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Simplified Chinese version

U+6C42

Seal script

Jinwen

Jianbo

Semantic variant

Radical:+ 2 strokes = 7 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.210#18 Kangxi: p.604#04 Cihai: p.763r3c02 GSR: 1066.a Hanyu: v3,p1547#08
Composition:Component of: 𫡕 𫡨 𠗈 𠡟 𤞰 𠂃 𡌊 𡌋 𡨃 𢈝 𢚡 𪪵 [More]
Mandarin:qiú ㄑㄧㄡˊ
Cantonese:kau4
Tang reconstruction:*ghiou
Guangyun:广韵·下平声··𧚍》求:索也,又姓三辅决録云汉有求伸。
Kangxi:康熙字典·水部·》求:《唐韵》巨鸠切《集韵》《韵会》渠尤切,𠀤音裘。《说文》索也。《增韵》觅也,乞也。《易·乾卦》同气相求。《·大雅》世德作求。又招来也。《礼·学记》发虑宪,求善良。又等也。《·康诰》用康乂民作求。《传》求,等也。言爲等匹于商先王也。又山水名。《山海经》历石山东南一百里曰求山。求水出于其上,潜于其下。又姓。《三辅决录》汉有求仲。又与裘通。《说文》裘字,古省作求。又与球通。《柳宗元·飨军堂记》琉球作流求。又《集韵》恭于切,音拘。与蛷同。肌蛷,虫名。或省作求。又《韵补》叶渠之切,音奇。《班昭·东征赋》贵贱贫富不可求兮,正身履道以俟时兮。又叶强于切,音渠。《陈琳·大荒赋》虽游目于西极兮,大道卷而未舒。仍皇灵之攸畅兮,爰稽余之所求。又叶巨九切,音臼。《易林》春栗夏梨,少鲜希有。斗阡石万,贵不可求。
考证:〔叶疆于切,音渠。〕谨按韵会小补作强于切。强与强同疆字。谨改强。
Fanqie:巨鸠 (《广韵·下平声··𧚍》)
Unihan definition:seek; demand, request; beseech

