zuo4
to do; to grow; to write or compose; to pretend; to regard as; to feel; writings or works

strokes 7
radical
strokes after radical 5
暗箱操作 暗箱操作 an4 xiang1 cao1 zuo4
covert activities (election rigging etc); under-the-table manipulations; black operations

八小时工作制 八小時工作制 ba1 xiao3 shi2 gong1 zuo4 zhi4
eight-hour working day

半日工作 半日工作 ban4 ri4 gong1 zuo4
part-time work in which one works each day for a half-day, typically a morning or an afternoon

崩坏作用 崩壞作用 beng1 huai4 zuo4 yong4
mass wasting (geology); slope movement

俾夜作昼 俾夜作晝 bi3 ye4 zuo4 zhou4
lit. to make night as day (idiom); fig. to burn the midnight oil; work especially hard

俾昼作夜 俾晝作夜 bi3 zhou4 zuo4 ye4
to make day as night (idiom, from Book of Songs); fig. to prolong one's pleasure regardless of the hour

变质作用 變質作用 bian4 zhi4 zuo4 yong4
metamorphism (geology)

变作 變作 bian4 zuo4
to change into; to turn into; to become

不合作 不合作 bu4 he2 zuo4
noncooperation

不作为 不作為 bu4 zuo4 wei2
nonfeasance; omission (law)

操作 操作 cao1 zuo4
to work; to operate; to manipulate

操作规程 操作規程 cao1 zuo4 gui1 cheng2
operating rules; work regulations

操作环境 操作環境 cao1 zuo4 huan2 jing4
operating environment

操作速率 操作速率 cao1 zuo4 su4 lv4
operating speed

操作台 操作台 cao1 zuo4 tai2
operating desk; control panel; console

操作系统 操作系統 cao1 zuo4 xi4 tong3
operating system

操作员 操作員 cao1 zuo4 yuan2
operator

操作者 操作者 cao1 zuo4 zhe3
operator

超距作用 超距作用 chao1 ju4 zuo4 yong4
action at a distance (e.g. gravitational force)

炒作 炒作 chao3 zuo4
to hype; to promote (in the media)

沉积作用 沉積作用 chen2 ji1 zuo4 yong4
sedimentation (geology)

称作 稱作 cheng1 zuo4
to be called; to be known as

成名作 成名作 cheng2 ming2 zuo4
work that makes one's name

成双作对 成雙作對 cheng2 shuang1 zuo4 dui4
see 成雙成對|成双成对

尺规作图 尺規作圖 chi3 gui1 zuo4 tu2
ruler and compass construction (geometry)

处女作 處女作 chu3 nv3 zuo4
first publication; maiden work

触媒作用 觸媒作用 chu4 mei2 zuo4 yong4
catalysis

创作 創作 chuang4 zuo4
to create; to produce; to write; creative work; creation

创作力 創作力 chuang4 zuo4 li4
originality

创作者 創作者 chuang4 zuo4 zhe3
originator; creator; author (of some project); inventor

词汇判断作业 詞彙判斷作業 ci2 hui4 pan4 duan4 zuo4 ye4
lexical decision task

粗劣作品 粗劣作品 cu1 lie4 zuo4 pin3
kitsch; vulgar art; art in bad taste

催化作用 催化作用 cui1 hua4 zuo4 yong4
catalysis

打躬作揖 打躬作揖 da3 gong1 zuo4 yi1
to bow respectfully with clasped hands; to beg humbly

打拱作揖 打拱作揖 da3 gong3 zuo4 yi1
to bow respectfully with clasped hands; to beg humbly

大湄公河次区域合作 大湄公河次區域合作 da4 mei2 gong1 he2 ci4 qu1 yu4 he2 zuo4
Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS), economic cooperation program between China and Vietnam

大题小作 大題小作 da4 ti2 xiao3 zuo4
to cut a long story short; a brief treatment of a complicated subject; fig. to treat an important question as a minor matter

大有作为 大有作為 da4 you3 zuo4 wei2
to accomplish much; to have good prospects; to have a promising future

大作 大作 da4 zuo4
your work (book, musical composition etc) (honorific); to erupt; to begin abruptly

代表作 代表作 dai4 biao3 zuo4
representative work (of an author or artist)

当家作主 當家作主 dang1 jia1 zuo4 zhu3
to be in charge in one's own house (idiom); to be the master of one's own affairs

当牛作马 當牛作馬 dang1 niu2 zuo4 ma3
to work like a horse and toil like an ox; fig. to slave for sb

