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Simplified Chinese version


Seal script

Semantic variant

Simplified character

Radical:+ 10 strokes = 15 strokes total.
References:Guangyun: p.449#30 Kangxi: p.858#05 Cihai: p.995r1c02 GSR: 1226.i Hanyu: v3,p2164#11
Composition:Component of: 𢣯 𦾫 𧞒 𭬨 𥵠 𧂣 𩁡 𪇗 𣫪
Mandarin: gòu nòu ㄍㄨˇ ㄍㄡˋ ㄋㄡˋ
Fanqie:古禄 (《广韵·入声··》)
Unihan definition:corn, grain, cereal; lucky

CTP Dictionary

ㄍㄨˇ (1): 庄稼和粮食的总称。 Crops and grain.
Now, the five grains are the people's mainstay and the source of the ruler's revenue.
The old man replied, "Your four limbs are unaccustomed to toil; you cannot distinguish the five kinds of grain"
If the seasons of husbandry be not interfered with, the grain will be more than can be eaten.
And the other replied, (He said) that 'Far away on the hill of Gu Ye there dwelt a Spirit-like man whose flesh and skin were (smooth) as ice and (white) as snow; that his manner was elegant and delicate as that of a virgin; that he did not eat any of the five grains, but inhaled the wind and drank the dew.'
In bad years, when the grain of the season is not coming to maturity, the ruler at his meals will not make the (usual) offering of the lungs, nor will his horses be fed on grain. His special road will not be kept clean and swept, nor when at sacrifices will his musical instruments be suspended on their stands.
ㄍㄨˇ (2): 俸禄。 Government wages.
The Master said, "When good government prevails in a state, to be thinking only of salary."
ㄍㄨˇ (3): 养育。 Raise, bring up.
ㄍㄨˇ (4): 生,活著。 Alive.
While living, we may have to occupy different apartments; But when dead, we shall share the same grave.
ㄍㄨˇ (5): 善,好。 Good.
The Master said, "Having learned for three years without coming to be good - such a man is not easy to find."
Other people all are happy, And I only am full of misery.
ㄍㄨˇ (6): 告,讣告。 Inform of a death.
'When the news was sent from Qi of the mourning for the king's daughter who had been married to the marquis, duke Zhuang of Lu wore the nine months' mourning for her.
ㄍㄨˇ (7): 童子。 Boy, young man.
Take the case of a male and female slave; they have to feed the sheep together, but they both lose their sheep.
ㄍㄨˇ (8): (旧读“gòu”)喂婴儿乳汁。 Breastfeed an infant.

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