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Simplified Chinese version

U+4EA4

Seal script

Jinwen

Jiaguwen

Jianbo

Semantic variant

Radical:+ 4 strokes = 6 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.152#9 Kangxi: p.88#06 Cihai: p.76r3c01 GSR: 1166.a Hanyu: v1,p0282#01
Composition:Top: , bottom: . Component of: 𠙇 𠜅 𭃠 𨹍 𫥿 𡋟 𡥡 [More]
Mandarin:jiāo ㄐㄧㄠ
Cantonese:gaau1
Tang reconstruction:*gau gau
Shuowen:交部》交:交胫也。从大,象交形。凡交之属皆从交。
Guangyun:广韵·下平声··》交:戾也,共也,合也,领也。古肴切,二十二。
Kangxi:康熙字典·亠部·》交:〔古文〕䢒《广韵》古肴切《集韵》《韵会》《正韵》居肴切,𠀤音郊。《小尔雅》俱也。《广韵》共也,合也。《易·泰卦》上下交,而其志同也。又友也。《易·系辞》上交不谄,下交不凟。《礼·郊特牲》爲人臣者无外交,不敢贰君也。又交交,鸟飞貌。《·秦风》交交黄鸟。又交加,参错也。《前汉·刘向传》章交公车。又州名,南越地,汉置交州。《·尧典》申命羲叔宅南交。《蔡传》南交,南方交趾地。又衣领也。《扬子·方言》衿谓之交。又同蛟。《前汉·高帝纪》则见交龙于上。《史记》作蛟。又同鵁。《司马相如·上林赋》交精旋目。卽鵁鶄。
考证:〔《扬子·方言》衿之谓交。〕谨照原文改衿谓之交。
Fanqie:古肴 (《广韵·下平声··》)
Unihan definition:mix; intersect; exchange, communicate; deliver