当作 當作 dang4 zuo4
to treat as; to regard as

岛国动作片 島國動作片 dao3 guo2 dong4 zuo4 pian4
euphemism for Japanese porn movie

稻作 稻作 dao4 zuo4
rice cultivation

电磁相互作用 電磁相互作用 dian4 ci2 xiang1 hu4 zuo4 yong4
electromagnetic interaction (between particles); electromagnetic force (physics)

电影制作 電影製作 dian4 ying3 zhi4 zuo4
filmmaking

定作 定作 ding4 zuo4
to have sth made to order

动作 動作 dong4 zuo4
movement; motion; action

动作片 動作片 dong4 zuo4 pian4
action movie

对外贸易经济合作部 對外貿易經濟合作部 dui4 wai4 mao4 yi4 jing1 ji4 he2 zuo4 bu4
Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation (MOFTEC)

多边合作 多邊合作 duo1 bian1 he2 zuo4
multilateral cooperation

多工运作 多工運作 duo1 gong1 yun4 zuo4
multithreading

多工作业 多工作業 duo1 gong1 zuo4 ye4
multitasking

恶作剧 惡作劇 e4 zuo4 ju4
mischief; mischievous; practical joke; prank

二一添作五 二一添作五 er4 yi1 tian1 zuo4 wu3
lit. one half equals zero point five (division rule in abacus reckoning); to share fairly between two parties; to go fifty-fifty

发作 發作 fa1 zuo4
to flare up; to break out

发作性嗜睡病 發作性嗜睡病 fa1 zuo4 xing4 shi4 shui4 bing4
narcolepsy

翻作 翻作 fan1 zuo4
to compose; to write words to a tune

反射动作 反射動作 fan3 she4 dong4 zuo4
reflex action

反射作用 反射作用 fan3 she4 zuo4 yong4
reflex; reflection

反作用 反作用 fan3 zuo4 yong4
opposite reaction

犯上作乱 犯上作亂 fan4 shang4 zuo4 luan4
to rebel against the emperor (idiom)

放射作战 放射作戰 fang4 she4 zuo4 zhan4
radiological operations

分解作用 分解作用 fen1 jie3 zuo4 yong4
decomposition

风化作用 風化作用 feng1 hua4 zuo4 yong4
weathering (of rocks); erosion (by wind etc)

逢场作戏 逢場作戲 feng2 chang3 zuo4 xi4
lit. find a stage, put on a comedy (idiom); to join in the fun; to play along according to local conditions

傅作义 傅作義 fu4 zuo4 yi4
Fu Zuoyi (1895-1974), Guomindang general, subsequently PRC top general and politician

副作用 副作用 fu4 zuo4 yong4
side effect

敢作敢当 敢作敢當 gan3 zuo4 gan3 dang1
variant of 敢做敢當|敢做敢当

敢作敢为 敢作敢為 gan3 zuo4 gan3 wei2
to stop at nothing (idiom); to dare to do anything

高空作业 高空作業 gao1 kong1 zuo4 ye4
to work high above the ground

耕作 耕作 geng1 zuo4
farming

工作 工作 gong1 zuo4
to work; (of a machine) to operate; job; work; task

工作报告 工作報告 gong1 zuo4 bao4 gao4
working report; operating report

工作表 工作表 gong1 zuo4 biao3
worksheet

工作单位 工作單位 gong1 zuo4 dan1 wei4
work unit

工作队 工作隊 gong1 zuo4 dui4
a working group; a task force

工作服 工作服 gong1 zuo4 fu2
work clothes

工作过度 工作過度 gong1 zuo4 guo4 du4
overwork

工作记忆 工作記憶 gong1 zuo4 ji4 yi4
working memory

工作狂 工作狂 gong1 zuo4 kuang2
workaholic

工作量 工作量 gong1 zuo4 liang4
workload; volume of work

工作流 工作流 gong1 zuo4 liu2
workflow

工作流程 工作流程 gong1 zuo4 liu2 cheng2
workflow

工作面 工作面 gong1 zuo4 mian4
workface; a working surface

工作人员 工作人員 gong1 zuo4 ren2 yuan2
staff member

工作日 工作日 gong1 zuo4 ri4
workday; working day; weekday

工作时间 工作時間 gong1 zuo4 shi2 jian1
working hours

工作室 工作室 gong1 zuo4 shi4
studio; workshop

工作台 工作檯 gong1 zuo4 tai2
workbench; work station

工作委员会 工作委員會 gong1 zuo4 wei3 yuan2 hui4
working committee

工作站 工作站 gong1 zuo4 zhan4
(computer) workstation

工作者 工作者 gong1 zuo4 zhe3
worker

工作组 工作組 gong1 zuo4 zu3
work team; working group; task force

共轭作用 共軛作用 gong4 e4 zuo4 yong4
conjugation

故作 故作 gu4 zuo4
to pretend; to feign

故作端庄 故作端莊 gu4 zuo4 duan1 zhuang1
artificial show of seriousness; to pretend to be solemn

