发 (髮)

  1. noun hair
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 髮; as in hair on the head (Guoyu '髮' n 1; Unihan '髮')
  2. verb to send out; to issue; to emit; to radiate
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: Traditional: 發; as in 发出 (Giles 1892 '發'; Guoyu '發' v 1; Han Dian '发' 4)
  3. measure word round
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity
    Notes: Traditional: 發; used for bullets and artillery shells (Guoyu '發' n)
  4. verb to hand over; to deliver; to offer
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 發; in the sense of 送出 or 付出 (Giles 1892 '發'; Guoyu '發' v 8)
  5. verb to express; to show; to be manifest
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 發; in the sense of 显现 (Giles 1892 '發'; Guoyu '發' v 7; Han Dian '发' 30)
  6. verb to start out; to set off
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 發; in the sense of 起程; as in 出发 (Giles 1892 '發'; Guoyu '發' v 5)
  7. verb to open
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 發; 发 is synonymous with 拨 or 开 in this sense. Etymology (Shuo Wen: 發,撥也,撥使開也。(Guoyu '發' v 3; Han Dian '发' 6)
  8. verb to requisition
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 發; in the sense of 征发 or 征调 (Han Dian '发' 8)
  9. verb to occur
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: Traditional: 發; as in 发生 (Han Dian '发' 10)
  10. verb to declare; to proclaim; to utter
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 發; as in 发布 (Giles 1892 '發'; Han Dian '发' 12)
  11. verb to express; to give vent
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: Traditional: 發; to an emotion; in the sense of 抒发 or 发泄 (Han Dian '发' 14)
  12. verb to excavate
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: Traditional: 發; in the sense of 挖掘 (Han Dian '发' 18)
  13. verb to develop; to cultivate; to grow; to bloom; to flower
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: Traditional: 發; in the sense of 生長 or 生長、產生 (Guoyu '發' v 2)
  14. verb to get rich
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Wealth
    Notes: Traditional: 發; in the sense of 发财 (Han Dian '发' 24)
  15. verb to rise; to expand; to inflate; to swell
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: Traditional: 發; in the sense of 兴起 (Giles 1892 '發'; Guoyu '發' v 4)
  16. verb to sell
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 發; in the sense of 卖出 (Han Dian '发' 26)
  17. verb to shoot with a bow
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 發 (Giles 1892 '發'; Han Dian '发' 1)
  18. verb to rise in revolt
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 發; in the sense of 发难 (Han Dian '发' 34)
  19. verb to propose; to put forward; to suggest; to initiate
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 發; in the sense of 提出 (Han Dian '发' 35)
  20. verb to enlighten; to inspire
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: Traditional: 發; in the sense of 启发 (Guoyu '發' v 6)
  21. verb to publicize; to make known; to show off; to spread
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: Traditional: 發; in the sense of 传扬 (Han Dian '发' 38)
  22. verb to ignite; to set on fire
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 發; in the sense of 点燃 (Han Dian '发' 41)
  23. verb to sing; to play
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Music
    Notes: Traditional: 發; in the sense of 歌唱 or 表演 (Han Dian '发' 45)
  24. verb to feel; to sense
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 發; in the sense of 感到 (Han Dian '发' 46)
  25. verb to act; to do
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 發; in the sense of 行动 (Han Dian '发' 47)
  26. noun grass and moss
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 髮; especially growing on mountains (Guoyu '髮' n 2)
  27. proper noun Fa
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names
    Notes: Traditional: 髮; especially growing on mountains (Guoyu '髮' n 2)
  28. verb to issue; to emit; utpāda
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: utpāda, Japanese: hotsu (BCSD '發', p. 859; DJBT '發', p. 427; MW 'utpāda'; SH '發', p. 384; Unihan '發')

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Truncated for common words

  • Scroll 10 Fa Yuan Zhu Lin 法苑珠林 — count: 51
  • Scroll 9 Hong Zhi Chan Shi Guang Lu 宏智禪師廣錄 — count: 42
  • Scroll 1 Weishi Ershi Lun Shu Ji 唯識二十論述記 — count: 35
  • Scroll 1 Defining the Image - Measurements in Image-Making (Fo Shuo Zaoxiang Liangdu Jing Jie) 佛說造像量度經解 — count: 33 , has English translation , has parallel version
  • Scroll 1 Fo Shuo Guan Fo Sanmei Hai Jing 佛說觀佛三昧海經 — count: 25
  • Scroll 17 Avataṃsakasūtra (Flower Garland Sūtra) 大方廣佛華嚴經 — count: 20
  • Scroll 1 Shijia Fangzhi 釋迦方志 — count: 20
  • Scroll 9 Notes on the Abhidharmakośabhāṣya 俱舍論記 — count: 19
  • Scroll 22 Fa Yuan Zhu Lin 法苑珠林 — count: 19
  • Scroll 27 Avataṃsakasūtra (Flower Garland Sūtra) 大方廣佛華嚴經 — count: 18 , has English translation

Collocations

  • 编发 (編髮) 或持編髮 — Middle Length Discourses (Zhong Ahan Jing) 中阿含經, Scroll 4 — count: 12
  • 发往 (髮往) 為發往受 — Sutra on the Conditions for Desire and Rebirth (Ren Ben Yu Sheng Jing) 人本欲生經, Scroll 1 — count: 12
  • 善发 (善髮) 謂五善發 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 8 — count: 9
  • 发梵志 (髮梵志) 猶如事火編髮梵志居近道邊 — Middle Length Discourses (Zhong Ahan Jing) 中阿含經, Scroll 16 — count: 8
  • 令发 (令髮) 令發精進趣向佛慧 — Vipaśyin Buddha Sūtra 毘婆尸佛經, Scroll 2 — count: 8
  • 发显现 (髮顯現) 善發顯現 — Middle Length Discourses (Zhong Ahan Jing) 中阿含經, Scroll 13 — count: 8
  • 发精进 (髮精進) 令發精進趣向佛慧 — Vipaśyin Buddha Sūtra 毘婆尸佛經, Scroll 2 — count: 6
  • 发大 (髮大) 發大歡喜 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 13 — count: 5
  • 发欢喜 (髮歡喜) 發歡喜心 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 2 — count: 4
  • 发绀青 (髮紺青) 髮紺青色 — Long Discourses (Chang Ahan Jing) 長阿含經, Scroll 18 — count: 4