Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

劳 (勞) láo lào

  1. láo verb to toil
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Guoyu '勞' v 1; Unihan '勞')
  2. láo verb to put somebody to the trouble of
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 麻烦 (Guoyu '勞' v 2)
  3. láo verb to exhaust
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 劳 is synonymous with 耗损
  4. láo verb to be worried
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 劳 is synonymous with 忧愁
  5. láo verb to capture
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
  6. láo adjective fatigued / weary
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 劳累 or 疲劳 (Guoyu '勞' adj)
  7. láo adjective achievement / a meritorious deed
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Morality 道德
    Notes: In the sense of 劳绩 or 小功 (Guoyu '勞' n 1)
  8. láo noun a worker / a laborer
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Work 工作
    Notes: In the sense of 劳动者 (Guoyu '勞' n 3)
  9. láo noun fatigue
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense 劳 is synonymous with 疾病 (Guoyu '勞' n 2)
  10. lào verb to express sympathy
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Guoyu '勞' lào)

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Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
郊劳 郊勞 自郊勞至于贈賄 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 11
劬劳 劬勞 母氏劬勞 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧邶风‧凱風 Lessons from the states - Odes of Bei - Kai Feng 6
劳止 勞止 民亦勞止 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 大雅‧生民之什‧民勞 Greater odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Sheng Min - Min Lu 5
君劳 君勞 無使君勞 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧衞‧碩人 Lessons from the states - Odes of Wei - Shuo Ren 5
实劳 實勞 實勞我心 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧邶‧燕燕 Lessons from the states - Odes of Bei - Yan Yan 4
勋劳 勳勞 成王以周公為有勛勞於天下 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《明堂位》 The Places in the Hall of Distinction 4
吊劳 吊勞 王吊勞士庶子 Rites of Zhou 《周禮》 夏官司馬 第四 4. Offices of Summer and Minister of War 4
民劳 民勞 民勞 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 大雅‧生民之什‧民勞 Greater odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Sheng Min - Min Lu 4
室劳 室勞 靡室勞矣 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧衞‧氓 Lessons from the states - Odes of Wei - Mang 4
迋劳 迋勞 君使子展迋勞於東門之外而傲 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 3