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Seal script



Simplified character

Semantic variant
Semantic variant

Radical:+ 13 strokes = 16 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.467#25 Kangxi: p.280#28 Cihai: p.403r3c05 GSR: 1038.a Hanyu: v2,p1019#11
Composition:Top: 𦥯, bottom: . Component of: 𠐮 𫦾 𡄆 𡦰 𢤾 𤣌 𤒎 𭭗 𭯄 𥗙 𨯰 𡦸 𪈔
Mandarin:xué ㄒㄩㄝˊ
Tang reconstruction:*hak
Fanqie:胡覺 (《廣韻·入聲··》)
Unihan definition:learning, knowledge; school

CTP Dictionary

xué ㄒㄩㄝˊ (1): 學習。 Study, learn.
The Master said, "Is it not pleasant to learn with a constant perseverance and application?"
The skilful learner, while the master seems indifferent, yet makes double the attainments of another, and in the sequel ascribes the merit (to the master).
xué ㄒㄩㄝˊ (2): 學説,學問。 Doctrine, teaching.
Some of the regulations (of these men of old), scattered all under heaven, and established in our Middle states, are (also) occasionally mentioned and described in the writings of the different schools.
xué ㄒㄩㄝˊ (3): 學派。 School of thought.
xué ㄒㄩㄝˊ (4): 學校。 School, place of learning.
According to the system of ancient teaching, for the families of (a hamlet) there was the village school; for a neighbourhood there was the xiang; for the larger districts there was the xu; and in the capitals there was the college.
xué ㄒㄩㄝˊ (5): 講述,訴説。 Account, state.
xiào ㄒㄧㄠˋ (6): 通「斅」:教導。 Instruct, teach.
In teaching the heir-sons (of the king and feudal princes), and young men (chosen from their aptitude) for 'learning', the subjects were different at different seasons.

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