故作深沉 故作深沉 gu4 zuo4 shen1 chen2
to play the profound thinker

故作姿态 故作姿態 gu4 zuo4 zi1 tai4
a pose; a pretense

光合作用 光合作用 guang1 he2 zuo4 yong4
photosynthesis

光化作用 光化作用 guang1 hua4 zuo4 yong4
photochemical effect; photosynthesis; photolysis

国共合作 國共合作 guo2 gong4 he2 zuo4
First United Front between Guomindang and Communist party, 1923-1927

核相互作用 核相互作用 he2 xiang1 hu4 zuo4 yong4
nuclear interaction

合作 合作 he2 zuo4
to cooperate; to collaborate; to work together; cooperation

合作方 合作方 he2 zuo4 fang1
(business) partner

合作化 合作化 he2 zuo4 hua4
collectivization (in Marxist theory)

合作伙伴 合作伙伴 he2 zuo4 huo3 ban4
cooperative partner

合作农场 合作農場 he2 zuo4 nong2 chang3
collective farm, Russian: kolkhoz

合作社 合作社 he2 zuo4 she4
cooperative; workers' or agricultural producers' cooperative etc

合作市 合作市 he2 zuo4 shi4
Hezuo county level city in Gannan Tibetan autonomous prefecture 甘南藏族自治州, Gansu

合作者 合作者 he2 zuo4 zhe3
co-worker; collaborator; also collaborator with the enemy

黑箱操作 黑箱操作 hei1 xiang1 cao1 zuo4
see 暗箱操作

呼牛作马 呼牛作馬 hu1 niu2 zuo4 ma3
to call sth a cow or a horse (idiom); it doesn't matter what you call it; Insult me if you want, I don't care what you call me.

胡作非为 胡作非為 hu2 zuo4 fei1 wei2
to run amok (idiom); to commit outrages

画作 畫作 hua4 zuo4
painting; picture

化作 化作 hua4 zuo4
to change into; to turn into; to become

唤作 喚作 huan4 zuo4
to be called; to be known as

回嗔作喜 回嗔作喜 hui2 chen1 zuo4 xi3
to go from anger to happiness (idiom)

混作 混作 hun4 zuo4
mixed cropping (i.e. growing two crops together)

吉卜力工作室 吉卜力工作室 ji2 bu3 li4 gong1 zuo4 shi4
Studio Ghibli, Japanese film studio

即兴之作 即興之作 ji2 xing4 zhi1 zuo4
improvisation

记作 記作 ji4 zuo4
to denote; denoted by; written

家庭作业 家庭作業 jia1 ting2 zuo4 ye4
homework

佳作 佳作 jia1 zuo4
masterpiece; fine piece of writing

假动作 假動作 jia3 dong4 zuo4
fake move or pass (sports); feint

假作 假作 jia3 zuo4
to feign; to pretend

间作 間作 jian4 zuo4
interplanting

焦作 焦作 jiao1 zuo4
Jiaozuo prefecture level city in Henan

焦作市 焦作市 jiao1 zuo4 shi4
Jiaozuo prefecture level city in Henan

矫揉造作 矯揉造作 jiao3 rou2 zao4 zuo4
pretension; affectation; putting on artificial airs

酵解作用 酵解作用 jiao4 jie3 zuo4 yong4
zymolysis

教育工作者 教育工作者 jiao4 yu4 gong1 zuo4 zhe3
educator

叫作 叫作 jiao4 zuo4
to call; to be called

结束工作 結束工作 jie2 shu4 gong1 zuo4
to finish work

杰作 傑作 jie2 zuo4
masterpiece

仅作参考 僅作參考 jin3 zuo4 can1 kao3
for reference only

精耕细作 精耕細作 jing1 geng1 xi4 zuo4
intensive farming

经济合作与发展组织 經濟合作與發展組織 jing1 ji4 he2 zuo4 yu3 fa1 zhan3 zu3 zhi1
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD); abbr. to 經合組織|经合组织

经济作物 經濟作物 jing1 ji4 zuo4 wu4
cash crop (economics)

