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发 (發) fā fà

  1. verb to send out / to issue
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Actions 行为
    Notes: As in 发出 (GCED '發')
  2. measure word round
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
    Notes: Used for bullets and artillery shells
  3. verb to hand over / to deliver / to offer
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (GCED '發')
  4. verb to express / to show / to be manifest
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (GCED '發')
  5. verb to start out / to set off
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (GCED '發')
  6. verb to open
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: 发 is synonymous with 拨 or 开 in this sense. Etymology: 發,撥也,撥使開也。(Shuo Wen)
  7. verb to requisition
    Domain: Administration 管理
  8. verb to occur
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Actions 行为
  9. verb to declare / to proclaim / to utter
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Language 语言
    Notes: (GCED '發')
  10. verb to express / to give vent
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Language 语言
    Notes: To an emotion
  11. verb to excavate
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Work 工作
  12. verb to bloom / to flower
    Domain: Botany 植物学
  13. verb to get rich
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Wealth 财富
  14. verb to expand / to inflate / to swell
    Domain: Food and Drink 饮食
    Notes: Such as with bread made with yeast expanding (GCED '發')
  15. verb to sell
    Domain: Commerce 商务
  16. verb to develop / to cultivate / to grow
    Domain: Biology 生物学
  17. verb to shoot with a bow
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (GCED '發')
  18. verb to rise in revolt
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Conflict 冲突
  19. verb to propose / to put forward / to suggest / to initiate
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Language 语言
  20. verb to enlighten / to inspire
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Thought 思想
  21. verb to publicize / to make known / to show off / to spread
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Language 语言
  22. verb to ignite / to set on fire
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Fire 火
  23. verb to make / to manufacture
    Domain: Industry 产业
  24. verb to sing / to play
    Domain: Music 音乐
  25. verb to feel / to sense
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Emotion 感情
  26. verb to act / to do
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Actions 行为
  27. verb to loose one's temper
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Emotion 感情
    Notes: As in 发脾气
  28. noun grass and trees
    Domain: Botany 植物学

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Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Shi Chan Boluomi Cidi Famen 《釋禪波羅蜜次第法門》 Scroll 3 273
Zhi Guan Fu Xing Chuan Hong Jue 《止觀輔行傳弘決》 Scroll 9 176
The Great Calming and Contemplation (Mohe Zhi Guan) 《摩訶止觀》 Scroll 9 165

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
发牛 發牛 何等比丘起發牛角娑羅林 Madhyamāgama 《中阿含經》 Scroll 48 30
起发 起發 何等比丘起發牛角娑羅林 Madhyamāgama 《中阿含經》 Scroll 48 30
发欲求 發欲求 發欲求方便 Madhyamāgama 《中阿含經》 Scroll 49 20
发往 發往 為發往受 Ren Ben Yu Sheng Jing 《人本欲生經》 Scroll 1 13
善发 善發 謂五善發 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 8 9
令发 令發 令發精進趣向佛慧 Vipaśyin Buddha Sūtra 《毘婆尸佛經》 Scroll 2 9
发精进 發精進 令發精進趣向佛慧 Vipaśyin Buddha Sūtra 《毘婆尸佛經》 Scroll 2 8
发显现 發顯現 善發顯現 Madhyamāgama 《中阿含經》 Scroll 13 8
发大 發大 發大歡喜 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 13 8
发一 發一 發一問端 Nijutuo Fanzhi Jing 《尼拘陀梵》 Scroll 1 5

Usage

Sampled for common words

ExampleSourceOccurrences
歡喜 Scroll 2 in Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 1
使忉利諸天歡喜 Scroll 5 in Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 1
慈善 Scroll 6 in Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 1
Scroll 7 in Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 3
Scroll 8 in Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 15
淨信 Scroll 1 in Sutra of the Seven Buddhas 《七佛經》 1
精進佛慧 Scroll 2 in Vipaśyin Buddha Sūtra 《毘婆尸佛經》 4
Scroll 1 in Nirvāṇa Sūtra 《佛般泥洹經》 2
應當歡喜樂意 Scroll 1 in Da Jiangu Poluomen Jing 《大堅固婆羅門緣起經》 2
Scroll 2 in Da Jiangu Poluomen Jing 《大堅固婆羅門緣起經》 3
是故汝等誠心 Scroll 1 in Ren Xian Jing 《人仙經》 1
言論 Scroll 1 in Nijutuo Fanzhi Jing 《尼拘陀梵》 4
Scroll 2 in Nijutuo Fanzhi Jing 《尼拘陀梵》 5
如是毀呰 Scroll 1 in Sangītisūtra 《大集法門經》 8
精進 Scroll 1 in Chang Ahan Shi Bao Fa Jing 《長阿含十報法經》 3
Scroll 1 in Ren Ben Yu Sheng Jing 《人本欲生經》 28
帝釋 Scroll 1 in Śakraparipṛcchā Sūtra 《帝釋所問經》 1
惡聲 Scroll 1 in Mahāsamājasūtra 《大三摩惹經》 1
Scroll 1 in Brahmajālasūtra 《梵網六十二見經》 2
惡見 Scroll 4 in Dalou Tan Jing 《大樓炭經》 5
不當瞋恚 Scroll 5 in Dalou Tan Jing 《大樓炭經》 1
即便 Scroll 1 in Qishi Jing 《起世經》 1
如是熏習 Scroll 4 in Qishi Jing 《起世經》 1
Scroll 5 in Qishi Jing 《起世經》 2
惡見 Scroll 8 in Qishi Jing 《起世經》 2