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U+79AE

Seal script

Semantic variant
Semantic variant
Simplified character

Alternate form

Semantic variant
𠃞
Semantic variant
𤔑
Semantic variant

Radical:+ 13 strokes = 18 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.268#11 Kangxi: p.847#07 Cihai: p.985r2c04 GSR: 597.d Hanyu: v4,p2409#14
Composition:Left: , right: . Component of: 𡅏 𡓾 𡤠 𢹿 𣠲 𧕬 𨰋
Mandarin: ㄌㄧˇ
Cantonese:lai5
Tang reconstruction:*lěi
Shuowen:示部》礼:履也。所以事神致福也。从示从豊,豊亦声。
Guangyun:广韵·上声··》礼:《说文》曰:履也,所以事神致福也。《释名》云:礼体也,得其事体也,又姓左传有衞大夫礼孔。卢啓切,十六。
Kangxi:康熙字典·示部·十三》礼:〔古文〕礼𠃞𤔑《广韵》卢啓切《集韵》《韵会》里弟切《正韵》良以切,𠀤音蠡。《说文》礼,履也,所以事神致福也。《释名》礼,体也。得其事体也。《韵会》孟子言礼之实节文斯二者,盖因人心之仁义而爲之品秩,使各得其叙之谓礼。又姓。《左传》衞大夫礼孔。《徐铉曰》五礼莫重于祭,故从示。豊者,其器也。
Fanqie:卢啓 (《广韵·上声··》)
Unihan definition:social custom; manners; courtesy; rites

Example usage

论语·学而》:有子曰:“之用,和为贵。”
The philosopher You said, "In practicing the rules of propriety, a natural ease is to be prized."
孟子·尽心上》:公都子曰:“滕更之在门也,若在所。”
The disciple Gong Du said, 'When Geng of Tang made his appearance in your school, it seemed proper that a polite consideration should be paid to him.'
礼记·投壶》:投壶之,主人奉矢,司射奉中,使人执壶。
According to the rules for Pitch-pot, the host carries the arrows in both his hands put together; the superintendent of the archery carries in the same way the stand on which the tallies were placed; and an attendant holds in his hand the pot.
孝经·丧亲》:子曰:“孝子之丧亲也,哭不偯,无容,言不文,服美不安,闻乐不乐,食旨不甘,此哀戚之情也。”
The Master said, "When a filial son is mourning for a parent, he wails, but not with a prolonged sobbing. In the movements of ceremony he pays no attention to his appearance. His words are without elegance of phrase. He cannot bear to wear fine clothes. When he hears music, he feels no delight. When he eats a delicacy, he is not conscious of its flavor. Such is the nature of grief and sorrow."
扬子法言·》:神心忽恍,经纬万方,事系诸道、德、仁、义、,撰《问神》。
Shen (神) and xin (心) are shadowy and indistinct, but they are the warp and woof of the world, and their workings are bound up with the Dao, de, ren, yi, and li. Thus I have written "Asking About Shen."
墨子·经上》:,敬也。
Li (manners/courtesy) is respect.
庄子·人间世》:擎、跽、曲拳,人臣之也,人皆为之,吾敢不为邪!
To carry (the memorandum tablet to court), to kneel, and to bend the body reverentially - these are the observances of ministers. They all employ them, and should I presume not to do so?
道德经》:偏将军居左,上将军居右,言以丧处之。
The second in command of the army has his place on the left; the general commanding in chief has his on the right; - his place, that is, is assigned to him as in the rites of mourning.
商君书·更法》:今吾欲变法以治,更以教百姓,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.
史记·五帝本纪》:舜饬下二女于妫汭,如妇
Shun sent the two women down to the north of the Gui river, and treated them with the ceremony due to them as his wives.
荀子·大略》:三王既以定法度,制乐而传之,有不用而改自作,何以异于变易牙之和,更师旷之律?
说苑·修文》:简者,易野也,易野者,无文也。
春秋繁露·玉杯》:缘此以论之所重者在其志。
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,以绝无道之求,防污道之行乎!
大戴礼记·主言》:是故圣人等之以,立之以义,行之以顺,而民弃恶也如灌。
白虎通德论·》:》曰:“四十强而士。”
新书·修政语下》:而中敬其士,不以节,无以谕敬也。
新序·善谋下》:于是吕后令吕泽使人奉太子书,卑辞厚迎四人
中论·治学》:教以六艺,曰、乐、射、御、书、数。
孔子家语·相鲁》:孔子沟而合诸墓焉,谓季桓子曰:“贬君以彰己罪,非也。”
潜夫论·赞学》:而况君子敦贞之质,察敏之才,摄之以良朋,教之以明师,文之以《》、《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《》有胎教之法:子在身时,席不正不坐。
太玄经·》:测曰,“不宴不雅”、乐废也。
风俗通义·三皇》:号谥记》说:“伏羲、祝融、神农。”
孔丛子·广义》:男女不以交,谓之淫。
申鉴·政体》:也者,履此者也。
忠经·守宰章》:导之以乐,以和其气。
素书·原始章》:夫道、德、仁、义、,五者一体也。
新语·道基》:民知畏法,而无义。
独断·卷上》:》曰:“不满百丈,不书于策。”
蔡中郎集·独断》:帝谥:违拂不成曰隐,靖民则法曰黄,翼善传圣曰尧,仁圣盛明曰舜,残人多垒曰桀,残义损善曰纣,慈惠爱亲曰孝,爱民好与曰惠,圣善同文曰宣,声闻宣远曰昭,克定祸乱曰武,聪明睿智曰献,温柔圣善曰懿,布德执义曰穆,仁义说民曰元,安仁立政曰神,布纲治纪曰平,乱而不损曰灵,保民耆艾曰明,辟土有德曰襄,贞心大度曰匡,大虑慈民曰定,知过能改曰恭,不生其国曰声,一德不懈曰简,夙兴夜寐曰敬,清白自守曰贞,柔德好众曰靖,安乐治民曰康,小心畏忌曰僖,中身早折曰悼,慈仁和民曰顺,好勇致力曰庄,恭人短折曰哀,在国逢难曰愍,名实过爽曰缪,壅遏不通曰幽,暴虐无亲曰厉,致志大图曰景,辟土兼国曰桓,经纬天地曰文,执义扬善曰怀,短折不成曰殇,去远众曰炀,怠政外交曰携,治典不敷曰祈。
列子·天瑞》:将休焉,物莫先焉。
鶡冠子·著希》:之野,与禽兽同则,言语之暴,与蛮夷同谓。
文子·道原》:循道理之数,因天地之然,即六合不足均也,听失于非誉,目淫于彩女,亶不足以放爱,诚心可以怀远,故兵莫憯乎志,镆铮为下寇,莫大于阴阳,而枹鼓为细,所谓大寇伏尸不言节,中寇藏于山,小寇遯于民间。
文始真经·三极》:以此中天下,可以制
列仙传·务光》:逼不以,遂投浮梁山,后游尚父山。
老子河上公章句》:圣人视百姓如刍草狗畜,不贵望其意。
韩非子·十过》:三曰、行僻自用,无诸侯,则亡身之至也。
慎子·威德》:法制籍,所以立公义也。
管子·轻重戊》:有虞之王,烧曾薮,斩群害,以为民利,封土为社,置木为闾,民始知也。
吴子·图国》:是以圣人绥之以道,理之以义,动之以,抚之以仁。

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