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Example usage

论语·学而》:子禽问于子贡曰:“夫子至于是邦也,必闻其政,之与?”
Zi Qin asked Zi Gong, saying, "When our master comes to any country, he does not fail to learn all about its government. Does he ask his information?"
孟子·尽心上》:民非水火不生活,昏暮叩人之门户,水火,无弗与者,至足矣。
The people cannot live without water and fire, yet if you knock at a man's door in the dusk of the evening, and ask for water and fire, there is no man who will not give them, such is the abundance of these things.
礼记·缁衣》:》云:‘我则,如不我得。’
It is said in the Book of Poetry (II, ii, ode 8), "As if I were hidden they sought me at first, At court for a pattern to shine."
扬子法言》:务学不如务师。
Devoting attention to study is not as good as devoting attention to finding a teacher.
墨子·经上》:虑,也。
Lu (thinking/forethought) is the seeking.
庄子·齐物论》:得其情与不得,无益损乎其真。
Whether by searching you can find out His character or not, there is neither advantage nor hurt, so far as the truth of His operation is concerned.
道德经》:不曰:以得,有罪以免耶?
Was it not because it could be got by seeking for it, and the guilty could escape (from the stain of their guilt) by it?
商君书·更法》:孝公平画,公孙鞅、甘龙、杜挚三大夫御于君,虑世事之变,讨正法之本,使民之道。
Duke Xiao discussed his policy. The three Great Officers, Gong sun Yang, Gan Long and Du Zhi, were in attendance on the Prince. Their thoughts dwelt on the vicissitudes of the world's affairs; they discussed the principles of rectifying the law, and they sought for the way of directing the people.
孙子兵法·军形》:是故胜兵先胜,而后战。
Thus it is that in war the victorious strategist only seeks battle after the victory has been won.
荀子·大略》:夫尽小者大,积微者箸,德至者色泽洽,行尽而声问远,小人不诚于内而之于外。
说苑·君道》:夫王者得贤材以自辅,然后治也,虽有尧舜之明,而股肱不备,则主恩不流,化泽不行,故明君在上,慎于择士,务于贤,设四佐以自辅,有英俊以治官,尊其爵,重其禄,贤者进以显荣,罢者退而劳力,是以主无遗忧,下无邪慝,百官能治,臣下乐职,恩流群生,润泽草木,昔者虞舜左禹右皋陶,不下堂而天下治,此使能之效也。
春秋繁露·玉杯》:是故论《春秋》者,合而通之,缘而之,五其比,偶其类,览其绪,屠其赘,是以人道浃而王法立。
韩诗外传·卷一》:传曰:夫行露之人许嫁矣,然而未往也,见一物不具,一礼不备,守节贞理,守死不往,君子以为得妇道之宜,故举而传之,扬而歌之,以绝无道之,防污道之行乎!
大戴礼记》:孔子曰:“今之君子,好色无厌,淫德不倦,荒怠傲慢,固民是尽,忤其众以伐有道,得当欲,不以其所。”
白虎通德论·》:古之时未有三纲、六纪,民人但知其母,不知其父,能覆前而不能覆后,卧之言去言去,起之吁吁,饥即食,饱即弃余,茹毛饮血而衣皮苇。
新书·修政语上》:是故道者,不以目而以心。
新序·善谋下》:四人前对,各言其姓名,上乃惊曰:“吾公数岁,公避逃我,今公何自从吾儿游乎?”
中论·治学》:民之初载,其蒙未知,譬如宝在于玄室,有所而不见,白日照焉,则群物斯辩矣。
孔子家语·相鲁》:四方客至于邑者,不有司,皆如归焉。
潜夫论·赞学》:天地之所贵者人也,圣人之所尚者义也,德义之所成者智也,明智之所者学问也。
论衡·命义》:孟子曰:“之有道,得之有命。”
太玄经·》:次五,蒙柴兕,其德不美。
风俗通义》:周、秦常以岁八月遣輶轩之使,异代方言,还奏籍之,藏于秘室。
孔丛子·广言》:索、略,也。
申鉴·政体》:制败则欲肆,虽四表不能充其矣。
忠经·观风章》:罪为公,则成刻浮。
素书·求人之志章》:右第三章言志不可以妄
新语·道基》:至于神农,以为行虫走兽,难以养民,乃可食之物,尝百草之实,察酸苦之味,教民食五谷。
独断·卷上》:太祝掌六祝之辞:顺祝、愿丰年也,年祝、永真也,告祝、祈福祥也,化祝、弭灾兵也,瑞祝、逆时雨、宁风旱也,策祝、远罪病也。
蔡中郎集·独断》:《小毖》、一章八句,嗣王忠臣助己之所歌也。
列子·天瑞》:吾又安知营营而生非惑乎?
鶡冠子·天则》:为成得者,事之所期也。
文子·道原》:约其所守,寡其所,去其诱慕,除其贵欲,捐其思虑。
文始真经·一宇》:关尹子曰:“若以言行、学识道,互相展转,无有得时。”
列仙传·马师皇》:后数数有龙出其波,告而治之。
鬻子》:发教施令为天下福者谓之道,上下相亲谓之和,民不而得所欲谓之信,除去天下之害谓之仁。
老子河上公章句》: 天地所以能长且久者,以其不自生,天地所以独长且久者,以其安静,施不报,不如人居处,汲汲自饶之利,夺人以自与也。
韩非子·爱臣》:万物莫如身之至贵也,位之至尊也,主威之重,主势之隆也,此四美者不诸外,不请于人,议之而得之矣。
申不害·佚文》:失之数而之信则疑矣。韩非子难三
慎子·民杂》:是故不设一方以于人,故所者无不足也。
谏逐客书》:昔缪公士,西取由余于戎,东得百里奚于宛,迎蹇叔于宋,来丕豹、公孙支于晋。

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