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U+5F90

Seal script

Radical:+ 7 strokes = 10 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.69#32 Kangxi: p.367#11 Cihai: p.512r4c02 GSR: 82.p Hanyu: v2,p0825#14
Composition:Left: , right: . Component of: 𡲰 𣻄 𣉹 𪹘 𬁊
Mandarin: ㄒㄩˊ
Cantonese:ceoi4
Tang reconstruction:*ziu
Shuowen:彳部》徐:安行也。从彳余聲。
Guangyun:廣韻·上平聲··》徐:緩也。《說文》安行也,亦州名古之彭國禹爲徐州秦屬泗水郡漢爲郡復置徐州又姓自顓頊之後春秋時徐偃王行仁義爲楚文王所滅其後氏焉出東海髙平東莞琅邪濮陽五望。似魚切,四。
Kangxi:康熙字典·彳部·》徐:《唐韻》似魚切《集韻》《韻會》祥余切《正韻》祥於切,𠀤序平聲。《說文》安行也。《玉篇》威儀也。《爾雅·釋訓》其虛其徐,威儀容止也。《註》雍容都雅之貌。《莊子·應帝王》其臥徐徐,其覺于于。《音義》徐徐,安穩貌。又通作邪。《·鄘風》其虛其邪。《箋》邪,讀如徐。《疏》虛徐者,謙虛閑徐之義。又《廣韻》緩也。《廣雅》遲也。《孟子》子謂之姑徐徐云爾。又《廣韻》州名。《·禹貢》海岱及淮惟徐州。《爾雅·釋地》濟東曰徐州。《疏》淮海閒其氣寬舒,稟性安徐,故曰徐。《釋名》徐舒也。土氣舒緩也。又國名。《左傳·昭元年》周有徐奄。《註》二國皆嬴姓。又縣名。《前漢·地理志》臨淮郡有徐縣。又《爾雅·釋天》太歲在辰曰執徐。又姓。《廣韻》自顓頊之後,春秋時,徐偃王假行仁義,爲楚文王所滅,其後氏焉,出東海,高平,東莞,琅邪,濮陽五望。
Fanqie:似魚 (《廣韻·上平聲··》)
Unihan definition:slowly, quietly, calmly; composed, dignified

