zuò

  1. zuò verb to do
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '作' 4, p. 636; Unihan '作')
  2. zuò verb to act as; to serve as
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: 作 is synonymous with 当作 in this sense (Kroll 2015 '作' 4, p. 636; Unihan '作').
  3. zuò verb to start
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '作' 2, p. 636)
  4. zuò noun a writing; a work
    Domain: Art 艺术
    Notes: (Unihan '作')
  5. zuò verb to dress as; to be disguised as
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Clothing
    Notes:
  6. zuō verb to create; to make
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '作' 3, p. 636; Unihan '作')
  7. zuō verb a workshop
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 作 is synonymous with 作坊 or 工场 in this sense.
  8. zuō verb to write; to compose
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 作 is synonymous with 写作 or 创作 in this sense (Kroll 2015 '作' 3a, p. 636; Unihan '作').
  9. zuò verb to rise
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 作 is synonymous with 起 in this sense. Etymology: 作:起也。(Kroll 2015 '作' 1, p. 636; Shuo Wen)
  10. zuò verb to be aroused
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '作' 1a, p. 636)
  11. zuò noun activity; action; undertaking
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '作' 4a, p. 636)
  12. zuò verb to regard as
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '作' 5, p. 636)
  13. zuò noun action; kāraṇa
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: kāraṇa, Tibetan: rgyu'am byed pa (BCSD '作', p. 119; Mahāvyutpatti 'kāraṇam'; MW 'kāraṇa')

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