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U+707D

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Jiaguwen

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𤆎
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𦸜
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Radical:+ 3 strokes = 7 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.100#26 Kangxi: p.666#18 Cihai: p.843r3c01 GSR: 940.a Hanyu: v3,p2190#06
Composition:Top: , bottom: . Component of: 𨓌 𭴠 𨉒 𤑹
Mandarin:zāi ㄗㄞ
Cantonese:zoi1
Tang reconstruction:tzəi
Guangyun:广韵·上平声··》灾:籀文。
Kangxi:康熙字典·火部·》灾:〔古文〕𤆎𦸜《唐韵》祖才切《集韵》《韵会》《正韵》将来切,𠀤音哉。《说文》天火也。《春秋·桓十四年》御廪灾。又《玉篇》害也。《·舜典》眚灾肆赦。《传》过而有害当缓赦之。《左传·僖十三年》天灾流行国家代有救灾恤邻道也。又作灾。《·大雅》无灾无害。亦作甾。《史记·秦始皇纪》甾害绝息。又叶子之切。《史记·龟厕传》十有二月日至爲期,圣人彻焉,身乃无灾。又叶将侯切。《班固·幽通赋》震鳞漦于夏庭兮,帀三正而灭周。巽羽化于宣宫兮,弥五辟而成灾。《说文》本作烖。或作灾。籀文作灾。
说文》籀文灾字。
考证:〔《·尧典》眚灾肆赦。〕谨照原书尧典改舜典。
Fanqie:祖才 (《广韵·上平声··》)
Unihan definition:calamity, disaster, catastrophe

