侯以吳子及楚人戰于柏舉 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 定公 Lord Ding — count: 5
  • 使举 (使舉) 仲尼使舉是禮也 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 襄公 Lord Xiang — count: 4
  • 举善 (舉善) 能舉善也 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 文公 Lord Wen — count: 4
  • 能举 (能舉) 能舉善也 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 文公 Lord Wen — count: 4
  • 举直 (舉直) 舉直錯諸枉 — The Analects of Confucius 《論語》, 2. 《為政》 Wei Zheng — count: 3
  • 举上 (舉上) 舉上也 — Gongyang's Commentary on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋公羊傳》, 桓公 Lord Huan — count: 3
  • 举曰 (舉曰) 寡君使舉曰 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》, 昭公 Lord Zhao — count: 3
  • 举谥 (舉謚) 桓公葬而後舉謚 — Gongyang's Commentary on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋公羊傳》, 桓公 Lord Huan — count: 3