Follow us on Facebook to receive important updates Follow us on Twitter to receive important updates Follow us on sina.com's microblogging site to receive important updates Follow us on Douban to receive important updates
Chinese Text Project
Simplified Chinese version

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: 𩨊 𪥗 𭚿 𠷁 𡍽 𢃬 𣹅 𫆨 𤋎 𠞽 [More]
Mandarin:qián ㄑㄧㄢˊ
Cantonese:cin4
Tang reconstruction:*dzhen
Shuowen:止部》前:不行而进谓之歬。从止在舟上。
Guangyun:广韵·下平声··》前:先也。昨先切,六。
Kangxi:康熙字典·刀部·》前:〔古文〕歬𣦃《唐韵》昨先切《集韵》《韵会》《正韵》才先切,𠀤音钱。《增韵》前,后之对。又进也。《广韵》先也。又《礼·檀弓》我未之前闻也。《注》犹故也。又《仪礼·特牲》祝前主人降。《注》前犹导也。又《集韵》《韵会》《正韵》𠀤子浅切,湔上声。《说文》齐断也。俗作剪。又《正韵》浅黑色。《周礼·春官·巾车》木路前樊,鹄缨。《注》前,读爲缁翦之翦。浅黑也。又《韵补》叶慈邻切,净平声。《刘向·九叹》陆魁堆以蔽视兮,云冥冥而暗前。山峻高以无垠兮,遂曾闳而廹身。
Fanqie:昨先 (《广韵·下平声··》)
Unihan definition:in front, forward; preceding

CTP Dictionary

[Show proper names]

Example usage

论语·子罕》:瞻之在,忽焉在后。
I looked at them before me, and suddenly they seemed to be behind.
孟子·公孙丑下》:日虞闻诸夫子曰:‘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."
礼记·曲礼上》:先生书策琴瑟在,坐而迁之,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.
扬子法言》:聆听世,清视在下,鉴莫近于斯矣。
Listen carefully to previous generations, Look carefully at what is before your own eyes— There is no mirror closer by than these.
墨子·经上》:穷,或有不容尺也。
The qiong (limit) is wherever at the next advance there is no room for a measured length.
庄子·齐物论》:颜成子游立侍乎,曰:“何居乎?”
(His disciple), Yan Cheng Zi-You, who was in attendance and standing before him, said, 'What is this?'
道德经》:故有无相生,难易相成,长短相较,高下相倾,音声相和,后相随。
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.
商君书·更法》:公孙鞅曰:“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?"
孙子兵法·虚实》:故备则后寡,备后则寡,备左则右寡,备右则左寡,无所不备,则无所不寡。
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》:立视六尺而大之,六六三十六,三丈六尺。
说苑·辨物》:师旷曰:“妖已在,无可奈何。”
春秋繁露·玉杯》:《春秋》不讥其,而顾讥其后,必以三年之丧,肌肤之情也。
韩诗外传·卷二》:孔子曰:“不慎其,而悔其后。”
大戴礼记》:古之用民者由,今之用民者由后。
白虎通德论·》:古之时未有三纲、六纪,民人但知其母,不知其父,能覆而不能覆后,卧之言去言去,起之吁吁,饥即求食,饱即弃余,茹毛饮血而衣皮苇。
新书·官人》:智能不困于事业,服一介之使,能合两君之驩,执戟居,能举君之失过,不难以死持之者,左右也。
新序·善谋下》:四人对,各言其姓名,上乃惊曰:“吾求公数岁,公避逃我,今公何自从吾儿游乎?”
中论·修本》:是故君子务以行言也。
孔子家语·相鲁》:有顷,齐奏宫中之乐,俳优侏儒戏于
潜夫论·赞学》:》曰:“君子以多志言往行以畜其德。”
论衡·气寿》:怀子而已产子死,则谓所怀不活,名之曰怀。
太玄经·》:次四,或后夫,先锡之光。
风俗通义》:犬马旦暮在人之,不类不可,类之故难
孔丛子·论书》:公曰:“先君僖公、功德行,可以与于报乎?”
申鉴·政体》:鉴既明,后复申之。
素书·遵义章》:后令缪者毁。
独断·卷上》:卫宏曰:“秦以,民皆以金玉为印,龙虎纽、唯其所好,然则秦以来天子独以印称玺,又独以玉,群臣莫敢用也。”
蔡中郎集·独断》:却敌冠、高四寸,通长四寸,后高三寸,监门卫士服之,《礼》无文。
列子·黄帝》:虽伤破于,不用介意。
鶡冠子·天则》:圣王者,有听微决疑之道,能屏谗,权实,逆淫辞,绝流语,去无用,杜绝朋党之门,嫉妒之人,不得著明,非君子术数之士莫得当
文子·道原》:是以处上而民不重,居而人不害,天下归之,奸邪畏之,以其无争于万物也,故莫敢与之争。
文始真经·四符》:故耳蔽后皆可闻,无人。
列仙传·彭祖》:历阳有彭祖仙室,世祷请风雨,莫不辄应。
老子河上公章句》:道自在天帝之,此言道乃先天地之生也。
韩非子·初见秦》:其顿首戴羽为将军,断死于,不至千人,皆以言死。
慎子·逸文》:苍颉在庖牺之
谏逐客书》:所以饰后宫充下陈娱心意说耳目者,必出于秦然后可,则是宛珠之簪,傅玑之珥,阿缟之衣,锦绣之饰不进于,而随俗雅化佳冶窈窕赵女不立于侧也。
管子·轻重乙》:三问不对,有一人秉剑而,问曰:“几何人之众也?”
公孙龙子·迹府》:先生修儒术而非仲尼之所取,欲学而使龙去所教,则虽百龙,固不能当矣。
吴子·图国》:晋文召为行四万,以获其志。
六韬·立将》:若此,则无天于上,无地于下,无敌于,无君于后。

You can examine all occurrences of this character or phrase in Pre-Qin and Han texts or Post-Han texts on the site.


Enjoy this site? Please help.Site design and content copyright 2006-2021. When quoting or citing information from this site, please link to the corresponding page or to https://ctext.org/ens. Please note that the use of automatic download software on this site is strictly prohibited, and that users of such software are automatically banned without warning to save bandwidth. 沪ICP备09015720号-3Comments? Suggestions? Please raise them here.