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U+544A

Seal script

Jinwen

Jiaguwen

Jianbo

Alternate form
Semantic variant

Radical:+ 4 strokes = 7 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.417#29 p.460#36 Kangxi: p.181#19 GSR: 1039.a Hanyu: v1,p0589#12
Composition:Top: , bottom: . Component of: 𠜯 𫧂 𡜲 𡨟 𡷥 𢍎 𤞺 𡇪 𠵞 𫻵 [More]
Mandarin:gào ㄍㄠˋ
Cantonese:gou3 guk1
Tang reconstruction:*gɑ̀u
Shuowen:告部》告:牛触人,角箸横木,所以告人也。从口从牛。《》曰:“僮牛之告。”凡告之属皆从告。
Guangyun:广韵·去声··》告:报也。《说文》作𠰛。又音梏。
广韵·入声··》告:又音诰告上曰告发下曰诰。
Fanqie:工毒 (《四书章句集注·论语集注·颜渊第十二》) 古到 (《广韵·去声··》) 古沃 (《广韵·入声··》)
Unihan definition:tell, announce, inform; accuse

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Example usage

论语·学而》:诸往而知来者。
I told him one point, and he knew its proper sequence.
孟子·告子下》:夫苟好善,则四海之内,皆将轻千里而来之以善。
If a minister love what is good, all within the four seas will count 1000 li but a small distance, and will come and lay their good thoughts before him.
礼记·奔丧》:凡为位,非亲丧,齐衰以下,皆即位哭尽哀,而东免绖,即位,袒、成踊、袭,拜宾反位,哭成踊,送宾反位,相者就次。
In all cases where one made a place for his mourning (away from home), if it were not on occasion of the death of a parent, but for some relative of the classes not so nearly related, he went to the station, and wailed, giving full vent to his sorrow. Having put on the cincture for the head and the girdle on the east, he came back to the station, bared his arms, and went through the leaping. He then covered his arms, bowed to the visitors, went back to the station, wailed, and went through the leaping. (After this), he escorted the guests away, and came back to the station, when the director told him to go to the shed.
论衡·率性》:其恶者,故可教率勉,使之为善。
The wicked can be instructed and urged on to do good.
庄子·德充符》:哀公异日以闵子曰:“始也,吾以南面而君天下,执民之纪,而忧其死,吾自以为至通矣。”
Some days afterwards duke Ai told this conversation to Min-zi, saying, 'Formerly it seemed to me the work of the sovereign to stand in court with his face to the south, to rule the kingdom, and to pay good heed to the accounts of the people concerned, lest any should come to a (miserable) death - this I considered to be the sum (of his duty).'
商君书·说民》:有奸必之,则民断于心。
If they make it their habit to denounce all crimes, then the people make the judgments in their own minds.
史记·五帝本纪》:以言,明试以功,车服以庸。
When they presented a full verbal report, which was intelligently tested by their works, and chariots and robes given according to their deserts.
荀子·君子》:天子无妻,人无匹也。
说苑·君道》:成王封伯禽为鲁公,召而之曰:“尔知为人上之道乎?”
春秋繁露·竹林》:》曰:“尔有嘉谋嘉猷,入尔君于内,尔乃顺之于外,曰:此谋此猷,惟我君之德。”
韩诗外传·卷一》:子贡以
大戴礼记·保傅》:及秦不然,其俗固非贵辞让也,所尚者得也。
白虎通德论·》:封诸侯于庙者,示不自专也,明法度,皆祖之制也,举事必焉。
新书·道德说》:垂之后世,辩议以审察之,以转相
新序·善谋下》:汉王乃使使者韩信、彭越曰:“并力击楚,楚已破,自陈以东傅海与齐王,睢阳以北至谷城与彭相国。”
中论·虚道》:故人愿之而,不倦。
孔子家语·始诛》:季孙闻之,不说,曰:“司寇欺余,曩余曰:国家必先以孝。”
潜夫论·班禄》:其后忽养贤而《鹿鸣》思,背宗族而《采蘩》怨,履亩税而《硕鼠》作,赋敛重译通,班禄颇而《倾甫》赖,行人定而《緜蛮》讽,故遂耗乱衰弱。
太玄经·太玄棿》:、其所由往也。
风俗通义·六国》:寤之日,公孙支与子舆曰:‘我之帝所,甚乐。’
孔丛子·嘉言》:既而夫子子贡,曰:“东郭亥欲为义者也。”
申鉴·时事》:古者天子诸侯,有事必于庙。
忠经·尽忠章》:嘉祥既成,于上下。
新语·道基》:故曰:张日月,列星辰,序四时,调阴阳,布气治性,次置五行,春生夏长,秋收冬藏,阳生雷电,阴成雪霜,养育群生,一茂一亡,润之以风雨,曝之以日光,温之以节气,降之以殒霜,位之以众星,制之以斗衡,苞之以六合,罗之以纪纲,改之以灾变,之以祯祥,动之以生杀,悟之以文章。
独断·卷上》:谓之陛下者,群臣与天子言,不敢指斥天子,故呼在陛下者而之。
蔡中郎集·独断》:《维天之命》、一章八句,太平于文王之所歌也。
墨子·经说下》:若智之,则当指之智我,则我智之,兼指之以二也。
列子·天瑞》:虽然,夫子尝语伯昏瞀人,吾侧闻之,试以女。
鶡冠子·著希》:说者言仁,则以为诬,发于义,则以为夸,平心而直之,则有弗信。
文始真经·二柱》:兆龟,数蓍,破瓦,文石,皆能吉凶。
列仙传·马师皇》:后数数有龙出其波,而求治之。
韩非子·十过》:乃召师涓而之,曰:“有鼓新声者,使人问左右,尽报弗闻,其状似鬼神,子为我听而写之。”
管子·轻重戊》:衡山之君其相曰:“天下争吾械器,令其买再什以上”,衡山之民,释其本而修械器之巧。
孙子兵法·九地》:犯之以事,勿以言。
吴子·图国》:不敢信其私谋,必于祖庙,启于元龟,参之天时,吉乃后举。
六韬·选将》:七曰、之以难,以观其勇。
司马法·仁本》:其有失命乱常,背德逆天之时,而危有功之君,偏于诸侯,彰明有罪。
尉缭子·将令》:将军曰:‘出国门之外,期日中设营,表置辕门,期之,如过时则坐法。’
淮南子·泛论训》:宋人有嫁子者,其子曰:“嫁未必成也。”
吕氏春秋·不苟》:缪公以蹇叔。
鬼谷子·权篇》:故无目者不可示以五色,无耳者不可以五音。

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