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U+7559

Seal script

Jinwen

Jianbo

Alternate form
Semantic variant

Semantic variant

Radical:+ 5 strokes = 10 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.203#2 p.436#13 Kangxi: p.761#05 Cihai: p.913r4c03 GSR: 1114.p Hanyu: v4,p2537#04
Composition:Component of: 𭄁 𠌃 𠪐 𨻧 𫶌 𠺕 𢕍 𢞓 𢞭 𤠑 𭡼 [More]
Mandarin:liú liǔ liù ㄌㄧㄡˊ ㄌㄧㄡˇ ㄌㄧㄡˋ
Cantonese:lau4
Tang reconstruction:*liou
Guangyun:廣韻·下平聲··》留:住也,止也。《說文》作𤲢亦姓出會稽本自衞大夫留封人之後後漢末避地會稽遂居東陽爲郡豪族吳志有左將留賛。
廣韻·去聲··》留:宿留停侍也,宿音秀。
Kangxi:康熙字典·田部·》留:《正字通》俗畱字。
Fanqie:力求 (《廣韻·下平聲··》) 力救 (《廣韻·去聲··》)
Unihan definition:stop, halt; stay, detain, keep

Example usage

孟子·告子下》:曰:「交得見於鄒君,可以假館,願而受業於門。」
Jiao said, 'I shall be having an interview with the prince of Zou, and can ask him to let me have a house to lodge in. I wish to remain here, and receive instruction at your gate.'
揚子法言》:或問:「酈食其說陳,下敖倉,說齊,罷歷下軍,何辯也?」
Li Yiji convinced Liu Bang to seize the city of Chen Liu, and afterwards, the granary at Ao. He convinced King Tian Guang of Qi to surrender his troops at Lixia. What clever arguments!
墨子·修身》:善無主於心者不,行莫辯於身者不立。
Any virtue that does not spring from the heart will not remain and any (result of) action that is not aimed at by one's self will not stay.
莊子·齊物論》:如詛盟,其守勝之謂也。
Where they are given out like the conditions of a covenant, we have those who maintain their views, determined to overcome.
商君書·靳令》:靳令則治不,法平則吏無姦。
If orders are made strict, orderly government is not delayed, and if laws are equable, officials are not wicked.
孫子兵法·始計》:將聽吾計,用之必勝,之。
The general that hearkens to my counsel and acts upon it, will conquer: let such a one be retained in command!
禮記·月令》:乃趣獄刑,毋有罪。
荀子·大略》:善,無宿問。
說苑·脩文》:生而相與交通,故曰賓。
春秋繁露·玉杯》:《春秋》赴問數百,應問數千,同經中。
韓詩外傳·卷二》:晏子曰:「以利而倍其君,非仁也。」
大戴禮記》:孔子曰:「有善勿專,教不能勿搢,已過勿發,失言勿踦,不善辭勿遂,行事勿。」
白虎通德論》:以男生內嚮,有家之義。
新書·大政下》:故自古而至於今,澤有無水,國無無士,故士易得而難求也,易致而難也。
新序·善謀下》:侯張子房,於漢已定,性多疾,即導引不食穀,杜門不出。
孔子家語·五儀解》:君既明此五者,又少意於五儀之事,則於政治何有失矣!
潛夫論·潛歎》:況乎逢幽隱囚人,而待校其信,不若察妖女之意也。
論衡·累害》:焦陳君兄,名稱兗州,行完跡潔,無纖芥之毀。
風俗通義》:及臨病困,勑使:「葬,侍衛先公」
孔叢子·居衛》:願無言,文妻矣。
蔡中郎集·彈碁賦》:不遲不疾,如行如
列子·天瑞》:林類行不
鶡冠子·兵政》:昔之知時者,與道證,弗知者危神明,道之所亡,神明之敗,何物可以其創?
文子·守無》:夫為義者可迫以仁,而不可劫以兵,可正以義,不可懸以利,君子死義,不可以富貴也,為義者不可以死亡恐也,又況於無為者乎!
文始真經·三極》:惟善聖者,不一言。
列仙傳·琴高》:一月餘,復入水去。
鬻子·上禹政第六》:是以禹嘗據一饋而七十起,日中而不暇飽食,曰:「吾猶恐四海之士於道路。」
老子河上公章句》:人能樂美於道,則一止也。
韓非子·存韓》:秦發兵不行,而韓之社稷憂矣。
管子·輕重甲》:地辟舉,則民處。
吳子·應變》:起對曰:「此謂水戰,無用車騎,且其傍。」
六韜·文伐》:五曰:嚴其忠臣,而薄其賂,稽其使,勿聽其事。
尉繚子·戰權》:先王之所傳聞者,任正去詐,存其慈順,決無刑。
三略·上略》:行事,命令不通。
淮南子·齊俗訓》:豫讓、要離,非不知樂家室、安妻子以偷生也,然而樂推誠行,必以死主,故不也。
呂氏春秋·不苟》:秦繆公見戎由余,說而欲之,由余不肯。
鬼谷子·內揵》:內自得而外不,說而飛之,若命自來,己迎而御之。
鄧析子·轉辭》:故惡言不出口,苟語不耳。
史記·秦本紀》:臣知虞君不用臣,臣誠私利祿爵,且
春秋左傳》:十有六年,春,王正月,晉人滅赤狄甲氏,及吁。
逸周書·史記解》:召遠不親者危,昔有林氏召離戎之君而朝之,至而不禮,而弗親,離戎逃而去之,林氏誅之,天下叛林氏。

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