Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

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)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百六十 志第一百十三 選舉六 Volume 160 Treatises 113: Selection and appointment of Officials 6 202
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷八十五 志第三十五:  百官一 Volume 85 Treatises 38: Official Posts 1 141
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷八十九 志第三十九:  百官五 Volume 89 Treatises 42: Official Posts 5 133
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷八十八 志第三十八:  百官四 Volume 88 Treatises 41: Official Posts 4 116
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷九十  志第四十:  百官六 Volume 90 Treatises 43: Official Posts 6 106
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷七十  志第二十一:  禮樂四 Volume 70 Treatises 23: Rites and Music 4 97
History of Yuan 《元史》 卷八十七 志第三十七:  百官三 Volume 87 Treatises 40: Official Posts 3 91
History of Jin 《金史》 卷五十四 志第三十五: 選舉四 部選 省選 廉察 薦舉 功酬虧永 Volume 54 Treatises 35: Selection of Officials 4 - Ministry Selection, Provincial Selection, Honest Inspectors, Recommendations, Compensation for Achievements and Perpetual Faults 82
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷六十一 左周黃列傳 Volume 61: Biographies of Zuo, Zhou, Huang 74
History of Song 《宋史》 卷二百十三 表第四 宰輔四 Volume 213 Tables 4: Chancellors 4 71

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
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 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 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 5
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 4
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 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 4
举直 舉直 舉直錯諸枉 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2. 《為政》 Wei Zheng 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 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 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 3