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Chinese Text Project

U+5B54

Seal script

Jinwen

Jianbo
𡤿
Semantic variant

Radical:+ 1 strokes = 4 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.236#13 Kangxi: p.277#09 Cihai: p.396r6c02 GSR: 1174.a Hanyu: v2,p1008#04
Composition:Left: , right: . Component of: 𡰼 𡵾 𢗵 𢪬 𪣂 𭥛 𣏺 𤆺 𦙥 𥤾 𥥅 𧉔 𬗆 𡦀 𫁎 𩫂
Mandarin:kǒng ㄎㄨㄥˇ
Cantonese:hung2
Tang reconstruction:*kǔng
Shuowen:𠃉部》孔:通也。从𠃉从子。𠃉,請子之候鳥也。𠃉至而得子,嘉美之也。古人名嘉字子孔。
Guangyun:廣韻·上聲··》孔:孔穴也,又空也,甚也,亦姓殷湯之後本自帝嚳次妃𥳑狄吞乙卵生契賜姓子氏至成湯以其祖吞乙卵而生故名履字太乙後代以子加乙始爲孔氏至宋孔父嘉遭華父督之難其子奔魯故孔子生於魯。康董切,二。
Kangxi:康熙字典·子部·子部》孔:〔古文〕𡤿《唐韻》《正韻》康董切《集韻》《韻會》苦動切,𠀤空上聲。《說文》通也。从乙从子。乙,請子之𠋫鳥也。乙至而得子,嘉美之也。故古人名嘉字子孔。又甚也。《·小雅》德音孔昭。《·禹貢》九江孔殷。《註》殷正也。言水道甚得其正也。又穴也。《爾雅·釋詁》孔,閒也。《疏》謂閒𨻶也。《周禮·冬官考工記·圅人》眡其鑽空而惌。《史記·舜本紀》爲匿空旁出。《註》空卽孔。又空也。通也。《老子·道德經》孔德之容,惟道是從。《註》謂空虛能容也。又《揚子·太𤣥經》孔道夷如。《註》孔道,通道也。又鳥名。《山海經》南方多孔烏。又姓。《廣韻》殷湯之後。本自帝嚳𡚱𥳑狄吞乙卵而生契,賜姓子氏。至成湯,以其祖吞乙卵而生,故名履,字太乙。後代以子加乙,始爲孔氏。至宋孔父嘉遭華父督之難,其子奔魯,故孔子生於魯。
Fanqie:康董 (《廣韻·上聲··》)
Unihan definition:opening, hole, orifice; great

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Example usage

論語·為政》:子對曰:「舉直錯諸枉,則民服。」
Confucius replied, "Advance the upright and set aside the crooked, then the people will submit."
孟子·盡心上》:孟子曰:「子登東山而小魯,登太山而小天下。」
Mencius said, 'Confucius ascended the eastern hill, and Lu appeared to him small. He ascended the Tai mountain, and all beneath the heavens appeared to him small.'
禮記·三年問》:子曰:「子生三年,然後免於父母之懷。」
Confucius said, "A son, three years after his birth, ceases to be carried in the arms of his parents."
揚子法言·》:降周迄,成于王道,然後誕章乖離,諸子圖徽,譔《吾子》。
In the time from the Duke of Zhou down to Confucius, rulers were accomplished in the dao of kingship. Afterwards, the great precepts were abandoned, and the various masters drew emblems for their own banners. Thus, I have written "My Master."
墨子·非樂上》:舞佯佯,黃言章,上帝弗常,九有以亡,上帝不順,降之百1𦍙,其家必懷喪。
How much is the dancing. His word is all known. God does not bless him, therefore the nine districts are lost to him. God does not favour him, therefore He visited him with various curses. His family must be destroyed too.
莊子·人間世》:夫以陽為充揚,采色不定,常人之所不違,因案人之所感,以求容與其心。
This man makes a display of being filled to overflowing (with virtue), and has great self-conceit. His feelings are not to be determined from his countenance. Ordinary men do not (venture to) oppose him, and he proceeds from the way in which he affects them to seek still more the satisfaction of his own mind.
道德經》:德之容,唯道是從。
The grandest forms of active force From Dao come, their only source.
商君書·弱民》:利出一,則國多物。
If the profit leaks out through only one outlet, the state will have many products.
史記·五帝本紀》:子所傳宰予問五帝德及帝系姓,儒者或不傳。
Confucius handed down these works, viz. 'Zai Yu's questions,' the 'virtues of the five emperors,' and 'the genealogies and names of the emperors,' but the literati doubt that they have been so handed down.
荀子·大略》:子貢問於子曰:「賜倦於學矣,願息事君。」
說苑·君道》:魯哀公問於子曰:「吾聞君子不博,有之乎?」
春秋繁露·玉杯》:是故子立新王之道,明其貴誌以反和,見其好誠以滅偽。
韓詩外傳·卷一》:子南遊,適楚,至於阿谷之隧,有處子佩瑱而浣者。
大戴禮記·主言》:子閒居,曾子侍。
白虎通德論·》:故《曾子問》:「子曰:天子崩,臣下之南郊,告謚之。」
新書·兵車之容》:子贛由其家來謁於子,子正顏舉杖,磬折而立,曰:「子之大親毋乃不寧乎?」
新序·善謀》:其母曰:『子,賢人也,逐於魯,而是人不隨也。』
中論·治學》:子曰:「弗學,何以行?」
孔子家語·相魯》:子初仕,為中都宰。
潛夫論·讚學》:故《志》曰:黃帝師風后,顓頊師老彭,帝嚳師祝融,堯師務成,舜師紀后,禹師墨如,湯師伊尹,文、武師姜尚,周公師庶秀,子師老聃。
論衡·幸偶》:子、舜之次也,生無尺土,周流應聘,削迹絕糧。
太玄經·》:次五,道夷如,蹊路微如,大輿之憂。
風俗通義》:子稱:「幸苟有過,人必知之。」
孔叢子·嘉言》:萇弘語劉文公,曰:「吾觀仲尼有聖人之表。」
申鑒·時事》:備博士,廣太學,而祀子焉,禮也。
忠經·冢臣章》:雖有周、之才,必以忠為本也。
新語·無為》:子曰:「移風易俗。」
獨斷·卷下》:方釳者,鐵廣數寸,在騣後,有三,插翟尾其中,繁纓在馬膺前,如索裙者是也。
蔡中郎集·獨斷》:子曰:「麻冕、禮也。」
魯勝墨辯注敘》:子曰:「必也正名,名不正則事不成。」
列子·天瑞》:子遊於大山,見榮啟期行乎郕之野,鹿裘帶索,鼓琴而歌。
文子·道原》:子問道。
列仙傳·師門》:為夏甲龍師,甲不能順其意,殺而埋之外野。
老子河上公章句》:治身:天門,謂鼻開,謂喘息闔,謂呼吸也。
韓非子·解老》:知治人者其思慮靜,知事天者其竅虛。
慎子·逸文》:子曰:「邱少而好學,晚而聞道,以此博矣。」
管子·國蓄》:利出於一,其國無敵。
公孫龍子·跡府》:龍與穿會趙平原君家。
周髀算經·卷上》:候句六尺,即取竹,空徑一寸,長八尺,捕影而視之,空正掩日,而日應空之
淮南子·道應訓》:子曰:「賜失之矣。」
呂氏春秋·不苟》:子聞之曰:「此五人者之所以為王者佐也,不肖主之所弗安也。」

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