聚合作用 聚合作用 ju4 he2 zuo4 yong4
polymerization

剧作家 劇作家 ju4 zuo4 jia1
playwright

看作 看作 kan4 zuo4
to look upon as; to regard as

科技工作者 科技工作者 ke1 ji4 gong1 zuo4 zhe3
worker in science and technology

可操作的艺术 可操作的藝術 ke3 cao1 zuo4 de5 yi4 shu4
the art of the possible (Bismarck on politics)

可作 可作 ke3 zuo4
can be used for

恐慌发作 恐慌發作 kong3 huang1 fa1 zuo4
panic attack

苦中作乐 苦中作樂 ku3 zhong1 zuo4 le4
to find joy in sorrows (idiom); to enjoy sth in spite of one's suffering

拉大旗作虎皮 拉大旗作虎皮 la1 da4 qi2 zuo4 hu3 pi2
lit. to wave a banner as if it were a tiger skin (idiom); fig. to borrow sb's prestige; to take the name of a great cause as a shield

劳作 勞作 lao2 zuo4
work; manual labor

力作 力作 li4 zuo4
to put effort into (work, farming, writing etc); a masterpiece

粮食作物 糧食作物 liang2 shi5 zuo4 wu4
grain crops; cereals

留作 留作 liu2 zuo4
to set aside for; to keep as

乱作决定 亂作決定 luan4 zuo4 jue2 ding4
to make arbitrary decisions

轮作 輪作 lun2 zuo4
rotation of crops (to preserve fertility of soil)

略作 略作 lve4 zuo4
to be abbreviated to; (followed by a verb) slightly

慢动作 慢動作 man4 dong4 zuo4
slow motion

面试工作 面試工作 mian4 shi4 gong1 zuo4
job interview; to interview for a position

名作 名作 ming2 zuo4
masterpiece; famous work

命名作业 命名作業 ming4 ming2 zuo4 ye4
naming task

默不作声 默不作聲 mo4 bu4 zuo4 sheng1
to keep silent

目标匹配作业 目標匹配作業 mu4 biao1 pi3 pei4 zuo4 ye4
target matching task

南亚区域合作联盟 南亞區域合作聯盟 nan2 ya4 qu1 yu4 he2 zuo4 lian2 meng2
South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)

拟古之作 擬古之作 ni3 gu3 zhi1 zuo4
a work in a classic style; a pastiche

拟作 擬作 ni3 zuo4
to write in the style of some author; to write as if from the mouth of sb; a pastiche

农村合作化 農村合作化 nong2 cun1 he2 zuo4 hua4
collectivization of agriculture (in Marxist theory)

农业合作化 農業合作化 nong2 ye4 he2 zuo4 hua4
collectivization of agriculture (in Marxist theory)

农业生产合作社 農業生產合作社 nong2 ye4 sheng1 chan3 he2 zuo4 she4
agricultural producers' cooperative

农作物 農作物 nong2 zuo4 wu4
(farm) crops

弄虚作假 弄虛作假 nong4 xu1 zuo4 jia3
to practice fraud (idiom); by trickery

欧洲安全和合作组织 歐洲安全和合作組織 ou1 zhou1 an1 quan2 he2 he2 zuo4 zu3 zhi1
Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)

欧洲安全与合作组织 歐洲安全與合作組織 ou1 zhou1 an1 quan2 yu3 he2 zuo4 zu3 zhi1
Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)

派给工作 派給工作 pai4 gei3 gong1 zuo4
to task

启动作业 啟動作業 qi3 dong4 zuo4 ye4
priming task

起居作息 起居作息 qi3 ju1 zuo4 xi1
lit. rising and lying down, working and resting (idiom); fig. everyday life; daily routine; to go about one's daily life

强相互作用 強相互作用 qiang2 xiang1 hu4 zuo4 yong4
strong interaction (in particle physics); strong force

强作用 強作用 qiang2 zuo4 yong4
strong interaction (governing hadrons in nuclear physics)

强作用力 強作用力 qiang2 zuo4 yong4 li4
the strong force (in nuclear physics)

侵蚀作用 侵蝕作用 qin1 shi2 zuo4 yong4
erosion

趋化作用 趨化作用 qu1 hua4 zuo4 yong4
chemotaxis (movement of leukocytes under chemical stimulus)

全时工作 全時工作 quan2 shi2 gong1 zuo4
full time work

认贼作父 認賊作父 ren4 zei2 zuo4 fu4
lit. to acknowledge the bandit as one's father (idiom); fig. a complete betrayal; to sell oneself to the enemy

认作 認作 ren4 zuo4
to regard as; to view; to consider sth as; to treat as

日常工作 日常工作 ri4 chang2 gong1 zuo4
routine

日出而作,日入而息 日出而作,日入而息 ri4 chu1 er2 zuo4 - ri4 ru4 er2 xi1
lit. to get up at sunrise and work until sunset (proverb); fig. to lead a plain and hardworking life

