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Simplified Chinese version

U+6559

Seal script

Jinwen

Jiaguwen

Jianbo

Alternate form
Semantic variant

Radical:+ 7 strokes = 11 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.152#21 p.415#17 Kangxi: p.472#05 GSR: 1167.i Hanyu: v2,p1459#09
Composition:Left: , right: . Component of: 𢠛 𪳞 𥲯 𨬊 𪖄
Mandarin:jiào jiāo ㄐㄧㄠˋ ㄐㄧㄠ
Cantonese:gaau1 gaau3
Tang reconstruction:*gau gàu
Shuowen:教部》教:上所施下所效也。从攴从孝。凡教之属皆从教。
Guangyun:广韵·下平声··》教:效也。又古孝切。
Fanqie:古肴 (《广韵·下平声··》) 古孝 (《广韵·下平声··》)
Unihan definition:teach, class

Example usage

论语·为政》:子曰:“临之以庄则敬,孝慈则忠,举善而不能,则劝。”
The Master said, "Let him preside over them with gravity; then they will reverence him. Let him be final and kind to all; then they will be faithful to him. Let him advance the good and teach the incompetent; then they will eagerly seek to be virtuous."
孟子·尽心上》:孟子曰:“君子之所以者五:有如时雨化之者,有成德者,有达财者,有答问者,有私淑艾者。”
Mencius said, 'There are five ways in which the superior man effects his teaching. There are some on whom his influence descends like seasonable rain. There are some whose virtue he perfects, and some of whose talents he assists the development. There are some whose inquiries he answers. There are some who privately cultivate and correct themselves.'
礼记·缁衣》:民是以亲失,而是以烦。
The people in consequence will not feel attached to him, and the lessons which he gives them will be troublesome (and ineffective).
孝经·丧亲》:三日而食,民无以死伤生。
After three days he may partake of food, for thus the people are taught that the living should not be injured on account of the dead.
扬子法言》:人,又其次也。
Instructing others is next.
庄子·人间世》:其言虽,讁之实也。
Although the words in which I convey my lessons may really be condemnatory (of the ruler).
道德经》:是以圣人处无为之事,行不言之
Therefore the sage manages affairs without doing anything, and conveys his instructions without the use of speech.
商君书·更法》:今吾欲变法以治,更礼以百姓,恐天下之议我也。
I intend, now, to alter the laws, so as to obtain orderly government, and to reform the rites, so as to teach the people; but I am afraid the empire will criticize me.
荀子·大略》:天子诸侯子十九而冠,冠而听治,其至也。
说苑·君道》:先恕而后,是尧道也。
春秋繁露·精华》:故折狱而是也,理益明,益行。
韩诗外传·卷一》:若夫希世而行,比周而友,学以为人,以为己,仁义之匿,车马之饰,衣裘之丽,宪不忍为之也。
大戴礼记·主言》:虽有国焉,不不服,不可以取千里。
白虎通德论·》:故《孝经》曰:“君子之以孝也,下言敬天下之为人父者也。”
新书·修政语下》:曰:“昔者先王与帝修道而道修,寡人之望也,亦愿以。”
新序·善谋下》:汉王既用滕公、萧何之言,擢拜韩信为上将军,引信上坐,王问曰:“丞相数言将军,将军何以寡人计策?”
中论·治学》:学者、心之白日也,故先王立官,掌国子,以六德,曰智、仁、圣、义、中、和,以六行,曰孝、友、睦、婣、任、恤。
孔子家语·相鲁》:齐侯归,责其群臣曰:“鲁以君子道辅其君,而子独以夷翟道寡人,使得罪。”
潜夫论·赞学》:而况君子敦贞之质,察敏之才,摄之以良朋,之以明师,文之以《礼》、《乐》,导之以《》、《》,赞之以《周易》,明之以《春秋》,其有济乎?
论衡·命义》:性命在本,故《礼》有胎之法:子在身时,席不正不坐。
风俗通义·三皇》:始作耒耜,民耕种,美其衣食,德浓厚若神,故为神农也。
孔丛子·广言》:惎,也。
申鉴·政体》:故凡政之大经,法而已。
忠经·守宰章》:官不明则事多欺,事不平则怨难弭,身不清则何以民?
素书·安礼章》:释己而人者逆,正己而化人者顺。
新语·道基》:至于神农,以为行虫走兽,难以养民,乃求可食之物,尝百草之实,察酸苦之味,民食五谷。
独断·卷上》:先农神,先农者盖神农之神,神农作耒耜,民耕农,至少昊之世,置九农之官如左。
蔡中郎集·独断》:先农神、先农者盖神农之神,神农作耒耜,民耕农,至少昊之世,置九农之官如左。
墨子·经说下》:和而不唱,是不也。
列子·天瑞》:先生将何以
鶡冠子·天则》:以为奉陈忠之臣,未足恃也。
文子·精诚》:圣人在上,怀道而不言,泽及万民,故不言之,芒乎大哉!
文始真经·七釜》:关尹子曰:“人之少也,当佩乎父兄之。”
列仙传·赤松子》:服水玉以神农,能入火自烧。
鬻子》:故其道首首然,万世为福、万世为者,唯从黄帝以下、舜禹以上而已矣。
老子河上公章句》:道可道,谓经术政之道也。
韩非子·存韩》:韩居中国,地不能满千里,而所以得与诸侯班位于天下、君臣相保者,以世世相事秦之力也。
慎子·威德》:虽成,官不足。
管子·轻重己》:牺牲以鱼,发号出令曰:“生而勿杀,赏而勿罚,罪狱勿断,以待期年,民樵室钻鐩,墐灶泄井,所以寿民也。”
公孙龙子·迹府》:今使龙去之,则无以焉。
孙子兵法·行军》:令素行以其民,则民服。

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