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U+5DE6

Seal script

Jinwen

Jiaguwen

Jianbo

Radical:+ 2 strokes = 5 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.305#11 p.419#15 Kangxi: p.325#08 Cihai: p.464r2c01 GSR: 5.a Hanyu: v1,p0411#05
Composition:Top-left: 𠂇, bottom-right: . Component of: 𫦦 𠡃 𪫦 𪭥 𬌬 𡛿 𡯛 𣳇 𪱺 𢀠 𥙀 𬏢 𢀡 𭽐 𮄩 𥑰 [More]
Mandarin:zuǒ ㄗㄨㄛˇ
Cantonese:zo2
Tang reconstruction:tzɑ̌
Shuowen:左部》左:手相左助也。从𠂇、工。凡左之屬皆从左。
Guangyun:廣韻·上聲··》左:左右也,亦姓齊之公族有左右公子後因氏焉又漢複姓二氏左傳宋公子目夷爲左師其後爲氏秦有左師觸龍晉先蔑爲左行其後爲氏漢有御史左行恢。臧可切,三。
廣韻·去聲··》左:左右。又作可切。
Kangxi:康熙字典·工部·》左:《唐韻》《正韻》臧可切《集韻》《韻會》子我切,𠀤音𡯛。《增韻》左右定位。左,右之對,人道尚右,以右爲尊。《禮·王制》男子由右,婦人由左。《史記·文帝紀》左賢右戚。《註》韋昭曰:左猶高,右猶下也。又《增韻》手足便右,以左爲僻,故凡幽猥,皆曰僻左。《前漢·諸侯王表》作左官之律。《註》師古曰:左官猶言左道。僻左,不正也。漢時依古法,朝廷之列以右爲尊,故謂降秩爲左遷。佐諸侯爲左官也。《韻會》策畫不適事宜曰左計。又《正韻》左,戾也。又乗車尚左。《禮·曲禮》祥車曠左。《疏》曠,空也。車上貴左,僕在右,空左以擬神也。又吉尚左。《禮·檀弓》孔子與門人立拱而尚右,二三子亦皆尚右,孔子曰:我則有姊之喪故也,二三子皆尚左。《註》喪尚右,右,隂也。吉尚左,左,陽也。又不助也。《左傳·襄十年》天子所右,寡君亦右之,所左,亦左之。《疏》人有左右,右便而左不便。故以所助者爲右,不助者爲左。又證也。《前漢·楊惲傳》左驗明白。《註》左,證左也。言當時在其左右,見此事者也。又姓。《廣韻》齊之公族有左右公子,後因氏焉。又漢複姓二氏,左傳公子目夷爲左師,其後爲氏。秦有左師觸讋。晉先蔑爲左行,其後爲氏。漢有御史左行恢。又《唐韻》則箇切《集韻》《韻會》《正韻》子賀切,𠀤音佐《說文》手相左助也。《爾雅·釋詁》詔亮,左右相導也,詔相導,左右助勴也,左右亮也。《疏》皆謂佐助,反覆相訓,以盡其義。《易·泰卦》以左右民。《疏》左右,助也。《·畢命》周公左右先王。又叶總古切,音祖。《王逸·九思》逢流星兮問路,顧我指兮從左。俓娵觜兮直馳,御者迷兮失軌。軌音矩。又叶祖戈切,挫平聲。《·小雅》左之左之,君子宜之。宜叶牛何反。
考證:〔《禮·王制》男子由右,女子由左。〕謹照原文女子改婦人。〔《禮·檀弓》孔子與門人拱立而尚右。〕謹照原文拱改立。立改拱。
Fanqie:臧可 (《廣韻·上聲··》) 則箇 (《廣韻·去聲··》) 作可 (《廣韻·去聲··》)
Unihan definition:left; east; unorthodox, improper