溶蚀作用 溶蝕作用 rong2 shi2 zuo4 yong4
dissolving; erosion by groundwater; corrosion

弱相互作用 弱相互作用 ruo4 xiang1 hu4 zuo4 yong4
weak interaction (in particle physics); weak force

弱作用 弱作用 ruo4 zuo4 yong4
weak interaction

弱作用力 弱作用力 ruo4 zuo4 yong4 li4
the weak force (in particle physics)

色情作品 色情作品 se4 qing2 zuo4 pin3
porn; book about sex

杀菌作用 殺菌作用 sha1 jun1 zuo4 yong4
sterilization

上海合作组织 上海合作組織 shang4 hai3 he2 zuo4 zu3 zhi1
Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)

社会工作 社會工作 she4 hui4 gong1 zuo4
social work

社会工作者 社會工作者 she4 hui4 gong1 zuo4 zhe3
caseworker; social worker

深耕细作 深耕細作 shen1 geng1 xi4 zuo4
deep plowing and careful cultivation

生活作风 生活作風 sheng1 huo2 zuo4 feng1
behavior; conduct

石作 石作 shi2 zuo4
masonry workshop

始作俑者 始作俑者 shi3 zuo4 yong3 zhe3
lit. the first person to bury funerary dolls (idiom); fig. the originator of an evil practice

视作 視作 shi4 zuo4
to regard as; to treat as

试作 試作 shi4 zuo4
to attempt; test run

所作所为 所作所為 suo3 zuo4 suo3 wei2
one's conduct and deeds

套作 套作 tao4 zuo4
intercropping; growing several crops together

天公不作美 天公不作美 tian1 gong1 bu4 zuo4 mei3
the weather is not cooperating (idiom); bad weather

天作之合 天作之合 tian1 zuo4 zhi1 he2
a match made in heaven (idiom)

烃化作用 烴化作用 ting1 hua4 zuo4 yong4
alkylation

通力合作 通力合作 tong1 li4 he2 zuo4
to join forces; to give full cooperation

同化作用 同化作用 tong2 hua4 zuo4 yong4
assimilation; anabolism (biology); constructive metabolism (using energy to make proteins etc)

统一战线工作部 統一戰線工作部 tong3 yi1 zhan4 xian4 gong1 zuo4 bu4
United Front Work Department of CPC Central Committee (UFWD)

吞噬作用 吞噬作用 tun1 shi4 zuo4 yong4
phagocytosis (ingesting and destroying foreign matter)

外典写作 外典寫作 wai4 dian3 xie3 zuo4
apocryphal writings

网路作业系统 網路作業系統 wang3 lu4 zuo4 ye4 xi4 tong3
network operating system

网络操作系统 網絡操作系統 wang3 luo4 cao1 zuo4 xi4 tong3
network operating system

为非作歹 為非作歹 wei2 fei1 zuo4 dai3
to break the law and commit crimes (idiom); malefactor; evildoer; to perpetrate outrages

为虎作伥 為虎作倀 wei4 hu3 zuo4 chang1
to act as accomplice to the tiger; to help a villain do evil (idiom)

文艺作品 文藝作品 wen2 yi4 zuo4 pin3
literary work; art work

无恶不作 無惡不作 wu2 e4 bu4 zuo4
not to shrink from any crime (idiom); to commit any imaginable misdeed

无所作为 無所作為 wu2 suo3 zuo4 wei2
attempting nothing and accomplishing nothing (idiom); without any initiative or drive; feckless

吴作栋 吳作棟 wu2 zuo4 dong4
Goh Chok Tong (1941-), Singapore businessman and politician, prime minister 1990-2004

无做作 無做作 wu2 zuo4 zuo5
unaffected (i.e. behaving naturally)

五行八作 五行八作 wu3 hang2 ba1 zuo1
all the trades; people of all trades and professions

仵作 仵作 wu3 zuo4
coroner (old)

误作 誤作 wu4 zuo4
to consider erroneously; incorrectly attributed to sb

细作 細作 xi4 zuo4
police spy; secret agent

相互作用 相互作用 xiang1 hu4 zuo4 yong4
to interact; interaction; interplay

小动作 小動作 xiao3 dong4 zuo4
bad habit (e.g. nose-picking); petty maneuver; dirty trick; gamesmanship

