Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

  1. noun ancestor / forefather
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Concept: Relative 亲戚
    Notes: In the sense of 祖先 (ABC 'zǔ' 祖 bf 1; CCD '祖' 1; Guoyu '祖' n 2; Kroll '祖' 2; Unihan '祖')
  2. noun paternal grandparent
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Concept: Relative 亲戚
    Notes: (ABC 'zǔ' 祖 bf 3; CCD '祖' 2; Guoyu '祖' n 1; Kroll '祖' 1; Unihan '祖')
  3. noun patriarch / founder
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 创始者; of a school, religious sect, etc (ABC 'zǔ' 祖 bf 2; Guoyu '祖' n 4; Kroll '祖' 2; CCD '祖' 3)
  4. verb to found / to initiate
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '祖' 3)
  5. verb to follow the example of
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '祖' v 3; Kroll '祖' 4)
  6. verb to sacrifice before going on a journey
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '祖' v 1; Kroll '祖' 4)
  7. noun ancestral temple
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '祖' n 3; Kroll '祖' 2a)
  8. verb to give a farewell dinner
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '祖' v 2; Kroll '祖' 5a)
  9. verb be familiar with
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 熟悉 (Guoyu '祖' v 4)
  10. proper noun Zu
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (ABC 'zǔ' 祖 n; Guoyu '祖' n 5)

Contained in

祖父母祖国外祖父外祖母祖父祖母祖先汉高祖高祖明太祖六祖坛经祖籍祖宗六祖惠能五祖祖师爷祖师唐高祖太祖辽太祖宋太祖金太祖元世祖祖冲之郑光祖鼻祖远祖后梁太祖明成祖祖灵纹祖母绿祖拉康佛祖统纪德祖衮正祖祖师堂英祖佛祖六祖慧能世祖道祖释道祖先祖祖训光宗耀祖祖侍妈祖陈祖义皇明祖训高祖本记八宗祖师

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百〇六 志第五十九 禮九 Volume 106 Treatises 59: Rites 9 124
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷二十六 志第六: 禮儀六 Volume 26 Treatises 6: Rites 6 86
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷二十五 志第五: 禮儀五 Volume 25 Treatises 5: Rites 5 80
History of Ming 《明史》 卷五十一 志第二十七 禮五 Volume 51 Treatises 27: Rites 5 69
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷二十一 志第一: 禮儀一 Volume 21 Treatises 1: Rites 1 65
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百三十四 志第八十七 樂九 Volume 134 Treatises 87: Music 9 63
New Book of Tang 《新唐書》 卷二百零 列傳第一百二十五 儒學下 Volume 200 Biographies 125: Confucian Scholars 3 59
Book of Southern Qi 《南齊書》 卷二十五 列傳第六 垣崇祖 張敬兒 Volume 25 Biographies 6: Yuan Chongzu, Zhang Jing Er 59
History of Song 《宋史》 卷二百六十二 列傳第二十一 李穀 昝居潤 竇貞固 李濤 王易簡 趙上交 張錫 張鑄 邊歸讜 劉溫叟 劉濤 邊光範 劉載 程羽 Volume 262 Biographies 21: Li Gu, Zan Jurun, Dou Zhengu, Li Tao, Wang Yijian, Zhao Shangjiao, Zhang Xi, Zhang Zhu, Bian Guidang, Liu Wensou, Liu Tao, Bian Guangfan, Liu Zai, Cheng Yu 57
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷九十五 列傳第五十五 索虜 Volume 95 Biographies 55: Suo Lu 52

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
皇祖 皇祖 獻之皇祖 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧谷風之什‧信南山 Minor odes of the kingdom - Gu Feng Zhi Shen - Xin Nan Shan 25
祖庙 祖廟 微子來見祖廟也 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 周頌‧臣工之什‧有客 Sacrificial odes of Zhou - Decade Of Chen Gong - You Ke 18
祖考 祖考 享于祖考 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧谷風之什‧信南山 Minor odes of the kingdom - Gu Feng Zhi Shen - Xin Nan Shan 15
祖祢 祖禰 事祖禰之心盡矣 Gongyang's Commentary on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋公羊傳》 莊公 Lord Zhang 11
祖姑 祖姑 其妻祔於諸祖姑 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《喪服小記》 Record of Small Matters in the Dress of Mourning 9
尊祖 尊祖 尊祖也 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 大雅‧生民之什‧生民 Greater odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Sheng Min - Sheng Min 9
烈祖 烈祖 烝衎烈祖 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧甫田之什‧賓之初筵 Minor odes of the kingdom - Fu Tian Zhi Shen - Bao Zhi Chu Yan 6
文祖 文祖 受終于文祖 Book of Documents 《尚書》 虞書 舜典 Yu Shu - Canon of Shun 5
祖伯 祖伯 用荐岁事于皇祖伯某 The Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial 《儀禮》 少牢馈食礼 第十六 16. Rites of the secondary pen victim food offering 5
祖妣 祖妣 烝畀祖妣 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 周頌‧臣工之什‧豐年 Sacrificial odes of Zhou - Decade Of Chen Gong - Feng Nian 5