Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

劳 (勞) láo lào

  1. láo verb to toil
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '勞' v 1; Unihan '勞')
  2. láo verb to put somebody to the trouble of
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 麻烦 (Guoyu '勞' v 2)
  3. láo verb to exhaust
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 劳 is synonymous with 耗损
  4. láo verb to be worried
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 劳 is synonymous with 忧愁
  5. láo verb to capture
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
  6. láo adjective fatigued / weary
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    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: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense 劳 is synonymous with 疾病 (Guoyu '勞' n 2)
  10. lào verb to express sympathy
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Guoyu '勞' lào)

Contained in

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Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷三 Scroll 3 18
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 18
Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷九 主術訓 Chapter 9: The Sovereign's Methods 14
The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 襄公 Lord Xiang 13
Rites of Zhou 《周禮》 秋官司寇 第五 5. Office of Autumn and Minister of Justice 12
Book of Wei 《魏書》 卷65 邢巒 李平 Volume 65: Xing Luan, Li Ping 12
History of Ming 《明史》 卷二百五十九 列傳第一百四十七 楊鎬 袁應泰 熊廷弼 袁崇煥 趙光抃 Volume 259 Biographies 147: Yang Gao, Yuan Yingtai, Xiong Tingbi, Yuan Chonghuan, Zhao Guangbian 12
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷八十九 列傳第三十九: 狄仁傑 王方慶 姚璹 Volume 89 Biographies 39: Di Renjie, Wang Fangqing, Yao Shu 11
History of the Northern Dynasties 《北史》 卷四十三 列傳第三十一: 郭祚 張彝 邢巒 李崇 Volume 43 Biographies 31: Gao Zuo, Zhang Yi, Xing Luan, Li Chong 11
Canon of Supreme Mystery 《太玄經》 Full Text 11

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
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
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
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
大夫劳 大夫勞 夫人使下大夫劳以二竹簋方 The Book of Etiquette and Ceremonial 《儀禮》 聘禮 第八 8. Rites of courtesy calls 3
劳王 勞王 不貪其土以勞王爵 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 隱公 Lord Yin 3