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Simplified Chinese version

U+6551

Seal script

Jinwen

Jianbo
𣪋
Semantic variant

Radical:+ 7 strokes = 11 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.434#35 Kangxi: p.471#09 Cihai: p.604r2c02 GSR: 1066.m Hanyu: v2,p1460#01
Composition:Left: , right: . Component of: 𭛾 𤨣 𭫣
Mandarin:jiù ㄐㄧㄡˋ
Cantonese:gau3
Tang reconstruction:*giòu
Shuowen:攴部》救:止也。从攴求声。
Guangyun:广韵·去声··》救:护也,止也,又姓风俗通汉有谏议大夫救仁。居佑切,十一。
Kangxi:康熙字典·攴部·》救:《广韵》居佑切《集韵》《韵会》《正韵》居又切,𠀤音廏。《说文》止也。《博雅》助也。《广韵》护也。《·太甲》尚赖匡救之德。《·大雅》式救尔后。又《周礼·地官·司救注》救,犹禁也,以礼防禁人之过者也。又《尔雅·释器》絇谓之救。《注》救丝以爲絇。又姓。《风俗通》谏议大夫救仁。又《集韵》恭于切,音拘。《周礼·司救》刘昌宗读。又《韵补》叶居尤切。《·邶风》何有何亡,黾勉求之。凡民有丧,匍匐救之。《武王盘铭》溺于渊,尚可游也。溺于人,不可救也。
Fanqie:居佑 (《广韵·去声··》)
Unihan definition:save, rescue, relieve; help, aid

Example usage

论语·八佾》:子谓冉有曰:“女弗能与?”
The Master said to Ran You, "Can you not save him from this?"
孟子·告子上》:今之为仁者,犹以一杯水,一车薪之火也。
Those, however, who now-a-days practise benevolence do it as if with one cup of water they could save a whole waggon-load of fuel which was on fire.
礼记·檀弓下》:》云:‘凡民有丧,扶服之。’
It is said in the Book of Poetry, "If there was any mourning among the people, I did my utmost to help them."
孝经·事君》:子曰:“君子之事上也,进思尽忠,退思补过,将顺其美,匡其恶,故上下能相亲也。”
The Master said, "The superior man serves his ruler in such a way that, when at court in his presence, his thought is how to discharge his loyal duty to the utmost, and when he retires from it, his thought is how to amend his errors. He carries out with deference the measures springing from his excellent qualities and rectifies him (only) to save him from what are evil. Hence, as the superior and inferior, they are able to have an affection for each other."
扬子法言》:或问:“义帝初矫,刘龛南阳,项河北。”
Someone asked: When Emperor Yi first established his rule, Liu Bang took Nanyang and Xiang Ji rescued Hebei.
墨子·七患》:边国至境四邻莫,二患也。
When an enemy state is approaching and yet one's neighbours do not come to the rescue, this is the second worry.
庄子·人间世》:夫道不欲杂,杂则多,多则扰,扰则忧,忧而不
The right method (in such a case) will not admit of any admixture. With such admixture, the one method will become many methods. Their multiplication will embarrass you. That embarrassment will make you anxious. However anxious you may be, you will not save (yourself).
道德经》:是以圣人常善人,故无弃人。
In the same way the sage is always skilful at saving men, and so he does not cast away any man.
荀子·天论》:日月食而之,天旱而雩,卜筮然后决大事,非以为得求也,以文之也。
说苑·修文》:古者有灾者谓之厉,君一时素服,使有司吊死问疾,忧以巫医,匍匐以之,汤粥以方之。
春秋繁露·竹林》:已解,如挑与之战,此无善善之心,而轻民之意也,是以贱之。
韩诗外传·卷一》:赵宣子请师于灵公而之。
大戴礼记》:盥盘之铭曰:“与其溺于人也,宁溺于渊,溺于渊犹可游也,溺于人不可也。”
白虎通德论·诛伐》:世无圣贤方伯,诸侯有相灭者,力能者可也
新书·铸钱》:民方陷溺,上且弗乎?
新序·善谋》:来年秦复攻王,王无矣。
中论·虚道》:故语称寒莫如重裘,止谤莫如修身,疗暑莫如亲冰,信矣哉。
孔子家语·五仪解》:于是帝辛介雀之德,不修国政,亢㬥无极,朝臣莫,外寇乃至,殷国以亡
潜夫论·思贤》:乃反谓经不信而贤皆无益于乱,因废真贤不复求进,更任俗吏,虽灭亡可也。
论衡·幸偶》:卫之骖乘者,见御者之过,从后呼车,有危之义,不被其罪。
太玄经·》:次八,锐其锐,其败。
风俗通义·五伯》:对曰:“狄困于卫,复兵不,须灭乃往存之。”
孔丛子·广言》:振,也。
申鉴·俗嫌》:吉而济,凶而之谓益。
蔡中郎集》:因树碑为铭曰:“惟君之质体清良兮,昔佐殷姬,忠孝彰兮,委国捐爵,谏国亡兮,讥武伐纣,欲喻匡兮,时不可,历运苍兮,追念先侯,受命皇兮,忧褱感兮,虽歾不朽,名字芳兮。”
列子·仲尼》:吾始知《》《》礼乐无于治乱,而未知所以革之之方:此乐天知命者之所忧。
鶡冠子·道端》:夫仁之功,善与不争,下不怨上,辩士之功,释怨解难,智士之功,事至而治,难至而应,忠臣之功,正言直行,矫拂王过,义臣之功,存亡继绝,弱诛暴,信臣之功,正不易言,贞谦之功,废私立公,礼臣之功,尊君卑臣,贤士之功,敌国惮之,四境不侵,圣人之功,定制于冥冥,求至欲得,言听行从,近亲远附,明达四通,内有挟度,然后有以量人。
文子·道原》:故天下之事不可为也,因其自然而推之,万物之变不可也,秉其要而归之。
文始真经·九药》:古人之言,学之多弊,不可不
列仙传·崔文子》:后有疫气,民死者万计,长吏之文所请
老子河上公章句》:是以圣人常善人,圣人所以常教人忠孝者,欲以人性命。
韩非子·存韩》:前时五诸侯尝相与共伐韩,秦发兵以之。
慎子·知忠》:忠未足以乱世,而适足以重非。
管子·明法解》:匡主之过,主之失,明理义以道其主,主无邪僻之行,蔽欺之患,此臣之所以为功也。
孙子兵法·虚实》:故我欲战,敌虽高垒深沟,不得不与我战者,攻其所必也。
吴子·图国》:禁暴乱曰义,恃众以伐曰强,因怒兴师曰刚,弃礼贪利曰暴,国乱人疲举事动众曰逆。
六韬·文师》:免人之死、解人之难、人之患、济人之急者,德也。
司马法·定爵》:凡五兵五当,长以卫短,短以长,迭战则久,皆战则强。
尉缭子·战威》:必也因民所生而制之,因民所营而显之,田禄之实,饮食之亲,乡里相劝,死丧相,兵役相从,此民之所励也。
三略·上略》:所适如肢体相随,骨节相,天道自然,其巧无间。
淮南子·齐俗训》:灼者不能火,身体有所痛也。

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