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U+5143

Seal script

Jinwen

Jiaguwen

Radical:+ 2 strokes = 4 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.113#1 Kangxi: p.123#06 Cihai: p.131r4c02 GSR: 257.a Hanyu: v1,p0264#06
Composition:Top: , bottom: . Component of: 𠣑 𠕻 𠠺 𡵧 𢒇 𢓆 𤝌 𫗟 𭀞 [More]
Mandarin:yuán ㄩㄢˊ
Cantonese:jyun4
Tang reconstruction:*ngiuæn ngiuæn
Shuowen:一部》元:始也。从一从兀。
Guangyun:廣韻·上平聲··》元:大也,始也,長也,氣也,又姓左傳衞大夫元咺又後魏孝文改拓拔爲元氏望在河南。愚𡊮切,二十二。
Kangxi:康熙字典·儿部·》元:《唐韻》《集韻》《韻會》𠀤愚袁切,音原。《精薀》天地之大德,所以生生者也。元字从二从人,仁字从人从二。在天爲元,在人爲仁,在人身則爲體之長。《易·乾卦》元者,善之長也。又《爾雅·釋詁》元,始也。又《廣韻》長也。又大也。《前漢·哀帝紀》夫基事之元命。《註》師古曰:更受天之大命。又首也。《·益稷》元首明哉。《前漢·班固敘傳》上正元服。《註》師古曰:元,首也。故謂冠爲元服。又本也。《後漢·班固傳》元元本本。又百姓曰元元。《戰國策》制海內,子元元。《史記·文帝本紀》以全天下元元之民。《註》古者謂人云善人,因善爲元,故云黎元。其言元元者,非一人也。又《公羊傳·隱元年》元年者何,君之始年也。《左傳註》凡人君卽位,欲其體元以居正,故不言一年一月。《羅泌·路史》元者,史氏之本辭也。君卽位之一年稱元,古之史皆然。書太甲元年維元祀,虞夏有元祀之文,非春秋始爲法也。又氣也。《公羊傳註》變一爲元。元者,氣也。又正月一日曰元日。《·舜典》月正元日。《註》朔日。又諡法,行義悅民,始建國都,主義行德,𠀤曰元。又姓。《韻會》左傳,衞大夫元咺。又後魏孝文拓拔氏爲元氏,望出河南。又《韻補》叶虞雲切,音輑。《桓譚·仙賦》呼則出故,翕則納新。夭矯經引,積氣關元。《史記·敘傳》莊王之賢,乃復國𨻰。旣赦鄭伯,班師華元。◎按新、𨻰𠀤非文韻。
考證:〔《·堯典》月正元日。〕謹照原書堯典改舜典。
Fanqie:愚𡊮 (《廣韻·上平聲··》)
Unihan definition:first; dollar; origin; head

CTP Dictionary


元妃
yuán fēi ㄩㄢˊ ㄈㄟ : 元配,國君或諸侯之嫡妻。 First wife of a ruler.
史記·周本紀》:姜原為帝嚳元妃
春秋左傳》:惠公元妃孟子,孟子卒,繼室以聲子,生隱公,宋武公生仲子,仲子生而有文在其手,曰為魯夫人,故仲子歸于我,生桓公而惠公薨,是以隱公立而奉之。
吳越春秋》:后稷其母台氏之女姜嫄,為帝嚳元妃
後漢書·孝安帝紀》:丁巳,尊孝德皇元妃耿氏為甘陵大貴人。
潛夫論·志氏姓》:台氏女為后稷元妃,繁育周先。
紅樓夢》:那寶玉未入學之先,三四歲時,已得元妃口傳教授了幾本書,識了數千字在腹中,雖為姊弟,有如母子。
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Example usage

