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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 𡛿 𡯛 𣳇 𪫦 𪭥 𬌬 𢀠 𥙀 𪱺 𢀡 𭽐 𮄩 𥑰 𬏢 𮈇 [More]
Mandarin:zuǒ ㄗㄨㄛˇ
Cantonese:zo2
Tang reconstruction:tzɑ̌
Shuowen:左部》左:手相左助也。从𠂇、工。凡左之属皆从左。
Guangyun:广韵·上声··》左:左右也,亦姓齐之公族有左右公子后因氏焉又汉复姓二氏左传宋公子目夷爲左师其后爲氏秦有左师触龙晋先蔑爲左行其后爲氏汉有御史左行恢。臧可切,三。
广韵·去声··》左:左右。又作可切。
Kangxi:康熙字典·工部·》左:《唐韵》《正韵》臧可切《集韵》《韵会》子我切,𠀤音𡯛。《增韵》左右定位。左,右之对,人道尚右,以右爲尊。《礼·王制》男子由右,妇人由左。《史记·文帝纪》左贤右戚。《注》韦昭曰:左犹高,右犹下也。又《增韵》手足便右,以左爲僻,故凡幽猥,皆曰僻左。《前汉·诸侯王表》作左官之律。《注》师古曰:左官犹言左道。僻左,不正也。汉时依古法,朝廷之列以右爲尊,故谓降秩爲左迁。佐诸侯爲左官也。《韵会》策画不适事宜曰左计。又《正韵》左,戾也。又乗车尚左。《礼·曲礼》祥车旷左。《疏》旷,空也。车上贵左,仆在右,空左以拟神也。又吉尚左。《礼·檀弓》孔子与门人立拱而尚右,二三子亦皆尚右,孔子曰:我则有姊之丧故也,二三子皆尚左。《注》丧尚右,右,隂也。吉尚左,左,阳也。又不助也。《左传·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。又证也。《前汉·杨恽传》左验明白。《注》左,证左也。言当时在其左右,见此事者也。又姓。《广韵》齐之公族有左右公子,后因氏焉。又汉复姓二氏,左传公子目夷爲左师,其后爲氏。秦有左师触讋。晋先蔑爲左行,其后爲氏。汉有御史左行恢。又《唐韵》则个切《集韵》《韵会》《正韵》子贺切,𠀤音佐《说文》手相左助也。《尔雅·释诂》诏亮,左右相导也,诏相导,左右助勴也,左右亮也。《疏》皆谓佐助,反覆相训,以尽其义。《易·泰卦》以左右民。《疏》左右,助也。《·毕命》周公左右先王。又叶总古切,音祖。《王逸·九思》逢流星兮问路,顾我指兮从左。俓娵觜兮直驰,御者迷兮失轨。轨音矩。又叶祖戈切,挫平声。《·小雅》左之左之,君子宜之。宜叶牛何反。
考证:〔《礼·王制》男子由右,女子由左。〕谨照原文女子改妇人。〔《礼·檀弓》孔子与门人拱立而尚右。〕谨照原文拱改立。立改拱。
Fanqie:臧可 (《广韵·上声··》) 则个 (《广韵·去声··》) 作可 (《广韵·去声··》)
Unihan definition:left; east; unorthodox, improper

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Example usage

论语·公冶长》:子曰:“巧言、令色、足恭,丘明耻之,丘亦耻之。”
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·离娄下》: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.'
礼记·奔丧》:遂冠归,入门,北面哭尽哀,免袒成踊,东即位,拜宾成踊,宾出,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.
扬子法言》:曰:“兼才尚权,右计数,动谨于时,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.
庄子·大宗师》:浸假而化予之臂以为鸡,予因以求时夜。
If He were to transform my left arm into a cock, I should be watching with it the time of the night.
道德经》:君子居则贵,用兵则贵右。
The superior man ordinarily considers the left hand the most honourable place, but in time of war the right hand.
商君书·境内》:故爵庶长,就为更。
A shu-zhang to a zuo-keng.
孙子兵法·虚实》:故备前则后寡,备后则前寡,备则右寡,备右则寡,无所不备,则无所不寡。
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.
史记·五帝本纪》:右大监,监于万国。
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,凡百事异理而相守也。
说苑·君道》:不固溺于流俗,不拘系于右。
春秋繁露·玉杯》:然则《春秋》之序道也,先质而后文,右志而物。
韩诗外传·卷一》:古者、天子五钟,将出,则撞黄钟,而右五钟皆应之,马鸣中律,驾者有文,御者有数,立则磬折,拱则抱鼓,行步中规,折旋中矩,然后太师奏升车之乐,告出也。
大戴礼记·主言》:昔者舜禹而右皋陶,不下席而天下治。
白虎通德论·社稷》:祭义》曰:“右社稷,宗庙。”
新书·官人》:右在侧,声乐不见。
新序·善谋下》:高皇帝疑,问右大臣,皆山东人,多劝上都雒阳,东有成皋,西有肴渑,倍河海,向伊洛,其固亦足恃,且周数百年,秦二世而亡,不如都周。
中论·虚道》:先王之礼,史记事,右史记言,师瞽诵《》,庶僚箴诲,器用载铭,筵席书戒,月考其为,岁会其行,所以自供正也。
孔子家语·相鲁》:古者诸侯竝出疆,必具官以从,请具右司马。
潜夫论·贤难》:此鲍焦所以立枯于道,徐衍所以自沈于沧海者也。
论衡·幸偶》:非天禀施有右也,人物受性有厚薄也。
太玄经·》:次四,爰聪爰明,右橿橿。
风俗通义·五伯》:谨按:《春秋氏传》:夏后太康,娱于耽乐,不循民事,诸侯僭差。
孔丛子·论书》:孔子曰:“王者前有疑,后有丞,有辅,右有弼,谓之四近。”
申鉴·政体》:问明于治者其统近,万物之本在身,天下之本在家,治乱之本在右,内正立而四表定矣。
独断·卷上》:《春秋氏传》曰:“鲁襄公在楚,季武子使公冶问,玺书追而与之。”
蔡中郎集·独断》:传》曰:“郑子臧好聚鹬冠。”
墨子·经说下》:目出,右目入。
列子·黄帝》:宋王谓右曰:“辩矣,客之以说服寡人也!”
鶡冠子·天则》:中参成位,四气为政,前张后极,角右钺,九文循理,以省官众,小大毕举。
文子·微明》:故善也否同非誉俗趋行等逆顺右。
列仙传·彭祖》:常有两虎在祠右,祠讫,地即有虎迹,云后升仙而去。
老子河上公章句》:君子居则贵贵柔弱也。
韩非子·初见秦》:昔者纣为天子,将率天下甲兵百万,饮于淇溪,右饮于洹溪,淇水竭而洹水不流,以与周武王为难。
慎子·逸文》:轻则右重,右重则轻。
管子·轻重戊》:桓公即为百里之城,使人之楚买生鹿,楚生鹿当一而八万,管子即令桓公与民通轻重,藏谷什之六,令司马伯公将白徒而铸钱于庄山,令中大夫王邑载钱二千万求生鹿于楚
公孙龙子·迹府》:右请求之。
吴子·料敌》:击此之道,必三分之,猎其右,胁而从之,其陈可坏。
六韬·守土》:太公曰:“无䟽其亲,无怠其众,抚其右,御其四旁。”
司马法·天子之义》:文与武右也。
尉缭子·兵谈》:重者如山、如林、如江、如河,轻者如炮、如燔、如垣压之,如云覆之,令人聚不得以散,散不得以聚,不得以右,右不得以

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