小题大作 小題大作 xiao3 ti2 da4 zuo4
variant of 小題大做|小题大做

协同作用 協同作用 xie2 tong2 zuo4 yong4
synergy; cooperative interaction

协作 協作 xie2 zuo4
cooperation; coordination

写作 寫作 xie3 zuo4
to write; to compose; writing; written works

心理作用 心理作用 xin1 li3 zuo4 yong4
psychological effect; subjective experience affected more by one's expectations than by objective reality; figment of the imagination

新闻工作者 新聞工作者 xin1 wen2 gong1 zuo4 zhe3
journalist

新型农村合作医疗 新型農村合作醫療 xin1 xing2 nong2 cun1 he2 zuo4 yi1 liao2
New Rural Cooperative Medical Scheme; abbr. to 新農合|新农合

兴风作浪 興風作浪 xing1 feng1 zuo4 lang4
to incite trouble; to stir up havoc

兴妖作怪 興妖作怪 xing1 yao1 zuo4 guai4
lit. to summon demons to create havoc (idiom); fig. to stir up all kinds of trouble

性工作 性工作 xing4 gong1 zuo4
employment as sex worker; prostitution

续作 續作 xu4 zuo4
sequel

寻欢作乐 尋歡作樂 xun2 huan1 zuo4 le4
pleasure seeking (idiom); life of dissipation

亚太经济合作组织 亞太經濟合作組織 ya4 tai4 jing1 ji4 he2 zuo4 zu3 zhi1
Asian-Pacific Economic Cooperation organization; APEC

遥控操作 遙控操作 yao2 kong4 cao1 zuo4
remote operation

一鼓作气 一鼓作氣 yi1 gu3 zuo4 qi4
in a spurt of energy

遗作 遺作 yi2 zuo4
posthumous work

以身作则 以身作則 yi3 shen1 zuo4 ze2
to set an example (idiom); to serve as a model

已作出保 已作出保 yi3 zuo4 chu1 bao3
to do sth under oath (idiom)

已作故人 已作故人 yi3 zuo4 gu4 ren2
to have passed away

异化作用 異化作用 yi4 hua4 zuo4 yong4
catabolism (biology); metabolic breaking down and waste disposal; dissimilation

义务工作者 義務工作者 yi4 wu4 gong1 zuo4 zhe3
volunteer; voluntary worker

抑制作用 抑制作用 yi4 zhi4 zuo4 yong4
inhibition

亦作 亦作 yi4 zuo4
also written as

饮酒作乐 飲酒作樂 yin3 jiu3 zuo4 le4
drinking party; to go on a binge; to paint the town red

隐隐作痛 隱隱作痛 yin3 yin3 zuo4 tong4
to ache dully

庸俗作品 庸俗作品 yong1 su2 zuo4 pin3
vulgar art; art in bad taste; kitsch

用作 用作 yong4 zuo4
to use for the purpose of; to serve as

油料作物 油料作物 you2 liao4 zuo4 wu4
oil crop (rape, peanut, soy, sesame etc); oil-bearing crop

有作用 有作用 you3 zuo4 yong4
effective; to have impact

原作 原作 yuan2 zuo4
original works; original text; original author

运作 運作 yun4 zuo4
to operate; operations; workings; activities (usu. of an organization); thread (computing)

造山作用 造山作用 zao4 shan1 zuo4 yong4
orogeny (geology)

张作霖 張作霖 zhang1 zuo4 lin2
Zhang Zuolin (c. 1873-1928), warlord of Manchuria 1916-1928

招牌动作 招牌動作 zhao1 pai2 dong4 zuo4
signature move

照作不误 照作不誤 zhao4 zuo4 bu4 wu4
to do something, never mind the circumstances

振作 振作 zhen4 zuo4
to bestir oneself; to pull oneself together; to cheer up; to uplift; to stimulate

蒸腾作用 蒸騰作用 zheng1 teng2 zuo4 yong4
transpiration

正常工作 正常工作 zheng4 chang2 gong1 zuo4
normal operation; proper functioning

指鹿作马 指鹿作馬 zhi3 lu4 zuo4 ma3
to take a deer and call it a horse (idiom); deliberate inversion of the truth

制作 製作 zhi4 zuo4
to make; to manufacture

制作商 製作商 zhi4 zuo4 shang1
maker; manufacturer

制作者 製作者 zhi4 zuo4 zhe3
producer; maker; creator

中国左翼作家联盟 中國左翼作家聯盟 zhong1 guo2 zuo3 yi4 zuo4 jia1 lian2 meng2
the League of the Left-Wing Writers, an organization of writers formed in China in 1930

中国作家协会 中國作家協會 zhong1 guo2 zuo4 jia1 xie2 hui4
China Writers Association (CWA)

