1. verb to arise; to get up
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: An intransitive verb, in the sense of 站立 (Guoyu '起' v 1; Kroll 2015 '起' 1, p. 357; Mathews 1931 '起', p. 71; Rouzer 2007, p. 39; Unihan '起'; XHZD '起' 1, p. 586)
  2. measure word case; instance; batch; group
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity
    Notes: 起 can be used for occurrences or unpredictable events, such as a case, instance, etc, or for groups of things, such asbatch, group, etc (Guoyu '起' n 2; XHZD '起' 9, p. 587)
  3. verb to rise; to raise
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '起' 2, p. 357; Unihan '起'; XHZD '起' 2, p. 586)
  4. verb to grow out of; to bring forth; to emerge
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 发动 (Guoyu '起' v 4; Kroll 2015 '起' 1b, p. 357; XHZD '起' 3, p. 586)
  5. verb to appoint (to an official post); to take up a post
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 出仕 (Guoyu '起' v 7; Kroll 2015 '起' 2e, p. 357)
  6. verb to start
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 开始 (Guoyu '起' v 3; Kroll 2015 '起' 1e, p. 357; Mathews 1931 '起', p. 72; Unihan '起'; XHZD '起' 4, p. 586)
  7. verb to establish; to build
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 起 is synonymous with 建造 or 建立 in this sense (Guoyu '起' v 10; Kroll 2015 '起' 2d, p. 357; XHZD '起' 7, p. 587)
  8. verb to draft; to draw up (a plan)
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 拟订 (Guoyu '起' v 8; XHZD '起' 6, p. 587)
  9. noun opening sentence; opening verse
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Of a poem (Guoyu '起' n 1; XHZD '起' 4, p. 587)
  10. verb to get out of bed
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 起床 (Guoyu '起' v 2)
  11. verb to recover; to heal
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 复甦 (Guoyu '起' v 5; Kroll 2015 '起' 2a, p. 357)
  12. verb to take out; to extract
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 取出 (Guoyu '起' v 6)
  13. auxiliary verb marks the beginning of an action
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: Placed after a verb as a complement (Guoyu '起' auxiliary verb; Kroll 2015 '起' 4, p. 357; XHZD '起' 11, p. 587)
  14. auxiliary verb marks the sufficiency of an action
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: Placed after a verb as a complement (Guoyu '起' auxiliary verb; XHZD '起' 10, p. 587)
  15. verb to call back from mourning
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '起' 5, p. 357)
  16. verb to take place; to occur
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 发生 (XHZD '起' 5, p. 587)
  17. preposition from
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 从 (Kroll 2015 '起' 3, p. 357; XHZD '起' 8, p. 587)
  18. verb to conjecture
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '起' 2c, p. 357)
  19. verb stand up; utthāna
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: utthāna, Japanese: ki, Tibetan: ldang ba (BCSD '起', p. 1116; DJBT '起', p. 424; Mahāvyutpatti 'utthānam'; MW 'utthāna'; SH '起', p. 39)

Contained in

Also contained in

起床举起起初甘肃回民起义拿起围起起步起模范看起来承上起下起床气隆起任凭风浪起,稳坐钓鱼台起扑杆起租起赃东太平洋隆起起磁垂直起落飞机黄巢起义起床号起点起誓起征点拼起来奋起湖思潮起伏风起潮涌起首钱起提起公诉起泡沫一病不起升起商飙徐起金田起义

Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

  • Scroll 6 Notes on the Viṁśatikāvṛtti 成唯識論述記 — count: 393
  • Scroll 5 Prajñāpradīpamūlamadhyamakavṛtti (Bore Deng Lun Shi) 般若燈論釋 — count: 345
  • Scroll 3 Dasheng Yi Zhang 大乘義章 — count: 326
  • Scroll 7 Notes on the Viṁśatikāvṛtti 成唯識論述記 — count: 285
  • Scroll 5 Cheng Weishi Lun Liaoyi Deng 成唯識論了義燈 — count: 283
  • Scroll 5 Notes on the Viṁśatikāvṛtti 成唯識論述記 — count: 259
  • Scroll 159 Abhidharmamahāvibhāṣaśāstra (Apidamo Dapiposha Lun) 阿毘達磨大毘婆沙論 — count: 245
  • Scroll 5 Dasheng Yi Zhang 大乘義章 — count: 229
  • Scroll 13 Notes on the Abhidharmakośabhāṣya 俱舍論記 — count: 212
  • Scroll 7 Dasheng Yi Zhang 大乘義章 — count: 211

Collocations

  • 见起 (見起) 婆羅門於本劫本見起論 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 14 — count: 14
  • 起论 (起論) 婆羅門於本劫本見起論 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 14 — count: 13
  • 起塔 (起塔) 起塔立精舍 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 2 — count: 12
  • 坐起 (坐起) 往來與剎利眾坐起言語 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 3 — count: 9
  • 定起 (定起) 從空處定起 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 4 — count: 8
  • 论起 (論起) 有異論起不能如法而往滅之 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 12 — count: 5
  • 王起 (王起) 初從樹王起 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 1 — count: 4
  • 起无数 (起無數) 起無數惡 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 9 — count: 4
  • 起迎 (起迎) 忉利天亦不起迎 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 5 — count: 4
  • 起塔庙 (起塔廟) 四衢起塔廟 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 3 — count: 4