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Chinese Text Project

U+521D

Seal script

Jinwen

Jiaguwen

Semantic variant

Radical:+ 5 strokes = 7 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.66#25 Kangxi: p.137#33 Cihai: p.178r4c05 GSR: 87.a Hanyu: v1,p0327#22
Composition:Left: , right: . Component of: 𫋶 𢮀 𤙟 𠸗 𤯦 𦁅 𪯨 𩷞 𪁲 𠠭
Mandarin:chū ㄔㄨ
Cantonese:co1
Tang reconstruction:*chriu
Shuowen:刀部》初:始也。从刀从衣。裁衣之始也。
Guangyun:廣韻·上平聲··》初:舒也,始也,從刀衣蓋裁衣之初。楚居切,二。
Kangxi:康熙字典·刀部·》初:〔古文〕䥚《唐韻》《集韻》楚居切《正韻》楚徂切,𠀤楚平聲。《說文》始也。从刀衣,裁衣之始也。《徐曰》禮之初,施衣以蔽形。《書·禹謨》率百官若帝之初。《蔡仲》愼厥初。又《禮·檀弓》夫魯有初。《註》初謂故事。又《列子·天瑞篇》太初者,氣之始也。《韓愈詩》賢愚同一初。《韻會》又姓。
Fanqie:楚居 (《廣韻·上平聲··》)
Unihan definition:beginning, initial, primary

CTP Dictionary


chū ㄔㄨ (1): 始,開始。 Begin, start.
周易·䷾既濟》:既濟:亨,小利貞,吉終亂。
Ji Ji intimates progress and success in small matters. There will be advantage in being firm and correct. There has been good fortune in the beginning; there may be disorder in the end.
春秋左傳》:九月,考仲子之宮,獻六羽。
春秋繁露·爵國》:又曰:「獻六羽。」
爾雅·釋詁》:,哉,首,基,肇,祖,元,胎,俶,落,權,輿,始也。
春秋穀梁傳》:獻六羽。
春秋公羊傳》:獻六羽。
chū ㄔㄨ (2): 從前,當初。 Originally, formerly.
史記·魯周公世家》:,成王少時,病,周公乃自揃其蚤沈之河,以祝於神曰:「王少未有識,奸神命者乃旦也。」
春秋左傳》:,鄭武公娶于申,曰武姜。
漢書·郊祀志下》:,天子封泰山,泰山東北阯古時有明堂處,處險不敞。
chū ㄔㄨ (3): 副詞:剛剛,才。 Adverb: just, only just.
史記·秦始皇本紀》:賴宗廟,天下定,又復立國,是樹兵也,而求其寧息,豈不難哉!
鹽鐵論·詔聖》:高皇帝時,天下定,發德音,行一切之令,權也,非撥亂反正之常也。
漢書·食貨志下》:孝惠、高后時,為天下定,復弛商賈之律,然市井子孫亦不得宦為吏。
前漢紀》:是時天下定。
後漢書·鄧寇列傳》:今天下定,國信未宣,使君建節銜命,以臨四方,郡國莫不延頸傾耳,望風歸命。
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