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Example usage

孟子·盡心上》:孟子曰:「是猶或紾其兄之臂,子謂之姑云爾,亦教之孝弟而已矣。」
Mencius said, 'That is just as if there were one twisting the arm of his elder brother, and you were merely to say to him "Gently, gently, if you please." Your only course should be to teach such an one filial piety and fraternal duty.'
禮記·檀弓下》:邾婁考公之喪,君使容居來吊含,曰:「寡君使容居坐含進侯玉,其使容居以含。」
At the mourning rites for the duke Kao of Zhu-lou, the ruler of Xu sent Rong Ju with a message of condolence, and with the articles to fill the mouth of the deceased. 'My unworthy ruler,' said he, 'hath sent me to kneel and put the jade for a marquis which he has presented into your (deceased) ruler's mouth. Please allow me to kneel and do so.'
莊子·應帝王》:泰氏,其臥,其覺于于,一以己為馬,一以己為牛,其知情信,其德甚真,而未始入於非人。
He of the line of Tai would sleep tranquilly, and awake in contented simplicity. He would consider himself now (merely) as a horse, and now (merely) as an ox. His knowledge was real and untroubled by doubts; and his virtue was very true: he had not begun to proceed by what belonged to him as a man.
道德經》:孰能濁以靜之清?
Who can (make) the muddy water (clear)? Let it be still, and it will gradually become clear.
史記·夏本紀》:海岱及淮維州:淮、沂其治,蒙、羽其藝。
The sea, the Tai mountain, and the river Huai formed the boundaries of Xuzhou. The Huai and Yi rivers were regulated. The Meng and Yu mountains were made fit for cultivation.
詩經·常武》:率彼淮浦、省此土。
Along the bank of the Huai, [We go] to see the land of Xu.
尚書·禹貢》:海、岱及淮惟州。
The sea, mount Dai, and the Huai were (the boundaries of) Xu Zhou.
荀子·議兵》:》曰:「王猶允塞,方既來。
說苑·辨物》:自知之,猶未晚也!
春秋繁露·玉杯》:是故善為師者,既美其道,有慎其行,齊時蚤晚,任多少,適疾,造而勿趨,稽而勿苦,省其所為,而成其所湛,故力不勞而身大成。
韓詩外傳·卷一》:原憲乃步曳杖,歌商頌而反,聲淪於天地,如出金石。
白虎通德論·誅伐》:又曰:「甲戌,我惟征戎。」
新書·兵車之容》:故師傅之道,既美其施,又慎其齊,適疾,任多少,造而勿趣,稍而勿苦,省其所省,而堪其所堪,故力不勞而身大盛,此聖人之化也。
新序·節士》:朔之妻有遺腹,若幸而男,吾奉之,即女也,吾死耳。
中論·貴言》:疾而勿迫,而勿失,雜而勿結,放而勿逸,欲其自得之也。
潛夫論·賢難》:此鮑焦所以立枯於道左,衍所以自沈於滄海者也。
論衡·幸偶》:晉文脩文德,偃行仁義,文公以賞賜,偃王以破滅。
風俗通義·六國》:趙之先與秦同祖,其裔孫曰造父,於周穆王,為御驊騮、騄耳之乘,西謁西王母,東滅偃王,日馳千里,帝念其功,賜以趙城,因以為姓。
蔡中郎集·述行賦》:是時梁冀新誅,而璜左悺等五侯擅貴于其處。
列子·天瑞》:鴝掇千日,化而為鳥,其名曰乾1骨。
鶡冠子·泰錄》:故神靈威明上變光,疾緩急中動氣,煞傷毀禍下在地,故天地陰陽之受命,取象於神明之效,既已見矣。
文子·道原》:夫道者,高不可極,深不可測,苞裹天地,稟受無形,原流泏泏,沖而不盈,濁以靜之清,施之無窮,無所朝夕,表之不盈一握,約而能張,幽而能明,柔而能剛,含陰吐陽,而章三光
列仙傳·范蠡》:范蠡,字少伯,人也。
老子河上公章句》:孰能濁以靜之,清。
韓非子·十過》:昔者楚靈王為申之會,宋太子後至,執而囚之,狎君,拘齊慶封。
管子·輕重丁》:善為國者,守其國之財,湯之以高下,注之以疾,一可以為百,未嘗籍求於民,而使用若河海,終則有始,此謂守物而御天下也。
孫子兵法·軍爭》:故兵以詐立,以利動,以分合為變者也,故其疾如風,其如林,侵掠如火,不動如山,難知如陰,動如雷霆。
六韜·大禮》:太公曰:「安而靜,柔節先定,善與而不爭。」
司馬法·嚴位》:位下,左右下,甲坐,誓行之。
淮南子·天文訓》:之歲,歲早旱晚水,小饑,蠶閉,麥熟,民食三升。
呂氏春秋·知分》:疾不必生,不必死。
鬼谷子·符言》:正靜,柔節先定。
春秋左傳》:秋,公會宋人,齊人,伐
逸周書·作雒解》:武王克殷,乃立王子祿父,俾守商祀,建管叔于東,建蔡叔、霍叔于殷,俾監殷臣,王既歸,乃歲十二月崩鎬,肂于岐周,周公立,相天子,三叔及殷東,奄及熊盈以略,周公、召公,內弭父兄,外撫諸侯。
國語·越語下》:宜為人主,安而重固。
晏子春秋》:其僕將馳,晏子撫其手曰:「之!」
吳越春秋》:勾踐已滅吳,乃以兵北渡江淮,與齊、晉諸侯會于州,致貢於周。
越絕書》:吳東亭東西南北通溪者,越荊王所置,與麋湖相通也。
戰國策》:公東收寶於秦,南取地於韓,魏因以因,為之東,則有合矣。
鹽鐵論·刺復》:博士褚泰、偃等,承明詔,建節馳傳,巡省郡國,舉孝、廉,勸元元,而流俗不改。
列女傳·齊桓衛姬》:明日臨朝,管仲趨進曰:「君之蒞朝也,恭而氣下,言則,無伐國之志,是釋衛也。」

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