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: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: 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祖训光宗耀祖祖侍妈祖陈祖义皇明祖训高祖本记

Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

  • Scroll 1 Shi Shi Ji Gu Lue 《釋氏稽古略》 — count: 184
  • Scroll 3 Shi Shi Ji Gu Lue 《釋氏稽古略》 — count: 96
  • Scroll 2 Shi Shi Ji Gu Lue 《釋氏稽古略》 — count: 93
  • Scroll 9 Chuan Fa Zhengzong Ji 《傳法正宗記》 — count: 91
  • Scroll 5 Records of the Transmission of the Lamp 《景德傳燈錄》 — count: 90
  • Scroll 1 Chuan Fa Zhengzong Ding Zu Tu 《傳法正宗定祖圖》 — count: 84
  • Scroll 2 Records of the Transmission of the Lamp 《景德傳燈錄》 — count: 83
  • Scroll 4 Fo Zu Lidai Tong Zai 《佛祖歷代通載》 — count: 71
  • Scroll 1 Chuan Fa Zhengzong Lun 《傳法正宗論》 — count: 70
  • Scroll 1 The Platform Sutra of the Sixth Patriarch 《六祖大師法寶壇經》 — count: 60

Collocations

  • 护祖 (護祖) 護祖 — Mahāmayūrīvidyārājñīsūtra (Fomu Da Kongque Ming Wang Jing) 《佛母大孔雀明王經》, Scroll 1 — count: 10
  • 祖王 (祖王) 孫即為祖王 — Collection of Writings about the Six Pāramitās (Liu Du Ji Jing) 《六度集經》, Scroll 8 — count: 10
  • 仁祖 (仁祖) 仁祖切 — Sāgaramatiparipṛcchāsūtra (Haiyi Pusa Suo Wen Jing Yin Famen Jing) 《佛說海意菩薩所問淨印法門經》, Scroll 18 — count: 6
  • 祖邬 (祖鄔) 尾枳囉拏半祖鄔瑟抳 — She Da Piluzhena Cheng Fo Shenbian Jia Chi Jing Ru Lianhua Tai Cang Hai Hui Bei Sheng Man Tu Luo Guangda Niansong Yi Gui Gongyang Fangbian Hui 《攝大毘盧遮那成佛神變加持經入蓮華胎藏海會悲生曼荼攞廣大念誦儀軌供養方便會》, Scroll 2 — count: 5
  • 散祖 (散祖) 散祖 — Fo Ding Zun Sheng Tuoluoni Niansong Yi Gui Fa 《佛頂尊勝陀羅尼念誦儀軌法》, Scroll 1 — count: 5
  • 半祖 (半祖) 尾枳囉拏半祖鄔瑟抳 — She Da Piluzhena Cheng Fo Shenbian Jia Chi Jing Ru Lianhua Tai Cang Hai Hui Bei Sheng Man Tu Luo Guangda Niansong Yi Gui Gongyang Fangbian Hui 《攝大毘盧遮那成佛神變加持經入蓮華胎藏海會悲生曼荼攞廣大念誦儀軌供養方便會》, Scroll 2 — count: 5
  • 祖切 (祖切) 仁祖切 — Sāgaramatiparipṛcchāsūtra (Haiyi Pusa Suo Wen Jing Yin Famen Jing) 《佛說海意菩薩所問淨印法門經》, Scroll 18 — count: 5
  • 宗祖 (宗祖) 宗祖族類相繼而有 — Pusa Bensheng Man Lun (Jātakamālā) 《菩薩本生鬘論》, Scroll 16 — count: 4
  • 祖拏 (祖拏) 隸多留摩伽伽憐尼茂祖拏 — Bei Hua Jing (Karuṇāpuṇḍarīkasūtra) 《悲華經》, Scroll 1 — count: 3
  • 祖儞 (祖儞) 散祖儞帝薩囉嚩 — Zun Sheng Fo Ding Xiu Yujia Fa Gui Yi 《尊勝佛頂脩瑜伽法軌儀》, Scroll 1 — count: 3