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U+5012

Seal script

Radical:+ 8 strokes = 10 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.302#20 p.417#23 Kangxi: p.107#27 Cihai: p.112r4c01 GSR: 1132.c Hanyu: v1,p0174#02
Composition:Left: , right: . Component of: 𨃫 𪝻
Mandarin:dǎo dào ㄉㄠˇ ㄉㄠˋ
Cantonese:dou2 dou3
Tang reconstruction:dɑù dɑ̀u
Shuowen:人部》倒:仆也。从人到声。
Guangyun:广韵·上声··》倒:仆也。都晧切,十一。
广韵·去声··》倒:倒悬。又当老切。
Kangxi:康熙字典·人部·》倒:《广韵》《正韵》都皓切《集韵》《韵会》覩老切,𠀤刀上声。什也。又绝倒,极笑也。《晋书·衞玠传》王澄有高名,每闻玠言,辄叹息绝倒。又倾倒。《杜甫诗》志士怀感伤,心胷已倾倒。又潦倒。《北魏书·崔瞻传》魏天保以后重吏事,谓容止蕴藉者爲潦倒。瞻终不改。又《扬子·方言》大袴谓之倒顿。《注》今雹袴也。又《集韵》《韵会》刀号切《正韵》都导切,𠀤音到。《·齐风》顚之倒之,自公召之。《礼·丧大记》小敛之衣,祭服不倒。《注》死者所用衣,多不尽著,有倒者,惟祭服尊其领,不倒也。《韩非子·难言篇》至言忤于耳而倒于心,非贤圣莫能听。又叶董五切,音覩。《季尤平乐观赋》或以驰骋,覆车顚倒。乌获扛鼎,千钧若羽。又叶都故切,音妒。《焦氏·易林》衣裳顚倒,爲王来呼。呼去声。
Fanqie:都晧 (《广韵·上声··》) 都导 (《广韵·去声··》) 当老 (《广韵·去声··》)
Unihan definition:fall over; lie down; take turns