Example usage

论语·学而》:与朋友而不信乎?
Whether, in intercourse with friends, I may have been not sincere.
孟子·尽心上》:孟子曰:“食而弗爱,豕之也。”
Mencius said, 'To feed a scholar and not love him, is to treat him as a pig.'
礼记·问丧》:亲始死,鸡斯徒跣,扱上衽,手哭。
Immediately after his father's death, (the son put off his cap, and) kept his hair, with the pin in it, in the bag (of silk); went barefoot, with the skirt of his dress tucked up under his girdle; and wailed with his hands across his breast.
扬子法言》:或问:“五声、十二律也,或雅或郑,何也?”
Someone asked: All music is based on the five tones and the twelve note scale, yet some music is ceremonial, and some is [like that of] Zheng and Wei. Why?
墨子·经上》:同异得放有无。
Sameness and difference. In interplay, having and lacking become relative.
庄子·齐物论》:其寐也魂,其觉也形开,与接为构,日以心鬭。
When we sleep, the soul communicates with (what is external to us); when we awake, the body is set free. Our intercourse with others then leads to various activity, and daily there is the striving of mind with mind.
道德经》:夫两不相伤,故德归焉。
When these two do not injuriously affect each other, their good influences converge in the virtue (of the Dao).
商君书·垦令》:民不贵学则愚,愚则无外,无外则勉农而不偷。
If they do not prize learning, they will be stupid, and being stupid, they will have no interest in outside things; when they have no interest in outside things, the country will exert itself in agriculture and not neglect it.
孙子兵法·谋攻》:故上兵伐谋,其次伐,其次伐兵,其下攻城。
Thus the highest form of generalship is to balk the enemy's plans; the next best is to prevent the junction of the enemy's forces; the next in order is to attack the enemy's army in the field; and the worst policy of all is to besiege walled cities.
史记·五帝本纪》:北至于幽陵,南至于址,西至于流沙,东至于蟠木。
Northward his rule extended to 'Dark mound,' southward to Annam, westward to the moving sands, and eastward to 'Coiling tree'.
荀子·大略》:诰誓不及五帝,盟诅不及三王,质子不及五伯。
说苑·修文》:生而相与通,故曰留宾。
春秋繁露》:于前,冬于后,而不同理。
韩诗外传·卷二》:一旦有非常之变,诸侯争,人趋车驰,迫然祸至,乃始忧愁,乾喉焦唇,仰天而叹,庶几乎望其安也,不亦晚乎!
大戴礼记》:非礼无以节事天地之神明也,非礼无以辨君臣上下长幼之位也,非礼无以别男女父子兄弟之亲、昏姻、疏数之也,君子以此之为尊敬然。
白虎通德论·》:接之时,不私其臣子之义,心俱欲尊其君父,故皆令臣子得称其君为公也。
新书·修政语上》:是故尧教化及雕题蜀越,抚趾,身涉流沙,地封独山,西见王母,训及大夏渠叟,北中幽都,及狗国与人身而鸟面,及焦侥。
新序·善谋》:他日三晋之于秦相若也,今秦善韩、魏而攻王,王之所以事秦者,必不如魏、韩也。
中论·法象》:故君子之人也,欢而不媟,和而不同
孔子家语·问礼》:非礼则无以别男女、父子、兄弟、婚姻、亲族、疏数之焉。
潜夫论·务本》:列士者,以孝悌为本,以游为末。
论衡·累害》:人之游,不能常欢,欢则相亲,忿则踈远,踈远怨恨,毁伤其行,三累也。
太玄经·》:𝌕
风俗通义》:杨雄好之,天下孝廉、卫卒会,周章质问,以次注续,二十七年,尔乃治正,凡九千字,其所发明,犹未若《尔雅》之闳丽也,张竦以为悬诸日月不刊之书。
孔丛子·广诂》:爰、换、变、贸、、更,易也。
申鉴·政体》:若乃二端不愆,五德不离,六节不悖,则三才允序,五事备,百工惟厘,庶绩咸熙。
新语·道基》:川谷错,风化未通,九州绝隔,未有舟车之用,以济深致远。
独断·卷下》:帝谥:违拂不成曰隐,靖民则法曰黄,翼善传圣曰尧,仁圣盛明曰舜,残人多垒曰桀,残义损善曰纣,慈惠爱亲曰孝,爱民好与曰惠,圣善同文曰宣,声闻宣远曰昭,克定祸乱曰武,聪明睿智曰献,温柔圣善曰懿,布德执义曰穆,仁义说民曰元,安仁立政曰神,布纲治纪曰平,乱而不损曰灵,保民耆艾曰明,辟土有德曰襄,贞心大度曰匡,大虑慈民曰定,知过能改曰恭,不生其国曰声,一德不懈曰简,夙兴夜寐曰敬,清白自守曰贞,柔德好众曰靖,安乐治民曰康,小心畏忌曰僖,中身早折曰悼,慈仁和民曰顺,好勇致力曰庄,恭人短折曰哀,在国逢难曰愍,名实过爽曰缪,壅遏不通曰幽,暴虐无亲曰厉,致志大图曰景,辟土兼国曰桓,经纬天地曰文,执义扬善曰怀,短折不成曰殇,去礼远众曰炀,怠政外曰携,治典不敷曰祈。
蔡中郎集·独断》:帝谥:违拂不成曰隐,靖民则法曰黄,翼善传圣曰尧,仁圣盛明曰舜,残人多垒曰桀,残义损善曰纣,慈惠爱亲曰孝,爱民好与曰惠,圣善同文曰宣,声闻宣远曰昭,克定祸乱曰武,聪明睿智曰献,温柔圣善曰懿,布德执义曰穆,仁义说民曰元,安仁立政曰神,布纲治纪曰平,乱而不损曰灵,保民耆艾曰明,辟土有德曰襄,贞心大度曰匡,大虑慈民曰定,知过能改曰恭,不生其国曰声,一德不懈曰简,夙兴夜寐曰敬,清白自守曰贞,柔德好众曰靖,安乐治民曰康,小心畏忌曰僖,中身早折曰悼,慈仁和民曰顺,好勇致力曰庄,恭人短折曰哀,在国逢难曰愍,名实过爽曰缪,壅遏不通曰幽,暴虐无亲曰厉,致志大图曰景,辟土兼国曰桓,经纬天地曰文,执义扬善曰怀,短折不成曰殇,去礼远众曰炀,怠政外曰携,治典不敷曰祈。
列子·周穆王》:此六者,神所也。
鶡冠子·天则》:故其威上际下,其泽四被而不鬲。
文子·道原》:以恬养智,以漠合神,即乎无垠,循天者与道游也,随人者与俗也。
文始真经·二柱》:金木者、水火之也,水为精为天,火为神为地,木为魂为人,金为魄为物。
列仙传·江妃二女》:出游于江汉之湄,逢郑甫。
老子河上公章句》:春,阴阳通,万物感动,登台观之,意志淫淫然。
韩非子·存韩》:以臣观之,则齐、赵之未必以荆苏绝也。
管子·轻重乙》:国有十岁之蓄,而民食不足者,皆以其事业望君之禄也,君有山海之财,而民用不足者,皆以其事业接于上者也。
公孙龙子·迹府》:尹文曰:‘今有人于此,事君则忠,事亲则孝,友则信,处乡则顺,有此四行,可谓士乎?’
吴子·应变》:五军至,必有其力。
六韬·上贤》:四曰:士有抗志高节以为气势,外诸侯、不重其主者,伤王之威。
司马法·天子之义》:周将刃而誓之,以致民志也。

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