中国作协 中國作協 zhong1 guo2 zuo4 xie2
China Writers Association (CWA); abbr. for 中國作家協會|中国作家协会

周作人 周作人 zhou1 zuo4 ren2
Zhou Zuoren (1885-1967), brother of Lu Xun 魯迅|鲁迅, academic in Japanese and Greek studies, briefly imprisoned after the war as Japanese collaborator, persecuted and died of unknown causes during the Cultural Revolution

著作 著作 zhu4 zuo4
to write; literary work; book; article; writings

著作权 著作權 zhu4 zuo4 quan2
copyright

装聋作哑 裝聾作啞 zhuang1 long2 zuo4 ya3
to play deaf-mute

装模作样 裝模作樣 zhuang1 mo2 zuo4 yang4
to put on an act (idiom); to show affectation; to indulge in histrionics

装腔作势 裝腔作勢 zhuang1 qiang1 zuo4 shi4
posturing; pretentious; affected

装作 裝作 zhuang1 zuo4
to pretend; to feign; to act a part

拙作 拙作 zhuo1 zuo4
my unworthy manuscript (humble expr.); my humble writing

自作 自作 zi4 zuo4
to act for oneself; to view oneself (as clever, virtuous, attractive)

自作聪明 自作聰明 zi4 zuo4 cong1 ming2
to think oneself clever (idiom); self-styled genius; a smart aleck

自作多情 自作多情 zi4 zuo4 duo1 qing2
to imagine that one's love is reciprocated; to shower affection on an uninterested party

自作主张 自作主張 zi4 zuo4 zhu3 zhang1
to think for oneself and act accordingly (idiom); to act on one's own initiative

自作自受 自作自受 zi4 zuo4 zi4 shou4
to act for oneself and suffer the consequence; to reap what one has sown; to make your bed and lie on it

作坊 作坊 zuo1 fang5
workshop (of artisan)

作料 作料 zuo2 liao5
condiments; seasoning

作爱 作愛 zuo4 ai4
to make love

作案 作案 zuo4 an4
to commit a crime

作罢 作罷 zuo4 ba4
to drop (subject etc)

作伴 作伴 zuo4 ban4
to accompany; to keep sb company

作保 作保 zuo4 bao3
to act as surety for sb; to be sb's guarantor; to stand bail for sb

作笔记 作筆記 zuo4 bi3 ji4
to take notes

作弊 作弊 zuo4 bi4
to practice fraud; to cheat; to engage in corrupt practices

作别 作別 zuo4 bie2
to take one's leave; to bid farewell

作出 作出 zuo4 chu1
to put out; to come up with; to make (a choice, decision, proposal, response, comment etc); to issue (a permit, statement, explanation, apology, reassurance to the public etc); to draw (conclusion); to deliver (speech, judgment); to devise (explanation);

作辍 作輟 zuo4 chuo4
now working, now stopping

作答 作答 zuo4 da2
to answer; to respond

作东 作東 zuo4 dong1
to host (a dinner); to treat; to pick up the check

作对 作對 zuo4 dui4
to set oneself against; to oppose; to make a pair

作恶 作惡 zuo4 e4
to do evil

作法 作法 zuo4 fa3
course of action; method of doing sth; practice; modus operandi

作废 作廢 zuo4 fei4
to become invalid; to cancel; to delete; to nullify

作风 作風 zuo4 feng1
style; style of work; way

作风正派 作風正派 zuo4 feng1 zheng4 pai4
to be honest and upright; to have moral integrity

做工作 做工作 zuo4 gong1 zuo4
to do one's work; to work on sb; to try to persuade sb

作古 作古 zuo4 gu3
to die; to pass away

作古人 作古人 zuo4 gu3 ren2
to die; to pass away

作怪 作怪 zuo4 guai4
(of a ghost) to make strange things happen; to act up; to act behind the scenes; to make mischief; odd; to misbehave (euphemism for having sex)

作好准备 作好準備 zuo4 hao3 zhun3 bei4
to prepare; to make adequate preparation

作合 作合 zuo4 he2
to make a match; to get married

作画 作畫 zuo4 hua4
to paint

作家 作家 zuo4 jia1
author

作假 作假 zuo4 jia3
to counterfeit; to falsify; to cheat; to defraud; fraudulent; to behave affectedly

作奸犯科 作姦犯科 zuo4 jian1 fan4 ke1
to flout the law

作茧 作繭 zuo4 jian3
to make a cocoon

作茧自缚 作繭自縛 zuo4 jian3 zi4 fu4
to spin a cocoon around oneself (idiom); enmeshed in a trap of one's own devising; hoist by his own petard

作件 作件 zuo4 jian4
workpiece

作践 作踐 zuo4 jian4
to ill-use; to humiliate; to degrade; to ruin; also pr.