Example usage

孟子·公孙丑上》:当今之时,万乘之国行仁政,民之悦之,犹解悬也
At the present time, in a country of ten thousand chariots, let benevolent government be put in practice, and the people will be delighted with it, as if they were relieved from hanging by the heels.
礼记·曲礼下》:策侧龟于君前,有诛。
To have the divining stalks turned upside down or the tortoiseshell turned on one side, before him, is also a punishable offence.
庄子·天道》:道而言,迕道而说者,人之所治也,安能治人!
Those whose words are thus an inversion of the (proper) course, or in opposition to it, are (only fit to be) ruled by others - how can they rule others?
商君书·赏刑》:汤武既破桀纣,海内无害,天下大定,筑五库,藏五兵,偃武事,行文教,载干戈,搢笏作为乐以申其德
Since Tang and Wu destroyed Jie and Zhou, no harm was done within the four seas, and the empire enjoyed great stability; the five storehouses were constructed, the five weapons were stored away, military affairs were set aside, culture and education were practised, shields and spears were carried reversed, writing tablets were stuck in the girdle, and music was performed in order to manifest one's virtue
诗经·东方未明》:东方未明、颠衣裳。
Before the east was bright, I was putting on my clothes upside down.
尚书·武成》:罔有敌于我师,前徒戈,攻于后以北,血流漂杵。
But they offered no opposition to our army. Those in the front inverted their spears, and attacked those behind them, till they fled; and the blood flowed till it floated the pestles of the mortars.
荀子·大略》:诸侯召其臣,臣不俟驾,颠衣裳而走,礼也。
说苑·奉使》:太子起拜,受赐发箧,视衣尽颠
春秋繁露·天容》:其告之以政令而化风之清微也,欲合诸天之颠其一而以成岁也。
韩诗外传·卷十》:凫须曰:“臣闻沐者其心,心者其言悖。”
新书·匈奴》:上使乐府幸假之但乐,吹箫鼓鼗,挈面者更进,舞者蹈者时作。
新序·善谋下》:殷事已毕,偃革为轩,载干戈,以示天下不复用兵。
中论·智行》:汉高祖数赖张子房权谋以建帝业,四皓虽美行而何益夫悬?
孔子家语·辩乐解》:载干戈而包之以虎皮。
论衡·异虚》:咎犯对曰:“以彗鬭,之者胜。”
风俗通义》:就若所云,明神祸福,必有徵应,权时读,焉能诞招期乎!
素书·安礼章》:衣不举领者,走不视地者颠。
新语·怀虑》:目以精明,耳以主听,口以别味,鼻以闻芳,手以之持,足以之行,各受一性,不得两兼,兼则心惑,二路者行穷,正心一坚,久而不忘,在上不逸,为下不伤,执一统物,虽寡必众,心佚情散,虽高必崩,气泄生疾,寿命不长,颠无端,失道不行。
蔡中郎集·青衣赋》:兼裳累镇,展转颓。
列子·周穆王》:意之所之,天地四方水火寒暑,无不错者焉。
鶡冠子·度万》:法猛刑颇则神湿,神湿则天不生水,音□故声则形燥,形燥则地不生火。
文始真经·九药》:关尹子曰:“瓶有二窍,以水实之,泻闭一,则水不下,盖不升则不降。”
韩非子·难言》:且至言忤于耳而于心,非贤圣莫能听,愿大王熟察之也。
慎子·民杂》:是以人君自任而躬事,则臣不事事,是君臣易位也,谓之逆,逆则乱矣。
管子·君臣下》:君有过而不改,谓之
尉缭子·天官》:以彗斗者固而胜焉。
淮南子·原道训》:秋风下霜,生挫伤,鹰雕搏鸷,昆虫蛰藏,草木注根,鱼鳖凑渊。
吕氏春秋·原乱》:武王以武得之,以文持之,戈弛弓,示天下不用兵,所以守之也。
邓析子·无厚》:责疲者,以举千钧,责兀者,以及走兔,驱逸足于庭,求猿捷于槛,斯逆理而求之,犹裳而索领
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史记·周本纪》:纣师皆兵以战,以开武王。
春秋左传》:二年,春,郑公子归生受命于楚,伐宋,宋华元,乐吕,御之,二月,壬子,战于大棘,宋师败绩,囚华元,获乐吕,及甲车四百六十乘,俘二百五十人,馘百人,狂狡辂郑人,郑人入于井,戟而出之,获狂狡,君子曰,失礼违命,宜其为禽也,戎昭果毅以听之,之谓礼,杀敌为果,致果为毅,易之戮也,将战,华元杀羊食士,其御羊斟不与,及战,曰,畴昔之羊,子为政,今日之事,我为政,与入郑师,故败,君子谓羊斟非人也,以其私憾,败国殄民,于是刑孰大焉,诗所谓人之无良者,其羊斟之谓乎,残民以逞。
吴越春秋》:子胥曰:“为我谢申包胥,曰:日暮路远,行而逆施之于道也。”
越绝书》:武王问,太公曰:‘臣闻以彗鬬,之则胜。’
战国策》:太子不胜,然而不死,今将冠而至,又安敢言地?
列女传·楚成郑瞀》:是白黑颠,上下错谬也。
汉书·王莽传下》:国师嘉信公颠五经,毁师法,令学士疑惑。
前汉纪》:戢干戈。
东观汉记·杨赐》:而今缙绅之徒委伏畎亩,口诵尧、舜之言,身蹈绝俗之行,亡捐沟壑,不见逮及,冠履易,陵谷代处。
后汉书》:有池,周回二百馀里,水源深广,而末更浅狭,有似流,故谓之滇池。
西京杂记·第六》:见其首尾参错,前后乱,亦不知何书,罕能全录。
楚辞·怀沙》:变白以为黑兮,上以为下。

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