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Example usage

論語·公冶長》:子曰:「巧言、令色、足恭,丘明恥之,丘亦恥之。」
The Master said, "Fine words, an insinuating appearance, and excessive respect - Zuo Qiu Ming was ashamed of them. I also am ashamed of them."
孟子·離婁下》:右曰:「待先生,如此其忠且敬也。」
His disciples said, 'Since our master was treated with so much sincerity and respect.'
禮記·奔喪》:遂冠歸,入門,北面哭盡哀,免袒成踴,東即位,拜賓成踴,賓出,主人拜送。
Immediately after he put on the cap, and returned to the house. Entering at the left side of the door, he wailed with his face to the north, giving full vent to his sorrow. He then put on the cincture, bared his arms, and went through the leaping. Going then to the station on the east, he bowed to the visitors, and went through the leaping again. When the visitors went out, the presiding mourner bowed to them and escorted them.
揚子法言》:曰:「兼才尚權,右計數,動謹於時,人也。」
Yangzi said: Collecting together men of talent and respecting their knowledge, planning and calculating meticulously, and carefully acting at just the right moment —this is due to man.
莊子·大宗師》:浸假而化予之臂以為雞,予因以求時夜。
If He were to transform my left arm into a cock, I should be watching with it the time of the night.
道德經》:君子居則貴,用兵則貴右。
The superior man ordinarily considers the left hand the most honourable place, but in time of war the right hand.
商君書·境內》:故爵庶長,就為更。
A shu-zhang to a zuo-keng.
孫子兵法·虛實》:故備前則後寡,備後則前寡,備則右寡,備右則寡,無所不備,則無所不寡。
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.
史記·五帝本紀》:右大監,監于萬國。
He appointed a chief and deputy superintendent over international affairs.
荀子·大略》:以其本知其末,以其知其右,凡百事異理而相守也。
說苑·君道》:不固溺於流俗,不拘繫於右。
春秋繁露·玉杯》:然則《春秋》之序道也,先質而後文,右誌而物。
韓詩外傳·卷一》:古者、天子五鐘,將出,則撞黃鐘,而右五鐘皆應之,馬鳴中律,駕者有文,御者有數,立則磬折,拱則抱鼓,行步中規,折旋中矩,然後太師奏升車之樂,告出也。
大戴禮記·主言》:昔者舜禹而右皋陶,不下席而天下治。
白虎通德論·社稷》:祭義》曰:「右社稷,宗廟。」
新書·官人》:右在側,聲樂不見。
新序·善謀下》:高皇帝疑,問右大臣,皆山東人,多勸上都雒陽,東有成皋,西有肴澠,倍河海,嚮伊洛,其固亦足恃,且周數百年,秦二世而亡,不如都周。
中論·虛道》:先王之禮,史記事,右史記言,師瞽誦《》,庶僚箴誨,器用載銘,筵席書戒,月考其為,歲會其行,所以自供正也。
孔子家語·相魯》:古者諸侯竝出疆,必具官以從,請具右司馬。
潛夫論·賢難》:此鮑焦所以立枯於道,徐衍所以自沈於滄海者也。
論衡·幸偶》:非天稟施有右也,人物受性有厚薄也。
太玄經·》:次四,爰聰爰明,右橿橿。
風俗通義·五伯》:謹按:《春秋氏傳》:夏后太康,娛於耽樂,不循民事,諸侯僣差。
孔叢子·論書》:孔子曰:「王者前有疑,後有丞,有輔,右有弼,謂之四近。」
申鑒·政體》:問明於治者其統近,萬物之本在身,天下之本在家,治亂之本在右,內正立而四表定矣。
獨斷·卷上》:《春秋氏傳》曰:「魯襄公在楚,季武子使公冶問,璽書追而與之。」
蔡中郎集·獨斷》:傳》曰:「鄭子臧好聚鷸冠。」
墨子·經說下》:目出,右目入。
列子·黃帝》:宋王謂右曰:「辯矣,客之以說服寡人也!」
鶡冠子·天則》:中參成位,四氣為政,前張後極,角右鉞,九文循理,以省官眾,小大畢舉。
文子·微明》:故善也否同非譽俗趨行等逆順右。
列仙傳·彭祖》:常有兩虎在祠右,祠訖,地即有虎跡,雲後升仙而去。
老子河上公章句》:君子居則貴貴柔弱也。
韓非子·初見秦》:昔者紂為天子,將率天下甲兵百萬,飲於淇溪,右飲於洹谿,淇水竭而洹水不流,以與周武王為難。
慎子·逸文》:輕則右重,右重則輕。
管子·輕重戊》:桓公即為百里之城,使人之楚買生鹿,楚生鹿當一而八萬,管子即令桓公與民通輕重,藏穀什之六,令司馬伯公將白徒而鑄錢於莊山,令中大夫王邑載錢二千萬求生鹿於楚
公孫龍子·跡府》:右請求之。
吳子·料敵》:擊此之道,必三分之,獵其右,脅而從之,其陳可壞。
六韜·守土》:太公曰:「無䟽其親,無怠其眾,撫其右,御其四旁。」
司馬法·天子之義》:文與武右也。
尉繚子·兵談》:重者如山、如林、如江、如河,輕者如炮、如燔、如垣壓之,如雲覆之,令人聚不得以散,散不得以聚,不得以右,右不得以

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