孟子·萬章下》:志士不忘在溝壑,勇士不忘喪其
"The determined officer never forgets that his end may be in a ditch or a stream; the brave officer never forgets that he may lose his head."
禮記·曲禮下》:凡祭宗廟之禮:牛曰一大武,豕曰剛鬣,豚曰腯肥,羊曰柔毛,雞曰翰音,犬曰羹獻,雉曰疏趾,兔曰明視,脯曰尹祭,槁魚曰商祭,鮮魚曰脡祭,水曰清滌,酒曰清酌,黍曰薌合,粱曰薌萁,稷曰明粢,稻曰嘉蔬,韭曰豐本,鹽曰鹹鹺,玉曰嘉玉,幣曰量幣。
According to the rules for all sacrifices in the ancestral temple, the ox is called 'the creature with the large foot;' the pig, 'the hard bristles;' a sucking-pig, 'the fatling;' a sheep, 'the soft hair;' a cock, 'the loud voice;' a dog, 'the soup offering;' a pheasant, 'the wide toes;' a hare, 'the clear seer;' the stalks of dried flesh, 'the exactly cut oblations;' dried fish, 'the well-considered oblation;' fresh fish, 'the straight oblation.' Water is called 'the pure cleanser;' spirits, 'the clear cup;' millet, 'the fragrant mass;' the large-grained millet, 'the fragrant (grain);' the sacrificial millet, 'the bright grain;' paddy, 'the admirable vegetable;' scallions, 'the rich roots;' salt, 'the saline, briny substance;' jade, 'the admirable jade;' and silks, 'the exact silks.'
揚子法言》:君子微慎厥德,悔吝不至,何憞之有?
The junzi is so extremely cautious about his de that regrets and distress do not arise. How can he commit a major offense?
墨子·尚賢中》:傳曰:『求聖君哲人,以裨輔而身』,《湯誓》云:『聿求聖,與之戮力同心,以治天下。』
"And, thus it is recorded: "(He) sought out the wise men to protect and aid you." And thus states the "Oath of Tang": "I then sought for the Great Sage, with whom I might unite my strength and mind to govern the empire."
莊子·田子方》:君將畫圖。
The ruler Yuan of Song wishing to have a map drawn.
史記·五帝本紀》:高辛氏有才子八人,世謂之「八」。
The Emperor Gaoxin had also eight talented sons, and men called them the eight virtuous ones.
荀子·大略》:公行子之之燕,遇曾於塗,曰:「燕君何如?」
說苑·君道》:湯問伊尹曰:「三公九卿,二十七大夫,八十一士,知之有道乎?」
春秋繁露·玉英》:謂一者,大始也。
韓詩外傳·卷一》:其後在位者驕奢,不恤,稅賦繁數,百姓困乏,耕桑失時。
大戴禮記·夏小正》:駒賁。
白虎通德論·》:天子之士獨稱士何?
新書·諭誠》:楚昭王當房而立,愀然有寒色,曰:「寡人朝飢時酒二觛,重裘而立,猶憯然有寒氣,將柰我之百姓何?」
新序·雜事三》:大呂陳於英,故鼎返於歷室,齊器設於寧台,薊丘之植,植於汶篁。
中論·治學》:唯所用之故,出則亨,處則利貞,默則立象,語則成文。
孔子家語·冠頌》:雖天子之子,猶士也。
潛夫論·賢難》:然也,京房數與帝論難,使制考功而選守。
論衡·幸偶》:俱稟氣,或獨為人,或為禽獸。
太玄經·》:次三,赤子扶扶,貞有終。
風俗通義》:其享曰:「天增授皇帝泰神筴,周而復始。」
孔叢子·廣服》:在首謂之服。
申鑒·政體》:天下國家一體也,君為首,臣為股肱,民為手足。
忠經·冢臣章》:股肱動於下,首隨於上,以其義同,其心不異。
獨斷·卷上》:皇后父大司馬陽平侯名禁,當時避之,故曰省中。
蔡中郎集·獨斷》:帝謚:違拂不成曰隱,靖民則法曰黃,翼善傳聖曰堯,仁聖盛明曰舜,殘人多壘曰桀,殘義損善曰紂,慈惠愛親曰孝,愛民好與曰惠,聖善同文曰宣,聲聞宣遠曰昭,克定禍亂曰武,聰明睿智曰獻,溫柔聖善曰懿,布德執義曰穆,仁義說民曰,安仁立政曰神,布綱治紀曰平,亂而不損曰靈,保民耆艾曰明,辟土有德曰襄,貞心大度曰匡,大慮慈民曰定,知過能改曰恭,不生其國曰聲,一德不懈曰簡,夙興夜寐曰敬,清白自守曰貞,柔德好眾曰靖,安樂治民曰康,小心畏忌曰僖,中身早折曰悼,慈仁和民曰順,好勇致力曰莊,恭人短折曰哀,在國逢難曰愍,名實過爽曰繆,壅遏不通曰幽,暴虐無親曰厲,致志大圖曰景,辟土兼國曰桓,經緯天地曰文,執義揚善曰懷,短折不成曰殤,去禮遠眾曰煬,怠政外交曰攜,治典不敷曰祈。
列子·說符》:宋有蘭子者,以技干宋
鶡冠子·道端》:第不失次,理不相舛,近塞遠閉,備變成,明事知分,度數獨行,無道之君,任用么麼,動即煩濁,有道之君,任用俊雄,動則明白,二者先定素立,白蔘明起,氣榮相宰,上合其符,下稽其實。
文子·守弱》:夫形者生之舍也,氣者生之也,神者生之制也,一失其位即三者傷矣,故以神為主者形從而利,以形為制者神從而害。
文始真經·二柱》:先想乎一之氣,具乎一物,執愛之以合彼之形,冥觀之以合彼之理,則象存焉。
列仙傳·老子》:德合氣,壽同兩儀。
老子河上公章句》:根,也。
慎子·威德》:易之以緆,則行者皆止。
吳子·圖國》:不敢信其私謀,必告於祖廟,啟於龜,參之天時,吉乃後舉。
司馬法·天子之義》:周曰戎,先良也。
孫子算經·卷中》:以甲、乙減丙,以甲、丙減乙,以乙、丙減甲,即各得數。
周髀算經·卷下》:天以更,作紀曆。
淮南子·繆稱訓》:黃帝曰:「芒芒昧昧,從天之道,與同氣。」
呂氏春秋·行論》:還反,華言於宋昭公曰:「往不假道,來不假道,是以宋為野鄙也。」
春秋左傳》:惠公妃孟子,孟子卒,繼室以聲子,生隱公,宋武公生仲子,仲子生而有文在其手,曰為魯夫人,故仲子歸于我,生桓公而惠公薨,是以隱公立而奉之。
逸周書·周書序》:武王既沒,成王年,周公忌商之孽,訓敬命,作成開。
國語·吳語》:伯父多歷年以沒身,伯父秉德已侈大哉!

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