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Chinese Text Project

U+7378

Seal script

Jinwen

Simplified character

Radical:+ 15 strokes = 19 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.435#17 Kangxi: p.721#03 Cihai: p.881r2c01 GSR: 1100.a Hanyu: v2,p1375#05
Composition:Left: , right: .
Mandarin:shòu ㄕㄡˋ
Cantonese:sau3
Tang reconstruction:*shiòu
Shuowen:嘼部》獸:守備者。从嘼从犬。
Guangyun:廣韻·去聲··》獸:《說文》曰:守備者。《周禮》云:獸人掌罟田獸辨其物名字林曰兩足曰禽四足曰獸。
Kangxi:康熙字典·犬部·十五》獸:《唐韻》《集韻》《韻會》《正韻》𠀤舒救切,音狩。《說文》守備者。从嘼从犬。《爾雅·釋鳥》四足而毛謂之獸。《·益稷》百獸率舞,庶尹允諧。《周禮·天官》獸人掌罟田獸,辨其名物。又《天官·庖人》六獸。《註》鄭司農云:六獸:麋、鹿、熊、麕、野豕、兔也。又《儀禮·特牲饋食禮》棜在其南,南順。實獸于其上,東首。《註》獸,腊也。
Fanqie:舒救 (《廣韻·去聲··》)
Unihan definition:beast, animal; bestial

Example usage

論語·陽貨》:多識於鳥草木之名。
From them we become largely acquainted with the names of birds, beasts, and plants.
孟子·盡心上》:愛而不敬,畜之也。
To love him and not respect him, is to keep him as a domestic animal.
禮記·三年問》:今是大鳥,則失喪其群匹,越月逾時焉,則必反巡,過其故鄉,翔回焉,鳴號焉,蹢躅焉,踟躕焉,然後乃能去之。
Take the larger birds and beasts - when one of them has lost its mate, after a month or a season, it is sure to return and go about their old haunts. It turns round and round, utters its cries, now moves, now stops, and looks quite embarrassed and uncertain in its movements, before it can leave the place.
揚子法言》:或問:「鳥有鳳,有麟,鳥、皆可鳳、麟乎?」
Someone asked: Among birds there is the phoenix, among beasts there is the unicorn. Can all birds and beasts really become a phoenix or unicorn?
莊子·人間世》:死不擇音,氣息茀然,於是並生心厲。
The breath comes angrily, as when a beast, driven to death, wildly bellows forth its rage. On this animosities arise on both sides.
道德經》:蜂蠆虺蛇不螫,猛不據,攫鳥不搏。
Poisonous insects will not sting him; fierce beasts will not seize him; birds of prey will not strike him.
商君書·畫策》:昔者昊英之世,以伐木殺,人民少而木多。
Of old, in the times of the Great and Illustrious Ruler, people found their livelihood by cutting trees and slaying animals; the population was sparse, and trees and animals numerous.
孫子兵法·行軍》:駭者,覆也。
Startled beasts indicate that a sudden attack is coming.
史記·五帝本紀》:時播百穀草木,淳化鳥蟲蛾,旁羅日月星辰水波土石金玉,勞勤心力耳目,節用水火材物。
The planting of the crops, plants, and trees in their seasons, and the transformations of birds, beasts, insects, and moths. He also prepared a record of the movements of the sun, moon, and stars; the flow of the tides; and the properties of clay, stones, metals, and gems. He devoted much careful attention to these things, and his observation was applied to ascertaining how fire, water, wood, and other elements could be used economically.
荀子·》:性不得則若禽,性得之則甚雅似者歟?
說苑·脩文》:曰,天地陰陽盛長之時,猛不攫,鷙鳥不搏,蝮蠆不螫,鳥蟲蛇且知應天,而況人乎哉?
春秋繁露·竹林》:天之為人性命,使行仁義而羞可恥,非若鳥然,苟為生,苟為利而已。
韓詩外傳·卷二》:顏淵曰:「窮則齧,鳥窮則啄,人窮則詐。」
大戴禮記·禮察》:湯武置天下於仁義禮樂而德澤洽,禽草木廣育,被蠻貊四夷,累子孫十餘世,歷年久五六百歲,此天下之所共聞也。
白虎通德論·》:古之人民,皆食禽肉,至於神農,人民眾多,禽不足。
新書·君道》:文王之澤,下被禽,洽于魚鱉,故禽魚鱉攸若攸樂,而況士民乎
新序·刺奢》:夫百姓飽牛而耕,暴背而耘,勤而不惰者,豈為鳥哉?
中論·亡國》:苟得其軀,而不論其心也,斯與籠鳥、檻無以異也。
孔子家語·問禮》:未有火化,食草木之實、鳥之肉,飲其血,茹其毛。
潛夫論·斷訟》:夫制法之意,若為藩籬溝壍以有防矣,擇禽之尤可數犯者,而加深厚焉。
論衡·幸偶》:俱稟元氣,或獨為人,或為禽
太玄經·》:測曰,「交于鸎猩」、鳥同方也。
風俗通義·三皇》:燧人始鑽木取火,炮生為熟,令人無復腹疾,有異於禽,遂天之意,故曰遂人也。
孔叢子·論書》:孔子曰:「夫山、草木植焉,鳥蕃焉,財用出焉,直而無私焉,四方皆伐焉。」
素書·安禮章》:地薄者大物不產,水淺者大魚不遊,樹禿者大禽不棲,林踈者大不居。
新語·道基》:至於神農,以為行蟲走,難以養民,乃求可食之物,嘗百草之實,察酸苦之味,教民食五穀。
獨斷·卷上》:行扈氏農正、晝為民驅鳥,宵扈氏農正、夜為民驅
蔡中郎集·獨斷》:獬豸、名,蓋一角。
墨子·經說下》:謂四足,與牛馬1與,物盡異2,大小也。
列子·天瑞》:亶爰之,自孕而生,曰類。
鶡冠子·著希》:文禮之野,與禽同則,言語之暴,與蠻夷同謂。
文子·道原》:山以之高,淵以之深,以之走,鳥以之飛,麟以之遊,鳳以之翔,星曆以之行。
文始真經·七釜》:知道無形、能變有形者,可以易鳥
鬻子》:唯天地之所以殺人不能生,人化而為善,化而為惡。
老子河上公章句》:不據,玃鳥不搏。
韓非子·內儲說上》:其說在文子稱若鹿。
慎子·逸文》:伏就穢。
管子·輕重戊》:「禽者,群害也,明王之所棄逐也,今齊以其重寶貴買吾群害,則是楚之福也,天且以齊私楚也,子告吾民,急求生鹿,以盡齊之寶」,楚民即釋其耕農而田鹿
六韜·發啟》:取天下者,若逐野,而天下皆有分肉之心。
司馬法·仁本》:外內亂、禽行,則滅之。
孫子算經·卷下》:今有六首四足,禽四首二足。

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