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U+5EE3

Seal script

Jinwen
广
Simplified character

Radical:广+ 12 strokes = 15 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.313#43 Kangxi: p.351#03 Cihai: p.493r4c01 GSR: 707.h Hanyu: v2,p0897#04
Composition:Top-left: 广, bottom-right: . Component of: 𨽏 𠢹 𠠎 𦢎 𣋷 [More]
Mandarin:guǎng ㄍㄨㄤˇ
Cantonese:gwong2
Tang reconstruction:*guɑ̌ng
Shuowen:广部》廣:殿之大屋也。从广黃聲。
Guangyun:廣韻·上聲··》廣:大也,闊也。古晃切,二。
Kangxi:康熙字典·广部·十二》廣:《唐韻》《集韻》《韻會》𠀤古晃切,光上聲。《說文》殿之大屋也。又《玉篇》廣,大也。《廣韻》廣,闊也。《易·繫辭》廣大配天地。《疏》大以配天,廣以配地。又州名。《唐書·地理志》嶺南道有廣州。又姓。《姓譜》出丹陽,廣成子之後,宋有廣漢。又《玉篇》古曠切,光去聲。《周禮·地官·大司徒》周知九州之地域廣輪之數。《疏》馬融云:東西爲廣,南北爲輪。《釋文》廣,古曠反。又車名。《周禮·春官·車僕》廣車之萃。《註》廣車,橫𨻰之車也。《釋文》廣,古曠反。《左傳·僖二十八年》西廣東宮。《疏》楚有左右廣,蓋兵車之名。《宣二年》分爲二廣。《註》十五乗爲一廣。又《正字通》音曠。《荀子·王霸篇》人主胡不廣焉。《註》廣,開泰貌。又與曠通。《前漢·五行志》師出過時之謂廣。又姑黃切,音光。《爾雅·釋獸》回毛在背,闋廣。《疏》伯樂相馬法,旋毛在背者名闋廣。《音義》廣,音光。又《韻補》叶果五切,音古。《禮·樂記》今夫古樂,進旅退旅,和正以廣,弦匏笙簧,會守拊鼓,始奏以文,復亂以武。
Fanqie:古晃 (《廣韻·上聲··》)
Unihan definition:broad, wide, extensive

Example usage

孟子·盡心上》:況居天下之居者乎?
How much more should a peculiar air distinguish him whose position is in the wide house of the world!
禮記·曲禮上》:大,荒而不治,此亦士之辱也。
Where the wide and open country is greatly neglected and uncultivated, it is a disgrace to the officers (in charge of it).
揚子法言·》:假言周于天地,贊于神明,幽弘撗,絕于邇言,譔《寡見》。
Sayings of the past spread throughout Heaven and Earth, serving as an aid to daimonic clarity. Profound and great, vast and broad, they surpass recent sayings. Thus I have written "The Seldom Seen."
莊子·逍遙遊》:有魚焉,其數千里,未有知其脩者,其名為鯤。
In it there is a fish, several thousand li in breadth, while no one knows its length. Its name is the kun.
道德經》:德若不足。
And he has most whose lot the least supplies.
商君書·算地》:而民少者,地勝其民。
Or sometimes the territory is extensive, but the population sparse, so that the territory exceeds the population.
孫子兵法·始計》:地者,遠近,險易,狹,死生也。
Earth comprises distances, great and small; danger and security; open ground and narrow passes; the chances of life and death.
荀子·》:託地而游宇,友風而子雨,冬日作寒,夏日作暑,大精神,請歸之雲。
說苑·君道》:開耳目,以察萬方。
春秋繁露·竹林》:齊頃公親齊桓公之孫,國固大而地勢便利矣,又得霸主之余尊,而誌加於諸侯。
韓詩外傳·卷三》:土地大者,守之以儉。
大戴禮記》:聞志博,而色不伐。
白虎通德論·社稷》:土地博,不可遍敬也。
新書·道術》:較自斂謂之儉,反儉為侈。
新序·善謀》:王若不藉路於仇讎之韓、魏,必攻隨水右壤,隨水右壤,此皆川大水,山林谿谷,不食之地也。
中論·治學》:亟聞天下之大言,則志益
孔子家語·辯政》:夫荊之地而都狹,民有離心,莫安其居,故曰:政在悅近而來遠。
潛夫論·務本》:詩賦者,所以頌善醜之德,洩哀樂之情也,故溫雅以文,興喻以盡意。
論衡·吉驗》:竇太后弟名曰國,年四、五歲,家貧,為人所掠賣,其家不知其所在。
太玄經·》:次六,方輪軸,坎軻其輿。
風俗通義·六國》:語大夫曰:「我之帝所,樂,與百神遊於鈞天,樂于九奏萬儛,不類三代之樂,其聲動心。」
孔叢子·廣言》:衍、演,也。
申鑒·時事》:民寡則用易足,土則物易生,事簡則業易定。
忠經·天地神明章》:四時運,天不私德。
素書·求人之志章》:博學切問,所以知。
新語·道基》:德盛者威,力盛者驕眾。
獨斷·卷上》:天子社稷土壇方五丈,諸侯半之。
蔡中郎集·獨斷》:樊噲冠,漢將軍樊噲造次所冠,以入項籍營,七寸,前出四寸,司馬殿門大護衛士服之。
墨子·經下》:不可偏去而二,說在見與俱、一與二、與修1
列子·周穆王》:王實以為清都、紫微、鈞天、樂,帝之所居。
鶡冠子·道端》:夫寒溫之變,非一精之所化也,天下之事,非一人之所能獨知也,海水大,非獨仰一川之流也。
文子·道原》:夫道者,陶冶萬物,終始無形,寂然不動,大通混冥,深閎大不可為外,折毫剖芒不可為內,無環堵之宇,而生有無之間也
文始真經·九藥》:勿以汗漫曰道之,當樂急要。
列仙傳·子主》:王遣吏將上龍眉山巔,見寧先生,毛身耳,被髮鼓琴。
老子河上公章句》:德若不足,德行大之人,若愚頑不足也。
韓非子·初見秦》:臣敢言之,往者齊南破荊,東破宋,西服秦,北破燕,中使韓、魏,土地而兵強,戰剋攻取,詔令天下。
慎子·逸文》:田駢名
諫逐客書》:臣聞地者粟多,國大者人眾,兵彊則士勇。
管子·輕重甲》:二十金者為八萬,故發號出令曰:一農之事,有二十金之筴,然則地非有狹,國非有貧富也,通於發號出令,審於輕重之數使然。
公孫龍子·跡府》:於是尹文曰:『使此人眾大庭之中,見侵侮而終不敢鬬,王將以為臣乎?』
吳子·料敵》:楚性弱,其地,其政騷,其民疲,故整而不久。

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