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U+524D

Seal script

Jinwen

Jianbo

Semantic variant
𣦃
Semantic variant

Radical:+ 7 strokes = 9 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.132#5 Kangxi: p.140#15 Cihai: p.184r4c01 GSR: 245.a Hanyu: v1,p0248#04
Composition:Top: , bottom: . Component of: 𭚿 𠷁 𡍽 𢃬 𣹅 𩨊 𪥗 𫆨 𤋎 [More]
Mandarin:qián ㄑㄧㄢˊ
Cantonese:cin4
Tang reconstruction:*dzhen
Shuowen:止部》前:不行而進謂之歬。从止在舟上。
Guangyun:廣韻·下平聲··》前:先也。昨先切,六。
Kangxi:康熙字典·刀部·》前:〔古文〕歬𣦃《唐韻》昨先切《集韻》《韻會》《正韻》才先切,𠀤音錢。《增韻》前,後之對。又進也。《廣韻》先也。又《禮·檀弓》我未之前聞也。《註》猶故也。又《儀禮·特牲》祝前主人降。《註》前猶導也。又《集韻》《韻會》《正韻》𠀤子淺切,湔上聲。《說文》齊斷也。俗作剪。又《正韻》淺黑色。《周禮·春官·巾車》木路前樊,鵠纓。《註》前,讀爲緇翦之翦。淺黑也。又《韻補》叶慈鄰切,淨平聲。《劉向·九歎》陸魁堆以蔽視兮,雲冥冥而暗前。山峻高以無垠兮,遂曾閎而廹身。
Fanqie:昨先 (《廣韻·下平聲··》)
Unihan definition:in front, forward; preceding

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Example usage

論語·子罕》:瞻之在,忽焉在後。
I looked at them before me, and suddenly they seemed to be behind.
孟子·公孫丑下》:日虞聞諸夫子曰:『君子不怨天,不尤人。』
But formerly I heard you say, "The superior man does not murmur against Heaven, nor grudge against men."
禮記·曲禮上》:先生書策琴瑟在,坐而遷之,戒勿越。
If any writing or tablets of his master, or his lute or cithern be in the way, he should kneel down and remove them, taking care not to disarrange them.
揚子法言》:聆聽世,清視在下,鑒莫近於斯矣。
Listen carefully to previous generations, Look carefully at what is before your own eyes— There is no mirror closer by than these.
墨子·經上》:窮,或有不容尺也。
The qiong (limit) is wherever at the next advance there is no room for a measured length.
莊子·齊物論》:顏成子游立侍乎,曰:「何居乎?」
(His disciple), Yan Cheng Zi-You, who was in attendance and standing before him, said, 'What is this?'
道德經》:故有無相生,難易相成,長短相較,高下相傾,音聲相和,後相隨。
So it is that existence and non-existence give birth the one to (the idea of) the other; that difficulty and ease produce the one (the idea of) the other; that length and shortness fashion out the one the figure of the other; that (the ideas of) height and lowness arise from the contrast of the one with the other; that the musical notes and tones become harmonious through the relation of one with another; and that being before and behind give the idea of one following another.
商君書·更法》:公孫鞅曰:「世不同教,何古之法?」
Gong sun Yang said: "Former generations did not follow the same doctrines, so what antiquity should one imitate?"
孫子兵法·虛實》:故備則後寡,備後則寡,備左則右寡,備右則左寡,無所不備,則無所不寡。
For should the enemy strengthen his van, he will weaken his rear; should he strengthen his rear, he will weaken his van; should he strengthen his left, he will weaken his right; should he strengthen his right, he will weaken his left.
荀子·大略》:立視六尺而大之,六六三十六,三丈六尺。
說苑·辨物》:師曠曰:「妖已在,無可奈何。」
春秋繁露·玉杯》:《春秋》不譏其,而顧譏其後,必以三年之喪,肌膚之情也。
韓詩外傳·卷二》:孔子曰:「不慎其,而悔其後。」
大戴禮記》:古之用民者由,今之用民者由後。
白虎通德論·》:古之時未有三綱、六紀,民人但知其母,不知其父,能覆而不能覆後,臥之言去言去,起之吁吁,飢即求食,飽即棄余,茹毛飲血而衣皮葦。
新書·官人》:智能不困於事業,服一介之使,能合兩君之驩,執戟居,能舉君之失過,不難以死持之者,左右也。
新序·善謀下》:四人對,各言其姓名,上乃驚曰:「吾求公數歲,公避逃我,今公何自從吾兒游乎?」
中論·脩本》:是故君子務以行言也。
孔子家語·相魯》:有頃,齊奏宮中之樂,俳優侏儒戲於
潛夫論·讚學》:》曰:「君子以多志言往行以畜其德。」
論衡·氣壽》:懷子而已產子死,則謂所懷不活,名之曰懷。
太玄經·》:次四,或後夫,先錫之光。
風俗通義》:犬馬旦暮在人之,不類不可,類之故難
孔叢子·論書》:公曰:「先君僖公、功德行,可以與於報乎?」
申鑒·政體》:鑒既明,後復申之。
素書·遵義章》:後令繆者毀。
獨斷·卷上》:衛宏曰:「秦以,民皆以金玉為印,龍虎紐、唯其所好,然則秦以來天子獨以印稱璽,又獨以玉,群臣莫敢用也。」
蔡中郎集·獨斷》:卻敵冠、高四寸,通長四寸,後高三寸,監門衛士服之,《禮》無文。
列子·黃帝》:雖傷破於,不用介意。
鶡冠子·天則》:聖王者,有聽微決疑之道,能屏讒,權實,逆淫辭,絕流語,去無用,杜絕朋黨之門,嫉妒之人,不得著明,非君子術數之士莫得當
文子·道原》:是以處上而民不重,居而人不害,天下歸之,姦邪畏之,以其無爭於萬物也,故莫敢與之爭。
文始真經·四符》:故耳蔽後皆可聞,無人。
列仙傳·彭祖》:歷陽有彭祖仙室,世禱請風雨,莫不輒應。
老子河上公章句》:道自在天帝之,此言道乃先天地之生也。
韓非子·初見秦》:其頓首戴羽為將軍,斷死於,不至千人,皆以言死。
慎子·逸文》:蒼頡在庖犧之
諫逐客書》:所以飾後宮充下陳娛心意說耳目者,必出於秦然後可,則是宛珠之簪,傅璣之珥,阿縞之衣,錦繡之飾不進於,而隨俗雅化佳冶窈窕趙女不立於側也。
管子·輕重乙》:三問不對,有一人秉劍而,問曰:「幾何人之眾也?」
公孫龍子·跡府》:先生修儒術而非仲尼之所取,欲學而使龍去所教,則雖百龍,固不能當矣。
吳子·圖國》:晉文召為行四萬,以獲其志。
六韜·立將》:若此,則無天於上,無地於下,無敵於,無君於後。

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