作交易 作交易 zuo4 jiao1 yi4
to deal; to transact

作客 作客 zuo4 ke4
to live somewhere as a visitor; to stay with sb as a guest; to sojourn

作乐 作樂 zuo4 le4
to make merry

作乱 作亂 zuo4 luan4
to start a rebellion; to rise in revolt

作马 作馬 zuo4 ma3
trestle; carpenter's frame

作孽 作孽 zuo4 nie4
to sin

作弄 作弄 zuo4 nong4
to tease; to play tricks on

作呕 作嘔 zuo4 ou3
to feel sick; to feel nauseous; to feel disgusted

作派 作派 zuo4 pai4
see 做派

作品 作品 zuo4 pin3
work (of art); opus

作曲 作曲 zuo4 qu3
to compose (music)

作曲家 作曲家 zuo4 qu3 jia1
composer; songwriter

作曲者 作曲者 zuo4 qu3 zhe3
composer; song writer

作人 作人 zuo4 ren2
to conduct oneself; same as 做人

作色 作色 zuo4 se4
to show signs of anger; to flush with annoyance

作势 作勢 zuo4 shi4
to adopt an attitude; to strike a posture

作誓 作誓 zuo4 shi4
to pledge

作手 作手 zuo4 shou3
writer; expert

作寿 作壽 zuo4 shou4
variant of 做壽|做寿

作数 作數 zuo4 shu4
valid; counting (as valid)

作死 作死 zuo4 si3
to court disaster

作祟 作祟 zuo4 sui4
haunted; to haunt; to cause mischief

作痛 作痛 zuo4 tong4
to ache

作威作福 作威作福 zuo4 wei1 zuo4 fu2
tyrannical abuse (idiom); riding roughshod over people

作为 作為 zuo4 wei2
one's conduct; deed; activity; accomplishment; achievement; to act as; as (in the capacity of); qua; to view as; to look upon (sth as); to take sth to be

作文 作文 zuo4 wen2
to write an essay; composition (student essay)

作物 作物 zuo4 wu4
crop

作息 作息 zuo4 xi1
work and rest

作息时间 作息時間 zuo4 xi1 shi2 jian1
daily schedule; daily routine

作息时间表 作息時間表 zuo4 xi1 shi2 jian1 biao3
daily schedule; work schedule

作下 作下 zuo4 xia4
to do; to make (usually bad connotation)

作兴 作興 zuo4 xing1
maybe; possibly; there is reason to believe

作秀 作秀 zuo4 xiu4
to show off (loanword, from English "show"); to grandstand; to perform in a stage show

作业 作業 zuo4 ye4
school assignment; homework; work; task; operation; to operate

作业环境 作業環境 zuo4 ye4 huan2 jing4
operating environment

作业系统 作業系統 zuo4 ye4 xi4 tong3
operating system

作揖 作揖 zuo4 yi1
to bow with hands held in front

作用 作用 zuo4 yong4
to act on; to affect; action; function; activity; impact; result; effect; purpose; intent; to play a role; corresponds to English -ity, -ism, -ization

作用理论 作用理論 zuo4 yong4 li3 lun4
interactive theory

作用力 作用力 zuo4 yong4 li4
effort; active force; applied force

作贼 作賊 zuo4 zei2
to be a thief

作战 作戰 zuo4 zhan4
combat; to fight

作战失踪 作戰失蹤 zuo4 zhan4 shi1 zong1
see 作戰失蹤人員|作战失踪人员

作战失踪人员 作戰失蹤人員 zuo4 zhan4 shi1 zong1 ren2 yuan2
missing in action (MIA) (military)

作者 作者 zuo4 zhe3
author; writer

作者不详 作者不詳 zuo4 zhe3 bu4 xiang2
anonymous author

作者权 作者權 zuo4 zhe3 quan2
copyright

作者未详 作者未詳 zuo4 zhe3 wei4 xiang2
anonymous author

作证 作證 zuo4 zheng4
to bear witness; to testify

作证能力 作證能力 zuo4 zheng4 neng2 li4
competence

作主 作主 zuo4 zhu3
to decide; to make decisions; to take responsibility (for deciding); to be in charge; to give sb justice

作准 作準 zuo4 zhun3
to recognize; to acknowledge (as valid)

做准备工作 做準備工作 zuo4 zhun3 bei4 gong1 zuo4
to make preparations

做作 做作 zuo4 zuo5
affected; artificial