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U+5C0E

Seal script

Jinwen

Simplified character
𡭎
Semantic variant

Radical:+ 12 strokes = 15 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.417#7 Kangxi: p.296#10 Cihai: p.537r6c02 GSR: 1048.d Hanyu: v1,p0512#05
Composition:Top: , bottom: . Component of: 𠐵
Mandarin:dǎo dào ㄉㄠˇ ㄉㄠˋ
Cantonese:dou6
Tang reconstruction:dhɑ̀u
Shuowen:寸部》導:導,引也。从寸道聲。
Guangyun:廣韻·去聲··》導:引也。徒到切,十四。
Kangxi:康熙字典·寸部·十三》導:〔古文〕𡭎《集韻》《韻會》大到切《正韻》杜到切,𠀤音盜。《說文》導,引也。从寸道聲。《徐曰》以寸引之也。《周語》𠋫人爲導。《註》謂敵國賔至爲先導也。《孟子》君使人導之出疆。又治也。《·禹貢》導岍及岐,至于荆山。《註》言治山通水也。又通也。《周語》太子晉曰:川氣之導也,疏爲川谷,以導其氣。又《增韻》啓迪也。通作道。《論語》道之以德。又《前漢·文帝紀》道民之路在務本。又簪導。《釋名》簪,兓也,以兓連冠於髮也。導,所以導櫟鬢髮,使入巾幘之裏也。南齊高祖性儉約,見主衣中有玉導,曰:留此是興長敝源。命擊碎之。
Fanqie:徒到 (《廣韻·去聲··》)
Unihan definition:direct, guide, lead, conduct

Example usage

孟子·盡心上》:所謂西伯善養老者,制其田里,教之樹畜,其妻子,使養其老。
The expression, "The chief of the West knows well how to nourish the old," refers to his regulation of the fields and dwellings, his teaching them to plant the mulberry and nourish those animals, and his instructing the wives and children, so as to make them nourish their aged.
孝經·三才》:之以禮樂,而民和睦。
They led them on by the rules of propriety and by music, and the people were harmonious and benignant.
揚子法言》:夫道以之,德以得之,仁以人之,義以宜之,禮以體之,天也。
Now, using the Dao to lead it; using de to complete it; using ren to make it human; using yi to make its behavior appropriate; and using li embody it —this is Tian.
論衡·率性》:孔子引而教之,漸漬磨礪,闔牖進,猛氣消損,驕節屈折,卒能政事,序在四科。
Confucius took him under his guidance. By degrees he polished and instructed him. The more he advanced in knowledge, the more he lost his fierceness, and his arrogance was broken. At last he was able to govern a state, and ranked in the four classes.
墨子·非儒下》:機服勉容,不可使眾。
He will be formal in dress and affected in manners, therefore he cannot lead the multitudes.
莊子·養生主》:依乎天理,批大郤,大窾,因其固然。
Observing the natural lines, (my knife) slips through the great crevices and slides through the great cavities, taking advantage of the facilities thus presented.
孫子兵法·軍爭》:不知山林、險阻、沮澤之形者,不能行軍,不能鄉者,不能得地利。
We are not fit to lead an army on the march unless we are familiar with the face of the country - its mountains and forests, its pitfalls and precipices, its marshes and swamps. We shall be unable to turn natural advantage to account unless we make use of local guides.
尚書·禹貢》:菏澤,被孟豬。
The (waters of that of) Ge were led to (the marsh of) Meng-zhu.
荀子·大略》:君子之於子,愛之而勿面,使之而勿視,之以道而勿彊。
說苑·君道》:故疏河以之,鑿江通於九派,灑五湖而定東海,民亦勞矣,然而不怨者,利歸於民也。
春秋繁露·離合根》:立無為之位而乘備具之官,足不自動而相者進,口不自言而擯者贊辭,心不自慮而群臣效當,故莫見其為之而功成矣。
韓詩外傳·卷三》:朞月,四方之士相而至矣。
大戴禮記·禮察》:之以德教,或歐之以法令。
白虎通德論·辟雍》:明令必次外然後前民者也,未見於仁,故立庠序以之也
新書·春秋》:請興賢遂能,而章德行善,以百姓,毋復前過。
新序·善謀下》:留侯張子房,於漢已定,性多疾,即引不食穀,杜門不出。
中論·貴言》:是以君子將與人語大本之源,而談性、義之極者,必先度其心志,本其器量,視其銳氣,察其墮衰,然後唱焉以觀其和,焉以觀其隨。
孔子家語·致思》:回願明王聖主輔相之,敷其五教,之以禮樂。
潛夫論·讚學》:而況君子敦貞之質,察敏之才,攝之以良朋,教之以明師,文之以《禮》、《樂》,之以《》、《》,讚之以《周易》,明之以《春秋》,其有濟乎?
太玄經·》:次三,師或射,豚其埻。
風俗通義》:而首倡,犯禮違制,使東嶽一郡朦朦焉,豈不愍哉!
孔叢子·詰墨》:其道不可以治國,其學不可以家。
申鑒·俗嫌》:若夫引蓄氣,歷藏內視,過則失中,可以治疾,皆非養性之聖術也。
忠經·守宰章》:之以禮樂,以和其氣。
蔡中郎集·漢津賦》:財運貨,懋遷有無。
文子·微明》:大正不險,故民易,至治優游,故下不賊,至忠復素,故民無偽匿。
列仙傳·容成公》:容成公者,自稱黃帝師,見於周穆王,能善輔之事。
老子河上公章句》:行不言之教,以身師之也。
韓非子·二柄》:明主之所制其臣者,二柄而已矣。
慎子·逸文》:昔者,天子手能衣而宰夫設服,足能行而相者進,口能言而行人稱辭,故無失言失禮也。
管子·君臣上》:道也者,上之所以民也。
淮南子·齊俗訓》:民也,不貴難得之貨,不器無用之物。
呂氏春秋·達鬱》:是故治川者決之使,治民者宣之使言。
史記·周本紀》:夫王人者,將利而布之上下者也。
逸周書·官人解》:喜怒以物而色不變,煩亂以事而志不淫,深以利而心不移,臨攝以威而氣不卑,曰平心而固守者也。
國語·楚語下》:若諸侯之好幣具,而之以訓辭,有不虞之備,而皇神相之,寡君其可以免罪于諸侯,而國民保焉。
晏子春秋》:願君教荼以禮而勿陷于邪,之以義而勿湛于利。
吳越春秋》:教吳射御,之伐楚。
越絕書》:禹穴之時,以銅為兵,以鑿伊闕,通龍門,決江河,東注於東海。
鹽鐵論·本議》:文學曰:「夫民以德則民歸厚。」
列女傳·周室三母》:貞順率,靡有過失。

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