Example usage

孟子·离娄上》:故曰,城郭不完,兵甲不多,非国之也。
Therefore it is said, "It is not the exterior and interior walls being incomplete, and the supply of weapons offensive and defensive not being large, which constitutes the calamity of a kingdom."
孝经·孝治》:是以天下和平,害不生,祸乱不作。
Therefore for all under heaven peace and harmony prevailed; disasters and calamities did not occur; misfortunes and rebellions did not arise.
墨子·天志中》:是以天之为寒热也节,四时调,阴阳雨露也时,五谷孰,六畜遂,疾戾疫凶饥则不至。
Thereupon, Heaven made heat and cold temperate, the four seasons harmonious, the Yin and Yang and rain and dew timely. The five grains are enabled to ripen and the six animals to mature. And disease, pestilence, and famine did not happen.
庄子·在宥》:及草木,祸及止虫。
Is calamitous to vegetation, and disastrous to all insects
孙子兵法·谋攻》:将不胜其忿,而蚁附之,杀士卒三分之一,而城不拔者,此攻之也。
The general, unable to control his irritation, will launch his men to the assault like swarming ants, with the result that one-third of his men are slain, while the town still remains untaken. Such are the disastrous effects of a siege.
史记·五帝本纪》:过,赦。
Inadvertent offences, and those caused by misfortune were to be pardoned.
礼记·月令》:先雷三日,奋木铎以令兆民曰:雷将发声,有不戒其容止者,生子不备,必有凶
荀子·成相》:隐过疾贤,长由奸诈鲜无
说苑·辨物》:去则有,见则有福,览九州,观八极,备文武,正王国,严照四方,仁圣皆伏。
春秋繁露·竹林》:曰:凡《春秋》之记异也,虽有数茎,犹谓之无麦苗也。
韩诗外传·卷一》:今杀其君,所以反天地、逆人道也,天必加焉。
大戴礼记》:五者不遂,及乎身,敢不敬乎?
白虎通德论·谏诤》:若过恶已著,民蒙毒螫,天见变,事白异露,作诗以刺之,幸其觉悟也。
新书·大政下》:离道而至矣。
中论·法象》:过则生乱,乱则及其身。
孔子家语·五仪解》:地妖,不能加也。
潜夫论·本政》:稷、契、皋陶聚而致雍熙,皇父、蹶、踽聚而致异。
论衡·命义》:人命有长短,时有盛衰,衰则疾病,被蒙祸之验也。
风俗通义·孝文帝》:文帝下诏书曰:“间者阴阳不调,日月薄蚀,年谷不登,大遭旱蝗饥馑之害,谪见天地,及万民。”
孔丛子·刑论》:乃有大罪非终,乃惟眚适尔。
申鉴·政体》:衰世之位,则生矣。
新语·道基》:故曰:张日月,列星辰,序四时,调阴阳,布气治性,次置五行,春生夏长,秋收冬藏,阳生雷电,阴成雪霜,养育群生,一茂一亡,润之以风雨,曝之以日光,温之以节气,降之以殒霜,位之以众星,制之以斗衡,苞之以六合,罗之以纪纲,改之以变,告之以祯祥,动之以生杀,悟之以文章。
独断·卷上》:五祀之别名:法施于民则祀,以死勤事则祀,以劳定国则祀,能御大则祀,能捍大患则祀。
蔡中郎集·独断》:天子以正月五日毕供后上原陵,以次周徧,公卿百官皆从,四姓小侯诸侯家妇,凡与先帝先后有瓜葛者,及诸侯王、大夫郡国计吏、匈奴朝者西国侍子皆会,尚书官属,陛西除下先帝神座,后大夫计吏皆当轩下,占其郡谷价,四方异,欲皆使先帝魂神具闻之,遂于亲陵各赐计吏而遣之。
鶡冠子·王鈇》:莫敢道一旦之善,皆以终身为期,素无失次,故化立而世无邪,化立俗成,少则同侪,长则同友,游敖同品,祭祀同福,死生同爱,祸同忧,居处同乐,行作同和,吊贺同杂,哭泣同哀。
文子·精诚》:老子曰:振穷补急则名生利起,除害即功成,世无害,虽圣无所施其德,上下和睦,虽贤无所立其功。
文始真经·二柱》:是知休咎祥,一气之运耳。
列仙传·赤须子》:秦穆公时主鱼吏也,数道丰界害水旱,十不失一。
韩非子·难言》:大王若以此不信,则小者以为毁訾诽谤,大者患祸害死亡及其身。
管子·四时》:是故春凋秋荣,冬雷夏有霜雪,此皆气之贼也刑德易节失次,则贼气速至,贼气速至,则国多殃,是故圣王务时而寄政焉。
吴子·治兵》:三军之,生于狐疑。
六韬·发启》:人道无,不可先谋。
淮南子·主术训》:夫民之为生也,一人跖耒而耕,不过十亩,中田之获,卒岁之收,不过亩四石,妻子老弱,仰而食之,时有涔旱害之患,无以给上之征赋车马兵革之费。
吕氏春秋·原乱》:文公施舍,振废滞,匡乏困,救患,禁淫慝,薄赋敛,宥罪戾,节器用,用民以时,败荆人于城濮,定襄王,释宋,出谷戍,外内皆服,而后晋乱止。
春秋左传》:八月,纪人伐夷,夷不告,故不书,有蜚,不为,亦不书,惠公之季年,败宋师于黄,公立,而求成焉,九月,及宋人盟于宿,始通也。
逸周书·周书序》:穆王遭大荒,谋救患分,作大匡。
国语·越语下》:若将与之,必因天地之,又观其民之饥饱劳逸以参之。
晏子春秋》:是以忠臣之常有伤也。
吴越春秋》:昔者,桀起灵台,纣起鹿台,阴阳不和,寒暑不时,五榖不熟,天与其,民虚国变,遂取灭亡。
越绝书》:胥闻异或吉或凶,物有相胜,此乃其证
盐铁论·力耕》:往者财用不足,战士或不得禄,而山东被,齐、赵大饥,赖均输之畜,仓廪之积,战士以奉,饥民以赈。

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